Category Archives: pamper yourself

All things lavender on sale for Mother’s Day

Help mom relax and unwind with lavender-infused goodness.  If it has lavender, Noir Naturals has it on sale.   Get 20% off anything in our catalog with our favorite relaxing fragrance until May 10.

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No coupon is necessary.

Mom deserves at least a little pampering.  Spoil her this weekend.

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Fun at the New Orleans French Quarter Festival

Spring has sprung down south and we decided to take the weekend off and celebrate.  Our team members each had something fun to do and most plans started and ended with festivals.  We decided to swing into New Orleans for the 2014 French Quarter Festival.  

 

Live music at Riverfront.

Live music filled the streets.

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Musicians playing in the street.

 

Everyl-Ann made a new friend.

Everyl-Ann made a new friend.

There were other sights and sounds, but we want to see yours.   If you checked out a festival in your area, show or tell us about it this week on TwitterFacebook, or G+.  And don’t forget about our Green Living Award.  There are just a few days left to enter.

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Do you know what your skin is doing?

Food for thought: Our skin absorbs 60% of what we put on it. Scary, isn’t it? Read labels and know what you’re using.

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Infographic by EcoMom. Right click and hit ‘open image in new tab’ to make it larger.

At Noir Naturals, we do not use any toxic or questionable ingredients.  We never have and never will.

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This week at Noir Naturals

It’s Mardi Gras!  King Cake for everyone!

Celebrating is just one of the things we’ve been up to this week.  On Facebook, we shared a day in the life of a new product.  We’re making and testing our new shampoo line.

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Check out the progress on Facebook and G+.

We also introduced our large, 32 oz. bottles of Age of Innocence Goat’s Milk Lotion.  Get this made from scratch favorite for $25.

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And our Carrot Orange Goat’s Milk Soap is also available this week.  Get a bar or two for $5 each.

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We still have a few bars of our Limited Edition Dark Chocolate Goat’s Milk Soap on hand.

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And don’t forget about our clearance sale on our Dead Sea Salt Body Scrubs.  They’re selling out quickly.

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See you in March with more updates, news, and the start of our Green Living Award Contest!

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How to care for your natural soap dish

A wooden soap dish is pretty and useful.  It can add a little nature to your bath decor and extend the life of your soap bars.  Keeping soap dry between use is key to making it last longer – this is especially true of natural soap.  But how do you care for the soap dish? Don’t worry – it’s easy!

All soap can leave a little gunk behind.  It’s unattractive, but easy to clean.

Dish before

Just run a towel or cleaning rag through the grooves to clean out the gunk and rinse.  Or just run it through the dishwasher.  Let it sit and dry.

Dish when wet

Once it dries, it’s ready to hold your favorite bar of soap again.

Dish when dried

Noir Naturals’ Cypress Wooden Soap Dish is durable, attractive, and has deep grooves that help soap drain well.  It fits in nicely in the kitchen or bath and is just and lasts a long time with proper care.  Get yours for just $4 each and perk up your decor while extending the life of your soap.

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Show us your skin to win

How about a contest?

We know ourselves how dry winter weather and can affect the skin.   One of our team members was willing to share what her skin used to look like very winter.

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Before Coconut Milk Vegan Soap and Organic Ghana Shea Butter, our team member had hands like this.

 

 

It wasn’t just unattractive. It was itchy and painful.  Only quality products designed to pamper and heal the skin gave her relief.

 

 

 

 

Show us some skin and win! Your dry skin, that is.

Show us what the extreme weather is doing to your skin and you can win! Post a pic and you may be one of three winners. Winners will receive their choice of one of the following:

Organic Shea Butter (4 oz)
– Blue Angel Goat’s Milk Lotion (Lavender or Unscented)
Goat’s Milk Body Butter (4 oz)

Submit photos Friday until midnight CST.  We’ll select winners on Saturday.  Feel free to submit them in a private message if you’re feeling shy.

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We’re coming for you, Baton Rouge!

Join us this weekend for the Helen Brett International Jewelry Fair/General Merchandise Show at the Baton Rouge River Center!

On Friday 12/13 and Sat 12/14 from 10-6 and Sunday 12/15 from 10-5 come see what we and other vendors have to offer.

This is our last big show of the year and we’re excited.  Our new Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk and Citrus Vegan Coconut Milk Soaps, fall and holiday soy wax cubes and warmers, gift sets, and more are in stock and we’re making more for the show
We're bringing our new Eucalyptus Goat's Milk Soap and more!

We’re bringing our new Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap and more!

Helen Brett Shows are industry events, so no one under age 16 is permitted. Qualified buyers pay no admission and the center has plenty of parking.  Baton Rouge River Center is located at 275 South River Road.

Remember, if you live in the area and place and order online, we’ll meet so you can pick up you order with no shipping charges.
What are your weekend plans?  See you in Baton Rouge!

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Black Friday Specials on Argan Oil

We told you we had a great sale in store for Black Friday!

black friday argan oilOur 100% Pure Organic Argan Oil is an incredible moisturizer and excellent for hair, skin, and nails.

Our sale  lasts all week!  Get one 1.5 oz. bottle for $20 ($5 off of our regular price) or two bottles for $35 ($10 off)!

All orders with Organic Argan Oil get free shipping, too!  Just select the ‘free shipping’ option at checkout.  Get a bottle along with your favorite items.

Want yours?  Our Black Friday sale starts on Tuesday November 26 and runs through Cyber Monday, December 2nd.  No coupon necessary.

Remember, we’re taking Thursday and Friday off for the holiday.  We’ll be back on Saturday at our regular time.

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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.


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.