The Secret in Our Winter Skin Saver Bar: Lanolin

How to Get Rid of Dry Skin? Finding products that keep dry skin moisturized can be a huge challenge. Our Winter Skin Saver Bar is easily one of our most popular limited edition natural soaps…how do I know this? Because each batch we put out sells out within a day or two. But what makes … Read More


What Makes This The Best Natural Body Wash For Summer?

Limited Edition Summer Skin Saver Whether you’re constantly in and out of the pool, hiking the trails of northern Minnesota, or working a summer job that keeps you outdoors from dawn to dusk, you’ll need to make sure you’re protecting your skin from the constant presence of sun, wind, and water this summer. In response … Read More


Can You Use Natural Body Soap Bars On Your Hair?

Ladies and Gentlemen, the blog we’ve all been waiting for… Okay, maybe just the blog I’ve been waiting for.  Can you use your favorite AVNS Body Soap Bars on your hair? This idea first occurred to me because my favorite AVNS Bar is the Black Licorice Hand Foot and Body Bar and I spent a … Read More


Natural Products For Sensitive Skin

Do You Have Sensitive Skin? If you’re someone with sensitive skin looking for a skincare routine let me ask you this: have you considered your natural skincare options? As a company focused on making skincare and haircare products with natural ingredients like aloe, oatmeal, and chamomile (just to name a few), Apple Valley Natural Soap … Read More


The Best Natural Exfoliating Soap For Spring

Limited Edition Gardener’s Citrus Basil Soap Bar If you’re looking for one of the best exfoliating soaps on the block you’ve come to the right place. This week we will be diving in depth with our limited edition soap of the spring season Gardener’s Citrus Basil Soap Bar, an amazing smelling soap with fantastic natural … Read More


Apple Valley Natural Soap’s 5 Best Smelling Shampoo Bars

According to you, me, Marianne and Tia! If you joined us back in October during our hunt for our 5 best smelling body bars we’d like to welcome you back for a round two reveal of our best smelling shampoo bars. Over the weekend we’ve been getting survey results and thanks to your input, five … Read More


Beer Rinse For Your Hair: Does it Work???

Beer = Perfect Hair? Is rinsing your hair with beer the long awaited miracle secret to long, shiny hair? Or just a hoax-y trend with no real results? I guess we’ll find out because I tried rinsing my hair with beer to see if it would truly improve my naturally textured hair (before and after … Read More