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FAQs

Cold & Hot Temperatures and the AO+ Mist

Cold & Hot Temperatures and the AO+ Mist

Tina Adoniou

AOB are pretty hardy. Remember, these are natural skin care products with natural bacteria. They...

Merry Mist-mas Shipping: Everything You Need to Know

Merry Mist-mas Shipping: Everything You Need to Know

Tina Adoniou

What is Merry Mist-mas shipping? Merry Mist-mas shipping gives you the ability to shop now...

What does "Biome-Friendly" actually mean?

What does "Biome-Friendly" actually mean?

Tina Adoniou

In short, Biome-Friendly means that it will keep your skin microbiome intact, and will not...

Why is Mother Dirt so expensive?

Why is Mother Dirt so expensive?

Tina Adoniou

We understand cost can be a concern. While we can't do much to change this...

Can't I just make this myself at home?

Can't I just make this myself at home?

Tina Adoniou

One of the most complex production pieces for us currently is producing 100% pure product....

How does the bacteria in the AO+ Mist differ from the bacteria in yogurt? (Or probiotics in general.)

How does the bacteria in the AO+ Mist differ...

Tina Adoniou

While their general function is the same, the types of bacteria used are very different....

How is the AO+ Mist any better than other non-living / freeze-dried / live probiotics?

How is the AO+ Mist any better than other...

Tina Adoniou

Mother Dirt is the consumer products division of AOBiome, a health-sciences company studying the skin...

How sensitive is the microbiome? Will one wash with soap remove my AOB?

How sensitive is the microbiome? Will one wash with...

Tina Adoniou

The truth is that our skin microbiome (like other microbiomes) is a sensitive ecosystem that...

What is AO+ Mist?

What is AO+ Mist?

Tina Adoniou

AO+ Mist is a patented, live probiotic spray for the skin to be used after...

Meet Your Skin Biome

Meet Your Skin Biome

Tina Adoniou

The Living Ecosystem We Evolved To Keep Us Healthy: Invisible to the naked eye, our...

A Little Dirt Never Hurt Anyone

A Little Dirt Never Hurt Anyone

Tina Adoniou

For a long time, we've been told that killing 99.9% of bacteria was what we...

How does the AOB in the AO+ Mist work?

How does the AOB in the AO+ Mist work?...

Tina Adoniou

The Nitrosomonas in the AO+ Mist work by consuming the irritating compounds produced by your...

What are AOB?

What are AOB?

Tina Adoniou

What are AOB? A microorganism found everywhere there is life. AOB is short for Ammonia-Oxidizing...

Do you test on animals?

Do you test on animals?

Tina Adoniou

Mother Dirt products are never tested on animals and do not contain animal-derived ingredients. All...

Our Research

Our Research

Tina Adoniou

Behind-the-scenes we're pioneering the microscopic world of the skin biome. AOBIOME:   You'll see AOBiome...

What is the science behind your products?

What is the science behind your products?

Tina Adoniou

We're so excited that you want to learn more about the skin biome and AOBs....