firstaid

YogaToes GEMS

May 8, 2019

A novel way to help treat and prevent foot problems. YogaToes GEMS separate and stretch your toes with their patented design that places little “GEMS” between each toe. Made out of a medical grade gel that is BPA-free and latex-free, they are soft and flexible, making them easy to use and clean. They feel a little […]

Wūru Sports Wool

October 4, 2018

Wool. Great for sweaters, socks, blankets, and…preventing blisters? That’s right, blisters! Wūru Sports Wool is a highly effective way to keep you blister-free on all your TrailblazerGirl adventures. Wūru (pronounced woo roo) is the Māori word for wool, and not surprisingly, this wool hails from New Zealand, known for having quality wool and wool products. […]

Tender Corporation Products

September 25, 2018

Bugs. One of the unfortunate downsides of enjoying the outdoors. But thankfully, our friends at the Tender Corporation have some products that will help you out with these critters. Starting with their Ben’s Tick and Insect Protection Line – a collection of sprays and wipes containing DEET. For everyday hikes and camping in lightly infested […]

Colorado Aromatics Athlete Care Kit

May 30, 2018

Skin care for outdoor enthusiasts…sounds like our kind of company! The folks at Colorado Aromatics have a range of scientifically crafted products that are made with carefully selected herbs from their Certified Naturally Grown Farm, and we were lucky enough to try their Athlete Care Kit (more to come tomorrow, so stay tuned!). This kit […]

Medicine Springs Sport Formula Magnesium Enhanced Hot Spring Spray

March 2, 2018

The healing power of hot springs in a spray bottle! The folks at Medicine Springs have amazingly captured the therapeutic benefits of geothermal hot springs and packaged them in a convenient, easy to use spray solution. Their Sport Formula contains a special combination of natural minerals including potassium chloride and magnesium chloride that helps relieve muscle […]

Olbas Remedies

February 28, 2018

Known as the Swiss Secret Weapon! Developed over 100 years ago in Switzerland, Olbas Remedies are a natural alternative to treat some common ailments. Formulated with no less than six essential oils, each one is carefully selected for their aromatherapy benefits: peppermint oil to enhance breathing passages; eucalyptus oil to promote oxygen absorption and relax […]

RediTape

February 1, 2018

Duct tape without the roll! RediTape is a genius idea that takes that ever handy duct tape and packages it in a super convenient pocket-sized bundle. We all know how practical duct tape is to have when you’re in the outdoors from repairing a leak in your inflatable kayak to patching a hole in your […]

Lost and Stranded

January 10, 2018

If you’re headed out to the backcountry, take a look at Lost and Stranded by Timothy Sprinkle before you embark on your adventure. The purpose of this book is two-fold: 1. highlight potential dangers; and 2. provide practical advice for specific situations. Each chapter includes a story, sometimes tragic, followed by detailed facts and information […]

Body Back Company FootStar, BodyStar, and Treypoint

January 9, 2018

Have you overdone it trying to work on those New Year’s resolutions? Relieve those sore muscles with some of the fabulous products from our friends at the Body Back Company. The FootStar and BodyStar are small massage balls (2 inch and 2.5 inch diameters, respectively) covered in star-shaped nibs that are designed to put pressure […]

Top Skin Care Products of 2017

December 12, 2017

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2017 reviews in the Skin Care Products category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…the solution to a common problem, the PURA D’OR Hair Loss Prevention Therapy Shampoo and […]

Top Running Gear of 2017

December 8, 2017

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2017 reviews in the Running Gear category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…the insoles that provide comfort to the max, the Powerstep Pinnacle Maxx. Rounding out the top-3 […]

Top Hike of 2017

December 4, 2017

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2017 reviews in the Hike category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please…the Search and Rescue Survival Series, waterproof, pocket-sized cards loaded with essential information for your TrailblazerGirl outdoor […]

Soul Insole

November 17, 2017

Give yourself a lift…with Soul Insoles! Described as “orthotics with soul”, these insoles are not your typical insole. They are smaller, gel-filled supports that sit under your arches. You can use them along with full length insoles or on their own, and they stay in place with a convenient reusable adhesive that allows you to […]

