From our Journal

Let's talk about shipping

Let's talk about shipping

Ugh. Shipping costs. It's the bane of our existence, something we are constantly combating and working on.  We know you love free shipping. So do we. Nothing makes our carts grow larger than the lure of a haul showing up for free! Except, free shipping isn't really free. Sure, we could raise our prices and absorb the cost of shipping within, but that seems like trickery, and not something we want to do. We like to be transparent with you about how our business operates.  First, we're a small business. Like, really small. We employee 8, our shipping department is 1 (sometimes...

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Life in the mountains

Life in the mountains

They say when you travel through the Mule Pass Tunnel, you go back in time. It’s part lore, part absolute reality. Bisbee moves a little slower than most places, it hasn't quite caught up to the rest of the world. And that's alright. We don't have major chain establishments here. Our grocery selection is limited and overpriced. Our parking situation could use an overhaul. And you can't go anywhere without running into someone (or several someones) you know. For a somewhat non-social person like myself, that's challenging. But there's nowhere else I'd rather call home. I'm awestruck from time to...

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They thought we were crazy

They thought we were crazy

"A soap store?" she said, her eyebrows knitted in confusion. After a brief explanation of our plan, she cocked her head and said, "Good luck!" without much enthusiasm as she walked away.

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5 Reasons Handmade Soap is Superior

5 Reasons Handmade Soap is Superior

1. Ingredients Handmade soap is made with ingredients you're probably already familiar with. Ours, for instance, starts with a base of plant oils and butters; nutrient rich olive oil being the primary ingredient.   2. It's the real deal Ever notice the bars on the shelf at the "big stores" aren't actually called soap? It's because they're not really soap. The FDA strictly regulates what can be called soap. And to be called soap, the product must be composed mainly of the “alkali salts of fatty acids,” that is, the material you get when you combine fats or oils with...

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