What is the Origin of Soap?
June 16, 2014

What is the Origin of Soap?

Although no one really knows when soap was discovered, there are various legends surrounding it’s beginning. According to Roman legend, soap was named after Mount Sapo, an ancient site of animal sacrifices. After an animal sacrifice, rain would wash animal fat and ash, that collected under the ceremonial altars, down to the banks of the Tiber River.
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Olive Oil Tutorial
June 7, 2014

Olive Oil Tutorial

To make olive oil, the ripe olives and pits are crushed. From the olive mash comes olive oil. The method by which the oil is extracted determines the quality of that oil. All olive oils are not created equal!
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Eco-Friendly Packaging: Why It’s Important
May 1, 2014

Eco-Friendly Packaging: Why It’s Important

As a company dedicated to all things natural, we strongly believe this applies not only our products, but to how they are packaged, how we manage the office, and how we live our daily lives. Check the organic page about packaging it probably goes here!
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Why Does Natural Soap Sweat in Humid Weather?
April 17, 2014

Why Does Natural Soap Sweat in Humid Weather?

A quality bar of handmade soap will often "sweat" in humid weather due to the high content of natural humectants. A humectant is a substance that readily absorbs moisture from its surroundings. When natural soap sits out in humid conditions, the glycerin in the soap will draw the moisture out of the air and onto the soap.
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