Mosquitoes are a pain in the summer, but many conventional bug sprays and insect repellents contain unnecessary or harmful additives. We’ve compiled a list of four easy ways to keep bugs away safely and naturally.
Activated carbon (or as it is most commonly called, activated charcoal) is a form of charcoal with amazing powers to attract and adsorb other molecules. Learn why we are using activated charcoal to make our newest soap.
The smell of citrus is familiar, bright and invigorating. Citrus oils have a wide variety of different benefits and uses and are often included in natural cleaning products, fragrances, and culinary dishes. Here at Glenn Avenue, we use different citrus oils in many of our skincare products, including Bandit’s Oil foaming hand soap, Not A Brown Trout bar soap, and our Foaming Face Wash. We're highlighting three of our favorite and most commonly used citrus essential oils so you can learn more about their properties and uses.
Meet Dr. Bobbi Jo Rayo, a local pediatrician and one of our amazing community partners! Dr. Rayo is a Doctor of Pediatrics at Pediatric Associates in Hilliard, OH has been working in pediatrics for over 30 years. Dr. Rayo (or Bobbi Jo, as she prefers to be called) is passionate about natural skincare and local business and has referred dozens of her patients to Glenn Avenue. We (Phil, Rachel and Jess) wanted to sit down with Bobbi Jo and talk about her practice, the benefits and importance of natural skincare, and our upcoming baby care line, so we had her stop by the shop for an interview. Read the entire transcript below!
Our Healing Blend Body Butter is an amazing product, made from 100% natural and organic butters, oils and essential oils. It's a must-have in the fall and winter to heal dry, cracked skin, but there are great uses for it year-round! Check out these five unexpected ways you can put our Healing Blend to work for you and your family.
Soapmaking is a tricky art. There are so many factors that go into making great soap, and sometimes even the most seasoned soapmakers can slip up and make a mistake. Recently, I accidentally added just half of the oils we needed for a batch of soap. Oops! Watch this video to see the result.
Sally Carroll Moon and Peter Moon are on the frontier of apple cidery in Columbus. They started Mad Moon Cider and hard cider production in 2014, using traditional craft methods very similar to what...
Sandra and I moved the soap lab out of our living room last October. It was a commercial space hidden away in an industrial park, but it gave us the room we needed. Literally the same day, we received a call regarding a property on 5th Avenue that had suddenly become available. This new property gave us space for production, but also a good location in which to open a retail store.