Savon de Marseille

Friday, 17 April 2020  |  Ken Shaw
How to Make Inexpensive Natural Washing Detergent That Works

How to Make Inexpensive Natural Washing Detergent That Works

In France, when we think Savon de Marseille, we think immediately of laundry and image of grandmothers cleaning the household linen. There is a perfect reason why they used Savon de Marseille - it's inexpensive, and it works! Savon de Marseille is effective both when used cold or hot.

Here I will share with you two ancient recipes for making your own efficient and inexpensive washing liquid. READ: How to Make Inexpensive Natural Washing Detergent That Works

 

Wednesday, 18 March 2020  |  Ken Shaw
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

 

1 CommentThursday, 10 October 2019  |  Ken Shaw
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?