Why Did We Become a Certified Organic Company
June 5, 2015

Why Did We Become a Certified Organic Company

The word "organic" should stand for something more than just a marketing hype to entice consumers looking for more natural products for their family. Buying products that have been certified by a USDA accredited certifying agent is the only way you can be sure a company's organic product truly complies with organic standards.
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Natural Insect Repellents: The Power Of Plants
May 2, 2015

Natural Insect Repellents: The Power Of Plants

There are natural alternatives to chemical laden insect repellents. Plants have been repelling insects and bugs to protect themselves since the beginning of time. So why not harness the power of plants?
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How Does Soap Work?
April 18, 2015

How Does Soap Work?

Soap can mix with both water and with oil. Why? The soap molecule has two different ends, one that binds with water and the other that binds with grease and oil. When greasy dirt is mixed with soapy water, the soap molecules arrange themselves into tiny clusters called micelles.
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How We Make Soap At Chagrin Valley
March 18, 2015

How We Make Soap At Chagrin Valley

Chagrin Valley Natural Soaps and Shampoo Bars are handcrafted in small batches using the old-fashioned Cold Process Method, which means that the soap batter is not heated by any external means.
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