G.H. Soaps Knows...

G.H. Soaps Knows...

Beautiful skin is more than skin deep


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Skin Inflammation & Deeper Health Issues

Skin Inflammation & Deeper Health Issues

Inflammation is the body’s attempt at self-protection. As a self-maintaining system our bodies are always seeking self-preservation. It inherently seeks to remove harmful, foreign and toxic material like damaged cells, irritants, chemicals and bacteria and thus begin the healing process.  Inflammation of the skin is […]
Is Your Facial Cleansing Routine Causing More Harm Than Good?

Is Your Facial Cleansing Routine Causing More Harm Than Good?

What’s In Your Soap? Overzealous face washing, can actually cause more harm than good. Constant washing with products designed to combat oiliness can strip skin of its own natural oils and compromise its barrier. This can set you up for irritation and derma-dehydration, especially if those […]
Why Essential Oils Matter

Why Essential Oils Matter

An essential oil is the product obtained from flowers, buds, seeds, leaves, twigs, bark, herbs, wood, fruits and plant roots. The aromatic oil generally possesses a lower density than water and is extracted by hydro-distillation, steam distillation or dry distillation with the exception of citrus fruits. […]
Why Peppermint Is Good Therapy For Eczema!

Why Peppermint Is Good Therapy For Eczema!

For eczema sufferers, Peppermint essential oil provides good natural therapy. It’s soothing, calming (anti-inflammatory), anti-bacterial¹, anti-fungal, and antimicrobial. It also possesses strong antioxidant activity², and constituents proven to prevent cancerous growth. Let’s explore peppermint essential oil for a moment. Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis Plant Part: Herb […]
Folliculitis, Razor Bumps, and Ingrown Hair

Folliculitis, Razor Bumps, and Ingrown Hair

Folliculitis names the group of skin conditions in which there are inflamed hair follicles. The result is a tender red spot, often with a surface pustule. It can occur anywhere on the body where there are hairs, including chest, back, buttocks, arms and legs. According to DermNet New Zealand, […]
Getting To Know Your Soap Maker

Getting To Know Your Soap Maker

I’ll admit, I’m a super analytical, root cause seeking junkie, in a god way of course. Reading and researching is sort of a pastime. It’s a part of who I am. Now, soap making is somewhat of another pastime, a therapeutic endeavor however. Taking taking the […]
What’s Causing Your Heat Rash?

What’s Causing Your Heat Rash?

As I have discussed before, I learn a great deal of valuable information from interacting with my skin care community; that in large includes my customers. Recently when I temporarily discontinued my dark chocolate patchouli soap, it was brought to my attention that it had been a customer’s […]
Herbal Tea Can Improve Your Look

Herbal Tea Can Improve Your Look

I’m really a lover of a good BOLD roast coffee bean, smooth and rich with hints of chocolate and berries. With that being said, I, like many other Americans, I consume more than my fair share in a 24-hour period, in part because I’m a […]
Inspired By You!

Inspired By You!

I’ve been crafting naturally organic soap for over three years now. It started when I sought to use my 1-acre property to jump start an urban farming initiative for the youth and young mothers in my community. It was such a therapeutic and grounding experience; it […]
What’s the Deal with Black Soap?

What’s the Deal with Black Soap?

So often I’ve been asked, “what’s the deal on the black soap? I’ve heard it’s the best kind of soap to use for uneven and problematic skin!”  Authentic black soap is naturally organic, highly moisturizing soap and has its roots in African tradition. Button Originally, the […]