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Liquid Soap: to bubble or not to bubble?

Liquid Soap: to bubble or not to bubble?

By Lizzy Smith on April 26, 2017

Bubble, bubble toil and trouble...... have you ever wondered how your liquid soap bubbles? It is due to the addition of Sodium Laureth Sulphate (SLS). This ingredient is a surficant; it makes bubbles and foam. For most people this is fine. It is an ingredient that is added in very small quantities and makes lovely bubbles in your bath or gives you a wonderful foam when you use your shower gel. However, for some people...

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Looking after Sensitive Skin with Savon de Marseille

Looking after Sensitive Skin with Savon de Marseille

By Lizzy Smith on April 25, 2015

We know what it's like having sensitive skin - my husband and son are both sensitive lads and Sandra has always suffered from dry flaky skin, often irritated by perfumes or chemicals. This was one of the driving forces for us setting up Frenchsoaps; from our regular trips to France for family holidays we are well versed with the benefits of natural Olive Savon de Marseille and the amazing effect on sensitive and problem skin....

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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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