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Here We Are Again

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Here We Are Again

Bar soap vs. liquid? Many people think bar soap retains germs. According to the CDC, that is not true. Other studies show people use almost seven times more liquid soap than bar per washing. Bacteria on bar soap washes off every time you use it, so there’s no need to worry about it contaminating your skin. If you’re not assured, rinse the soap under running water and lather it up before you use it, further removing germs from the soap.Some of the pros of bars soaps include being able to travel with them no matter the size. We once traveled...

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FDA Says "Skip Antibacterial Soap?"

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FDA Says "Skip Antibacterial Soap?"

  As we take precaution with the Corona virus that has reached 115,000 worldwide, including famous actors like Tom Hanks. We tend to reach for products that are labeled “antibacterial,” in hopes that it will offer a thorough eradication of potential germs on our persons? The common antibacterial found in some bar soaps is triclosan, which has become concern amongst environmental, academic and regulatory groups.  They have even performed studies on Animals, with results stating the altercation of hormones in the body. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), states that there isn’t enough science to show that over-the-counter...

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How to Choose Bar Soaps That Feel Good and Smell Better‎

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How to Choose Bar Soaps That Feel Good and Smell Better‎

The best bar soaps smell nice and clean well right? However, the best body washes and best bar soaps double as aromatherapy when made with quality ingredients and fragrances, not just leaving your skin feeling moisturized but creating a private spa like experience where you can escape and wash away the day.Many consumers often take into consideration a variety of reason for choosing their favorite bar soaps. This can be influenced by smell, size, packaging, and more often than not by the quality and origin of the ingredients and their affect on the environment.Recently a consumer claimed that Costa California...

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Finding Cruelty-Free Vegan Bar Soaps

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Finding Cruelty-Free Vegan Bar Soaps

While bar soap continues to be a necessity, it is often overlooked in our shopping carts. Most consumers do not give it a second thought, when trying to figure out what type of soap they are going to buy. This means they usually opt for the least expensive and most common brand out there. It is good to know that it is not only important for your own hygiene and wellness, but also great to be concerned about animal welfare and environmental sustainability.While we aren't here to virtue signal, but we do believe in following ethical guidelines when it comes...

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Shopping for Vegan Soap Online

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Shopping for Vegan Soap Online

Recently one of our loyal customers brought up a very interesting point about buying vegan soap online, and how one is to determine the fragrance by sniffing their smart phone or desktop computer. What? Okay we are not there yet, however, send the idea to Elon Musk.Normally the customer relies on the product description, which in this case should speak to the fragrance or essential oil aroma. This doesn't always necessarily represent exactly how it smells. Costa Californica also has unique fragrance names that are at time challenging to imagine how they would smell.While other soap makers use common fragrances...

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