Savon de Marsaille Natural Soap
Savon de Marseille is a traditional hard soap made from vegetable oils that has been produced around Marseille, France, for about 600 years. The first documented soapmaker was recorded there in about 1370. By 1688, Louis XIV introduced regulations in the Edict of Colbert limiting the use of the name savon de Marseille to olive oil based soaps. The law has since been amended to allow other vegetable oils to be used.
It’s mild enough for washing a baby, but it’s powerful enough to use as a stain remover. It’s my daily facial soap, Winston’s dog shampoo, an awesome paint brush soap and laundry stain pre treatment. It lasts a LONG time. Plus, it’s rustic and pretty and all natural
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