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Home perfumes make you feel good!

Home perfumes make you feel good!

By Lizzy Smith on April 11, 2017

Home perfume sprays are the easy way to transform your home. These pretty little bottles can add your personal touch to every room. They can dispel the wet smell of dog with the sweet smell of Jasmine and a spritz of Lavender can create an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity amongst the chaos of every day life. This may sound dramatic but once you realise how good these are you will wonder how you survived without them!...

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French laundry

French laundry

By Lizzy Smith on April 11, 2017

A laundry and linen collection, perfect for sensitive skin and delicate clothes and with beautiful natural fragrances for your linen, drawers and cupboards. Bring some fresh clean Provence style into your home. Take a leaf out of the French housekeeping and use natural Marseille soap for laundry washing, especially hand washing. These natural blocks and bars are amazing at removing grease and stains and have the added benefit of being kind to your skin as...

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The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden

By Lizzy Smith on April 11, 2017

In this crazy and modern world where we are bombarded with complex and eclectic scents you sometimes forget how beautiful the scent of Rose really is. It is the simplicity and purity of the Rose that makes it timeless and through Frenchsoaps we have fallen back in love with this gorgeous fragrance.  Rose essential oils are also great for delicate skin and have skin softening and regenerating properties.  Our range of Rose products for body,...

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Sprays and scents for your bedroom, wardrobes and linens

Sprays and scents for your bedroom, wardrobes and linens

By Lizzy Smith on April 11, 2017

Pillow sprays and scented sachets make great gifts but more importantly they are REALLY USEFUL! Pillow perfumes create a relaxing and calming bedroom and aid restful sleep and in our house became an essential part of my son's night time routine when he was little! He loved the soothing scent on his pillow at night. I love to leave them on the bedside table when I have guests to stay - such a treat! The little...

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Savon de Marseille cubes - the real deal

Savon de Marseille cubes - the real deal

By Lizzy Smith on April 11, 2017

These soaps are the real deal, genuine Marseille soaps, famous across the world. An iconic soap. Made with 72% vegetal oils - Olive oil,  sustainable Palm oil and Coconut oil, in a traditional way using a copper cauldron in Marseille. pH neutral, no additives, simply made. Naturally biodegradable, very kind to skin, used the world over for dry and sensitive skin. The Lavender and Violet cubes have added flower pieces and essences from Provence in...

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The new kid on the block - Panier des Sens

The new kid on the block - Panier des Sens

By Lizzy Smith on March 05, 2017

We are thrilled to introduce our new range of body care and perfumed products from Panier des Sens. A producer and manufacturer in Provence who have managed to combine the wonder of nature, the scents of the region and the prettiest of looks all in one go. Their newly designed ranges showcase their expertise gained over the last 15 years of producing in Provence. I have been aware of Panier des Sens for a number of years,...

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The wonders of Shea Butter in handcream and soap

The wonders of Shea Butter in handcream and soap

By Lizzy Smith on November 11, 2016

For me it's not the clocks going back or the darker evenings that signal the approach of winter - it's my hands!! They seem to become INSTANTLY dry and chapped by the changes in the weather and I have to go into full blown care and protect mode otherwise they really do become painful and unsightly. I find that I have to moisturise my hands several times a day, particularly before and after going outside and...

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Olive Oil - one of nature's wonder

Olive Oil - one of nature's wonder

By Lizzy Smith on June 10, 2016

Olives are one of natures wonders and Olive oil and olive leaf extract are used in many of our French soaps, body and bath products. Olive oil is closer in chemical structure to the skin's natural oil than any other naturally occurring oil and is the perfect moisturiser, especially for dry skin. It has regenerative properties and keeps skin soft and supple. Olive oil is the key ingredient in the world famous Savon de Marseille cubes...

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Verbena we love you we do!

Verbena we love you we do!

By Lizzy Smith on April 17, 2016

Why do we love Verbena so much? At Frenchsoaps.co.uk we see it as the universal scent; everyone likes it, men, women, children, young, old. It is fresh and clean with citrus spikes but not too harsh. It's sophisticated yet unfussy. It makes you feel good! It re-energises and refreshes. Verbena is a herb that grows extremely well in your herb garden. It's part of the mint family, and a bit like mint, Verbena can take over...

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Anti-ageing organic Argan Oil and Prickly Pear Seed Oil

Anti-ageing organic Argan Oil and Prickly Pear Seed Oil

By Lizzy Smith on February 02, 2016

As I was whizzing around town in my car listening to Steve Wright on Radio 2 I was delighted to hear the latest celebrity gossip about Catherine Zeta-Jones and it was all glowing stuff. Her youthful looks, her dewy and radiant skin, how does she do it? Its all about Argan Oil and lashings of it! According to the Daily Mail, Catherine uses Argan Oil to moisturise her skin and says that she "saturates" her...

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