Tuesday, 10 December 2013

outerhebrides soap shack

My friend Julie brought me back a Hebridean Seaweed soap from outerhebrides soap shack from her holiday in Barra this year.




As you'll know I love trying new brands and love bars of soap. The soaps are handmade by Sam on the Island of Grimsay on North Uist in a workshop attached to the family home. The soaps are made using natural ingredients and are enriched with shea butter and sweet almond oil and are produced in small batches. You can see more details on the website here and on the Facebook page here

The soaps are cold processed and made in the traditional way.  There is no animal testing and sustainable palm oil is used.  Packaging is kept to a minimum and is recyclable.

The Hebridean Seaweed Soap is made with seaweed extract and is rich in Vitamins and Minerals. Suitable for all skin types.  This soap is a best seller due to it's scent of the sea. I also think it smells a bit minty. It lathers well and leaves the body and hands feeling clean, fresh and moisturised.

You can see the full range in the shop here.

10 comments:

  1. I've really started enjoying traditional soaps again, nice to go back to basics every now and again. I like the sound of this seaweed soap :)

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    1. I've always adored bars of soap! There are some gorgeous ones out there x

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  2. Nice review honey! I suppose it is great, the scent of the sea is so tempting!
    Bisou

    Viky --- MySecretFashionPoison

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  3. I've never really been a soap bar person but after reading reviews I think I'm going to give them a go! This sounds lovely and also the one I got in last months SoukSouk box smells lovely! xx

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    1. Great look forward to hearing your thoughts! Yeah I thought the SoukSouk one was fab x

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  4. Can't tell you pleased I was to find a brand that was new to you ;)

    I will look out for Sam's range when I'm back on Barra at Easter, and bring you something else to try :)

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    1. Thanks again Julie! Love trying new things x

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  5. This sounds lovely. ..I love traditional, all-natural soaps. And seaweed is so beneficial! :-) Thanks for sharing xx

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