Think After Eight Mints, that distinctive smell, the taste ... the gorgeous little envelope they came in. Luxury indeed!! Peppermint combined with chocolate, what's not to love!
A sophisticated blend of moisturising oils and butters combined with dark organic cacao and infused with a hint of peppermint essential oils which really brings out the light chocolate aroma. This is truly a bar that will be a delight to receive .... or keep for yourself. Just don't eat it. Seriously.
Why add cacao and peppermint to our already beneficial ingredients…
Cacao contains a wealth of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals such as magnesium and is a natural anti-inflammatory. After adding cacao (which we’ve added to cocoa butter to make a rich chocolate) teamed with nourishing shea butter, to a beauty regime, there is a noticeable difference in skin feel, not only being softer and smoother but giving a more pampered feel to your daily routine.
Peppermint essential oil not only has a pleasant scent but comes with an abundance of antimicrobial properties, is antiseptic and has a cooling effect on the skin.
How do we do it?
This soap is made using the 'Cold Process' traditional technique of soap making where the oils and butters are gently heated just enough to melt them and start the saponification process. Keeping the temperatures low retains the properties of the oils and butters. Our base ingredients in every bar of ‘cold process’ soap are olive oil which is gentle and kind to the skin, blended with shea butter for added moisture, castor oil and coconut oil, all of which are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients with the added bonus of creating a luxurious and creamy bar with a lovely lather.
Care for your soap: What? Care for soap? Are you kidding? No, you've spent good money on this, it smells amazing, and it's made with beautiful, natural ingredients and untold hours of love - you want it to last.
Keep it dry. Nobody likes a soggy soap. Your soap is happiest when allowed to dry out fully between uses. The easiest way to do this is to keep it on a soap dish which allows water to drain away and air to circulate. Pop a nice bamboo soap dish into your basket here.
Average weight: Regular 130g avg
Sodium olivate (Olive oil), Sodium cocoate (Coconut oil), Sodium shea butterate (Shea butter), Sodium castorate, (Castor oil), Aqua, Glycerine, Theobroma cacao seed butter (Cocoa butter), Theobroma Cacao seed powder (Cacao powder), Mentha piperita oil (Peppermint essential oil), +/- Gold mica CI77019
Essential Oil Allergens: Linalool, Limonene
Safety: For external use only, keep away from eyes. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.
Environmental: As a small artisan business one of our main aims includes finding sources that are as environmentally friendly as possible. We recycle as much as we can on the boat and on our travels, as well as trying to use minimal packaging, with what we do use being recycled. We do have to seal the soaps, so have done so in a thin compostable wrap. We hate plastic and are diligently looking for sustainable bags for popping in the post that will still allow your goodies to arrive in the condition you expect them to be, dry and perfect.