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Save the Humans - The Awa Tribe of the Amazon May 06 2016

  We live in an amazing time, technology is at an all time high and more people have more options than ever before. At the same time many people feel disconnected from their lives and lack fulfillment, our environment is in dire condition and we all are looking for a way to change ourselves and our community for the better. We have to find examples of successful human / environment...

Top 10 Gifts for Yogis December 04 2015

It's the holiday season and you've got a friend who is your down dog and you have no idea what to get them? Well we've got you covered! Our office tribe are big time Yogi's so we polled them to get their top holiday picks for yoga enthusiasts!  Here is our list in no particular order. Our top 10 gifts for yoga lovers.   1. Dharma Yoga Wheel These thing...

Holiday Deadline and Hours December 03 2015

Hey Dirty Birdies,The end of the year and the holiday season is near so we want to let you know when to place your orders. In order to get your order by Christmas you must complete your check out by December 17th at midnight PST for regular shipping and December 20th at midnight PST for priority shipping. These dates are for domestic shipping addresses only, international shipments vary widely, please...

Black Friday Sale and Hours! November 24 2015

  Hey Dirty Birdies! It's that time of year again, Black Friday is upon us and The Dirt is serving up juicy discounts to get your mouth watering! Take 25% off your entire order! use code: blackfriday25 ( case sensitive ) Our sale starts 11/24/15 and ends at Midnight PST on 11/30/15 All normal discount restrictions apply. See our TOS for more details. Coupons cannot be combined with any other...

The Dirt Featured on BULLETPROOF Exec by Dave Asprey July 31 2015

We are excited to be featured in Dave Asprey's quarterly subscription box! Our trace mineral toothpowder was chosen to be one of only 6 products included in last quarter's "Vitality" themed box. The BULLETPROOF subscription box highlights some of the top products in the health and wellness world that pass Dave's strict standards. We loved working with his team and look forward to future collaborations. Check out this expert from...

The Dirt - Winner of the Los Angeles Award in Beauty & Personal Care July 31 2015

We are very excited and humbled to have been selected as the winner of the 2015 Los Angeles Award for excellence in Personal Care & Beauty! In a city of over 3.8 million people and nearly 300,000 businesses The Dirt has been selected for it's great products, savvy use of marketing and contributions to the local economy. Thanks to your fans and customers for allowing us to create a great...

How to shave with a Safety Razor, making the switch from disposable razors. June 08 2015

Are you looking to switch from wasteful disposable razors to eco friendly, bad ass re-usable safety razors?Switching to a double edge safety razor and shaving oil is a great way to save the environment and get the best shave of your life at the same time. Our shaving gift set will get you started with the highest quality shaving oil and safety razor around. It's not just for men! Women also love the close shave and value...

5 Steps to Fresh Breath Naturally! March 19 2015

Is your mouth funky and you just don't know what to do?

Many people struggle with funky breath, often resorting to harsh chemical filled artificial mouth washes or toothpastes hoping to end their stinky mouth woes. Unfortunately those methods only mask the smell and sometimes even make it worse! 

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What's wrong with Xylitol? December 30 2014

Now and again we get cutting edge health fans asking us, "hey whats up with xylitol? and why does The Dirt avoid using it?" Well without writing and encyclopedic blog article here are the main concerns we have and a link to a few articles with more in depth information. Happy Reading! Most xylitol is made from GMO corn and is a highly processed food like substance, it is NOT "natural"...

New Years Hours December 26 2014

Hello again, a new year is on the horizon are you ready for it? 2015 is going to be a great year full of health and happiness! Along those lines we will be taking a few days off to gather our thoughts, set intentions for 2015 and recover from the post christmas rush! We will be completely closed (shipping & customer service) December 30 - January 2. We will reopen January 3!See...

Christmas Shipping Deadline and Hours December 16 2014

  Hello Dirty Birdies,  HOLIDAY SHIPPING How on earth did it become December? Time sure flies when you're having fun and time is flying when it comes to christmas orders.  If you would like Santa to send you some in the USA our awesome products in time for Christmas you must place your order by Wednesday the 17th at Midnight PST. Unfortunately Santa's head elf has informed us that it is...

