Causes of Armpit Rash - Transitioning to Natural Deodorant Part 1
February 11, 2019

Causes of Armpit Rash - Transitioning to Natural Deodorant Part 1

Switching from an antiperspirant or a commercial deodorant to a natural deodorant will be a unique experience for each person. We sell thousands of deodorants each year and while we receive very few comments about irritation, when it happens it can be quite frustrating. The bottom line with natural deodorants—it is all about what works for your body chemistry.
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Are Lavender and Tea Tree Essential Oils Hormone Disruptors?
January 7, 2019

Are Lavender and Tea Tree Essential Oils Hormone Disruptors?

Over the years we have received numerous questions as to the safety of lavender and tea tree oils. The questions are prompted by information circulating around the internet that these two essential oils have been shown to mimic estrogen, or contain hormones. So, let's explore the research.
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How Does Natural Soap Create Lather?
October 31, 2018

How Does Natural Soap Create Lather?

When you gather a bunch of tiny soap bubbles together, it is called lather. Whether it is a bar of natural soap or shampoo or synthetic detergent soaps, dishwashing liquid or even laundry detergent, the process of bubble making is basically the same. To understand the bubble-producing secret of soap, we need to explore the chemistry of soap molecules and water molecules. Here comes the science!!
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Share Your Shampoo Bar Technique
September 20, 2018

Share Your Shampoo Bar Technique

With the increasing concerns for healthy hair and a healthy environment, our shampoo bar sales have soared. As a result, we have been inundated with questions about how to successfully use a shampoo bar. If you are successfully using and enjoying our shampoo bars please share your experiences with our Chagrin Valley community.
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