Archive for ‘Watkins’

September 2, 2012

Soothing Relief for the Weekend Warrior

by notmomscleaners

We know you’ve got them.  Aches and pains, that is.  Whether you’re a weekend warrior, daily gym-goer, or couch potato, a 20-something or someone well, more “seasoned” shall we say, minor aches, pains and stiffness are part of the reality of our lives.  And with winter coming, the problem for some, gets even worse.  But we don’t always want (or need) to take prescription or over the counter analgesics with all the side effects.  Enter J. R. Watkins Deep Muscle Warming Balm. A great muscle warm-up rub for the athlete or balm for the couch potato, J.R. Watkins Deep Muscle Warming Balm is formulated to provide quick, temporary relief from minor arthritic and rheumatic aches. With natural menthol and natural methyl salicylate, this balm packs a one-two counter-irritant punch!

Part of the Watkins line of natural home remedies, wintergreen extract (natural methyl salicylate), menthol and capsaicin join forces to warm up muscles naturally! Plus, we’ve eliminated potentially harmful chemicals like parabens and propylene glycol. Carry it in your gym bag or purse for deep-heating, greaseless, stainless pain relief on the go.


  • Deep penetrating formula: Absorbs into skin to relieve pain, leaving no greasy film; reduces muscular discomfort due to overexertion, fatigue and strains; provides temporary relief from minor aches and pains associated with simple backache, arthritis, bruises and sprains.
  • Cream base: Squeeze to apply; no mess or waste; long-lasting; has a moisturizing effect on the skin.
  • Non-staining: Clothing worn over treated areas won’t be affected.
  • Quick-acting: Absorbed rapidly to relieve soreness and relax muscle tension.
  • 99.0% natural (see more detail here).
  • Convenient: Compact container fits in gym bag or purse.

(95g /3.3 oz)  Purchase here

What Others Are Saying

I just ordered 4 tubes of it, which will last me a while, but I’m so dependent on it that I order 3 and 4 tubes at a time. It was just introduced 2 years ago, but it quickly become one of my favorite products.  Until you use it, it’s hard to appreciate the difference between it and any other athletic cream. I’ve used them all for joint and muscle pain. But none compare to Watkins Warming Balm.  It’s like having a heating pad on whatever part of the body you use it on.  It’s starts heating up in minutes and the heat will last for about 20 to 30 minutes.  You then forget about it but once you start working and perspiring just a little bit, it starts heating up all over again.**
 Greg Whitley, Manager, J.R. Watkins

**Testimonials are based on personal experiences, and we cannot guarantee these same results for everyone.

Natural Relief for the Weekend Warrior (Special Gift Collection)

Packed in a stylist white box with a classic black logo and bow, this collection is the perfect choice for your athletic friends, family members or co-workers. This set provides soothing relief for whatever muscle aches and pains may ail you. Weekend warriors will receive one of each of the following:

  • Pain Relieving Liniment
  • Pain Relieving Liniment Spray
  • Warming Balm
  • Cooling Gel

Purchase here

August 14, 2012

Welcome to Not Mom’s Cleaners Blog

by notmomscleaners

Hello, everyone, and welcome to the 1st edition of my Not Mom’s Cleaners blog, where I hope to acquaint us all with the latest and greatest about cooking, cleaning, beautifying ourselves and whatever with regard to Watkins’ products and all or nearly all-natural solutions generally.

Why All Natural?

Some people will not be convinced that there must be something in the air we breathe, the water we drink, the soil in which our food is grown, how processed our food supply is and the products that get transmitted into our bodies through our skin that is making our environments toxic.

If you’re one of those people, this blog is not for you and you can, of course, unsubscribe.  I’m not trying to convince anyone of anything.

In fact, I would never call myself a zealot on the issue.  However, given the choice, and all things being equal, or nearly so, why not choose products that could be safer for you and your family over ones that are not.  That’s all.  The question for me isn’t why all natural, but why not?

Why Watkins?

Well, as I’ve stated before, but for those who missed it, I searched long and hard to find a company I could represent and be happy with.

  • They had to be US-based, and if a manufacturer, manufacturing in the US.  Check.
  • The products had to be safe and/or natural and documented to be so.  Check.
  • They had to be products that people actually need to use in their daily lives.
  • They had to be competitively priced with stores that people actually shop at and have documentation about it.  Check.
  • I had to like buying and using the products.  Check.  (Of course I don’t love every single one, but honestly, it’s not because I don’t feel the quality is there; it’s just a matter of preference or need.)
  • Low entry fee to do business for myself and for anyone else who might be interested in starting a business. Check.
  • A topic I like to write about.  Check.  Who doesn’t want to talk about food and body care?
  • Shoes.  Okay, so no check here.  I’m trying to get them to sell shoes, but they just ain’t buyin’ it….

What’s Next?

Salt.  What is the deal with it?  Good for you or bad for you?  How much is too much?  I’ll let you know what I find out and hope to hear what you do about it.

..’til next time….