We have been asked this question a few times - what is the difference between commercial and handmade soap. They just clean the same way, right?
All soaps clean, true. The difference is in the effect they have on your skin afterwards because of the way they are formulated. Our artisan soaps are completely natural, made with the highest grade of pure vegetable oils and butters making them very gentle on the skin without stripping away all of its natural oils.
Handmade soap also contains glycerin which is produced naturally during the soap making process. Glycerin is a humectant that attracts moisture from the air to the skin. It’s one of the things that make handmade soap so amazing, actually reversing dryness, itching and flaking. Most commercial soaps do not have enough glycerin which is extracted/sold for other commercial uses.
All our soaps are especially formulated and individualised for different skin types and use. A very high percentage of olive oil and combinations with coconut, rice bran, avocado oils, cocoa and shea butters and other skin loving oils make our soaps exceptionally gentle and non-drying for the skin. In addition our unique range of milk soaps, both dairy and vegan varieties are extremely gentle, which makes them especially suitable for those with sensitive or irritated skin.
Since we want our products to be completely natural, our soaps are scented only with essential/aromatherapy oils derived from plants and natural colorants like clay and plant derivatives. We also have a range of unscented soaps for those who are sensitive to any kind of scent.
Olive oil, coconut oil, aqua, lye, patchouli & grapefruit essential oils, rose clay.
The specially chosen combination of oils and butters create a very moisturising bar, while the clay digs deep into the pores for more than just surface cleansing, without stripping away all of the skin’s natural oils.