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What does soil health have to do with your skin? | Alex McIntosh, Thrive Natural Care co-founder & CEO Clean Beauty School

    • Alternative Health

“Being less bad doesn’t mean you’re doing good,” says Alex McIntosh, Thrive Natural Care co-founder & CEO. “We’ve done much damage to the earth, that being ‘less bad’ doesn’t work. We have to figure out a way to leave it better.” In this episode of Clean Beauty School, mbg beauty director & host Alexandra Engler chats with McIntosh about regenerative farming, how to supercharge skin health with antioxidants, and why we should all care about soil health. 

Show notes:
- Learn more about Thrive Natural Care
- Read the story about our trip to Costa Rica 
- Learn more about leading ecologist Alicia and Zaira Calle, who McIntosh worked with
- Learn about regenerative farming methodology 
- Research on degraded soil due to conventional farming 
- Research on antioxidant properties of “stressed” plants
- Read about topics mentioned in this episode: wild harvesting, the planet’s microbiome, vitamin E for the skin, antioxidants, sensitive skin, sun care. 
- Shop products mentioned in this episode: Thrive BodyShield 50, Daily Defense Sunscreen Balm 50, Daily Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin, Skin Recovery Serum, Energy Scrub.

Take 25% off vitamin C potency+ with code VITAMINCPOD. Cannot combine with gift cards or other discount codes. Apply code at checkout.

Follow & DM the host on Instagram: @alex_engler_
Call in: sayhi.chat/cleanbeautyschool
Comments: podcast@mindbodygreen.com
Sponsorship inquiries: sales@mindbodygreen.com 

“Being less bad doesn’t mean you’re doing good,” says Alex McIntosh, Thrive Natural Care co-founder & CEO. “We’ve done much damage to the earth, that being ‘less bad’ doesn’t work. We have to figure out a way to leave it better.” In this episode of Clean Beauty School, mbg beauty director & host Alexandra Engler chats with McIntosh about regenerative farming, how to supercharge skin health with antioxidants, and why we should all care about soil health. 

Show notes:
- Learn more about Thrive Natural Care
- Read the story about our trip to Costa Rica 
- Learn more about leading ecologist Alicia and Zaira Calle, who McIntosh worked with
- Learn about regenerative farming methodology 
- Research on degraded soil due to conventional farming 
- Research on antioxidant properties of “stressed” plants
- Read about topics mentioned in this episode: wild harvesting, the planet’s microbiome, vitamin E for the skin, antioxidants, sensitive skin, sun care. 
- Shop products mentioned in this episode: Thrive BodyShield 50, Daily Defense Sunscreen Balm 50, Daily Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin, Skin Recovery Serum, Energy Scrub.

Take 25% off vitamin C potency+ with code VITAMINCPOD. Cannot combine with gift cards or other discount codes. Apply code at checkout.

Follow & DM the host on Instagram: @alex_engler_
Call in: sayhi.chat/cleanbeautyschool
Comments: podcast@mindbodygreen.com
Sponsorship inquiries: sales@mindbodygreen.com 

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