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Environment

Palm oil is one of the soapmaker’s indispensable oils. It is one of the few carrier vegetable oils that imparts hardness to the soap giving a longer lasting bar. In addition, it contributes a creamy, stable lather and some moisturising properties. Alternative oils, waxes and fats do exist that impart hardness to the finished bar however, tallow and lard, being animal bi-products, do…

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Lip Balm

Crafted from a blend of butters and oils & plump with moisture. Not too hard or soft, just the right long-lasting consistency customers tell us they like. With added natural Vitamin E and essential nutrients to help guard against chapping and cracked lips.

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Sudstory

When you consider how indispensable soap is to human existence it really is one of those everyday things we take for granted. There it is, on the shelf, different shapes, different sizes, different colours and different smells.Scratch beneath the surface of soap (and I don’t mean that particular bar you’re using right now) and you uncover all sorts of fascinating…

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Sudslaw

New to soap making? Have a question about making soap? Then we might be able to help you in this section.Here you’ll find information about the equipment you’ll need for cold process soap making; bath products recipes; the legalities you need to be aware of if you plan to make and sell bath products in the European Union;top tips for…

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Sudslawequipment

2 ‘Quick read’ thermometers – that measure at least up to 95 deg C or deg F. Note: you can use one thermometer but we prefer to use two, one for the lye water and one for the carrier oils (vegetable oils/fats); An accurate electronic weighing scale (we use scales that are accurate to .1 Oz or 1 gram able…

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About Us

We make our soap on the site of an old Victorian mill just outside Bakewell, Derbyshire, in the heart of the Peak National Park. Home of the millstone, the famous Bakewell Pudding, and an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Peak District is the second most visited national park in the world. Where it All Began Started out making soap…

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Gifts Online Gift Ideas

A selection of gift boxes and gift ideas for someone special or those ‘difficult to buy for’ folks. We promise you won’t find these unique. The Soap Selection Gift Box A box of handmade treasure for the skin. Every handmade soap is as unique as your fingerprint! A luxury craft gift box containing a selection of 9 best-selling handmade soaps.…

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Body Butter

Whipped Shea Body Butter Pure, unrefined Shea Butter straight from the Karite trees of West Africa. Used for centuries to combat sun damage, inflammation, wrinkles and to replenish lost nutrients each tub provides an Antioxidant, Protein and Vitamin boost to skin in need of hydration. For best results, apply topically after a warm bath or just before bedtime and allow these…

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