Why Does Natural Soap Sweat in Humid Weather?
April 17, 2014

Why Does Natural Soap Sweat in Humid Weather?

A quality bar of handmade soap will often "sweat" in humid weather due to the high content of natural humectants. A humectant is a substance that readily absorbs moisture from its surroundings. When natural soap sits out in humid conditions, the glycerin in the soap will draw the moisture out of the air and onto the soap.
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Your Stories: Help With Sensitive Skin
April 10, 2014

Your Stories: Help With Sensitive Skin

Dear Ida and Chagrin Valley Family, Your soaps have basically saved my skin, I wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your products. I have an autoimmune disease that attacks collagen among other things, and this means my skin is very easily damaged. For years I used medicated soap after medicated soap and they just destroyed my facial skin.
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Adzuki Beans
April 7, 2014

Adzuki Beans

Multipurpose, exfoliating organic AZUKI BEAN powder gently buffs away dull, dry, flaky skin. Used in Japanese skin care regimens for centuries, Adzuki beans contain a natural foaming agent called saponin that helps cleanse pores by absorbing excess oils, removing dirt and dead skin cells, drawing out impurities and promoting circulation.
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Why We Believe In Natural, Organic Skin Care
March 28, 2014

Why We Believe In Natural, Organic Skin Care

We believe in natural and organic ingredients because we manufacture and sell products that cater to the largest organ in the human body—the Skin. No skin care product, whether natural, organic or conventional can “cure” aging. Aging is a fact of life, not a condition that needs to be (or can be) cured by skin care products. So, why use organic skincare? My answer—Why Not!
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