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Natural Soap Compared To Commercial Soap
August 19, 2014

Natural Soap Compared To Commercial Soap

We probably use the word “soap” every day to simply mean some sort of cleansing agent. What we do not realize is that most of what we call “soap” is actually not soap at all! If it does not say "soap" then it is not really soap! So is there a real difference between a commercial soap purchased at your grocery store and a natural handmade soap bar? I will let you judge for yourself!
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Are All  Handmade Soaps The Same?
August 5, 2014

Are All Handmade Soaps The Same?

Saying a soap is "handmade" says nothing about quality of the ingredients or the knowledge and skill of the soapmaker! Chagrin Valley is not just another soap company. We are committed to healthy skin, healthy people and a healthy planet.
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Glycerin Soap & Glycerin
July 29, 2014

Glycerin Soap & Glycerin

People often ask, "Do you make glycerin soap?" or "What is the difference between between your soap and glycerin soap?" The term "glycerin soap" is a misleading term. All true soap made from scratch is glycerin soap.
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The Origin and History of Soap
June 16, 2014

The Origin and History of Soap

Although no one really knows when soap was discovered, there are various legends surrounding it’s beginning. According to Roman legend, soap was named after Mount Sapo, an ancient site of animal sacrifices. After an animal sacrifice, rain would wash animal fat and ash, that collected under the ceremonial altars, down to the banks of the Tiber River.
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