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A Few Words About Organic Soap And Shampoo
December 12, 2013

A Few Words About Organic Soap And Shampoo

Truth in labeling is important to Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve. Educated, informed consumers make the best choices. We Make Our "Organic" Soap and Shampoo as Organic as Possible. Since it is impossible to make real soap without lye and organic lye does not exist, there is no such thing as a "100% organic" soap or even "organic" soap based on the three tier system of the USDA National Organic Program.
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Herbal Basics: Vinegar Infusions
November 1, 2013

Herbal Basics: Vinegar Infusions

The versatility of vinegar has been known for thousands of years. The Babylonians were the first to flavor vinegar with herbs and spices and in 400 B.C. Hippocrates described its medicinal properties. From skin and hair care, to the kitchen and cleaning cupboard, vinegar is one of the most useful products to have in your home, especially with the addition of therapeutic and/or flavorful herbs.
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Skin Care from the Garden
October 1, 2013

Skin Care from the Garden

People have harnessed the power and simplicity of nature's plants for centuries to enhance the skin’s appearance, help treat skin problems and improve skin quality. If you are looking for an alternative to the harsh chemicals found in commercial skin care, naturally therapeutic herbs and herbal products may be your answer.
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Is It Safe? Cocamide DEA Discovered In 98 Personal Care Products
September 8, 2013

Is It Safe? Cocamide DEA Discovered In 98 Personal Care Products

The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) reported on August 30, 2013, that independent testing revealed that cocamide diethanolamine (cocamide DEA), a cancer-causing chemical, was discovered in 98 shampoos, soaps and other personal care products sold by major national retailers.
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