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Shaving Soap - My New Best Friend

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Shaving Soap - My New Best Friend

This year we have decidedly focused our business on festivals in the local and surrounding areas.  This has given me an opportunity to come face to face with customers that I might not ordinarily meet.  It has been a great opportunity for me to see what you guys really want when all the options are available, and to see what you want that I have not been doing.  The single most requested item these past few months has been shaving soap.  This surprised me on some levels as I didn't know that shaving soap was such a big deal.  ...

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Tallow - Nature's Perfect Ingredient for Skin Care

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Tallow - Nature's Perfect Ingredient for Skin Care

How many times have you heard that tallow is a no-no in beauty products?  I have read this several times on company websites that continue to promote their own products that contain known carcinogens, harmful chemicals and preservatives.  The two main reasons that commercial companies choose not to use tallow in their products is because first, and most importantly to them, it is not patentable.  Another reason is that it can be costly and time intensive to render the fat. Why would you want to slather up with beef fat?  Interestingly enough, there are verifiable similarities between human cell membranes...

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