Collection: Ilog Maria

ALL NATURAL. We recognize that all creation is grounded in spirit. We are farmers. We make a living through careful and responsible stewardship of nature. We make all our products from natural ingredients because we are the first and last users of our products. It is also because this is the very best way to make personal products.
NO CHEMICALS. We have not used any pesticides or chemicals anywhere on our farm in the last 30 years.
FIRST USE. We were the first users of these products about 30 years ago. We still use them daily. Each member of our family is a product tester. When one of us notices any deviation in product quality, the entire batch is scrapped. We never test on animals. 
HANDMADE SMALL BATCHES. We make everything by hand in small batches to continuously build stocks in our store. Our products are always fresh. It's best if customers replenish every one or two months.
LOCAL. As much as possible, we source all raw materials locally. We have more difficulty working with local natural materials because their characteristics vary each time we use them, but we persevere. We source regionally, when there are no local sources. We have long standing relationships with our sources of non-tropical natural raw materials, so we always get the best quality and price.

FORMULATIONS. All our formulations are about 30 years old. Some are more than 300 years old. We have learned to adjust formulations to accommodate seasonal variations. We do not and will not change any of our formulations.
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