The Soap Kitchen… Our Ethics.

The Soap Kitchen… Our Ethics. Here at The Soap Kitchen we have never considered whether we are ‘ethical’ or not, as it has never crossed our minds that anything we do. The stock we sell is relevant to our customers if it was not done or sourced in a way which showed complete respect for […]

How Your Small Business Can Help Save The World!

From a child everyone wants to save the world, and with a recent influx in social justice warriors and brilliant television like Blue Planet 2 grown ups want to change the world too. And for the most part, we are trying really hard, but sometimes it can be hard to know what you can do […]

Loofahs: What Are They And How Can You Grow Loofahs Of Your Own?

Loofahs, a great exfoliation tool and addition to your homemade soaping, but do you know where they come from? In this blog The Soap Kitchen talks about where loofahs come from and how you can grow loofahs of your own. What are Loofahs? Loofahs are usually grouped in with natural sponges and therefore people tend […]

The Naked Truth: Starting Your Plastic-Free Bathroom.

With the recent ban on micro-beads, and the world turning their mind to being as environmentally friendly as possible everyone is trying to do what they can. Today we talk through some ways that you can start creating a plastic free bathroom. Swap your Shower Gel for Soap Bars A simple and easy swap is […]

Ethical Skincare

Is ethical skincare really ethical?

It’s an intriguing question that many of you are interested in. In this article, we asked respected health journalist Yaso Shan to offer her opinion and advice on what is ethical skincare with many major brands using it to promote their products. Yaso Shan is a registered member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy […]

Liquid Soap v Soap Bar

Liquid Soap v Bar Soap

Over the last few years it has become normal to wash our hands more frequently with liquid soap. Be it hygiene or simply easier when you are in a rush. What are the pros and cons to using liquid soap v bar soap? Liquid Soap The advantages The convenience of using liquid soap when you have […]

Palm Oil

Sustainable Palm Oil

The production of palm oil has had an impact on forests and endangered species such as the orangutan, but there is a solution that doesn’t harm anyone or nature. Palm oil that has been certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) according to specific criteria is Certified Sustainable Palm Oil. By respecting the […]