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January 20, 2021

Winter Skin: 6 Ways to Combat It

Here we are again in the Northern Hemisphere, dealing with our severe dry skin. And, quite honestly, when I’m (normally) in Hawaii this time of year, I also deal with dry skin. So, how on Earth do we solve the itchy dryness? We’ve put together 6 ways to combat dry and itchy skin from your hands, lips, and body to your sinus and headaches. Gramma’s Salve: This year our hands are extra dry to do all the hand washing and sanitizing. So, if your hands have visible cracks, use Gramma’s Salve before going to bed for one night. This product […]
January 12, 2021
5 Reasons To Shop at OntkOrganix

5 Reasons To Shop at OntkOrganix

It can be so easy to pop into your local drugstore or national chain shop (with a mask on, of course) and purchase your body and skin care products, I know, because I used to do this. However, have you ever looked at the ingredients on the backs of these items? Has it ever crossed your mind about how long they’ve been sitting on those shelves? Who made the products, where were they made and poured? What about all the plastic and unnecessary packaging these companies are using, even though they know better? So many questions… Deep breath. 1. Ingredients […]
January 5, 2021

Why We Use Plant Infusions For Our Skin Care Products

Many companies today use essential oils, and they can be a wonderful asset to skin and body care. However, at OntkOrganix, we go one step further by using infusing plants into our products. Let me explain. Essential oils are made through distillation with steam and/or water. Sometimes, they are extracted using mechanical methods, such as cold pressing. There are some who believe essential oils can cure everything and anything. I’m not one of those people, but I do believe essential oils can add plant properties to the products, enhancing them a bit. Plant Infusions are made by placing the entire plant […]
December 29, 2020

Organic Skin Care & Self Love

Before making my own Skin Care, I didn’t do that much for myself. I would quickly wash my face and body in the shower, and in record time I’d be out the door for my day. I was a busy mom of two daughters and an elementary teacher. And, for much of that time raising my daughters, I was a divorced, single mom. I didn’t even know about the term self-care. What was THAT? 

These days are behind me and over the years, I’ve learned so much about self-love. I’ve learned that self-care doesn’t have to mean spending hundreds of dollars […]
February 10, 2020

Never say Never.

I was never, ever, ever going to make soap. Summer after summer inside my lil’ shoppe on Put-in-Bay, visitors would come in and ask if I was the one who made the bars of soap in our shoppe. My answer for two summers, “Oh, I don’t have time for that. I’ll never, ever make soap. These bars are made by a nice woman on the mainland.” I guess I need my mouth washed out with soap for telling a lie, because now, for four years, I’ve been making soap. And, I LOVE IT! The reason I love it? Because, just […]
July 22, 2019

Research: Diving deep into organic skin care

OntkOrganix works! Whether it’s a concern about skin sensitivity, rosacea, acne or fine lines, our Organic Skin Care leaves your skin feeling smooth, silky and refreshed. And, you’ll feel good about using our stuff because it’s Earth-friendly, Gluten-free, Chemical-free, Tested only on husbands & friends & smells amazing!!!   Chemicals/Preservatives in Body and Skin Care Products Gathered by Christine L. Ontko of OntkOrganix August 7th, 2017 Organic Skin Care The following ingredients are questionable, could be potentially harmful, and in my opinion should be eradicated from products: • Parabens • Toluene • Propylene Glycol • Benzophenone • PABA Avobenzone • Homosalate […]
July 22, 2019

Reef Safe Sun Care Information

Christie, the creator and founder of OntkOrganix, grew up in Lake Erie, that at one time, was considered toxic and highly polluted. In fact, when she was in her thirties, she discovered because of that toxic lake, she had high levels of mercury in her body. It’s an awful fact that much of our waters of the Earth have been polluted. When moving to Maui, she discovered issues with the coral reefs right across the street from where she was living. They were dying. It had to to with toxic chemicals in major sunscreen brands being sold everywhere. WHAT? How […]
July 22, 2019

How to Use our Organic Skin Care

OntkOrganix works! Whether it’s a concern about skin sensitivity, rosacea, acne or fine lines, our Organic Skin Care leaves your skin feeling smooth, silky and refreshed. And, you’ll feel good about using our stuff because it’s Earth-friendly, Gluten-free, Chemical-free. Tested only on husbands & friends & smells amazing!!!  Because our Skin Care products are organic, you should use them within 1-3 months. Refrigeration is recommended. Step 1. Clay Cleanser Simply add about a nickel-sized amount to your dry face. Remove with a warm washcloth. Removes makeup, too! Step 2. Toner Spritz 3-4 times roughly 12 inches away from the face. […]
July 22, 2019

How to Use our Organic Remedies

 OntkOrganix works! Earth-friendly, Gluten-free, Chemical-free. Tested only on husbands & friends & our stuff smells amazing!!! Because our products are organic, you should use them within 3-6 months after opening. Refrigerate for longevity. Gramma’s SalveMeant to be used for medicinal purposes. It’s a German drawing salve. NOT to be used on deep cuts, on the lips or internally. It contains camphor, so it’s not suitable for children under two. Minor Cuts, Scrapes, and Bruises Achy Arthritic Joints Splinters Bug Bites Calm Eczema  Calm Bumpy Rashes Lavender BalmMeant to be used daily. Our family has many, many uses for this. Remember, […]
July 22, 2019

