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Everywhere in nature, we see organisms and even ecosystems relying on bacteria to maintain stability and health. READ MORE
We spend most of our time discussing the microbiome -- let's see what that's all about! READ MORE
The barefoot running movement is gaining some traction, claiming that leaving your running shoes at home and letting your piggies feel the breeze has some impactful health benefits. READ MORE
It's an often-told story; a young person with a bright future moves to the big city, and sinks or swims in spectacular fashion. READ MORE
By: Tina Adoniou, Editorial Director READ MORE
The final count is in: we saved 212 miles of ocean this Earth Day! Thanks to you, we more than doubled our goal! READ MORE
Access to water as a precious resource has directed the growth of civilizations, and has impacted many aspects of human life, from agriculture and field irrigation to personal care. READ MORE
From April 12-26, we are celebrating Earth Day by contributing a portion of our sales to Conservation International to help save over 100 miles of ocean. READ MORE
The world is full of complex microbiomes. What happens when a human ecosystem - covered in chemicals and skin care products - interacts with a very fragile, foreign biome? We look at Mosquito Bay to find out. READ MORE
Certain studies have given rise to the "hygiene hypothesis" READ MORE
If you want a robust microbiome, just try out the Irish national rugby team's training routine. READ MORE
Soil is a crucial part of the earth’s biome, but humans are quickly compromising its bacteria diversity. We explain how to care for our dirt by composting, buying organic products, and more. READ MORE
In a previous blog post, we talked about what sweat is and where it comes from, but why is it that we sweat in the first place?... READ MORE
You might have wondered why we’re called “Mother Dirt.” Learn more about how we chose our name. READ MORE
How have we altered our skin biome over time, and what can we do to restore the healthy bacteria that we’ve lost? We hope our natural skin care products will provide an answer. READ MORE
Humans are covered in bacteria head-to-toe—and that’s not a bad thing. In fact, a diverse microbiome is good for our health! Learn about the different strains of bacteria that live on our oily skin, dry skin, and everything in between.
We partnered with the wonderful team at BIRTHFIT to give you some fun activities to do with your family, that do not involve a screen, and will reconnect you with nature, each other, and your sense of discovery and play. READ MORE
It’s hot out there. How are your probiotic skin care products faring in all that heat? Read on to learn how the bacteria in our natural skin care products handle excessive sunshine (hint: quite well!) READ MORE
The BIRTHFIT Team stops by the Mother Dirt blog and does a deep dive on childhood development, exploring the importance of letting kids play and grow up in their own way - and get a little dirty as they go! READ MORE
You might think your idyllic days of summer camp are behind you, but adult camps give you a chance to connect with the child within and spend time in the great outdoors. READ MORE
Schools have been rapidly cutting kids’ recess time. How is this affecting student’s physical, mental, and microbiome health? READ MORE
Mary Heffernan of Five Mary's Farm tells us about her #RealRoutine and the story behind Five Marys...the farm and the family! READ MORE
Learn more about our biome-friendly moisturizer and the results of our cosmetic product testing. See why our biome-friendly moisturizer is good for different skin types.
Mother Dirt is excited to join the network of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council! Together, we’ll work towards a world where clean comes with healthy.
The BIRTHFIT Team stops by the Mother Dirt blog and does a deep dive on childhood development, exploring the importance of letting kids play and grow up in their own way - and get a little dirty as they go!
Why do we sweat so much in the summer, and what does it mean for our microbiome? We we suggest all that perspiration might be more biome-friendly than you think, and how natural deodorant and skin care products can help.
By: Tina Adoniou, Editorial Director