03 May '11, 6pm

US Troops Receive Organic Care Packages: by Alexis Petru Skincando provides soldiers with relief from sand flea

US Troops Receive Organic Care Packages: by Alexis Petru Skincando provides soldiers with relief from sand flea

Skincando provides soldiers with relief from sand flea bites, dry skin and sunburn caused by the harsh climate. May is Military Appreciation Month, but organic skin care line Skincando has been sending American troops care packages since 2008. Organic skin care company Skincando has donated care packages to 6,000 U.S. soldiers in the Middle East. Photo: Skincando Skincando’s Operation Sand Flea campaign sends its Combat-Ready Balm to give troops relief from sand flea bites, sunburn and dry skin caused by the extreme weather conditions in the Middle East. Skincando announced its 6,000th recipient of its organic skin salve earlier this year: Specialist Timothy Forgie, currently stationed in Kuwait. Skincando founder, Sara Damelio, started Operation Sand Flea when a soldier’s wife sent the Combat-Ready Balm to her husband, who was stationed in Iraq. Other troops, impressed by...

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