Trail Dust

A collection of our adventures, recipes, and inspiration out here on the Prairie.

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    Spring Cleaning for Your Skin

    Spring cleaning isn’t only about cleaning out your closet and garage. Cold and dry winter air can leave your skin feeling itchy and looking dull. Treat your skin with these tips and get glowing this spring!1.       Clean up your beauty stash!   Read More +

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    Make Your Handcrafted Soap Last

    You’ve finally found your favorite scent and brought home the most beautiful, amazing smelling soap on the planet….but now what??? Because handcrafted soap contains natural glycerin, it retains moisture and requires a little more care than your regular supermarket bars. Here are a few tips to help your favorite soap last longer. 1.       Keep soap out of standing water and away from shower spray.   Read More +

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    Celebrate Earth Day!

    Earth Day has been celebrated every April 22nd across the country since 1970, and thanks to grassroots organizations and individuals like you it has expanded to a global movement!  If you are wondering how you can make a difference, here are a few of our favorite and fun ways to celebrate the Earth! 1.       Take a hike. Celebrate Earth Day by lacing up your hiking boots and getting some fresh air!   Read More +

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    Bar Soap.....a Sustainable Choice.

    April is all about sustainability on The Prairie. With Earth Day and Arbor Day on the horizon we decided to shed a light on why bar soap is an environmentally friendly choice for you and your family. We understand that making the switch from liquid body wash or shower gel to bar soap can be difficult for some but consider these reasons to make the switch to a greener choice. Bar soap has more environmentally friendly packaging.   Read More +

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    Making Beer Soap

    As small batch soap makers we often wonder, “Hey….can I make soap out of that?” Fruit purees, essential oils, dried herbs, and teas are all amazing in a bar of handcrafted soap but what about trying one with beer? Inspired by the approaching warm weather, long days in the garden and of course the upcoming Irish holiday St Patrick’s day, we decided to create a bar of soap with one of our favorite pale ales! To make handcrafted soap you only need 3 things…water, fat...  Read More +

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    Good Luck Horseshoe

    March is synonymous with green things and good luck. Green gardens, green beer, and the luck of the Irish. In Oklahoma, horseshoes hanging in doorways are a common sight. In fact we have one hung in our shop in the Stockyards.   Read More +

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    Think pink!

    At Prairie Dust, we love to use ingredients that can pull double duty……. beautiful and beneficial. This keeps our recipes short and simple which is just how we like it.   Read More +

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    Spread the Love

    We live in a world where often it is easier to see the negative than it is the positive. Negativity has infiltrated our lives. It’s in the news, on social media, television and it’s becoming more and more difficult to avoid.   Read More +

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    Combat Winter Skin with these 5 Ingredients

    Much of the U.S. is suffering from brutally cold temperatures this winter and those freezing temps can wreak havoc on skin. The subzero temperature combined with hot showers and dry winds can leave your skin feeling tight and maybe even looking a little bit cracked.   Read More +

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    A Look at 2017

    Happy New Year! We hope you had an amazing holiday filled with family, friends, and fun. We have all kinds of adventures, new products, and events planned for the upcoming year but before we cut into 2018, we want to take a minute to appreciate all that 2017 gave us.The beginning of 2017 kept us deeply immersed in website construction, including product and lifestyle photo shoots, writing product descriptions, our story page, blog posts… many words!   Read More +

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