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Chagrin Valley Moisturizing Solid Lotion Bar in Serenity Grove Review

I have been loyal to the Rocky Mountain Soap Company body butters for years and years, but of course I leaped at the chance to try something different from another company.  I make regular purchases from Chagrin Valley Soap and Salve so it was easy to tack this on to my last order.

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December Favourites

Sorry that this is a little late.  Between work and the holidays time got away from me.  Here’s what I kept reaching for in December:

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DIY Body Butter

I tried to get it to resemble the 100% Pure Nourishing Body Cream consistency because I really like those products.  I’ll probably continue to purchase them just because of their convenience and lovely scents, but at $20 for 8oz and shipping all the way across North America I feel like I owe it to the environment and my wallet to look for an alternative.  But my goodness I do like their Honey and Almond and their White Peach scent.  

It took me a while to research all of the ingredients and how I could possibly make my own lotion but after a few weeks of looking into it, and searching out for the ingredients I wanted I finally came up with a recipe.  It took a little tweaking here and there, and for now I’ve settled on it being a body butter.  I separated a small porrtion out and added more rose hydrosol to make it more like a lotion.  I’m happy with both!

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Natural and Organic Moisturizers

It took me years to find a moisturizer that actually quenched my ridiuclously thirsty skin.  Jergen’s was my go to brand for the majority of my life…but then I started down my eco-conscious journey and the paraben and petroleum rich cream lost it’s lustre.  So I began the quest for finding a natural moisturizer that lived up to the high expectations I had of this holy grail body cream.

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