Discover our range of 100% vegetable artisanal products from Mediterranean countries. authentic Marseille soap “: with olive oil, lavender, soaps with essential oils. Marseille soap is made in the old fashioned way in an artisanal soap factory in Provence, France. Its recipe dates from the 1688s.
The authentic Marseille soap is made in a cauldron, this saponification process includes steps:
1st step: The mashing. The soda lye and the vegetable fat are heated and brought to a boil in the cauldron.
2nd step: The release. This operation consists of adding a very dense salted lye to drag the excess soda to the bottom of the cauldron.
3rd step: Cooking. Transforms fatty substances into soap by adding concentrated soda lye.
4th step: Washing. The soap paste is refined by washes.
5th step: Liquidation. A final wash with clean water brings the soap to its natural state. Supernate then the smooth and pure soap which makes its reputation. These different operations take approximately between a week to ten days.
Gentle, natural and effective: Non-aggressive for the skin. Recommended by the medical profession for people with skin problems. Recommended for washing delicate linen (lace, silk, baby linen).
Environmentally friendly: The majority of soaps, commercial shower gels, are made from animal materials or derived from petroleum products. Marseille Soap only contains vegetable oils: olive oil and coconut oil. Containing neither phosphate nor synthetic product, it thus contributes to the preservation of our environment.
Economical: it lasts twice as long as ordinary soap. Its longevity makes it an economical product.
Against cramps: Placed at the bottom of the bed, it is very effective in preventing cramps and rheumatism.
As Toothpaste: Used as toothpaste, it is very good for the gums.
As a stain remover: a stain rubbed in before washing with a slightly damp soap will be treated more effectively than with all synthetic detergents (ideal for shirt collars).