How To Do A Simple Allergy Patch Test
December 13, 2015

How To Do A Simple Allergy Patch Test

A patch test is a form of skin testing that is done on a small patch of skin. It is a method of testing for skin allergies or sensitivities to a new skin care product or ingredient. A lot of skin problems are caused by using ingredients that cause sensitivities for your skin.
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Chagrin Valley Soap In Cleveland Business Connects
December 7, 2015

Chagrin Valley Soap In Cleveland Business Connects

"From her first batch of Goat Milk Oatmeal soap — eight bars concocted in her kitchen in 2001 — Ida Friedman Kasdan has built an eco-friendly woman-owned and family-operated business." --by April Miller
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Why Use A Natural Deodorant
November 22, 2015

Why Use A Natural Deodorant

Why use a natural deodorant? The simple answer--why not! Making sense of the myriad of ingredients in skin care products, is challenging and confusing. There are many ingredients that are "considered safe in the small doses used in skin care products." But when I think of the various products I use on my skin each and every day, I can’t help but wonder how much is "a safe small dose" after 63 years.
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Evaluating Scientific Research
November 8, 2015

Evaluating Scientific Research

I received an email from one of our customers with a great question, “Thank you for reminding me to be more cautious about what I believe that I see on the internet. But how am I or anyone who doesn't have a science background supposed to know what to look for in all of those studies we read about?”
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