Be American Made

Celebrating American-made products and those that produce them.

Play Pits

In the modern age, as parents become increasingly conscious of the products they introduce to their children, the demand for safe and locally sourced goods has witnessed a surge. Perhaps you have not thought of it yet, but where is the deodorant made that you are giving to your children? Say hello to Play Pits. Play Pits was founded by Chantel Powell, a wife and working mom of 3. After having her youngest son, Kaiden, she was diagnosed with a rare eczema condition that left her allergic to an ingredient found in almost every skin and hair care product. Continue reading

Silent Call

The phone rings. There is a knock at the door. The smoke alarm is going off. For most of us, we are immediately aware of what is happening simply due to our senses. However, if you have difficulties hearing or seeing you may not be aware of the situation. Silent Call is an American company that has created solutions for this exact scenario. Established in 1985 by George J. Elwell, Silent Call manufactures several American Made products to help those who are hearing impaired. Continue reading

Sister Bees

Dealing with chapped lips every fall reminds us all of the need for some quality lip balm. Not to mention the other personal care items that help us get through every day! If you are like us and you prefer to stick with American Made quality products, check out Sister Bees. Based in Michigan they produce personal care and wellness products along with candles and honey & wax items. They even have pet products for your furry friends! Continue reading

United States Mask

Remember a few years back when everyone was looking to purchase masks? Everyone had to wear one everywhere? Yeah, we remember that too. For us, we made it a point to only purchase masks that are Made in America. It just made sense. Lucky for all of us, United States Mask exists to create American Made N95 masks for first responders and any of us looking for a quality mask. Continue reading

Ozark Beard Company

Growing a bad-ass beard? Want to take great care of it? Of course you do. Ozark Beard Company can handle that for you with their American Made beard oils. OBC wants to change the way most people look at beardsman - a bunch of lazy, unkept dudes. Everyone’s beard is their identity and should be showcased so REP THE BEARD! A few different options are available: Urban Bourbon Bay Rum Beard Oil Moss Man Beard Oil Bare Beard Oil (unscented) Or, you can grab a 3-pack Starter Kit that has Moss Man, Bay Rum and Bare included! Continue reading

Maximum Advantage Grip

You are making time each day for the gym, right? We are. On days we do back exercises we kept finding ourselves using the handles produced by Maximum Advantage Grip rather than the old-school grips that were laying around. Maximum Advantage Grip produces American Made handles and lat bars for use with resistance equipment. A common problem with achieving an optimal back workout has always been premature grip failure. You either ended your workout with the feeling that you hadn’t really worked your back or you resorted to using wrist straps or other devices that were cumbersome and, for the most part, ineffectual. Continue reading


2023-01-16 Beauty Health
Knowing that your self care products are created responsibly is extremely important these days. Not only does Briogeo do that, but they also do so by manufacturing the products here in America. A soul-searching journey by founder Nancy Twine led to the creation of Briogeo. We are on a mission to empower every person to succeed on their healthy hair journey Briogeo sticks to a “6-free promise” by which they always say ’no’ to six controversial ingredients commonly used in in hair care. Continue reading


One thing that most Americans are very aware of these days: Face Masks. The Covid Pandemic brought masks to the top of mind for everyone in the country, and the world. But, here is a question: where was your mask made? For us, we were determined to only purchase masks that were Made in the USA. That brings us to Lutema. Made in USA masks are manufactured in San Diego, California and have undergone ASTM Level 3 Barrier (international standard) testing for both flammability and synthetic blood penetration resistance, clearing at Class 1 and ASTM Level 3 standards respectively. Continue reading

Olde Country Soap

2022-08-10 Beauty Health
Do you ever become concerned when putting something on your skin? Wondering where it was made? What it is made of? Many of us do. Thankfully, when it comes to soap, you can remove some of those worries by using American Made soap produced by Olde Country Soap. Olde Country Soap produces hande-made, natural soap. What could be better for your skin? Inspired by traditional Amish soap-making techniques, our soap is made using a cold-process, and then cured for over one month, keeping the oils in our natural ingredients intact. Continue reading