Ask The Soapmaker – Animal Fat

Ask The Soapmaker – Animal Fat

Q. How are fragrances and tallow in soap associated? A. Unlike Shugar soaps, most name-brand soaps in the United States use a base that is made from about 80% to 90% beef tallow, essentially fat from slaughtered cows. As a result, the base has a very strong and...
Ask The Soapmaker

Ask The Soapmaker

Q. Why does Shugar Soapworks use palm oil instead of tallow? A. We believe that our sustainably grown, natural palm oil is a far superior product for our soaps and for you. Unlike soaps made with tallow (animal-fat), we don’t have to mask unpleasant odors with heavy...
Should You Use Soap on Your Face?

Should You Use Soap on Your Face?

When it comes to facial skin cleansers, pH levels do make a difference. At Shugar Soapworks, we never recommend that our soap – or any bar soap for that matter – be used on your face unless your complexion is very oily. Skin — or at least the...
Mom Does Reviews!

Mom Does Reviews!

We were delighted that Mom Does Reviews tried our soaps and wrote about her experience. Below is an excerpt from her review. You can read the entire piece on her blog. Soap is something we take for granted- we use it daily (well, most of us do) and we don’t really...
Shugar vs. Venezia Soaps

Shugar vs. Venezia Soaps

Did you know that Shugar Soapworks makes two brands of soaps? Both use the same natural ingredients and high quality scents. Both deliver the same rich lather and rejuvenating clean. The difference is the name, the scents, and where you find them. Shugar Soapworks...