African Dream Body & Facial Bar | Colloidal Oatmeal & Shea Butter
New to solid soap bars? My 90g African Dream bar is a great soap to start with. It's cold processed by hand with all organic, vegan ingredients and delivered to you in plastic-free packaging for a completely green product. And like everything What on Earth products, African Dream is completely SLS and paraben free.
The rolled and colloidal oats in African Dream provide natural cellulose and fibres to soften your skin and sooth dry, irritated areas - from head to foot. The rest of the ingredients are a skin-care powerhouse too. Oat Milk is full of antioxidants to fight the ageing affects of free radicals - not to mention antibacterial properties. Then the lavender and patchouli oils pack their punch against infection and inflammation - along with their amazing scents.
African Dream is a handmade soap bar, so weight is approximate.
- Oat Milk
- Avocado oil
- Castor oil
- Cocoa butter
- Coconut oil
- Colloidal oat
- Lavender & Patchouli Essential Oil
- Olive oil
- Shea butter
- Sodium Hydroxide
- Sunflower oil
Why should I use a soap bar instead of shower gel?
Firstly, because you’ll be keeping a plastic bottle out of a landfill or our oceans! But the right bar will can have superior benefits for your skin too. Soap bars contain more natural ingredients and less additives (or none, if you buy What on Earth), which means they are almost always more skin friendly. Plus because soap bars aren't counted as liquids they make for the perfect hygiene companion for flight travel. No pesky confiscations at customs, unless of course they fancy African Dream themselves.
Aren't soap bars more expensive than shower gel?
A handmade product like African Dream may cost you more up front, but soap bars last far longer than a bottled gel. It’s much easier to judge how much soap you need when you’re lathering it from a bar, so you waste less - and how much gel slips through your fingers and straight down the drain everyday? Keep it in a cool, dry place (like your bathroom cupboard) and use all the scraps to make African Dream even longer. You can also use one of our Sisal Soap Saver which makes your pennies last.
Another tip for making your soap bar go further is investing in a eco-friendly bamboo pouf or natural sea sponge. They'll make beautiful bubbles and save you applying the soap directly to your skin.
Do soap bars carry bacteria?
This is a common worry when switching to a bar, and understandably. Fortunately there are reliable studies showing that while bars may carry some bacteria once used, you won’t get an infection or illness from them – so no need to worry.
Do soap bars expire?
Because soap bars are mostly composed of oils and butter they can easily last up to 3 years without spoiling. Natural changes will occur as you use it; colour may change and the scents will mature – but these are normal and won’t affect the wash or how hygienic they are.