Yes! There’s soap! Cold process, small batch, handmade-from-scratch natural bar soap in some of OHL’s most popular scents: Lemongrass, Winter Orange, Lavender, and Unscented. Gentle enough for faces, cleansing enough for hardworking hands. Bar soaps pair beautifully with solid lotions and body scrubs, or mix and match with a small lotion bar and lip balm for an all-in-one gift.
Most of our soaps are vegan: conditioning, gentle, nourishing lather rich in olive squalene and vitamin E that occur naturally in the chosen ingredients. This luxurious formula features golden jojoba oil and shea butter. Ingredients: Saponified Oils of Olive, Coconut, and Rice Bran, Water, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil. May contain essential oils.
- Unscented: Truly scent free. This is the best choice for babies and also for folks who are sensitive to scents.
- Lavender: Clean, soothing lavender essential oil transforms our shea butter bar into a relaxing spa experience.
- Lemongrass: Bright, uplifting lemongrass. Brilliant citrus and green leaves create a fresh invigorating scent.
I decided to make a few batches of really special non-vegan soap, too. This formula is enriched with egg yolks from my family’s flock of pasture-raised chickens. This soap creates a unique, lovely soap that is at once cleansing and nourishing. This egg yolk soap offers a conditioning, gentle lather rich in olive squalene, collagen, vitamins A, D, and E.
Ingredients: Saponified Oils of Olive, Coconut, and Rice Bran, Water, Shea Butter, Egg Yolks. May contain essential oils.
• Winter Orange: Sweet orange and warm spices reminiscent of a cozy afternoon tea.
A Note About Palm Oil:
I believe ingredient choices matter. This soap contains no detergents, SLS, SLES, triclosan, parabens, pthalates, synthetic fragrances, or dyes. All of my natural bar soaps are free of palm oil and enriched lots of shea butter, and scented with pure essential oils and extracts. Palm oil is frequently included in cold process soap as an inexpensive oil that balances the relatively higher costs of other oils. Palm oil saponifies reliably and evenly and results in a bar that cures, or hardens, more quickly than a bar made with softer oils. However, palm oil is a hotly debated, controversial ingredient in the soaping world. Production of palm oil has led to significant deforestation and habitat destruction in Indonesia and Malaysia, endangering orangutans and other native species.¹ Even the widely accepted practices promoted by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) offer little protection of secondary, disturbed, or regenerating forests, and fail to adequately protect peatlands from deforestation.² For these reasons, I have chosen to keep palm oil out of my workshop and instead created a hard, nourishing bar without the palm oil.