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Stockist Love - Support Local!

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As the owner of a small business, I knew even before I launched that to meet our objectives for the company as a whole, I needed a strong group of partners.  We absolutely love working with other local small businesses - and our goal is to always help to provide amazing products that complement what our stockist partners are doing.  As a small team at ManSoap.  For the day to day, it's just Dana and I.  Anika and Kianna are starting to get more and more involved in the packaging of our products and will be our face at local...

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Are you on the Naughty or Nice list??

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Are you on the Naughty or Nice list? Check out our special edition Christmas soap, coming soon as a stocking stuffer, or part of our gift box. It's called the "Lump of Coal" and has hints of cinnamon.   The black is 100% natural, activated Bamboo Charcoal. Activated Charcoal helps acne problem skin, acts as a natural exfoliate and absorbs toxins from the skin. Ready for order near the end of November!   Reach out if you have any questions.

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What do you mean by all natural soaps? Castile or Bastille?

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We often get asked what is in our soaps.  When we put the term all natural on the label and advertise it is such, we don't do that lightly.  Creating an all natural product means putting a lot of thought and energy in sourcing just the right ingredients.   Let's chat a bit about Castile soap.  And, also Bastille.  First?  What are they? Castile soap has been around for well over a thousand years.  The soap originated from an area of Italy, in the Kingdom of Castilla.  Castile soap uses pure Olive Oil, with either Lye (sodium hydroxide) or potassium hydroxide to...

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Essential Oils versus Fragrance Oils

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We get a lot of questions about our signature scents.  What makes them up?  How did you come up with them?  Why? Before we get into our scents, we should start off with what ManSoap uses.  Like everything we do, we use only NATURAL, REAL ingredients and the oils we use to make our scents are no different. In soap making and other homemade craft products you can utilize a bunch of different solutions to get scent.  Perfumes are an example.  ManSoap decided from the very beginning to use nothing but the best, naturally occurring ingredients we could source.  As...

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Beard Balm or Oil? Which is better?

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The age old question, what moisturizing product should I use for my man mane?  In actuality, they are 2 different products with similar ingredients.   ManSoap Beard Oils are the go to products for every man worth his salt.  From a 3 day growth to a Canadian Lumberjack, Beard Oils will give a lot of benefits, including: Adding softness to the beard, increasing hugs from your significant other. **Disclaimer** ManSoap can not guarantee more hugs, sorry. Adding essential oils back into the hair skin. Bringing out your natural luster and shine. Reduction or elimination of beard itch and beard dandruff. ManSoap...

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