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Top 5 Reasons Why Natural Skin Care Products Are Better

There's are a variety of skin care products on the market, some of which are synthetic and some of which are natural. While all of these products claim to have the potential to be beneficial, natural products are definitely the better choice. There numerous benefits gained from using skin care products made with natural ingredients as opposed to products made with synthetic or artificial ingredients. Were going to talk about the top 5 reasons why natural skin care products are better! 1. Natural products are the safest option.  When compared to synthetic skincare products, natural skincare products are the safest option. Skin care products are applied directly on your skin, and anything applied on the skin has the ability to make...

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American Made - The Value & Importance of Buying American Made Products from American Owned Brands

There was a time when many or even most products were American-made. However, since the late 1990's, American manufacturing has been on a steady decline. Many U.S. companies have moved their factories and the jobs they provided – to other countries where labor is cheaper, such as China and Mexico. Go to any retail store, pick up a random item and take a look at the label. Chances are you’ll see "Made in China", "Made in Mexico” or “Made in Taiwan” – very rarely will you see “Made in the USA.” Consumer Reports conducted a survey that found that about 8 in 10 American consumers said they would rather buy an American-made product than an imported one. And more than 60 percent say they’re even willing to...

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Beard Care: Beard Grooming Tips on Maintaining a Great Beard

  Choosing the right beard style can be tricky, especially if you’re just starting your beard journey! Your first step is to figure out your facial shape: is it round, oval, square, rectangular/oblong, triangular, or heart-shaped. Based on your facial shape you'll be able to research what beard type & style that will look best for your shape.  When you first start growing a beard, resist the urge to trim it for the first 4-6 weeks. This will allow your hair to grow long enough to pick a style that suits your beards length and thickness.  Now that you've grown out your beard, finding the correct wash, grooming, trimming, shaving and beard care products are key to creating a healthy, professional looking...

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100% Natural Soap - What's the Difference Between Regular Soap & Natural Soap?

What Kind of Soap is Best For Me? In general, there are three types of soap, 100% natural handmade soaps, handmade soaps, and commercially made soaps. 100% natural handmade soaps might have a higher price tag, but that’s because they are made with REAL ingredients and offer numerous benefits when it comes to your well-being and health. Today there are very few true soaps on the market. Most mass-produced body cleansers, both liquid and solid, are actually synthetic detergent products! Some of these detergent products are marketed as "soap" but are not true soap according to the regulatory definition of the word.  The term "natural" is not regulated and just because a bar of soap is handmade or marketed as natural doesn't mean it's...

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Bath Time! Do Pets Need Special Shampoo?

  Most pets would rather skip bath time, but bathing plays an important role in the health of your animal's coat and skin, helping to keep your pet clean & free of dirt and parasites. Of course, there’s also the added benefit of making your furbaby even more pleasant to be around. However, some Pet Shampoo labels are full of tricky, hard to pronounce ingredients making it difficult to know what those ingredients actually are. Those ingredients can be anything from a mild skin irritant or one that’s known to cause cancer. So which pet shampoos should you use to wash your pets and what products should you avoid? Don't Use Human Shampoo On Your Pet. If you use human shampoo on your dog or cat, you...

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Tick Check! How To Avoid Ticks & The Diseases They Carry

Can Ticks Transmit a Wide Range of Diseases? Fact: Some of the most common tick-borne diseases in the United States include: Lyme disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, anaplasmosis, Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness, Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever, and tularemia. Other tick-borne diseases in the United States include: Colorado tick fever, Powassan encephalitis, and Q fever. Lyme disease is the most commonly reported tick-borne disease in the United States. In 2010, more than 22,500 confirmed and 7,500 probable cases of Lyme disease were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Then in 2018, state and local health departments reported 47,743 cases of tickborne disease to the CDC.  What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. It's transmitted through...

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What's in Deodorant?

Knowing what is in the deodorants and antiperspirants we use is much more important then many consumers think. The effects of various ingredients can have a direct and lasting effect on our health. We discuss the many different types of deodorants and explain what the are made with and how these ingredients can effect our bodies and our overall health and wellbeing, while providing suggestions on highly effective alternatives that a made using only pure and natural ingredients.

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What Flea Control Products Are Actually Safe?

Do You Know Which Flea Control Products Are Safe? We take an in-depth look at some of the pet products that are commonly used to prevent and protect your pets against fleas and ticks and some excellent information on the best ways to keep your pet safe from all kinds of insects.

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Reflecting this Memorial Day 2020 - A true story of influence & inspiration while reflecting on Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, we often reflect on history... The team at Kinilly | Natural & Organic Products knows that our brave men and women of the U.S. Armed forces have helped to provide the freedoms and liberties we hold so dear. We thank them and reflect on the impact they have had in shaping our country while fighting to protect and serve us. These very things helped to inspire Kinilly to grow from a spark of an idea to what it is today... One of the many influences in the lives of the team here at Kinilly is Mr. J.I. Rodale. During World War II, the American economy was greatly impacted. During that time, there was a serious shortage of...

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How To Naturally Protect Yourself During The Coronavirus Pandemic

According to the Center for Disease Control, there is currently no vaccine to prevent the Novel Coronavirus; however, there are ways to help protect yourself from this virus and avoid exposure and to practice preemptive actions to prevent the spread of germs, viruses, and bacteria. Below is a list of natural ways to protect yourself from the Corona Virus. How To Protect Yourself From Viruses, Bacteria & Germs During A Pandemic: 1. Be vigilant in public places. When you are in public, be vigilant of using public items like water fountains, handrails, doorknobs, gas station pumps, ATM's and keypads!  2. Wash your hands & practice good hygiene. Proper hygiene is essential to the prevention of germs, viruses, and pathogens. It...

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8 Eco-Friendly Products For Your Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

What Is Eco-Friendly? It seems like everyone is using the term Eco-Friendly nowadays. But what does Eco-Friendly actually mean? The easiest way to put it is that it is something that is earth-friendly, or not harmful to the environment. So whether you're looking to adopt an Eco-Friendly lifestyle or just switch out a few products for Eco-Friendly products, we've got you covered! Here are some products you have that probably aren't Eco-Friendly, and give you alternatives to the most popular Eco-Friendly products that you won't find at the big brand stores. Eco-Friendly Dishwasher Soap Most dishwasher soaps are NOT Eco-Friendly! They contain harsh chemicals that are not good for the environment or your health. When shopping for dishwasher soap avoid products that contain...

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What I Learned From Using All-Natural & Organic Hair Care Products

Author: Kristy SillThere are many people that swear by All-Natural & Organic Hair Care Products. For the longest time, I didn’t understand what all the hype was about. When I started doing my research & then started using All-Natural & Organic Products, it all started making complete sense to me. Not only could I see and feel the difference, but others were also starting to notice too! I discovered that using All-Natural & Organic Hair Products actually does promote longer, stronger, softer, & best of all healthier hair. Here are the 5 benefits I learned from using All-Natural & Organic Hair Products: 1. NO HARSH INGREDIENTS This is probably the most obvious (and best) reason for using All-Natural & Organic Hair...

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