Are Bar Soaps Hygienic?
June 20, 2018

Are Bar Soaps Hygienic?

Somehow bar soap has come under fire as a being a source of bacteria. The strange thing is that when I was a little girl (a long time ago) we had one bathroom and one bar of soap that was shared by the entire family. We never thought anything of it and we seldom got sick.
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The Shelf Life, Color & Scent of an All Natural Soap
October 17, 2017

The Shelf Life, Color & Scent of an All Natural Soap

Although handmade soaps usually get better with age, we recommend using our unscented soaps within 12 months of purchase, and our scented soaps within 6-10 months for best results. Although the soaps will not be "spoiled" after that time, you may notice that some natural colors and the scents from pure natural essential oils will fade over time.
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What Is The Difference Between Soap Bars and Shampoo Bars?
July 27, 2017

What Is The Difference Between Soap Bars and Shampoo Bars?

While the process for making a shampoo bar is the same as making soap and the ingredients are similar, a well-formulated shampoo bar is not your typical soap bar. Shampoo bar "recipes" are tweaked to use different proportions of oils and butters and to include botanicals, like nettles right, herb infused oils and essential oils that are known to help nourish the hair and scalp.
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How We Decide What Scents Not to Use?
March 24, 2017

How We Decide What Scents Not to Use?

We are often asked, "Why No Jasmine, Sandalwood or Apple Scents?" When we use scents (essential oils) we look at a few criteria such as the method of extraction, sustainability, cost and of course is it a pure essential oil.
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