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Welcome to the Soapedia Blog

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As the name suggests, we know a thing or two about soap. In fact, we have soap-erior knowledge about the stuff, which is why we started this blog. Our goal is to share information, news, product reviews and tips 'n' tricks to give you food for thought.

But don't get in a lather; it's not all about soap. We cover all sorts of trending topics from skincare to ethics to food. There's even an article about monkeys in there. So peruse, absorb and comment too if you wish, because we enjoy a debate. Oh, and feel free to share our articles via Facebook, Instagram, texts to your friends or good old fashioned megaphone.


2 CommentsWednesday, 25 March 2020  |  Fifi
Would You Use Snail Slime in Your Skincare Routine?

Would You Use Snail Slime in Your Skincare Routine?

We're all familiar with the slimy and shiny trail left behind from snails and slugs, which most of us try to avoid. But would you put snail slime on your face or body?  Also referred to as snail filtrate or snail mucus, snail mucus is one of the best-kept beauty secrets out there. READ: Would You Use Snail Slime in Your Skincare Routine?

 

Wednesday, 18 March 2020  |  Ken
Savon de Marseille  The History of Marseille Soap

Savon de Marseille – The History of Marseille Soap

The origin of Savon de Marseille comes without doubt from Aleppo soap, which has existed for thousands of years. The method of manufacture originated in the city of Aleppo in Syria and involving a basis of olive oil and laurel oil. This method spread throughout the Mediterranean basin in the wake of the crusades, passing through Italy and Spain, before reaching Marseille. READ: Savon de Marseille – The History of Marseille Soap

 

Wednesday, 11 March 2020  |  Nicola
Why Natural Soap is Important to Your Vegan Lifestyle

Why Natural Soap is Important to Your Vegan Lifestyle

Living la vie "vegan" isn't just about saying no to meat and yes to kale smoothies. It's a whole lifestyle; as much about choosing cruelty-free, zero-waste products and supporting ethical businesses as it is about the food on your plate. Read: Why Natural Soap is Important to Your Vegan Lifestyle

 

Saturday, 25 January 2020  |  Fifi
3 Tips For Keeping Your Feet Soft And Smooth

3 Tips For Keeping Your Feet Soft And Smooth

There is nothing sadder than coarse and dried feet. You may struggle more with dry feet during the chillier winter months, or your numerous excursions to the beach may make the summer a more challenging time to keep your feet looking their best. Here I offer you some easy tips to keep your feet soft and smooth year-round. READ: 3 Tips For Keeping Your Feet Soft and Smooth

 

Saturday, 11 January 2020  |  Fifi
3 Reasons You Should Add Donkey Milk To Your Daily Beauty Routine

3 Reasons You Should Add Donkey Milk To Your Daily Beauty Routine

I know what you are thinking, why in the world would you add donkey milk to your daily beauty routine? Even if you have heard of the benefits of milk for beauty, you may be wondering what makes donkey milk so unique? READ: 3 Reasons You Should Add Donkey Milk To Your Daily Beauty Routine

 

Saturday, 28 December 2019  |  Fifi
7 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Use Argan Oil Soap

7 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Use Argan Oil Soap

There has been an increase in the interest of the various oils in recent times. However, Argan oil is not new, far from it! Argan oil has been around for centuries, yet it isn't hugely known.

This article is a brief introduction to this incredible natural ingredient and will show you 7 reasons why you should consider using it as an oil or in a bar of natural soap. READ: 7 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Use Argan Oil Soap

 

Saturday, 14 December 2019  |  Fifi
Detoxing Doesn't Have To Be Extreme

Detoxing Doesn't Have To Be Extreme

Whether you have been overindulging, are searching for a way to kick start your weight loss, or simply want to cleanse, you may be considering some extreme fasts or detox cleanses.

While you can go the extreme route, of course with the guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner, it is unnecessarily to go to extremes.  Instead, consider these cleansing and detoxifying tips. READ: Detoxing Doesn't Have To Be Extreme

 

Friday, 15 November 2019  |  Fifi
What is Rosacea - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

What is Rosacea - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Rosacea is a long term, non-contagious skin condition that affects millions worldwide. It most often causes visible blood vessels and redness on facial skin; cheeks, nose, chin, and forehead. READ: What is Rosacea - Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

 

Friday, 1 November 2019  |  Fifi
5 Things You Can Do To Prevent Dry Skin in Winter

5 Things You Can Do To Prevent Dry Skin in Winter

Winter is upon us, meaning you may find your skin is drier or more sensitive than usual. Below are five things you can do to prevent dry skin in Winter. These winter skincare tips will help to keep your skin healthy and nourished during the cold and dry season. READ: 5 Things You Can Do To Prevent Dry Skin in Winter

 

Thursday, 10 October 2019  |  Ken
What Is Savon De Marseille Soap? Is Marseille Soap good?

What Is Savon De Marseille Soap? Is Marseille Soap good?

Whether you're visiting your local bath and beauty store or browsing your favourite online retailer, the selection of soap is unlimited. There are new combinations of essential oils and the development of complex formulas every day. However, some methods have been around for centuries. One such process is that of the manufacturing of Savon de Marseille. READ: What Is Savon de Marseille?

 

3 CommentsTuesday, 1 October 2019  |  Ken
Is Palm Oil Bad For The Environment?

Is Palm Oil Bad For The Environment?

I heard a smart and amusing saying years ago, which compares every situation to a slice of bread:

"No matter how thin you slice it, there are always two sides!"

My approach to writing this article is just that. I will try to address both the good and the bad, albeit simplified, and offer my personal opinion at the end. But is just my opinion :) READ: Is Palm Oil Bad For The Environment?

 

Thursday, 27 February 2014  |  Ken
What is French Triple-Milled Soap? What are the benefits?

What is French Triple-Milled Soap? What are the benefits?

TRIPLE MILLED FRENCH SOAP DEFINITION

French Triple-milled soaps are made from soap mixture that has been passed through stainless steel rollers a minimum of three times. This is to ensure the bath soaps have consistent colour, fragrance and texture. READ: What Is French Triple-milled Soap? What Are The Benefits?

 


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