This dual-purpose bar is the perfect travel companion! Not only is it terrific for hand washing laundry while you are on the go, it also lathers up really well to do dishes.Read more...
This dual-purpose bar is the perfect travel companion! Not only is it terrific for hand washing laundry while you are on the go, it also lathers up really well to do dishes (camping trip, anyone??). It's also super-handy at home as the helpful companion to our ChoiceTM Laundry Powder . . . together these two get some incredible stains out!
Another feature? This bar is made with salt water from the Atlantic Ocean. Why? Salt water results in a long-lasting bar that will withstand friction against different fabrics better, and we have salt water in abundance practically in the front yard! Finally, it's gentle on our hands, as well. We love, love, love this product <3
Features & uses: Unscented, gluten-free, vegan, for all skin types, for home & travel, unisex, for all ages, cloth diapers, 2-in-1 (laundry & dishes)
Ingredients: Water from the Atlantic Ocean, vegetable shortening (soybean oil, palm oil [sustainably harvested]), coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, sodium hydroxide (lye - see note below)
Hand-cut bar sizes: Full bar (approximately 110 grams). Sample bar (at least 20 grams, size and shape may vary). Please note, moisture evaporates from the bars as they cure, so weight varies depending on the age of the bar.
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Our product-testing promise: We promise that all of our products are tested in-house on ourselves, and by family members and friends. We do not conduct tests on animals, even pet shampoo, which is tested on ourselves before using it on any pet.
Our promise to you is that, with one exception, we will only use 100% natural ingredients in our products. What's the exception? Lye, or sodium hydroxide. Bottom line, without lye there cannot be soap, it's really that simple. It is possible to make a natural lye (e.g., from wood ash), though it is really difficult to get consistent results, which is crucially important for safe end products. Please read on for a more fulsome explanation :-)
We make all of our bars using traditional methods of combining oils and water, which is a wonderful combination of science and art. Now, as you can imagine, oil and water will not combine, no matter how hard you shake them together. Instead, a chemical reaction is required to make oil and water become an entirely new substance, soap! That chemical reaction is caused by adding lye (sodium hydroxide) to the water, then adding that solution to the melted oils.
It is really important to make sure that for every lye solution molecule there is at least one oil molecule, which results in a very well balanced and soothing soap. Every single one of our bars meets or exceeds that criteria. That is our promise to you!