Monthly Archives: September 2013

New store hours and more

Check out our new beeswax cubes!

Check out our new beeswax cubes!

Happy Fall!  We just plain love this time of year.  The temperature starts to change, nights get a little longer, and we hit the road.  We love the fall show season and have a few stops planned.  Before we hit the road, we made some changes.

First, we’ve changed our store hours.  Not by much, but we think you’ll like it. Come see us from 10 am until 6 pm Tuesday through Friday and 9-3 on Saturday.  We’re closed on Sundays and Mondays.

We’re adding new products to the inventory.  New coconut milk vegan soaps are coming and new beeswax cubes are in the works.  Everyl-Ann made her first batch this past weekend while running the shop. In addition, keep your eyes open for the 2013 line of fall and holiday scented soaps and wax cubes.

Finally, we’ve tweaked our show schedule a bit.  Our first stop is in Hammond this weekend.  On Friday, September 27, join us at the 2013 Brews Arts Festival.  This one is strictly for the 21 and over crowd.  From 5-9 pm enjoy music, arts and crafts from local and regional artists, live demonstrations, food by Kevin Cote, fresh homemade sangria, and an extensive selection of beer.  Tickets are $20 per person in advance or $25  at the door.  Get your advance tickets from the Hammond Arts Center during regular gallery hours, by phone at 985-542-7113, or online.  Hope to see you on Friday behind the Arts Center in the Morrison Alley parking lot.

Yes, Fall is Noir Naturals’ prime time!  Learn more about us at NoirNaturals.com, Facebook, Twitter, G+, or Pinterest.

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Changes in our fundraising program

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Try a fundraiser that offers something useful – our natural, handmade soaps!

It’s that time of year already.  Kids of all ages are making the rounds with multiple fundraising catalogs and we wonder how – and if – we’ll find anything we can use for ourselves or as gifts.  With Noir Naturals’ fundraising program, you know you have a product everyone can use.  We launched our fundraising program to offer something different and think the new changes will make it even easier for your organization to stand out and earn more.

Noir Naturals program is available for individual student and student groups of all ages, pre-K through college, to generate income for trips and various causes.  Adult mission and ministry groups are welcome as well.

We now offer three options for our fundraisers.  Customers can purchase bars online from a personalized fundraising website like Haley’s, offline via catalog, or at our retail location in Ponchatoula.

We’ve also increased your organization’s profit on each bar.  Instead of $1.50, your group can earn $2.50 per bar.  There is a small minimum target – just 50 bars.  If each child sells one to two bars, the minimum will be met in no time.   And at prices at just $5 or $6 each, customers may buy more than one bar just because.

There is still no upfront cost unless your organization wants to pre-purchase bars to sell at an event. Imagine setting up a table at the Fall or Holiday Festival and selling out.  You could launch your fundraiser then and have customers swing by Noir Naturals to purchase more.

All of our goat’s milk and coconut milk vegan soap bars are available including our Baby Noir Soaps, Asta Doggie Soaps, and new Powder Puff Goat’s Milk Soap.

Let us help your child’s school, daycare center, club, or group raise money for trips, projects, and more.

To learn more about our fundraising program or Noir Naturals in general, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, or Pinterest.  Not into social media?   Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about us and see our fundraising catalog.


Why you should add raw local honey to your diet

The hype about raw local honey is not just hype.  There are many benefits to adding this delicious nectar to your pantry.

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Raw honey is a cough suppressant.  Did your grandmother give you hot tea with honey when you had a cold?  Remember how good it was?  It’s more than just tasty.  Honey is known to suppress coughs and soothe the throat.

Local honey builds immunity to allergies.  As you eat honey made from local pollen, you build a tolerance to it.  The greater your tolerance, the less you’ll react to the allergens. Try it for a few weeks.

Raw honey is rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and cancer-fighting phytonutrients.  Each serving of honey has Vitamins B6, B3, B2, B1, B5, and C as well as copper, magnesium, potassium, zinc, calcium, and phosphorus.

Honey is old school, natural goodness with anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antiseptic properties.  Anyone tell you to put honey on a cut or scrape?  Think of honey as a natural Neosporin.   Just don’t be surprised when your pet tries to lick it off.

If the health benefits are not enough to sway you, let this bit of info sink in.   When you pick it up, you help boost the local economy and support local farms.   And raw honey is delicious!

Can you taste it?  Pick up a one pound bottle or two of organic raw local honey from us for just $6 each. Order online or come by the shop.

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, travel schedule, and what else we’re up to.


September is here and the shopping is easy

September.  School is back in session, football is around the corner, and cooler weather will be here…eventually.  We’re celebrating the new month by showcasing new products and a great special.

September specials and promotions

 

Check out our catalog or stop by the store to learn more about our new products.  We’re across from AmeriGas at 1545 Hwy 51, Suite #2 in Ponchatoula.  We’d love to see you.

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, travel schedule, and what else we’re up to.