Friday, March 19, 2010

Nurture a Traditional Natural Lifestyle with Vital Earth Traditions

Lotions and potions have been a part of human society since the first humans started plucking leaves from plants and peeling the bark from trees. We have explored the bounty of our environment for thousands of years and it is this essential habit which has provided us with the traditional knowledge of nature's medicinal properties. Natural herbal and aromatic care has been tested and true for centuries and mompreneur Kelly Lynch Ring creator of Vital Earth Traditions understands the significance of this knowledge.

Vital Earth Traditions offers a variety of natural lotions, salves, salts and scrubs made fresh and free of chemicals using natural processes and ingredients including natural preservatives providing skin with nutrients and imbued with anti-aging properties. What impressed me most is Kelly's use of her personal life experiences as inspiration for some of her most popular products. Acting as peacemaker as her daughters battled out their first "cat fight" was cause for the inception of a lotion to induce soothing and Bitch Balance Butter was the amazing result!

Aptly named, Kelly developed Bitch Balance Butter using ingredients known traditionally for their support and relief of symptoms of the female cycle. Massaging just a small amount of this whipped body butter onto my abdomen and feet truly had a calming effect. I felt a warmth emanating through my abdomen. Whether this was the effect of the actual application of this amazing cream or the soothing nature of the aroma, reminiscent of florals such as rose and geranium and hearkening the freshness of peppermint, spearmint, and green tea it was definitely a hit of well-being for those "female moments". You would be stunned by the plethora of natural ingredients this butter contains! I have been feeling a great deal of stress and agitation lately preparing for a house sale, raising three demanding children, worrying about a move, and trying to fit blogging into the fray. Bitch Balance Butter's calming effects has helped me while weathering this storm of hormonal angst and it truly does balance the bitch within! I plan to use this little charm monthly!

Kelly spoiled me with a care package of further Vital Earth Traditions including three luxuriously lavish handmade sugar scrubs so scrumptiously scented you may be tempted to taste them rather than scrub your body with them. Believe that the latter experience is as deliciously satisfying! I received the Coconut, Cranberry and Mandarin, and Peppermint Patty sugar scrubs all delectably aromatic. What I love most however are inclusions I can actually see. The seeds and bits of herbs whipped in provided me with a sense of assurance that these are naturally, well, natural! It's a glorious sensation to know that you are scrubbing and massaging with natures beauty inducers rather than harsh, fabricated chemicals. Exfoliate, moisturize, and enjoy a little aroma therapy with one simple act! Honestly, I could not even begin to choose a favourite of the three. The invigorating and fresh Cranberry and Mandarin, the exotic and sensuous coconut, and the inviting and fun Peppermint Patty are equally delightful products.

I love handmade soap! I adore the homey aesthetic of chunky soaps with visible inclusions and roughly hewned imperfect edges. Vital Earth Traditions creates Recycle Soap. Recycle soap is formed using the bits and pieces which are the remnants from the soap making process...less waste and the result lovely! Vital Earth Traditions includes Recycle soap with customer purchases and also donates Recycle soap to local charities. I will be garnishing my bathrooms with these beautiful bars for house showing!

There are so many reasons to be impressed with Vital Earth Traditions! Kelly is a licensed Massage Therapist, a Doula, Child Birth Educator, Master Aromatherapist, Reiki Master, an Herbalist, and is also enrolled in the Associates of Applied Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine. Her expertise can give customers confidence in the products she brews but the fact that she is also an everyday mom who knows the needs of everyday families is also a source of comfort. Vital Earth Traditions provides a variety of products which are tailored to your unique tastes and specific conditions all using 100% natural ingredients!
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Kelly has graciously offered one Northern Mama reader the luxury of one 16 oz. jar of the three sugar scrubs I reviewed {reader's choice} and a 1 oz. jar of Bitch Balance Butter for those female moments!
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