Herbal Basics: Fresh vs Dried Herbs
October 8, 2013

Herbal Basics: Fresh vs Dried Herbs

When using herbs for culinary or therapeutic use, one of the most common questions is . . . which is better, dried herbs or fresh herbs? When using herbs to make skin care products, I recommend that beginners use dried herbs for the best results and longest shelf life. The moisture content of fresh herbs may cause mold to form in infusions, especially oils.
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Skin Care from the Garden
October 1, 2013

Skin Care from the Garden

People have harnessed the power and simplicity of nature's plants for centuries to enhance the skin’s appearance, help treat skin problems and improve skin quality. If you are looking for an alternative to the harsh chemicals found in commercial skin care, naturally therapeutic herbs and herbal products may be your answer.
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Imitation Is Not Always The Sincerest Form Of Flattery
September 24, 2013

Imitation Is Not Always The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

They say that “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” However, when imitation is being used to intentionally mislead for profit, it’s not flattery – it’s unfair. We should be flattered that we have built a company worth imitating, but we are disappointed by the unethical practices of some of our competitors.
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We're Launching a Newsletter!
September 9, 2013

We're Launching a Newsletter!

With your busy life, it can be hard to stay up to date on the latest Chagrin Valley news and hot topics in natural skin care. Join us as we share information, discuss our products, tell stories about our company and staff and reveal a recipe or two.
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