Organic Skin Care

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Monday, November 28, 2016

Syrian Women Entrepreneurs Still Export Aleppo Soap, But They’ve Lost One Of Their Own – Forbes

A Syrian refugee in Istanbul assembles packaging for Aleppo soap. Photo: Ghar Cooperative There were 50 women in the sewing cooperative in Damascus, crocheting and sewing handmade bags for Aleppo soap, to support their families during the civil war. Now there are 49. Wafaa, a mother of three, was killed as she drove other women to a funeral in the Damascus neighborhood of Muhajereen. A shell, probably fired from a…

Posted: Monday, November 28, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Monday, November 28, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Monday, November 28, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2016

Small Business Saturday draws shoppers to downtown York – FOX43.com

YORK, Pa. — Black Friday might be over, but cash registers are still ringing across Central Pennsylvania. People packed into local shops and restaurants to support Small Business Saturday. Sunrise Soap Company in York thrives on this day. Christina Clarke, the owner of the natural soap shop, said, “I’m just exhilarated just because this is the day I wait for every year. This is my season and I love it. We…

Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Saturday, November 26, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Saturday, November 26, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Saturday, November 26, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Saturday, November 26, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

We’re Lathered Up About Stem Handmade Soap – Clevelandmagazine.com

After Steve Meka and David Willet decided to make their own line of soaps, they took it very seriously. “I would send out a batch of soap to 20 people with a survey: Do they like the lather, the smell? Did it dry or moisturize their skin?” Meka recalls. “They would send it back, and I would redo it and send them another one.”  When Meka got it right,…

Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Little Soap Shop in Astoria moves and expands, rebranded as Lavender Label – QNS.com

For nine years, Astoria residents have come to frequent The Little Soap Shop, a tiny but bustling natural bath and skin care shop just off Ditmars on 36th Street. The brainchild of Vivian Dritsas, the handmade soap began as a solution when the Astoria local was experiencing some skin issues that were aggravated by traditional, commercially processed cleansers. After a great deal of research and producing batches for home use…

Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap: Like Showering With A Raving Street Preacher – Bangor Daily News

Eric Shepherd Eric is a marketing professional working and living in Portland, ME. His writing on politics, science, and culture has appeared on NPR.com, Babble.com, and other national and regional outlets. Eric is also a public speaker on topics related to branding, social media, and cause marketing. He spent 10 years as a recording and touring musician. He has lived up and down the East Coast, but loves Portland the…

Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016