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A TRANSITION TO SHAMPOO BARS

A TRANSITION TO SHAMPOO BARS

Sarah's experience after 2 months of use... Our family have resolved to become as plastic free as possible so when I saw this company online when researching shampoo bars I was first and fore mostly impressed with their ethics and cost. I’ve been using their shampoo bars for just over two months now and feel [...]
The Spirit of Adventure

The Spirit of Adventure

Kyrgyzstan Expedition with a little help from Friendly Soap When I first started preparing for a ski mountaineering expedition to Kyrgyzstan, knowing that we would be spending 3 weeks in the remote Ak-Shirak mountain range, one of my first concerns was the effect our base camp at 3,700m would leave behind on the environment. Our [...]
Why are Friendly Soap so great then?

Why are Friendly Soap so great then?

Written by Katie Featherstone of www.featherytravels.com Why are Friendly Soap so great then? The soap is biodegradable and doesn't contain synthetic chemicals.   By using a traditional "cold-process" method, the Friendly Soap company can make a biodegradable soap without any waste products. Unlike most shampoos and shower gels that contain synthetic chemicals – which run into our rivers and eventually [...]
Simple Swaps – No.1 Soaps

Simple Swaps – No.1 Soaps

Written by Hannah Russel of Viveco, Mallorca   When attempting to reduce your plastic use it can sometimes feel overwhelming. It is an evolving process with different levels of commitment needed to implement changes. It is fairly easy to change from buying a standard plastic toothbrush to a bamboo, or to commit to carrying a […]

Natural Soap. Not just for cleaning.

Natural Soap. Not just for cleaning.

What if we told you there were even more reasons to love soap than bathing alone? The lubricating, moisturising and fragrant properties of natural soap make it ideal for lots of incredible things you’ve probably never even thought of.   Today, Stephanie from Expert Home Tips is sharing some of her favourite uses for a […]

Still using microbeads in your products?

Still using microbeads in your products?

Microbeads. Are you still using plastic microbeads, when you could use hemp seed bran which is packed full of moisturizing oils and vitamin e, its also a great exfoliant! You don’t need added plastic microbeads in your bathroom that harm the seas ecosystem. Use any of the Friendly Soap range, made using coconut oil, olive […]

Award Winning Natural Shampoo Bar

Award Winning Natural Shampoo Bar

Thank you to all who voted and made our Soap an Award Thank you to all who voted and made our Soap an Award Winning Natural Soap at The Green Parent Natural Beauty Awards 2015! Green Parent are having a Natural Beauty party on Facebook for the whole of July 2015 – come over and LIKE […]

Eczema, Psoriasis and Sensitive Skin

Eczema, Psoriasis and Sensitive Skin

Eczema, Psoriasis and Sensitive Skin. We are always talking to people who's lives are blighted by skin reactions to Detergent and Commercial Soap (same thing really). A lot of those people don't even realise the soap they are using is contributing to their problem. Here is a short piece which might help sufferers to make [...]
How Commercial soap has fooled us all.

How Commercial soap has fooled us all.

The Commercial Soap Con. As the industrial age became more and more technologically advanced, cleaning agents, detergents and soaps all became brighter, smellier and better at removing oil and dirt. They became cheaper and could be produced in massive amounts. Are we saying that this means that it became better? Well no, in fact we [...]
Why we support Cruelty Free

Why we support Cruelty Free

Cruelty Free International is the worlds only organisation that concentrates solely on ending all animal testing for cosmetics, of which soap is one. They have done such good work that any new cosmetics made in the EU now cannot have been tested on animals. The Problem Animal testing still happens. More than 80% of the [...]
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