Monthly Archives: February 2013

March Madness at Noir Naturals

When you hear March Madness, college basketball comes to mind, but that’s not what we’re talking

We loved our last visit to Oak Alley Plantation and look forward to seeing these tour guides again.

Oak Alley Plantation – we’re coming back!

about.  We have so much happening this March that it might just make us a little mad.

We are so excited about our travel schedule this month!  Not only are we making return trips to two of our favorite places, we’re adding another stop to kick off the month.  Join us this weekend in Pass Christian, MS at the Flea Market at Menge.  This market is the largest outdoor market on the Gulf Coast and was featured on Junkin’ with Val and Dave.  Rain or shine, we’ll be there from 8 am until 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday – we cannot wait!

If this weekend is bad for you, come see us at Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, LA on March 16th and 17th.  We love going back to Oak Alley and love the history.  And those Oaks! There’s something for everyone at Oak Alley, including ghosts according to some.

Speaking of return trips, we’re going back to Houma, LA on March 23.  Look for us at the Southdown Marketplace Arts and Crafts Festival.  This one day show features music, food, and a wide assortment of vendors ready to show you what they’ve got.  The plantation and museum will be open, too. Admission is just $5 with children under 12 free.  Rain or shine, we’ll be there from 8 am until 4 pm.

What else does March have in store?  Soap news!  Stay tuned for more information on a new feature we know you’ll love.  Soap news not enough?  Hair care products are also on the way.  We heard your

Get our goat's milk and vegan coconut milk soaps by the bar or loaf.

Love our soaps? Stay tuned for a special announcement.

requests and will deliver and then some.

What are you March plans?  Share with us on Facebook, Twitter, and G+.  We can’t wait to hear from you.  Are you on Pinterest?  We are!

To learn more about Noir Naturals and the upcoming new products, visit us at NoirNaturals.com.

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Blue Angel Goat’s Milk Lotion Isn’t Just for Caregivers

Blue Angel was formulated for caregivers, but is also perfect for anyone who works hard and washes his or her hands frequently.This intensive formula is available in Lavender and unscented versions.

Blue Angel was formulated for caregivers, but is also perfect for anyone who works hard and washes his or her hands frequently.
This intensive formula is available in Lavender and unscented versions.

This Winter has been something else, eh? And if you have dry skin, it’s been murder.  Caregivers, cooks, and any others who wash his or her hands frequently are feeling the pain as well.  Sometimes regular lotion isn’t enough and heavy creams may be too much during the work hours.  Enter Blue Angel, a goat’s milk lotion inspired by nurses and mean for anyone dealing with dry, cracked damaged skin.

This hand lotion formula was inspired by the nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.  These angels work hard to help patients through every stage of the healing process.  They wash their hands dozens of times a day and then some, which strips away moisture.  We wanted to create something that helped keep their skin moisturized between applications.  Blue Angel is packed with some of the most moisturizing and healing butters and oils available. Mango, cocoa, and unrefined organic Shea butter blend with Jojoba, Meadowfoam, Safflower, and Vitamin E oils to form a creamy lotion.  And we add an extra healing kick with the addition of goat’s milk.

Kathy in Woodlands, TX tried Blue Angel and is sold:

I’ve been a hospital nurse for most of my career and have always endured dry and sometimes blistered hands. We are required to wash our hands and use hand sanitizers constantly at the hospital and my hands dry out so much. In all my years I have not found anything to keep my hands moist. Your sample lotion has sold me! My hands stay moist and soft and has completely healed. I will definitely be a long time customer. Thank you.

Blue Angel is available in both unscented and lavender formulas and is $15 for a bottle. Try it and heal your skin.   The formula is intensive and highly concentrated – a small amount works wonders!

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February 11, 2013

We’re coming home! Join us in Gonzales, LA this week!

By Noir Naturals

So, what are your plans this week?  We’ll be at LSU!  Kind of.  We’ll actually be in beautiful Gonzales (LA) with LSU at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center for the 78th annual LSU AgCenter  Livestock Show!

Louisiana State University’s Ag Center’s mission is to innovate, educate, and improve lives; this event does all this and then some.  This week-long event is a showcase for youth and those who care for and exhibit livestock.  Louisiana 4H and Future Farmers of America members from across the state will be on hand for educational events, competition, awards, and livestock industry information.  This is not just about farming, but about shaping and encouraging future leaders.

