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Unveiling the Hidden Treasures: The Benefits of Natural Soaps



Indulging in the pure delight of natural soap is a wonderful way to transform your bathing experience into a luxurious and rejuvenating ritual. the demand for natural soap has been steadily rising as individuals are becoming more conscious of the benefits it offers. With numerous natural soap brands available, both men and women now have the opportunity to embrace the goodness of nature and experience the remarkable effects of natural soap. Whether you have dry, oily, or itchy skin, natural soap, with its carefully selected ingredients and nourishing properties, provides a gentle and effective solution for all skin types. Let’s delve into the world of natural soap, exploring its diverse benefits, ingredients, and the joy it brings to everyday bathing. In this blog post, we will delve into the remarkable advantages of using natural handmade soaps and introduce you to three exceptional options that are sure to elevate your bathing experience.


Mountain Garden botanics Handmade Natural Soaps


1. Gentle on the Skin:

 One of the primary benefits of organic soaps over chemical soaps is that they are gentle on the skin. Organic soaps are made from natural ingredients, such as plant-based oils and botanical extracts, which are mild and nourishing. They do not contain harsh chemicals, detergents, or synthetic fragrances that can strip away the skin’s natural oils and cause dryness, irritation, or allergic reactions. Organic soaps are suitable for all skin types, including sensitive and delicate skin.


2. Nourishing and Moisturizing: 

Organic soaps are often enriched with natural moisturizers and emollients, such as coconut oil, shea butter, and olive oil. These ingredients help to hydrate and nourish the skin, leaving it soft, supple, and well-moisturized. Unlike chemical soaps that can leave the skin feeling dry and tight, organic soaps promote healthy skin by maintaining its natural moisture balance.


3. Chemical-Free: 

Chemical soaps often contain ingredients like sulfates, parabens, phthalates, and artificial fragrances, which can be harmful to both the skin and the environment. Organic soaps, on the other hand, are free from these harsh chemicals. They are typically made with organic and natural ingredients that are derived from sustainable sources and produced without the use of synthetic additives. Choosing organic soaps ensures that you are minimizing your exposure to potentially harmful substances.


4. Environmentally Friendly: 

Organic soaps are more environmentally friendly compared to chemical soaps. The production of organic soaps involves using ingredients that are grown without the use of chemical pesticides or fertilizers, which helps to protect the soil, water, and air quality. Additionally, organic soap formulations are biodegradable, meaning they break down naturally without causing harm to the environment. By opting for organic soaps, you are making a conscious choice to support sustainable and eco-friendly practices.

5. Ethical and Cruelty-Free: 

Many organic soap brands are committed to ethical practices and are cruelty-free. They do not test their products on animals and do not use animal-derived ingredients. Organic soaps are often vegan-friendly as well. By choosing organic soaps, you are supporting brands that prioritize animal welfare and ethical standards.



Mountain Garden botanics Handmade Natural Soaps



Now that you’re aware of the numerous benefits of organic soaps, it’s time to explore some exceptional options that can elevate your bathing experience. At Mountain Garden Botanics, we take pride in offering a range of high-quality, handmade organic soaps that are crafted with care and attention to detail. 


Each soap is thoughtfully formulated with a blend of natural ingredients to deliver nourishing and skin-loving properties. Let’s dive into three of our standout organic soap offerings:

1) Mountain Garden Botanics Herbilicious Natural Soap:

Price: £6.99 incl. Vat


Indulge your senses and nourish your skin with the Mountain Garden Botanics Herbilicious Soap. Imbued with a delightful blend of patchouli and rosemary essential oils, this soap not only captivates with its warm and spicy aroma but also offers numerous benefits for your skin. 


Patchouli essential oil has been used for centuries to soothe dry and irritated skin, while rosemary essential oil boasts antibacterial and antiseptic properties, making it ideal for combating acne and promoting clearer skin. Enriched with coconut oil, sweet almond oil, shea butter, and sunflower oil, this handmade soap is a perfect choice for sensitive and dry skin, leaving your skin feeling soft, moisturized, and rejuvenated.


Herbilicious Soap

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2) Mountain Garden Botanics Wildflower Meadow Handmade Natural Soap:

Price: £6.99 incl. Vat


Experience the beauty and serenity of a wildflower meadow with Mountain Garden Botanics Wildflower Meadow Handmade Soap. Infused with the calming scent of lavender essential oil, this soap not only relaxes your senses but also offers an array of skin benefits. 


Lavender essential oil is known for its soothing properties, making it ideal for relieving stress and promoting relaxation. Combined with the gentle exfoliation of poppy seeds, this handmade soap helps remove dead skin cells, leaving your skin smooth and revitalized. With the nourishing properties of coconut oil, sweet almond oil, shea butter, and sunflower oil, your skin will feel pampered and refreshed after each use.

Wildflower Meadow

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3) Mountain Garden Botanics Rose Geranium and Pink French Clay Natural Soap:

Price: £6.99 incl. Vat


Embark on a sensory journey with the Mountain Garden Botanics Rose Geranium and Pink French Clay Soap. This exquisite handmade soap features the enchanting scent of rose geranium essential oil, known for its rejuvenating properties. Rose geranium essential oil helps minimize enlarged pores, balances sebum production, and promotes a more youthful complexion. 


