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Photosensitivity and Citrus Essential Oils

The scents from citrus essential oils like grapefruit, orange, lemon, and lime are magnificent when you need to boost your mood or brighten your day. You may have heard the terms “phototoxicity” or “photosensitivity” when reading about citrus essential oils which may scare you away from using these wonderfully uplifting oils. If you do your research and use them properly, you can reap the benefits of these refreshing oils while keeping your skin safe. Since many people are misinformed about photosensitivity and citrus oils, let’s explore some information.


Clay Facial Mask Recipes & The Science Behind Them

Clay Face Masks can be a versatile addition to any skincare regimen. While clay powders are very effective when made into a simple paste with water, they can also be mixed with other ingredients for an added benefit or just for fun and experimentation. There are many websites that provide recipes for additives to clay masks. Unfortunately many do not understand the science behind how a clay mask works.


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About Chagrin Valley Soap

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Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve is a small family owned and family operated company dedicated to crafting high quality, healthy and effective skin and hair care products that will nourish your skin and be kind to our planet.

A product is only as good as the ingredients used to make it. Our ingredients are USDA certified organic, sustainably produced, cruelty-free and ethically traded. We will always use the best ingredients to make the best safe and effective skin care products available.

All of our recipes are invented, created and manufactured in our facility in Solon, Ohio. 

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