Tag: Stephen Bloom

Whats so great about handcrafted cold processed soap?????

Until the early 1980s almost every bathroom had a few bars of soap… commercially made, bought in bulk from the grocery store.  TV commercials advocated virtues to using these bars of soap, and fed us a myth that if we used that soap we would develop special qualities…. beyond clean and fresh.  It was the heyday of brands like Irish Spring, Dial, and Dove.  Bar soap dominated the market, and we all used them. Then it happened – the advent of the liquid soap movement, and the antibacterial soap movement saw the ever expanding shelf displays of bottled liquid soap, of antibacterial soap.  The media whipped a frenzy of thoughts about how much bacteria was out there, and how we need to sanitize, to bomb our skin with antibacterial soaps.  And we did.

Color Theory & Our Brand

Color evokes emotions and color should be a central consideration of your business brand. We are continuing the #Marchmeetthemaker series with a chat about color, and our use of sunflowers as part of our brand.

Focus on – Shave Soap

we make s have soap. did you know that have soap saves your razor blade from degrading as quickly because we dont use harsh chemicals in our soap.

Focus on ingredients: Dragons Blood

So you read “Dragons Blood” and immediately you think of the big beast that lives to breathe fire and scare medieval folks, right? Well, surprise.  We first discovered this ingredient when we were doing research for and preparing to sell our soaps at a medieval