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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Tallow Skincare? Tallow skincare, a time-honored beauty secret, harnesses the nourishing essence of rendered animal fat, traditionally renowned for its moisturizing properties. Its rich history traces back through ancient civilizations, where it was prized for crafting soaps and salves, offering a natural approach to skincare that continues to captivate with its timeless benefits. 


2. Why Tallow in Skincare? Enriched with a powerhouse of vitamins E, D, A, K and B12, along with Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) and essential fatty acids, tallow skincare offers a holistic approach to nourishing the skin. This natural marvel combines antioxidant protection, skin barrier fortification, anti-inflammatory benefits, and cellular regeneration for a revitalized and luminous complexion, tapping into centuries of natural wisdom. Embrace the transformative qualities of tallow for a radiant and healthy skin experience.


3. Is Tallow Suitable for All Skin Types? Tallow skincare is generally well-tolerated by various skin types. However, as with any skincare product, it's advisable to perform a patch test, especially for those with sensitive skin.


4. How Is Your Tallow Different from Other Tallow Brands?  Handcrafted in the USA and locally sourced in Northern Virginia, Earth-Side Organic's E-SO stands apart as an all-purpose, medicinal skincare solution. Unlike many other brands, E-SO is a completely natural, non-GMO product, featuring USDA certified organic farming practices. Derived from 100% grassfed and finished, non-vaccinated, antibiotic-free, and humanely raised cows, E-SO's tallow is meticulously chosen for optimal purity. This extraordinary product, also enriched with emu oil from an AEA certified, pasture-raised emu farm in Montana, offers unparalleled benefits, addressing everything from minor skin issues to a streamlined skincare routine. Elevate your skincare experience with E-SO, where quality, purity, and effectiveness converge for exceptional outcomes.


5. How Should I Use Tallow Skincare Products? Apply a small amount to clean, dry skin as needed. Massage gently until absorbed. Specific usage instructions may vary by product. Examples for use: burns, cuts, scratches, acne, eczema, psoriasis, stretch marks, burns, sunburns, styes, diaper rash, chaffing, bug bites, dry skin, itchy skin, hives, dermatitis, cracked skin, chapped nipples (breastfeeding), rosacea, athletes' foot, yeast infections, face moisturizer, ringworm, arthritis, gout, hair loss, blisters, cold sores, keratosis, rashes from allergic reactions, impetigo, bacterial infections, fungal infections, abrasions, ect. 


6. Are Your Products Scented? Tallow, inherently carrying a natural scent, provides an authentic olfactory experience in skincare. E-SO ensures a sensory journey free from artificial additives. All scents emanate from meticulously sourced, organically grown essential oils and herbal infusions. Immerse yourself in the authentic essence of nature, allowing each application to be a holistic experience, harmonizing your skin and senses. 


7. Can I Use Tallow Skincare if I Have Certain Skin Conditions OR Allergies? Tallow skincare is generally well-tolerated, but if you have specific skin concerns or conditions, it's advisable to consult with a dermatologist before use. Our thoughtfully crafted line of balms is designed to address various skin conditions, providing potential benefits for those seeking targeted skincare solutions. The ingredients we use in our products are not major allergens, however, we do recommend using a small amount on a small patch of skin for first time users. This technique may determine any unknown allergens to our product.


8. Are Your Products Third-Party Tested? Yes, our commitment to transparency and quality is evident through third-party testing and Certificate of Analysis (COA) documentation, ensuring that our products meet rigorous standards and providing you with verified information on their safety, potency, and purity.

9. How Do I Store My Tallow? E-SO tallow shelf life is between 9-12 months. Our product does not need to be refrigerated, however, refrigerating E-SO tallow may extend shelf life past a year. Our tallow Balms Tallow when heated turns to liquid; we suggest a cool, dry and dark place for storage.


10. Can I Return Products If I'm Not Satisfied? We offer a satisfaction guarantee. Please refer to our return policy for details.

11. International Shipping: We offer international shipping with delivery times that may vary. Shipments are handled through USPS First Class Mail International. For standard shipping to Canada, a flat rate of $22.00 applies, and for the United Kingdom, the flat rate is $26.00. If you have inquiries about international orders to other destinations, please reach out to us at for more details.


11. How Can I Contact Customer Support? For any further questions or assistance, please contact me at or via our Instagram @earth_sideorganics

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