BABY BALM

BABY BALM

Regular price $16.00
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Soothe cracked, painfully dry skin with naturally antibacterial and anti-inflammatory herbs that offer gentle and nourishing support to your baby's bum. The oils, shea butter, and beeswax create a breathable barrier against the moisture, protecting it from prolonged exposure to a soiled diaper.

2 oz glass jar

INGREDIENT INFO

CHAMOMILE helps soothe irritated skin, redness, itching, and common skin conditions in infants.

HOPS antiseptic and cleansing compounds have been shown to prevent bacteria that lead to acne and blemishes.

CALENDULA flowers are anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, helping heal and protect the skin.

SHEA BUTTER is an ideal ingredient for softening, toning, and soothing skin with its high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins. Shea butter also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties.

CASTOR OIL is rich in ricinoleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid that acts as a humectant, helping the skin maintain and hold onto moisture.

Learn more about our story & goods

handcrafted and curated right here in Upstate NY

All of our leather goods are handmade by The Local Branch out of our Upstate NY homestead workshop, which is just 7 miles from our brick + mortar shop in the charming Finger Lakes village of Skaneateles NY.

We started our leather working journey as transplants to Northern CA from Upstate NY in our early twenties. It was 2009, and hunting for a creative job seemed near impossible during the recession - so we started our own thing, and called it The Local Branch. With very little resources at first, we dabbled in leather working using scrap pieces of hides and a found-on-the-side-of-the-road sewing machine. The very first piece Blaine created was a leather holster, made for his phone and wallet. From there our leather working journey began.

At the same time we began printing apparel with a focus on nature, travel and American history. We stretched our own screens, painting each design by hand and lovingly printed every piece ourselves - a process which is very true to form today. We source all of our blank apparel items in the USA, which has always been our beacon for our brand.

We eventually decided to take this hobby brand into our full time venture. We renovated an Airstream trailer and turned it into our mobile workshop, touring America full time for over two years. We sold our goods at festivals, craft shows and online, as well as wholesale to many shops throughout the USA, Canada and Japan. After landing some of our goods in a few major retailers, we decided to slow down and keep the ethos and vision for the brand to small, local and handcrafted.

Still today Blaine and Mackenzie steer the ship - keeping everything small + handcrafted.

Handcrafted Leather Goods

Shop our assortment of leather goods, made by us in our Upstate NY workshop

Screenprinted Apparel

Each design is handpainted and printed by us on USA made apparel

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