CLOSED FOR TURKEY DAY! November 24 2014

Hello Dirty Birdies, We will be taking some time off to spend with our families Nov 26th - Dec 2nd for US Thanksgiving. At this time we will not be shipping or answering customer service emails.Once we are back on the 3rd all shipments and customer service will be addressed. We appreciate your understanding and hope you have a wonderful week with your loved ones.    -Shannon 

The Ultimate Henna for Hair Recipe, Hair Dye without the Chemicals February 05 2014

I've been a redhead for over 10 years and in that time I've been just about every shade of red under the sun. I've used box dye, professional color and have even bleached every now and again. My hair has been through hell and back and never fell out (thank you hair!) I've done some crazy 'ish to my locks over the years but when I became paleo 2 years...

Swallowing poison, The side effect of Triclosan in your toothpaste January 02 2014

Triclosan and Toothpaste: What You Need to Know If you’ve been searching for ways to improve your health and create a more organic lifestyle, don’t overlook that innocent-looking tube of toothpaste in your bathroom. Toothpaste is a particular concern for us, not only because we make a natural toothpaste alternative that works, but because unlike other cosmetics that leach chemicals into your skin; we put toothpaste directly in our mouths...

We now accept Bitcoin! December 11 2013

Oh how we love the future, In our opinion things just get better and better. Fresher food, self driving cars, a new wave of people embracing both the old and new. One of the new exciting things we are trying out is accepting Bitcoin! You can now make all of your purchases using bitpay, to pay in bitcoin. Buy gifts, buy refills, buy anything we sell using bitcoin. Will this...

Christmas Shipping Deadline December 09 2013

Howdy Dirty Ones!  Many people have been asking us when our cut off for christmas shipping will occur. December 17th at 12pm PST.   That gives you just about a week to get your holiday gift orders in! Not much time we know but that's what you get for waiting until last minute to buy your hippy cousin a present ;) Our limited edition Happy Mouth Gift Set is flying...

We're Closed For Thanksgiving November 29 2013

We're taking some much needed time to give thanks for all of the wonderful things that life has provided for everyone at The Dirt. We posted notification on all product pages last Monday, but figured it's never a bad idea to post a blog article. Even if slightly retroactively. All orders placed the week of thanksgiving will ship out the middle of the following week. We apologize for any inconvenience....

Hug a veteran, they've given a lot. November 11 2013

Today is veteran's day, a fitting holiday for 'The Dirt' to say a huge THANK YOU to those who have served. Not only because of the huge sacrifice in time, energy, health and mental overhead our troops and their families make every year but also because a veteran was a huge inspiration to me, Shannon; the founder of 'The Dirt'    My father (The handsome, Bing Crosby meets Paul Newman...

Paleo Holiday Gift Guide October 15 2013

The holidays are almost here and the team at 'The Dirt' wanted to share some of their favorite paleo gifts with you (besides our lip balm and toothpowder of course, ok so we included those too :) The holidays can be hard for primal people, what with all the sweets and cheap candy, but buying paleo friendly gifts will be easy after you read our paleo gift guide. Whether you're...

Fun in the workshop - New products ahead! September 20 2013

We're working on some new products that we are pretty darn excited about! Product development takes a heck of a lot longer than you may suspect. From initial concept to on the shelf and ready to sell can take up to two years and dozens of iterations. For example, our Dirty Balm went through 25 formula changes and took about 17 months before it hit the web! All that work...

Are exfoliating scrubs hurting the planet? September 10 2013

You may not suspect it, we sure didn't, but those exfoliating scrubs we so love may be ruining the planet! "How on earth can shiny smooth skin ruin the planet?" you may ask. Well, after reading Don’t Lather, Don’t Rinse, Don’t Repeat on oneearth.org you may just rethink they way you resurface. Turns out many of those oh so scrubby micro beads aren't made of sand or shells like one may...

The Glycerine in your toothpaste is ruining your teeth! August 07 2013

In the 1800s, before toothpaste was officially “modernized,” you could find common ingredients such as chalk, salt and soap combined and sold in the market to prevent tooth decay. Now, “modern” toothpaste contains everything but the kitchen sink in suspiciously unnecessary and largely toxic varieties. It turns out that the original idea of using chalk, salt and soap was actually good for your teeth although not very tasty. Chalk contains...
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