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Castor Bean Oil
September 14, 2014

Castor Bean Oil

Cold-pressed from the Castor Bean, the oil is a popular healing agent for many skin problems and a natural remedy for dry skin. It is a fabulous ingredient in natural soap and shampoo, creating a rich bubbly lather. Castor bean oil is not poisonous. We actually eat many items that have a poisonous component before they are processed properly!
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But . . . The Label Says "Natural"
August 25, 2014

But . . . The Label Says "Natural"

Don’t be fooled by pretty packaging, natural looking displays, and "natural" logos. What you think you see, is often not what you get! Sadly, many companies are not selling "organic" or "natural" products, they are simply selling the WORDS "organic" and "natural." They know that the right packaging and the right message sells—even if it is not true.
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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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Your Stories: Hair Regrowth
July 5, 2014

Your Stories: Hair Regrowth

I was introduced to Chagrin Valley shampoo bars in the summer of 2006. I couldn't believe the difference in my hair after just one use. It definitely felt odd while I was washing (but I knew that was going to occur after reading tips on the site---thanks Ida!). Once my hair dried it had so much more body...
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