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How to Care for Your Handmade Soap

Lily Cameron

How to Care for Your Handmade Soap
So you've bought your very first bar of gorgeous, handmade, natural soap - But you have absolutely no idea how to look after it... Green Fig Soaps are cured for 6 weeks, and carefully formulated to give a hard and long lasting bar - provided you follow just a few simple steps to keep them in tip top condition.

Just a Card - 5 Reasons to Shop Independent

Lily Cameron

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Just a Card - 5 Reasons to Shop Independent
Just a Card encourages people to buy from independent shops and small businesses by reinforcing the message that even small purchases, even 'just a card', are completely vital for small businesses to survive and thrive.

The Benefits of Creativity

Lily Cameron

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The Benefits of Creativity

We live in a world which seems to come with more stress - and distress - than ever before. Can making soap really help?

Short answer? Sure!

There are so many benefits to making your own soap. 


Check that Superfat - How to make handmade soap SUPER moisturising

Lily Cameron

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Check that Superfat - How to make handmade soap SUPER moisturising

Saponification is the process of turning oils into soap and glycerine - however that glycerine alone is not enough to give a really moisturising bar.

For the every day luxury that Green Fig is famous for, we have to superfat


How is Soap Made? The Process of Cold Process

Lily Cameron

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How is Soap Made? The Process of Cold Process
Natural soap is made using a chemical process called saponification - when the oils and butters and an alkali mix to form soap. When oils saponify they produce glycerine, a highly effective moisturiser which forms a barrier on your skin to keep moisture locked in.