Natural, Sustainable, Handmade

What is natural, and what does it mean to you? The Alō blog is a collection of information, tips, and educational materials to help answer that question. You'll find information about using natural products for you and your family, as well as inside looks to how Alō products are made. From helping you understand how to nurture your skin, to how to body butter works, the information here is aimed at helping you sustain a natural life, nourished by nature.

Heat and body butter

Summer, Heat, and Melting Body Butters

Saving body butter from the blazing summer heat (and a tip for creating a custom blend of your own!)

Dirt doesn't cause acne

What causes acne anyway?

Dirt doesn’t cause acne. Clogged pores, bacteria, & infected hair follicles do. Learn what acne is, what causes it, and how your skin care routine can help.

Natural Soap Colorants

Natural Soap Colorants. What they are and where I find them.

Discovering some of the natural ingredients used to color soaps naturally – including some natural soap colorants right from the pantry and garden!

How to determine your skin type

What Is Your Skin Type?

Find out what skin type you have, and how to take care of it with naturally nourishing products.

Soothing dry skin with natural products

Soothing the Dry Skin Woes

Itchy, scratchy, tight, and just down right uncomfortable. Dry skin can be caused by many factors. Here’s a list 6 of common causes of dry skin, and tips on how to fight back.

Introducing the new brand: alō Goods

alō Goods is a brand focused on nourishing your mind, body, & spirit through the enjoyment of natural handcrafted products.

FREE SOAP to Help Make Handwashing a Habit!

October 15th, 2016 is Global Handwashing Day! To help spread the word about hygiene and make handwashing a habit, every order over $10.00 will include a free bar of soap!  Gift your free bar to a friend, family member, or co-worker and Make handwashing a habit! For handwashing to be effective it must be practiced consistently […]

Piping Lavender Renaissance Soap

Entering the Great Cakes Soapworks Challange – This month’s challenge was Piped Soap. Just like you would pipe frosting onto a birthday cake, you can pipe cold process soap! Fun right?

Strawberry Patch – Growing, Harvesting, and Enjoying Strawberries!

10 tasty ways to enjoy your strawberry garden, and my tried and true strawberry patch pest control tricks!

Springtime Stings… Dealing with Bees and Wasps

Have a sting free spring with these tips for handling wasps and bees, and natural cures in case you go get stung – those jerks!

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