Andrea Lawson's Profile
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…
- Born on June 15
- Joined October 15, 2013