The addition of pink French clay in this soap aids in detoxifying the skin and improving its overall texture. Infused with coconut oil, sweet almond oil, shea butter, and sunflower oil, this soap provides luxurious moisture and nourishment, leaving your skin feeling soft, supple, and radiant.

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Mountain Garden Botanics Rose Geranium and Pink French Clay Soap

Benefits of Our Natural Soaps at Mountain Garden Botanics. 


1. Gentle and Nourishing: 

Natural handmade soaps are crafted with carefully selected ingredients that are gentle on the skin and provide nourishment. They often contain natural oils, such as coconut oil, sweet almond oil, and shea butter, which moisturize and replenish the skin, keeping it soft and supple.


2. Free from Harsh Chemicals: 

Unlike commercial soaps that may contain harsh detergents, artificial fragrances, and synthetic additives, natural handmade soaps are free from such chemicals. This makes them suitable for sensitive skin and helps reduce the risk of skin irritations and allergies.


3. Enriched with Essential Oils: 

Natural handmade soaps often incorporate essential oils, which not only provide a pleasant aroma but also offer various therapeutic benefits. Essential oils like lavender, rosemary, and rose geranium can soothe, rejuvenate, and promote overall skin health.


4. Environmentally Friendly: 

Handmade soaps are typically made in small batches using sustainable and eco-friendly practices. They often come in biodegradable or minimal packaging, reducing waste and environmental impact.


5. Artisanal Craftsmanship: 

Handmade soaps are crafted by skilled artisans who put their passion and expertise into each batch. This craftsmanship ensures attention to detail, quality, and uniqueness in every bar of soap.



Preparing Natural Soaps: A Craftsmanship of Organic Handmade Soaps.


Natural soaps are a testament to the craftsmanship and artistry that goes into creating products that are both gentle on the skin and kind to the environment. The process of making natural soaps involves carefully selecting and combining natural ingredients to create a nourishing and cleansing product. Let’s take a closer look at how natural soaps are prepared.


1. Selection of High-Quality Ingredients:

The journey of crafting a natural soap begins with the selection of premium-quality ingredients. Natural soaps are typically made with plant-based oils and butters such as olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, and cocoa butter. These ingredients are chosen for their moisturizing and nourishing properties, ensuring that the soap provides gentle care for the skin.


2. The Art of Natural Soap Making: Cold Process Method:

One of the most common methods used to create natural soaps is the cold process method. In this method, oils and butters are combined with a solution of lye (sodium hydroxide) and water. The lye acts as a catalyst, initiating a chemical reaction known as saponification. During saponification, the oils and butters transform into soap molecules, while the lye is fully consumed in the process. This careful balance of ingredients ensures that no lye remains in the final product, making it safe for use.


3. Customization with Essential Oils and Botanicals:

To add fragrance and additional benefits, natural soaps are often infused with essential oils and botanical extracts. Essential oils, derived from various plants, provide natural scents and can offer therapeutic properties such as relaxation, rejuvenation, or antibacterial effects. Botanical extracts, such as calendula or chamomile, are often used to enhance the soap’s soothing and healing properties.


4. Molding and Curing:

Once the soap mixture is well-blended and infused with desired scents and botanicals, it is poured into molds to give it shape. The soap is then left to cure for a period of several weeks. During this curing process, excess moisture evaporates, allowing the soap to harden and develop its full cleansing properties. The result is a long-lasting bar of soap that is ready to provide a luxurious bathing experience.


5. Handcrafted with Love:

Natural soaps are often handcrafted in small batches to ensure the utmost attention to detail and quality. Artisan soapmakers take pride in their creations, carefully monitoring the soap-making process to achieve the desired texture, scent, and appearance. Each bar of soap is a work of art, showcasing the dedication and passion of the soapmaker.


By following these meticulous steps, natural soaps are created with a commitment to providing a gentle, nourishing, and eco-friendly alternative to commercially produced chemical soaps. The result is a bar of soap that not only cleanses the skin but also indulges the senses with its natural fragrances and beneficial properties.


At Mountain Garden Botanics, we embrace the art of soap making and use these traditional techniques to create our exceptional range of natural soaps. Every bar is carefully handcrafted with love, ensuring that you receive a product that is not only good for your skin but also brings joy to your daily bathing routine.



Natural handmade soaps have become a cherished alternative for individuals seeking the benefits of natural ingredients and a luxurious bathing experience. With their gentle formulas, nourishing properties, and captivating scents, these soaps offer a holistic approach to skincare. The Mountain Garden Botanics Herbilicious Soap, Wildflower Meadow Handmade Soap, and Rose Geranium and Pink French Clay Soap are just a glimpse into the world of natural handmade soaps, each offering unique benefits for your skin.


Embrace the power of nature and treat yourself to the goodness of natural handmade soaps. Explore the wide range of options available and discover the transformative effects they can have on your skin and well-being.

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The prices mentioned are as of the blog post’s publication date and are subject to change. check out our other Handmade soaps too.