Kilted Suds ~ The Dirty Truth — essential oil

Eucalyptus to Soothe Your Soul

Posted by Brigid McHugh on

When I was in high school, I was offered an amazing opportunity to be an exchange student in Australia. It was probably one of the most amazing things I’ve ever done in my life and has had an impact on me in so many ways. Before traveling to Australia, I was somewhat familiar with eucalyptus, but in the sense of “Hey Koalas eat that!” That's me holding a koala!!!   Let me set a scene for you: Trafalgar Station is an 80,000-acre ranch in Queensland, which uses some amazing sustainability practices. The property is HUGE, and the owners are one-of-a-kind....

Read more →


Oily & Acne-Prone Skin, Causes & Care

Posted by Brigid McHugh on

Different skin types require different products and routines. Today's focus is on those of us fighting against oily skin. Not sure what skin type you have? Check out our post on Identifying Your Skin Type. Potential Causes and Side Effects While sometimes it is just pure genetics, there are a few different factors that can contribute to oily skin on the face and body. Some of the most common contributors to oily skin include things such as climate/environment, diet, hormones, age, stress, and product usage.  Oily skin is often associated with large pores. These two go together because large pores...

Read more →


I Mustache You About Your Beard

Posted by Brigid McHugh on

Over the last few years, there has been an ever growing surge of men growing out their facial hair. This requires time, patience, a skilled hand (when wielding clippers or scissors), and some extra grooming. As the fad continues, many men are realizing that the use of a bit of product in that facial accessory really does help. Enter the world of Beard Oil! Here's a quick summary: What is Beard Oil? Beard Oils are a combination of oils, generally plant based, that have beneficial properties for the often coarse hair on the face. Depending on the formulation, beard oils...

Read more →