What is pH Balanced Skin Care?
October 10, 2015

What is pH Balanced Skin Care?

The claim “pH balanced” is advertised by many skin care companies. The claim implies that these products are more beneficial to your skin. While it is true that our skin is generally more acidic, are these pH balanced skin and hair care products that are made with synthetic detergents and other chemicals to make them "pH balanced" really better for your skin?
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Let's Do Away With The Word Natural
September 26, 2015

Let's Do Away With The Word Natural

It may seem odd for a manufacturer of “natural skin care” to be asking to get rid of the word “natural” -- but under federal labeling rules, the word "natural" means absolutely nothing because the FDA has never created regulations that define "natural." Sadly, even the word "organic," on personal care products, has little meaning, unless the company has USDA Organic Certification.
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Your Stories: Amazing Soaps, Amazing Ingredients, Amazing Prices
July 6, 2015

Your Stories: Amazing Soaps, Amazing Ingredients, Amazing Prices

I was a soapmaker for over 30 years. While my children were growing up I used to make natural soap and sell at local craft shows, festivals and farmers markets. The ingredients you use are INCREDIBLE. There is nothing out there that compares. The base oils you use and all of the extras you add are expensive and I also know how much time it takes to make specialty soaps with vegetables, yogurt, infused oils and much more.
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How Does Soap Work?
April 18, 2015

How Does Soap Work?

Soap can mix with both water and with oil. Why? The soap molecule has two different ends, one that binds with water and the other that binds with grease and oil. When greasy dirt is mixed with soapy water, the soap molecules arrange themselves into tiny clusters called micelles.
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