Blue Angel was formulated for caregivers, but is also perfect for anyone who works hard and washes his or her hands frequently.This intensive formula is available in Lavender and unscented versions.

Blue Angel was formulated for caregivers, but is also perfect for anyone who works hard and washes his or her hands frequently. This intensive formula is available in lavender and fragrance-free versions.

We’ll be there all week and bringing all of your favorites, including an assortment of our goat’s milk soaps (including Baby Noir Goat’s Milk Soap), our unrefined Organic Ghana Shea Butter, our goat’s milk lotions (including Blue Angel Goat’s Milk Lotions), and more.  Join us on Monday and Tuesday from 9 am-3 pm, Wednesday from 1-5 pm, and Thursday and Friday from 9 am – 3.  Product demonstrations and a gift basket giveaway are also on our agenda this week.

If you’re in or near the Gonzales area, you can pick up your order at the arena.  Please keep in mind that this is a livestock show.  We’d love to see you, but don’t want any of you to be uncomfortable.

The Lamar Dixon Expo Center is located on 9039 S St Landry Ave in Gonzales, Louisiana.  Remember, we’ll be there all week!  We love coming home!

Geaux kids and geaux LSU Tigers!

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February 5, 2013

In time for Valentine’s Day: Noir Naturals’ Massage Candles

By Noir Naturals

Need a romantic idea for Valentine’s Day? How about a romantic diner and movie night at home followed by a massage?

Valentine's 2013

Our massage candles are made from soy wax, Shea butter, mango butter, cocoa butter, jojoba oil, coconut oil, lavender essential oil. They leave your skin hydrated, smooth, and soft with no sticky residue.

Our European Lavender Massage Candles are available for a limited time. Get one for $15 or a set of 2 for $25.

To learn more about Noir Naturals, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, or Pinterest.  Not into social media?  Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about us, our products, and our travel schedule.

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February 1, 2013

The Reviews Are In: Baby Noir is a Hit!

By Noir Naturals

We love children and waned to develop a product just for them.  Baby Noir was born in 2012 and you love our new addition as much as we do.

Like all of our products, Baby Noir is colorant-free, paraben-free,and handmade with love.

Baby Noir is colorant-free, paraben-free, and, like all of our products, handmade with love.

Tracy from Gheens, LA says:

“My baby had eczema where his pamper touches his leg.  I bought a goat milk soap from Cracker Barrel to use on him but I did not like it.   I saw no difference in his eczema.  I’ve been using your baby soap on him and he no longer has eczema.  The soap smells good and he sleeps well. I am very happy. “

Elizabeth from Houma, LA agrees:

“We used the baby soap on our baby last night.  The smell was very mild, which I think is appropriate for a baby.  Also, he has super sensitive skin and I am happy to report that he had no reaction.  It left him soft and smooth. I am so excited to keep using it.  You have no idea how much peace of mind this gives me as a parent, to find a local, handmade, natural soap for my baby’s nightly bath, it’s a dream come true! Thanks Noir Naturals!” 

Baby Noir is specially formulated to soothe sensitive skin.  We add organic chamomile and soothing lavender essential oil to this creamy soap to help wee ones of all ages relax after bath time.   As always, Baby Noir is colorant-free, paraben-free, and handmade with love.

We donate a portion of the proceeds of the sale of each Baby Noir Goat’s Milk Soap to Be An Angel Children’s Organization, located in Houston, TX.  Be An Angel helps improve the quality of life for children with multiple disabilities or profound deafness.

If you want product for the wee one with no added scent, try our Age of Innocence Goat’s Milk Soap.  Baby Noir, Age of Innocence, and all of our soaps are available by the bar or loaf.  Age of Innocence is also available as a lotion and perfect for babies or anyone seeking a scent-free moisturizer free of added fragrance.  And unlikebaby_soap_and_lotion_2some conventional unscented products, when we say unscented or scent-free, we do not include additional ingredients to mask the natural scent.

To learn more about Noir Naturals, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, or Pinterest.  Not into social media?  Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about us, our products, and our travel schedule.

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February 1, 2013

By Noir Naturals

This is so incredibly sweet!

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