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Is Coffee Good for Your Skin? Or Why I Put Coffee in Soap (And Not the Other Way Round)

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Yes, coffee is good for your skin. Now that we have that settled, let’s see why. I know very few people who don’t enjoy a hot cup of coffee at least from time to time if not every day. And I am one of those very few. I never drink coffee. Or almost never. I …

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What Makes Soap Hard?

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No, it’s not rubbing it in your hands that does it. Pretty much all of us who have been to Greece have tested the 100% olive oil soap, I’m sure. It’s a gentle soap that is generally highly appreciated. And still, it turns so mushy, doesn’t it? No matter the type of soap dish you …

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Why Choose Solid Soap?

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Ok, it’s gorgeous, yes, but why go for solid soap instead of liquid soap and/ or shower gel? First of all, it’s important to know that, unlike artisan solid soap, the industrially produced liquid soap and shower gel you find on supermarket shelves are basically detergent, made from a cocktail of chemicals rather than oils …

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What Is Cold Process Soap?

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We’ve been telling you that our natural, handmade artisan soap is a cold process type of soap. But what does that mean? Well, it simply means that our soap is not cooked. The oils and lye are mixed at low temperatures – 30-40 degrees Celsius or sometimes even at room temperature, a process which is …

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