Easy homemade soap
Use this simple recipe and you’ll be lathering up with your own soap in no time.
Could you give up shampoo?
Here’s one green girl’s story of ditching shampoo altogether. She — and her gorgeous new hair — never looked back.
What is African black soap?
Made from locally harvested plants and barks, this gentle formula leaves skin feeling soft and smooth.
Why eco-friendly soap is better for your health
Eco-friendly soap isn’t just better for the environment, it’s good for your skin and you.
We’re using antibacterial soap all wrong
Incorrect use of antibacterial soaps can encourage a resistance to the chemicals in certain microbes, largely rendering the soaps useless.
In fact, there currently is no evidence that over-the-counter (OTC) antibacterial soap products are any more effective at preventing illness than washing with plain soap and water.
FDA: Companies that make antibacterial soap must prove that it’s safe
Soap manufacturers will have a year to provide information about the effects of antibacterial chemicals included in their products.
Here are five tips for making soap at home.