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California Bar Soaps Made Affordable

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California Bar Soaps Made Affordable

These days consumers are always looking for the most affordable option when it comes to soap. Larger soap companies offer bars for as low as a dollar a piece at times. One often wonders how can a small company like Costa California compete with such competition? The answer is in the ingredients and weight of the bar. Even the partners here have used such bars in the past and didn't think twice.  All of that came to a halt after realizing that some bars actually leave your skin feeling dry after using them.It occurred that quality ingredients should be available...

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Are Bar Soaps in California Ethical

Are Bar Soaps in California Ethical

What does RSPO certified sustainable palm oil mean? It means that they are grown and certified against the RSPO principles and criteria. These stringent sustainability criteria relate to social, environmental and economic good practice.Recently after visiting an upscale resort in Dana Point California, I was surprised to see their room soaps stated on the box that they were made with rice bran oil. This is an alternative oil option for soap making when sustainable coconut oil or palm oil aren't available. After reading the ingredient posted on the opposite side of the box, I realized the soaps first ingredient was tallowate....

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Bar Soaps in California Are Not Lost

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Bar Soaps in California Are Not Lost

Bar Soaps in California Minimize Your Carbon Footprint!

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Ditching Plastic Bottles But Does Bar Soap Carry Bacteria?

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Ditching Plastic Bottles But Does Bar Soap Carry Bacteria?

The Truth About Bar Soap!

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California Lawmakers Plan to Ban Hotel Size Shampoo Bottles

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California Lawmakers Plan to Ban Hotel Size Shampoo Bottles

It appears that California State Assembly members have begun a trajectory to ban complimentary bottles of shampoo and conditioner offered at hotels and resorts across the state, arguing that they are terrible for the environment. This means that under the proposed legislation, lodging sites across the state, including vacation rentals, would be prohibited from providing guests with any small plastic bottle containing a personal care product. Doing so could impose penalties of up to $500 per violation.What does this mean for Costa Californica? It means we will have began efforts to manufacture a hotel size shampoo bar and will continue...

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