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So How Are We Different?

  • Eco Friendly
  • Animal Friendly
  • Vegan
  • Synthetic Free
  • Petroleum Free
  • Preservative Free
  • Made in California
I Took The Handmade Pledge!
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We pride ourselves on creating fine quality handmade soaps containing olive, coconut, palm and other specialty oils, luxurious butters, grains, seeds and pure essential oils. The colors are derived from botanicals, spices and clays.

Every batch is hand-crafted and aged into bars of pure luxury.

“How” we make our products is as important to us as “what” we make. Our soaps are good for your skin and good for environment.

Once you experience our hand-crafted soap, you truly will never want to go back to anything else!

In keeping with our social and ethical responsibility goals, our palm oil supplier is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an organization that supports sustainable palm oil production. For more information, see:

What's In Your Soap?

Many commercial soaps today are made with detergents, which are petroleum based and contain very small percentage of natural ingredients.

Skin has the remarkable ability to absorb the products you apply to it right into blood stream. (That is why skin patches work).

Do you really want your body absorbing unfriendly chemicals? Many skin problems are result of the chemicals from the soap and skin conditioners that you are using.

Using natural products helps to prevent your skin from ingesting harmful chemicals.

At the Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep site, you can find out what is in the soap, or other products, you are using:

How to care for your soap

Once you get your new soap home, there are some things you can do to help it last as long as possible:

  • Don't let it sit in a puddle (any moisture will dissolve soap, even if you are not using it). A draining soap dish or a mesh bag hanging in the shower will help dry your soap between uses.
  • The longevity of your soap improves if you use loofah or wash pouf rather than soaping your body and creates even more lather.
  • Rinse your soap after use to get excess lather off
  • Before use, store your soap in a cool dry place, away from heat and direct sunlight. Under sink is not good because soap can pick up moisture from condensation on the pipes. Some people store it in a linen closet or dresser drawer so the scent can freshen towels or clothing.
  • If you want the bar to “roll” in your hands, use a cheese slicer and bevel the edges of the soap. Put the beveled off pieces in a small muslin or organza bag and use as an instant soapy washcloth.
  • Soap should be used within 6-12 months of purchase.
  • Since hand-crafted soap has no chemical preservatives, it deserves a special care to insure longest, happiest relationship possible between you and your soap!

Use Responsibly

Each product description on our website includes a complete list of ingredients. We have included explanations and descriptions of what the ingredients we use have been shown through research to help with – in a naturopathic and herbalist sense. We are not intending the information provided to be taken as sound medical advice.

People with sensitivities to any listed ingredient should not use the product. If you are in doubt about a particular ingredient, always try an allergy patch test. If at any time irritation occurs, discontinue use of the product.

Allergy Warning: Shea Nut Butter. There are individuals who will have a reaction to skin contact with nuts or latex. Though this may only affect individuals with extreme nut (those who are allergic to actual skin contact with nuts) or latex allergies (shea nut butter contains natural latex), if you think you could be affected, we recommend you do a skin patch test before using our soaps containing shea butter or choose one of soaps that do not contain it.

SWS cannot be held accountable for any individual reaction to any particular ingredient or for any intentional misuse of our products. Our products are created to assist maintaining your skin in a natural, healthy way.