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Each bars weights approximately 140g
The ingredients used in our soaps are as follows:-
PALM FREE SOAPS
Coconut oil, olive oil , sweet almond oil and shea butter
WITH PALM (from sustainable source)
Palm oil, coconut oil, sweet almond oil, olive oil and shea butter
The soap is handmade cold process soap, made in small batches. Each bar weighs at least 140 grams, measuring 3¼" x 2½"x 1" (8 x 6½ x2½ cm) and is a hard bar with a fine lather.
The ingredients vary but for the most part they consist of;- palm oil, coconut oil, olive oil, sweet almond oil and shea butter. Some of our soaps and shampoos are palm free. Our shampoo bars have many of the above ingredients but in addition, carry the wonderful oils of:- jojoba, kukui nut, apricot kernel, avocado and castor,
Then the fragrances (all essential oils) are:- lavender, lemongrass, ylang ylang, clove bud, rosemary, eucalyptus and orange. In the newer soaps the additional essential oils used are:- cinnamon, citronella, sweet fennel, vanilla, pine. The shampoo bars have some of the above essential oils but also tea tree, bergamot, cedarwood and lemon.
Some soaps have mixed spices, cocoa powder, rose clay, spirulina or coffee grinds added for colour. Others have organic oatmeal and honey, aloe vera or nettle tea added for nutrition. Poppy seeds and calendula petals are included in some soaps and add both texture and detail to the soap as well as making an exfoliating bar.
We have a soap dish, handmade by ourselves, made from recycled slate, grooved to take away excess water and to allow the soap to sit comfortably and remain dry. Measurements are 4½" x 3" (10cm x 7½cm) .
Our soaps and shampoo bars come in boxes and are made using the finest ingredients and all natural. We do not use any artificial colours, fragrances or additives. Our soap is 100% biodegradable and is non toxic and is not harmful to the environment. We make our soap and shampoo in small batches from our home We use a correct dosage of sodium hydroxide, otherwise know as lye in the making of the soap. It is water soluble is used to cause a reaction called saponification to create soap and is completely safe after it has been combined with the other constituents, such as the oils used, and left to cure for a month or so. After one month to five weeks of curing, the soap is devoid of the sodium hydroxide as it has been neutralised out of the soap. leaving a gentle and kind cleaning agent for the skin and hair.
Essential oils are added for fragrance. See each individual bar for details