Tag Archives: August

Help support a great cause – supplying organic eggs and produce to those in need

Ryan Hanifan is a man with a mission.  He and his family believe in helping others and donate regularly to their local foodbanks.  They believe that everyone should have access to quality organic produce no matter what their income.  Help them make this a reality.

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Ryan has partnered with Noir Naturals to offer handmade goat’s milk and coconut milk soaps to help him reach his goal.  Proceeds of each purchase from his store will go toward putting food on Whitehouse, Ohio community tables.


Help Cobi and Michael become Riverside Royalty

Cobi and Michael would like to be named to the 2015 Krewe Bord de L’eau Carnival Ball Court and must raise funds to participate.  Help by purchasing all-natural, hand-made soaps and other great products from their Noir Naturals fundraising site.   A portion of the proceeds will benefit them directly and you will benefit from these great products – its a win-win!
 
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Cobi and Michael’s Fundraiser ends on November 25, 2014. Shop anytime from now until then and as often as you like.
 
We’ll let you know how they did as the Carnival Ball gets closer.
 
 

Happy Earth Day and Congratulations!

It’s Earth Day 2014!  Here’s to loving and caring for Mother Earth with all we have.

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Digitalart photo.

 

At Noir Naturals we’re celebrating by naming our 2014 Green Living award winner.  Congratulations to Andrea Tore and Jenna Cheslock!  Andrea was nominated by Jenna, who had this to say about her friend:

Andrea has a website called Living Green and Loving It.  Although she does what she can to live green overall, she focuses most on eating green.   She loves to cook, and shares her delicious, healthy, green recipes on her website.   She uses all organic and, whenever possible, local foods.

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Stuart Miles photo.

Congratulations to you both!  As the winner, Andrea will receive a $50 gift certificate and Jenna will receive a $20 gift certificate.

To learn more about Noir Naturals, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest.  Not into social media?   Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about our sustainability practices, team, products, travel schedule, and what else we’re up to.


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.

To learn more about Noir Naturals, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest.  Not into social media?  Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about our team, products, travel schedule, and what else we’re up to.


A look back

We’re feeling a little nostalgic here at Noir Naturals and thought we’d get in on the Throwback Thursday fun.

Remember this logo?  It was our first when we opened up shop.  We had eight Goat’s Milk Soaps then and thought that was a lot.  Sharing our vision of the old ways was (and still is) a dream come true.

 

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We found an excellent goat farmer for our milk and drove to pick it up ourselves. Yes, we still do that.

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We traveled to a lot of shows all over the Gulf Coast.  Oak Alley Plantation, Houma, Southdown, Houston, Brodamoor High School, and more.  We love meeting people.

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We  moved from Mandeville to Houston, Texas, and came back home to Louisiana.

We’ve added products to our inventory over the years.  A baby soap, Soy Wax Cubes, hair products, Shea Butter, vegan-friendly Coconut Milk Soaps,  Pure Raw Louisiana Honey, and Pure Argan Oil.

 

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

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While some things have changed, our core mission remains the same.  We want to bring you the highest quality, handmade bath, body, and aromatherapy products possible.  To help you experience Yesterday Once More.

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To learn more about Noir Naturals, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest. Not into social media?
Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about our team, products, travel schedule, and what else we’re up to.

 

 


We’re coming for you, Mandeville!

What are your weekend plans?

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Join us for a great time!

To learn more about Noir Naturals, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest. Not into social media?
Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about our team, products, travel schedule, and what else we’re up to.

 


How we live green at Noir Naturals

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Yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day and we’re still thinking about green – green living, that is.  At Noir Naturals, we believe in sustainable practices and greener living.  Our Green America Silver Certification is important to us in the office and in our personal lives.  Not only does Noir Naturals keep it greener, our team members do, too.  We asked our team to share how they live greener lives and they each do something a little differently.

Charles:
I try to turn off lights in the house and my workshop to conserve electricity. I run a lot of appliances in my shop at any point in time. Before I leave for the day I double check that all burners are off, and plugged out as well. I am still working on getting into a routine to turn off TV’s in the house and my projector in my man cave, so I can play a greater role in conservation.

Everyl-Ann:
I try to use as much natural light as possible. We have many windows in our house and office so I utilize the natural light as much as possible. I recently bought a solar recharge gadget for my iPhone, so I use this to recharge whenever I can. I also keep all packing peanuts from packages I get to reuse in the business.

Danalyn:
I use all natural hair and skin products

Sheryl:
I use natural light as much as possible, unplug electronics not in use, use led and compact florescent light bulbs, recycle, reuse as much as possible, buy pantry staples in bulk to reduce packaging, and binge cook – cook in large batches and freeze to reduce gas and electricity use later.

Do you live green or know anyone who does?  Share and you could win.  Nominate your green friend or yourself for our Green Living Award by April 11, 2014.  The winner will receive the 2014 Green Living Award and a $50 gift certificate for our store and the nominator will win a $20 gift certificate. Green_Living_Award_for_website_1
The winner will be announced on social media on Earth Day 2014 (April 22).  From today on, we’ll share green tips and hints on social media.  The more we conserve, recycle, and reuse, the better for our environment.

To learn more about Noir Naturals, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest.  Not into social media?  Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about our team, products, travel schedule, and what else we’re up to.  

 


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.

To learn more, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest.  Not into social media?  Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about our team, products, travel schedule, and what else we’re up to.


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!

To learn more about Noir Naturals, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, G+, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Pinterest. Not into social media?  Visit us at NoirNaturals.com to learn more about our team, products, travel schedule, and what else we’re up to.


Noir Naturals Goat’s Milk Lotion – always made from scratch

All of our lotions are available in travel, 4, and 8 oz. sizes.

All of our lotions are available in travel, 4, and 8 oz. sizes.

We at Noir Naturals take pride in doing things the old-fashioned way. We use only fresh goat’s milk from organically-fed goats in our goat’s milk products and only fresh coconut milk in our coconut milk soaps.  It may take longer, but we skip the shortcuts in the name of quality.  It’s the same approach we take with our goat’s milk lotions.  We skip premade lotion bases and make ours from scratch.
Premade lotion bases are not our thing. Even though the ingredients are listed on the label, companies do not list where the ingredients come from.  By making our own lotion base, we know exactly what goes into it and where all the ingredients come from.  We refuse to take shortcuts.
Back in the day, lotions were handcrafted from oils, butters, and liquids. We embrace the old way and make each batch of lotion from water, fresh raw goat’s milk, organic Shea butter, Safflower and Meadowfoam oils, emulsifying wax, Stearic Acid, and a preservative.  We make each base as we make each batch.  We add additional fragrance and essential oils for our scented lotions, and include additional moisturizing butters and oils for our Blue Angel lotions.  Our lotions are free of dyes, pigments, and parabens and are packaged as soon as each batch is ready.

View our inventory and find the right lotion for your needs.  We currently offer travel, 4 oz., and 8 oz. sizes and have a larger size coming soon.

What’s in your lotion?

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