Skin Care Quiz

Which Skin Care Line should you be using: Coffee (Latté,) Lavender, Rose, or Sage? Answer the following questions to help you decide. This is an easy quiz, don’t sweat it. 1. What is your biggest concern with your skin?a. Trouble with acne.b. It can be flaky and dry.c. Oily areas, along with dry patches sometimes. d. My skin is aging, like me. 2. Which scent do you love the most?  a. Lavender b. Rosec. Coffeed. Earthy Frankincense 3. How would you best describe your skin?a. Sensitiveb. Dryc. Oily/combo/Acne proned. Mature Skin 4. What would you say your skin needs?a. Acne […]
January 20, 2021

Winter Skin: 6 Ways to Combat It

Here we are again in the Northern Hemisphere, dealing with our severe dry skin. And, quite honestly, when I’m (normally) in Hawaii this time of year, I also deal with dry skin. So, how on Earth do we solve the itchy dryness? We’ve put together 6 ways to combat dry and itchy skin from your hands, lips, and body to your sinus and headaches. Gramma’s Salve: This year our hands are extra dry to do all the hand washing and sanitizing. So, if your hands have visible cracks, use Gramma’s Salve before going to bed for one night. This product […]
January 12, 2021
5 Reasons To Shop at OntkOrganix

5 Reasons To Shop at OntkOrganix

It can be so easy to pop into your local drugstore or national chain shop (with a mask on, of course) and purchase your body and skin care products, I know, because I used to do this. However, have you ever looked at the ingredients on the backs of these items? Has it ever crossed your mind about how long they’ve been sitting on those shelves? Who made the products, where were they made and poured? What about all the plastic and unnecessary packaging these companies are using, even though they know better? So many questions… Deep breath. 1. Ingredients […]
January 5, 2021

Why We Use Plant Infusions For Our Skin Care Products

Many companies today use essential oils, and they can be a wonderful asset to skin and body care. However, at OntkOrganix, we go one step further by using infusing plants into our products. Let me explain. Essential oils are made through distillation with steam and/or water. Sometimes, they are extracted using mechanical methods, such as cold pressing. There are some who believe essential oils can cure everything and anything. I’m not one of those people, but I do believe essential oils can add plant properties to the products, enhancing them a bit. Plant Infusions are made by placing the entire plant […]
December 29, 2020

Organic Skin Care & Self Love

Before making my own Skin Care, I didn’t do that much for myself. I would quickly wash my face and body in the shower, and in record time I’d be out the door for my day. I was a busy mom of two daughters and an elementary teacher. And, for much of that time raising my daughters, I was a divorced, single mom. I didn’t even know about the term self-care. What was THAT? 

These days are behind me and over the years, I’ve learned so much about self-love. I’ve learned that self-care doesn’t have to mean spending hundreds of dollars […]
February 10, 2020

Never say Never.

I was never, ever, ever going to make soap. Summer after summer inside my lil’ shoppe on Put-in-Bay, visitors would come in and ask if I was the one who made the bars of soap in our shoppe. My answer for two summers, “Oh, I don’t have time for that. I’ll never, ever make soap. These bars are made by a nice woman on the mainland.” I guess I need my mouth washed out with soap for telling a lie, because now, for four years, I’ve been making soap. And, I LOVE IT! The reason I love it? Because, just […]
July 22, 2019

Research: Diving deep into organic skin care

OntkOrganix works! Whether it’s a concern about skin sensitivity, rosacea, acne or fine lines, our Organic Skin Care leaves your skin feeling smooth, silky and refreshed. And, you’ll feel good about using our stuff because it’s Earth-friendly, Gluten-free, Chemical-free, Tested only on husbands & friends & smells amazing!!!   Chemicals/Preservatives in Body and Skin Care Products Gathered by Christine L. Ontko of OntkOrganix August 7th, 2017 Organic Skin Care The following ingredients are questionable, could be potentially harmful, and in my opinion should be eradicated from products: • Parabens • Toluene • Propylene Glycol • Benzophenone • PABA Avobenzone • Homosalate […]
July 22, 2019

Reef Safe Sun Care Information

Christie, the creator and founder of OntkOrganix, grew up in Lake Erie, that at one time, was considered toxic and highly polluted. In fact, when she was in her thirties, she discovered because of that toxic lake, she had high levels of mercury in her body. It’s an awful fact that much of our waters of the Earth have been polluted. When moving to Maui, she discovered issues with the coral reefs right across the street from where she was living. They were dying. It had to to with toxic chemicals in major sunscreen brands being sold everywhere. WHAT? How […]
July 22, 2019

How to Use our Organic Skin Care

OntkOrganix works! Whether it’s a concern about skin sensitivity, rosacea, acne or fine lines, our Organic Skin Care leaves your skin feeling smooth, silky and refreshed. And, you’ll feel good about using our stuff because it’s Earth-friendly, Gluten-free, Chemical-free. Tested only on husbands & friends & smells amazing!!!  Because our Skin Care products are organic, you should use them within 1-3 months. Refrigeration is recommended. Step 1. Clay Cleanser Simply add about a nickel-sized amount to your dry face. Remove with a warm washcloth. Removes makeup, too! Step 2. Toner Spritz 3-4 times roughly 12 inches away from the face. […]
July 22, 2019

How to Use our Organic Remedies

 OntkOrganix works! Earth-friendly, Gluten-free, Chemical-free. Tested only on husbands & friends & our stuff smells amazing!!! Because our products are organic, you should use them within 3-6 months after opening. Refrigerate for longevity. Gramma’s SalveMeant to be used for medicinal purposes. It’s a German drawing salve. NOT to be used on deep cuts, on the lips or internally. It contains camphor, so it’s not suitable for children under two. Minor Cuts, Scrapes, and Bruises Achy Arthritic Joints Splinters Bug Bites Calm Eczema  Calm Bumpy Rashes Lavender BalmMeant to be used daily. Our family has many, many uses for this. Remember, […]