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Simple Soap Can Help Decrease The Spread of Viruses

You probably never thought of soap as a lethal weapon -- but it can be for some viruses. The CDC says that for good hand hygiene all you need is plain soap and water. Palli Thordarson, a Professor in Chemistry at the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia says, "You can’t, even for a million dollars, get a drug for the coronavirus – but your grandmother’s bar of soap kills the virus."


Sodium Coco Sulfate: Is It Natural?

Some "natural/organic" soap companies are using Sodium Coco Sulfate as an ingredient claiming that since it is made from coconut oil it is natural. Sodium Coco Sulfate (SCS), like sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), is synthetic detergent used to create lather and remove oil and grease. Should it be used as an ingredient in a product that claims to be "natural?"


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Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve is a small family owned and family operated company dedicated to crafting high quality, healthy and effective skin and hair care products that will nourish your skin and be kind to our planet.

A product is only as good as the ingredients used to make it. Our ingredients are USDA certified organic, sustainably produced, cruelty-free and ethically traded. We will always use the best ingredients to make the best safe and effective skin care products available.

All of our recipes are invented, created and manufactured in our facility in Solon, Ohio. 

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