Jan 10

Antibacterial Soaps: Providing a False Sense of Security

The H1N1 virus has hit a lot of people this flu season. With the limited supply of H1N1 vaccines, people are encouraged to wash their hands often throughout the day using an anti-bacterial soap. Is this necessary? Will anti-bacterial soap keep you healthier this flu season? Continue reading →

Jan 10

Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils…No Such Thing!

As we have been reaching out to different stores to make our product more available, we have been asked some questions about our essential oils. We have also been told by some stores that they’re looking for “therapeutic grade” essential oils. We’ve been in this business for a lot of years, and “therapeutic grade” was not a term we were familiar with. Time to do some research! Continue reading →

Jan 10

Solid Lotion…Who Would’ve Thought!

This month we have tried something a little different. Instead of having a soap for the soap of the month, we are selling our regular Shea Lotion Stick for the soap of the month price. A solid lotion stick is very different than what most people are used to.

One of the differences is that it is solid (duh!). Continue reading →

Jan 10

What’s Going on at Alabu

The past year has been really busy around Alabu. We spent quite a bit of the year at craft shows which we really enjoyed. There are few things that make us happier than being able to meet our customers, or talk about our soap. We take a great amount of pride in everything that we offer. November was especially busy. Every weekend was a craft show and most of them were away from home. Continue reading →

Jan 10

Need More Input!

On January 1st, we sent out our monthly newsletter with a link to a survey in it. We are looking for input on how we can better serve all of our customers. This is very important to us. One thing that we have seen already is that a lot of you would like to see more products. We ask that if you have any suggestions, leave a comment. We are really interested in what everyone is looking for. We have started some R&D on a couple of products and we will keep you all up to date as things continue to progress.