Are Parabens Really Bad?

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Are Parabens Really Bad?are parabens really bad
It seems we learn something new to avoid every day.  So, are parabens really bad?  While searching for credible information to share, I came across the following article written by Paul Pestano, Research Analyst for the EWG.  It references a recent study from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. There are many articles about the potential dangers of parabens in personal care products.  I found this one well written and informative.

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May is MCS Awareness Month

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May is MCS Awareness Month.

Have you heard of “MCS”? “MCS” stands for “Multiple Chemical Sensitivity”. While researching case studies related to the need for scent-frScent-Free Liquid Organic Soapee products, I came across the website thinkbeforeyoustink.com. It is packed with useful information about the importance of less toxic living. Great information for anyone

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The Scent-Free Movement

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When we started making soap, our first batch was an unscented organic bar.  We followed a recipe that was made from extra virgin olive oil and water.  Simple and very effective.  Fast forward to present day and we have added scented bars and liquids that get their scent from certified organic essential oils.  Good idea?  We

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The Person Behind the Soap

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Our customers ask us how we got into making handmade soap and why we only make organic vegan castile soap. I think this article interviewing the soap maker sums it up. Enjoy! http://amsdaily.net/2013/02/24/success-story-gerry-nicklas-of-penns-hill-soap-company/

What’s in your soap?

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What’s in your soap?

Ivory soap is full of hot air.  Really.  That’s why it floats!  Now, air is gentle,  but does it moisturize your skin?  Do you feel pampered or irritated?

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HOLIDAY NOTICE: THE SOAP SHOP WILL BE CLOSED FROM NOVEMBER 23RD THROUGH DECEMBER 1ST. WATCH FOR OUR HOLIDAY SPECIALS WHEN WE REOPEN! Dismiss