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Something Better Balm (1.5 oz)

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Something Better Balm
Superior Relief for pups who are a little ‘ruff’ around the edges…
Healing and deeply moisturizing

Moisturize and nourish dry, cracked noses, paws, elbows or dry flakey skin with this superior recipe from Mother Nature’s most effective skin remedies…formulated with all active ingredients without fillers!

Also use as a preventative to create a barrier on paws to protect from: hot sidewalks, salt covered streets, rough terrain, grass and pollen during allergy season.

Each ingredient (15 active ingredients) on their own is healing but combined is synergistic magic!

Our products are non-toxic, crafted from only safe, readable ingredients, and contain no fillers. COAT DEFENSE® is proudly handmade in Ashburn, VA.

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Moisturize noses, paw pads, elbows and dry skin. Use as a preventative when walking dog on rough terrain… hot or winter salted sidewalks or pavement.


Soften chestnuts or scabs from scratches/mud fever, moisturizing and protecting dry skin patches on dock of the tail, tips of the ears, moisturize and soften scarring from proud flesh. Moisturizes and exfoliates mallenders/sallenders or hyperkeratosis. Repels dirt and does not cause burning sensation on the skin.


Dry and cracked heels, knuckles, hands and elbows. Soothes rashes and provides relief for psoriasis and eczema. Will provide deep moisture lubrication and safe to use on any part of the body.


Apply sparingly to noses, on and between paw pads, or dry patches on the skin until completely healed. In heavy salt conditions, wipe paws with clean soft cloth when returning indoors.


Apply liberally to any area needing moisture or softening. Reapply as any wears off until skin is back to being supple and moist.


Apply to any area that is in need of deep moisture and healing. Apply continuously until skin is back to wellness.


sweet almond oil, hemp seed oil, grapeseed oil, beeswax, goldenseal, yellow dock, comfrey root, slippery elm, shea butter, castor oil, propolis, lavender oil, clove oil, Vitamin E (natural tocopherol), alkanet root

Ingredient benefits:

Almond oil: contains vitamin E, omega-3 fatty acids and is a great source of magnesium, phosphorus, and copper. The antioxidant-rich oil is known for its free radical fighting abilities. It is anti-inflammatory and has powerful antifungal properties. 

Hemp seed oil: Contains GLA a powerful anti-inflammatory that simultaneously encourages skin growth and new cell regeneration. It restores the skin barrier and helps it to retain moisture while soothing inflammation resulting in skin that is healthy, hydrated, and supple.

Grapeseed oil: contains a powerful antioxidant ingredient called proanthrocyanidin. Improves and preserves skin’s moisture, tone, softness and ability to bounce back.

Goldenseal: an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and healing herb. Its skin benefits are diverse, from acne to eczema to wounds!   It is a rich source of Vitamins A, B, C and E; It contains important minerals iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, and manganese as well as being high in essential fatty acids.

Yellow Dock:With naturally astringent properties, can be applied topically to alleviate swelling, bruising, rashes, sores, fungal infections, insect bites, acne and eczema.

Comfrey Root:The high Allantoin content promotes skin cell regeneration, stimulates the growth of
new cells and helps sensitive skin to become more resilient, counteracting dryness and
cracking. It is also known for healing bruises and scrapes quite effectively.  

Slippery Elm:Rich in amino acids, Calcium vitamins B1, B2, B3 and C, as well as Zinc, Phosphorus, Iodine, and Bromine; supporting the healing of wounds and new cell growth. Treats many skin conditions as well as reduces swelling and redness in irritated skin conditions.

Shea Butter:Helps skin retain moisture, which makes it soft and smooth. Loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents, it will also keep skin supple.

Castor Oil:Linoleic acid, the main fatty acid found in castor oil, has anti-inflammatory and pain-reducing properties. Reduces skin inflammation, supports healing, and aids in pain reduction from wounds.

Propolis:  The skin benefits of Propolis Extract are abundant. It is one of the only substances in the world, scientists say, known to contain nearly all of the vitamins and nutrients needed to sustain life. It is known to be antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial. It speeds up wound healing, quells minor burns, and because it is a natural sealant it supports the skin to retain moisture and reduce redness.

Lavender Oil:  anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial,helps heal wounds by stimulating collagen production.

Clove Oil: calms irritated skin and reduces the appearance of redness, pigmentation and puffiness to leave skin deeply soothed and supple.  Has high level of antioxidant activity. Found to be the richest source of flavonoids, gallic acid, salicylic acids, and various tannins. Additionally, cloves have antifungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, and anticancer properties.

Vitamin E: An important fat-soluble antioxidant; has been in use for more than 50 years in dermatology. It protects the skin from various deleterious effects due to solar radiation by acting as a free-radical scavenger.

Alkanet Root:Alkanet root heals burn scars in addition to preventing skin infections and inflammation. Due to its naturally occurring anti-inflammatory characteristics and cooling ability to take heat out of the skin, it is frequently used for healing burn scars.