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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 wonders of Shea Butter

The wonders of Shea Butter

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 always...

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French soaps with organic Argan Oil - not just pretty

French soaps with organic Argan Oil - not just pretty

By Lizzy Smith on January 06, 2016

Just like in the French Markets we have a vast array of these amazingly colourful and fragrant soaps. Close your eyes and just imagine the fragrant hit from this fabulous collection. These are Marseille soaps made in the authentic way with natural ingredients and enriched with organic Argan oil making them gentle and moisturising. They come in a wonderful range of natural fragrances with each fragrance named on the front of the bar in a stylish...

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Aromatic, stress relieving, antiseptic, sleep inducing, miracle working Lavender!

Aromatic, stress relieving, antiseptic, sleep inducing, miracle working Lavender!

By Lizzy Smith on November 23, 2015

Lavender from Provence; a timeless modern classic that we know you absolutely love. Lavender is having a huge renaissance at the moment and rightly so.  With it's signature aromatic and crisp scent combined with so many beneficial properties for both mind and body it really is a miracle plant. It has relaxing and calming properties well known for reducing anxiety and aiding peaceful sleep  - try our pillow sprays, home perfumes and candles around your...

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Savon de Marseille - When sometimes the oldest things are the best

Savon de Marseille - When sometimes the oldest things are the best

By Lizzy Smith on February 17, 2014

Savon de Marseille blocks are pretty amazing in our opinion. Pure, natural authentic Marseille French soap made in the traditional way for hundreds of years with very few ingredients and absolutely NO colourings, preservatives, fragrances or Parabens. They contain a whopping 72% natural oils - Olive oil, Palm oil and Coconut oil making it super moisturising and kind to skin. They are eco-friendly, biodegradable and have minimal packaging.  The block is perfect for washing you, your...

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Back from Provence: another Summer becomes a fragrant memory

By Lizzy Smith on February 14, 2014

    Just back from the South of France? I know how you feel. The scent of lavender, the sound of the Cicadas, the dry heat and relentless sun warming your soul seems like it was part of another life *....sigh!* I’ve been going to the Luberon now on holiday for the last 15 years and every year up until last, I use to always travel back with a handful of beautiful soaps picked up...

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