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For as long as I can remember, I have been drawn to handmade soaps. When I was in college, I would walk down to the Farmer´s Market to buy beautiful soaps for myself and for my roommates. I dreamed about a day when I would have the resources and space to start making soap myself!

When volunteering in Costa Rica, I watched a man make soap out of only four ingredients: palm oil, pig fat, lye, and water. While the soap was indeed rustic, I saw that soap could be made in small batches in whatever space you have. Now I make soaps in my small one bedroom apartment where I live with my husband. He doesn´t mind because our apartment always smells delicious! Because more than half of what we put on our skin gets absorbed into our bodies, I use only ingredients that I happily use on my own body. That includes mosturizing oils, sustainably produced palm oil, organic botanicals, and phthalate-free…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 15
  • Joined October 15, 2013

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cold process soap, handmade soap, organic botanicals, natural exfoliants

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About

For as long as I can remember, I have been drawn to handmade soaps. When I was in college, I would walk down to the Farmer´s Market to buy beautiful soaps for myself and for my roommates. I dreamed about a day when I would have the resources and space to start making soap myself!

When volunteering in Costa Rica, I watched a man make soap out of only four ingredients: palm oil, pig fat, lye, and water. While the soap was indeed rustic, I saw that soap could be made in small batches in whatever space you have. Now I make soaps in my small one bedroom apartment where I live with my husband. He doesn´t mind because our apartment always smells delicious! Because more than half of what we put on our skin gets absorbed into our bodies, I use only ingredients that I happily use on my own body. That includes mosturizing oils, sustainably produced palm oil, organic botanicals, and phthalate-free fragrance oils whenever fragrance is used.

For a balanced life, eat well, exercise regularly and use handmade soap!

Feel free to take a look at my other shop here on Etsy, where I feature my crocheted accessories: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MaeWarrenDesigns

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