The Nitty Gritty of Exfoliation
March 23, 2016

The Nitty Gritty of Exfoliation

It may surprise you, but I have never been obsessed with skin care products. My skin care regimen consisted of a shower with soap and water--and I was done! If you would have told me 10 years ago that I would soon be massaging myself with sugars, salts and pulverized beans, I would have politely disagreed. But my skin now thanks me each and every day!
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How Your Water Affects Your Hair
February 28, 2016

How Your Water Affects Your Hair

If your hair does not seem to be adjusting to the shampoo bars, it may be due to your water. The characteristics of your water can determine how well (or poorly) your shampoo and conditioning routine works.
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Chagrin Valley Soap on Cleveland Channel 19 News
February 26, 2016

Chagrin Valley Soap on Cleveland Channel 19 News

Watch Ida & Sam from Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve in this short news story done by Cleveland's Channel 19 News.
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Will A Palm Oil Boycott Really Help?
January 15, 2016

Will A Palm Oil Boycott Really Help?

Palm oil has been used in soap making for thousands of years. Despite its great attributes in soap and other products, palm oil has become a highly debated topic. The effect of the growing number of palm oil plantations on the rights of indigenous peoples and the destruction of wildlife and biodiversity must be addressed, but a palm oil boycott may not be the answer.
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