CUROXEN First Aid Ointment

October 17, 2017

Scrapes, road rash, and cuts happen. That’s just the nature of being a TrailblazerGirl. Now, there’s a natural, organic way to treat them with CUROXEN (as in: cure + oxygen). The active homeopathic ingredients in this magic elixir are olive extract that has been oxygenated, thus amping up the antimicrobial and healing properties of this pure substance […]

ENGO Blister Prevention Patches

October 13, 2017

Blisters? Attack the source and not your feet with ENGO Blister Prevention Patches! Rather than place plasters on your skin that may be tender and sore, place them directly on the shoes that cause the blisters. Blister Prevention Patches are available in different sizes and look a little like dialogue balloons that you see in cartoons. But […]

Shiva’s Delight

October 11, 2017

Get ready to be delighted with Shiva’s Delight! They carry a wonderful collection of skincare products that are all vegan-friendly, 100% natural, and cruelty free certified. Let’s start with their deodorants; we tested the Lavender Patchouli and the Lavender Cedarwood. Both are free of aluminum and cornstarch, but not to worry, the Indian neem oil, Australian tea […]

itBandz

October 11, 2017

You gotta get it! The “it” is the itBandz, a special type of knee brace that is endorsed by physical therapists. We’ve all been there, running along happily, then boom, a funny (actually, more like not-so-funny) twist results in a shot of pain in the knee. Well, itBandz is a great solution to painful or […]

Uncle Bill’s Sliver Gripper

October 4, 2017

Get to the point…with Uncle Bill’s Sliver Gripper! Described as the tweezers with pin point precision, these tweezers are about the size of a finger with points that are hand dressed to precise specifications. Perfect for carefully digging out the smallest of slivers, stingers, ticks, and thorns that you may get on your TrailblazerGirl adventures. Their small […]

BLDG ACTIVE’s Active Repair Spray and Hydrogel

September 19, 2017

Accidents happen and fortunately, the folks at BLDG ACTIVE have developed something that can help with the results of those accidents. Active Repair Spray and Hydrogel are over-the-counter solutions to treat the cuts, scrapes, rashes, road burns, blisters, sunburns and the multitude of other skin damage that can arise with our active TrailblazerGirl pursuits. These treatments are effective […]

Tiger Balm

September 5, 2017

A long weekend means a lot of fun TrailblazerGirl activities, but it can also mean some pretty sore muscles. Fret not, because we have the cure for you! Our friends at Tiger Balm have a collection of topical analgesic products to soothe your aching muscles and joints. The key to this magic elixir is the unique […]

The Itch Eraser

August 25, 2017

Don’t let the itch get you down…use The Itch Eraser! Summertime outdoors often means mosquitoes, and no matter how much bug spray you use, there’s always a chance that you’re gonna get bit. Enter The Itch Eraser. It does exactly what its name implies. Formulated with a steroid-free antihistamine, gear up for prompt relief of those […]

StrengthTape

July 26, 2017

Sometimes you need a little (or a lot!) of extra support. StrengthTape is there for you. Available in precut strips or uncut rolls, this kinesiology tape is long-lasting and effective. Designed out of a stretchy, breathable cotton and a super adhesive backing, this tape is water resistant and will stay on for up to 7 days. […]

Sawyer Products

June 27, 2017

Our friends at Sawyer have just about everything you need to enjoy the outdoors! They have a wide range of products to protect you against biting bugs, sun damage, injuries, and dehydration/water-borne illnesses. Before heading out, treat your clothing and gear with Sawyer Permethrin. This odorless spray does double duty by repealing the nasties like ticks, mosquitoes, […]

Tomboy Jewel Poison Ivy Salve

June 26, 2017

From the folks that brought you one of last year’s Top Skin Care Products, comes another “jewel” of a item! Just like the Tomboy War Women Scar Oil, the Jewel Poison Ivy Salve is made with a base of non-GMO vitamin E and organic coconut oil and a special blend of wild herbs. And as it’s name indicates, this elixir […]