Are Bar Soaps Hygienic?
June 20, 2018

Are Bar Soaps Hygienic?

Somehow bar soap has come under fire as a being a source of bacteria. The strange thing is that when I was a little girl (a long time ago) we had one bathroom and one bar of soap that was shared by the entire family. We never thought anything of it and we seldom got sick.
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What Is A Facial Cleansing Oil?  How Do I Use It?
May 22, 2018

What Is A Facial Cleansing Oil? How Do I Use It?

A facial cleansing oil is a gentle way to dissolve away all the dirty skin oil that has combined with bacteria, makeup, dead skin cells and other debris from your face and replenish it with clean, nourishing oils that help balance the skin’s natural oils.
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Chagrin Valley Soap . . . What's In A Name?
April 17, 2018

Chagrin Valley Soap . . . What's In A Name?

Every few months we receive an email questioning the origin of the name of our company. We often receive a question like this . . . “why did you give your company such a sad name?” So . . . why did we name our company "Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve?"
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Natural Fragrance Oil? . . . Really?
March 13, 2018

Natural Fragrance Oil? . . . Really?

Our love for fragrance has been around for millennia and is deeply rooted in many cultures. As more and more consumers are demanding natural skincare, companies are continuously looking for ways to meet that demand with "natural fragrances."
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