Looking for a natural anti-chafe? Your search ends here.

We’re no strangers to chafe.

And like you, we’ve used a bit of petroleum jelly in our time.

Petroleum jelly, though, is exactly what it sounds like: a jelly (emollient) made from petrol. It’s basically the leftover residue that’s made when crude oil is refined. Would you want to put this on your skin?

And did you know that what you put on your skin is absorbed, not only into the skin itself, but also into your bloodstream?… Continue Reading

Why Petroleum Jelly Sucks

Attention Athletes: Why You Should Stop Using Petroleum Jelly

Chafing sucks (or, more accurately, it rubs).

There are many ways to combat chaffing, but most people will point you in the direction of a simple lubricant most households have in their bathroom cabinets – Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly)

But do you know what Petroleum Jelly is doing to your skin?

Despite being long used to treat a wide range of skin ailments, it’s not great for your skin – because it’s a byproduct of oil refining.… Continue Reading

Environmentally Friendly Sport

Go For Gold and Still Be Green: How To Be An Environmentally-Friendly Sportsperson

Is your sport hurting the environment?

Looking after your body doesn’t always look after the world.

You may, for example, buy a bottle of water every so often after you train. Staying hydrated is a good thing, right?

But did you know that the production of those water bottles uses 17 million barrels of oil a year? Not to mention the additional 50 million to pump, process, transport and refrigerate the water.… Continue Reading