Bij Nature Bar kiezen wij ervoor om elke zeep met de hand te maken. And not just by hand, but through the traditional cold process method. In this way, the best possible properties of the ingredients are retained.
Each soap is made by hand, therefore each soap is unique and its weight may vary.
Making soap is traditionally an artisanal process. Raw materials must be measured precisely and added in a specific order. These are all precise operations that require a great deal of knowledge and craftsmanship.
Origin of handmade natural soap
The story goes that soap was discovered by accident. When women did their washing in a certain river, their clothes became much cleaner than usual. A mixture of clay, animal fat and ash flowed into the river. The mixture flowed from the temple on Mount Sopa down into the river. The actual location of Mount Sopa has never been found, which is why many people think it is made up. However, Sopa would naturally explain the current name of soap.
For a long time, soap was made with fat and charcoal ash. Late in the 18th century However, the French discovered alkali, also known as lye. These inventions made it possible to produce soap on a large scale. Soap changed from a luxury product for the elite to a practical cleaning agent for everyone. In the course of the The 20th century saw a radical change in soap production when synthetic soap was invented.