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5 things to do now to be ready for summer camping

Here are five things you can do right now to be prepared for camping at a moment’s notice when the perfect weekend comes:1. Put your plans together.While the weather is still cold, it’s a perfect time to put your camping plan together. Here are some items to organize checklists for :Pick your target destination(s) now, so you don’t waste [...]

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Mt. St. Helens: the laboratory that was a huge, ticking time bomb

Thank you, David A. Johnston (and many others), for the sacrifice you made at Mt. St. Helens in 1980, so that the world today is smarter about the processes—and dangers—of volcanoes.As a Portland, Oregon-based company that specializes in grooming products made from finely-weathered volcanic ash, we can’t help but think of one of our resident volcanoes—Mt. St. Helens—whenever May rolls around. [...]

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how to get bike grease off your skin without chemicals or harsh abrasives

There are a lot of hand cleansers out there for getting off stubborn bike and motor grease, but none of them—except Good Clean Mud—are chemical-free.We formulated Good Clean Mud specifically to get off the kind of tough bike and motor grease that regular soap just can’t. And we realized we could make an effective cleanser without the synthetic chemicals and toxins [...]

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what to look for in shaving products

Use all-natural shaving products to protect your skin against chemicals found in commercial shaving gelsBe Wary of Grocery Store Shaving Products If you look at the ingredients listed on grocery store skincare products, it’s not likely that you would recognize the long list of chemical ingredients. Many consumer shaving products contain chemical preservatives and foaming agents such as SodiumLauryl Sulfate (SLS) [...]

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The benefits of “small batch” production

Here at Fieldworks Supply Company, we believe how our products are made is just as important as what they're made of.  So we take care to select highest-quality essential oils, extracts, bentonite clay and other materials... and we also take equal care to produce our products in small batches. “Small batch” is a term associated with whiskey [...]

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what is bentonite clay... and why is it hot right now?

Bentonite clay is finely-weathered volcanic ash, slowly formed over thousands of years by exposure to water. The resulting material is soft and porous and has therapeutic healing and skin-cleansing qualities. Clay is an important ingredient from ancient folk remedies that's gaining favor among a new era of consumers looking for more natural, from-the-earth alternatives [...]

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4 ways to make your razor blade last longer

It’s no secret that the cost of razors is one of the most expensive aspects of shaving… and yet the reasonable lifetime of a razor blade is one of the shave industry’s best-kept secrets—perhaps because historically shave companies made a lot more money on razors than on shave cream. So they didn’t want you [...]

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An Ode to California's Gold Rush Miners

Our Inspiration for Creating the Work Horse Muscle BalmFieldworks Supply Company products pay homage to hardworking men and women that built our nation’s thriving industries. Our Work Horse Muscle balm was inspired by California’s gold rush miners, the men and women who risked their lives to try their luck panning for gold. Searching for precious metal was no task for [...]

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What "small-batch" means ... and why we were named one of Men's Health's best small-batch grooming products

There's more attention being paid these days to quality and simplicity of ingredients in shave, shower and grooming products, and that's for really good reason: When it comes to what we put in our bodies, chemicals count...even through skin exposure. And it's small-batch brands like ours that are leading the way toward a greener and cleaner [...]

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why does the skin on my hands get dry and cracked in the winter?​

Even in relatively humid locations (like here in Portland, Oregon), winter weather can lead to painfully dry skin—especially dry, cracked hands and chapped lips. This winter-related dry skin can happen to anyone—even if you’re not someone who typically suffers from eczema, rosacea or other skin sensitivities. Here are four reasons why winter is especially rough on your skin … and [...]

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