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Summer-time Skin Care Mistakes

All over the Northern Hemisphere people everywhere are rejoicing the coming of summer; the season of sun, water, beaches and bar-b-cue's. Sweaters are replaced by sundresses and sandals take over where snow boots left off. Wearing that sweet little sundress with the bare shoulders and the mid-calf length won't be nearly as enjoyable if your [...]

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The Use of Peppermint in our Refreshing Lavender-Peppermint Alaska Glacial Mud Mask!

Peppermint (Mentha piperita)…you know the name you know the smell, but what makes this plant so special?   Dating back to Greek mythology, mint was originally a nymph (Minthe), who was transformed into a plant by Persephone, who was jealous of the affections that her husband Pluto was showing to Minthe.  While Pluto could not reverse the spell that his wife [...]

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The 5 best 5-minute skincare fixes

From HellaWella.comhttp://hellawella.com/5-best-5-minute-skincare-fix...The 5 best 5-minute skincare fixes JUNE 3, 2014By Lauren Padawer, beauty expert and founder of Alaska Glacial Mud Co.We all know that we should wash our faces daily, apply SPF each morning, exfoliate once a week … the list goes on and on. But for most of us, taking the time out of our [...]

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What do You Know About Your Mineral Mud Mask?

When we first began our quest to create natural skin care products from the glacial mud and other natural botanicals of Alaska, we did a lot of research. It was that research and education about Alaska, and all it has to offer, that provided the basics for creating our amazing deep mineral mud masks. It [...]

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Mineral Mud Masks That are Always Paraben Free

All of the products here at Alaska Glacial Mud Co. are always organic and are phthalate and paraben free. But what does that mean exactly? What are parabens and why does it matter that we don't include them? Parabens are basically preservatives that are widely used in cosmetics and personal care products. Soaps, moisturizers, deodorants and [...]

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Top Beauty Products from Around the Globe

APRIL 23, 2014http://hellawella.com/top-beauty-products-around-globe-—-all-available-onlineBy Lauren Padawer, beauty expert and founder of Alaska Glacial Mud Co. As any beauty junkie will tell you, some of the best loot is found not on the counters of your local department store or lining the shelves at CVS, but instead from boutique retailers across the globe. These small merchants churn out [...]

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The Use of Kelp in Our Glacial Mud Mask

The ocean's bounty has been harvested for centuries for human consumption for thousands of years. Long before societies became agricultural in nature, cultures all over the world turned to the oceans and seas for sustenance and daily living needs. And though the health benefits of kelp has been recognized in dietary and nutrition circles for [...]

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Go Ahead: Play with Your Mud Mask

eflecting back to our childhood days, the bulk of us were playing in the mud as far back as we can remember. Mud pies, mud fights and covering ourselves in mud were all a part of those especially fun and playful days. If we had only been aware of what benefits we were bringing to [...]

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Put Alaskan Mineral Mud to Work for Your Skin

he Alaskan frontier has always offered the most beautiful yet brutal landscape known to man. From this environment we've harvested the best it has to offer in order to bring a more natural and organic beauty treatment for all skin types. From glacial mud, we produce only eco-friendly mineral masks and soaps.Long before Alaska was [...]

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Horsetail in Mud Masks?

Horsetail in mud? Sounds like a misadventure on a mountain trail somewhere. But its actually a combination of organic elements that work harmoniously to help beautify your skin. No we're not referring to an actual horse's tail but to the plant also called shave grass or bottlebrush. This herb contains hefty amounts of silicone (the [...]

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