Since So and Soap is all about worldwide adventures and experiences, you might want to learn about the kinds of soaps you might find in other countries. Here’s a sampling from my research. What soaps will you discover during your adventures?
France – Savon do Marseille Soap, machine milled for hardness. Made with olive oil and shea butter and scented with French lavender and other floral and fruit fragrances from the Provence region.
India – Palm kernel oil, sandalwood fragrance
Israel – Dead sea minerals
Japan – Sake
Mexico – Aloe Vera, tallow
Mongolia – Mare’s milk and frankincense.
Palestine – Nabulsi (nebulous) soap made with olive oil. It goes back to the 10th century!
Here’s a few intriguing images:
Mongolian Mare’s Milk and Frankincense Soap