Snail Beldi and Mushroom Soap – 2017 Edition of Soap On Holiday

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After last year’s holiday trip to Italy and the trip to the US and UK the year before, we decided to go back to our native Finland this year. It was a good decision because the ancient wood-framed and puttied … Continued

From Tadelakt To the Titanic – How To Use Soap

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A while ago I made some big bars of all-coconut laundry soap. I took some pretty pictures and posted them in a couple of soapmaking groups on Facebook. To my surprise several soapmakers asked the same question: how do you … Continued

Soap On Holiday – 2016 Edition

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We are lucky to live in one of the most beautiful places on earth here at the southernmost tip of Africa. We have a great climate and lots of wonderful things to see and do. For recreation we don’t need … Continued

Beldi Soap aka Moroccan Black Soap aka Savon Noir – the full cross-cultural experience

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Only a few months ago I had never heard of Beldi Soap or Moroccan Black Soap or Savon Noir. The topic came up in a discussion about natural exfoliants when somebody mentioned a Moroccan gel-style soap made not only with … Continued

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