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Truly ‘Green’ Sandalwood Soap

Ethical & Truly Natural
Brand New – Green Sandalwood soap!

There is something so ancient and alluring about Sandalwood.

The depth and exotic richness of this scent have been bewitching humans since antiquity; and, once we’re told, its easy to see that it forms the base of some of the most exquisite perfumes in the world.

Perhaps without knowing it, we associate this multi-faceted scent with quality and as something to be treasured.

Sadly, in recent years, our desire to surround ourselves with this special smell has outstripped our desire to treasure it.

The result, not surprisingly, is that the majestic Santalum Album tree that must live for at least 30 years before its precious oil is harvested,  is now endangered or, more specifically ‘vulnerable’.

Where’s your Sandalwood Soap?

For some years now, despite a great number of customer requests, endangered Sandalwood trees meant that we could not or, more importantly perhaps, would not, create a sandalwood soap.

Just as we do not take the easy or more ‘commercial’ route with our products and refuse to use palm oil in any of our range, so we refused (and continue to refuse) to use environmentally-damaging sandalwood oil or any synthetic imitations in any of our soaps.*

That was… until we discovered some non-endangered sandalwood varieties!

Never ones to turn down a challenge – particularly a scent-related one!  – for more than 2 years we have been busily exploring ways we could bring you a gorgeously-scented sandalwood soap that didn’t have a negative environmental impact.

Over this time, we’ve looked at and experimented with a wide variety of sandalwood oils and suppliers from all over the world.

And finally, with the kind help of some lovely testers, are very proud to introduce you to the fruits of our labours…

Our brand new Green Sandalwood soap!


Our soap is ‘green’ in that we’ve scented our soap 100% naturally with a blend of non-endangered sandalwood oils from Australia and the Caribbean, that are high in the all important true essence of sandalwood ‘santalol’.

It’s also ‘green’ because as part of our special scent blend we’ve added some lovely green and spicy heart notes.

The sandalwood essential oils add a wonderful creaminess to the soap on their own, but to up that feeling of ultimate luxury, we’ve also included the famed skin soother Black Seed Oil, and the winter skin saviour, Sesame Seed Oil.**

We really are very excited to bring this special soap to you, and just wish we could offer you a sniff through the computer screen.

Happy washing!


Have a look at our new Green Sandalwood Soap >


*Because of the long growing time, high demand, dwindling tree numbers and Indian export restrictions, sandalwood essential oil is very expensive. For  this reason, most ‘sandalwood’ products on the market contain at least some synthetic fragrance components.


**Don’t worry, we of course use the UNtoasted variety.

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Currently on the curing rack

View of Soap Cakes through drying rack above_ALL NATURAL SOAP CoThe seasons are definitely on the change and therefore so are our soaps.

We thought you might like to have a peak through our workshop window and glimpse a new variety that we’ve made recently and is now patiently curing on our drying racks – Our new Minty Fresh Scrub soap cakes.

The transition away from summer sun and long lazy days can bring with it some sadness. That’s why we thought we’d capture the freshness and vitality of the passing season and package it up as a lovely decorative soap cake.

Minty Fresh Scrub Cakes_in their moulds_ALL NATURAL SOAP CoPeppermint essential oil features abundantly in this soap and is famous for steadying the nerves and helping to relieve states of exhaustion and depression. Being dotted with poppy seeds, the soap is also nice and scrubby; meaning that that renewal can also extend to some good exfoliation.

These cakes are the same formula as our popular Minty Fresh Scrub bars, so if you’re a fan of these soaps, you’re bound to love their more decorative cousins.

They will be ready to adorn your sinks and bathroom in about 4 week’s time, but you’re always welcome to get in touch and place a pre-order now.

Click on the images to view larger.

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Sea Green Seaweed Spa

We’ve been having great fun recently playing around with our Seaweed Spa soap and we thought you might like to have a look at what we’re up to.

Our goal is to try and pack even more varieties of healing seaweed into this popular soap and make it an even more uplifting sea green colour to complement its fresh scent and reviving properties.

Below are some pictures of our latest batch, compared with the current soap. You can click on the images to enlarge them.


We really like the new colour. Do you? Would you prefer this bar to be sea green?

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New year, new hues

A very Happy New Year to you all! We hope you had a fab festive season and are enjoying welcoming in a new year brimming with promise and possibilities.

We’ve bounded into 2013 with a definite spring in our steps and have set about creating a lot of lovely new shades and soaps, which we look forward to sharing with you over the coming weeks and months.

Charcoal Grey

The first of our new hues comes in the form of our Charcoal Detox gift soaps. It being the depths of winter, we thought a softer, more comforting shade would be a nice change, and so our stylish, formerly black, cakes and hearts will start the year an appropriate shade of charcoal grey.

Light Ginger

The second new hue is in fact a new colour and an entirely new soap! We’ve been thinking for some time now that ginger would be a lovely, comforting smell to take into the shower or bath, and what better to pair to it with than lime! Some might say a margarita in bar, we’re super excited to try this when its finished its 4 week cure. Coloured 100% naturally of course with ginger powder and a touch of healing turmeric.

Mystery Variety

And what’s this I spy curing on the drying rack?’ll just have to wait and see.


The grey Charcoal Detox Hearts and Cakes are available for pre-order now. Orders placed today will be shipped in around 3-4 week’s time.

Lime & Ginger soaps will be available to order online in 4-5 week’s time.