Cube 600 gr, Authentic Savon de Marseille Handcrafted in Marseille, 72% Extra Pure Olive Oil Soap

$32.00

Shipping to United States: $8.95

An authentic cube of Savon de Marseille. This soap is handcrafted in the French city of Marseille by Le Serail, one of the very few traditional soap company still remaining in activity in Marseille. We had the chance to visit the factory during one of our regular trips to Provence where we could truly appreciate the artisan production process.

The vast majority of soap called "Savon de Marseille" are not produced in Marseille, and a lot are made outside France. The Serail is a family owned business, which has been operating since 1949. It is the most traditional soap maker I found in the city. Each batch is mixed and cooked in large cauldrons while being under the watch of the soap master {Maitre Savonnier} and a Virgin Mary statue. All the equipments are also quite unique and old, and were made in Marseille specifically for the production of Savons de Marseille. The overall process including the curing phase can take up to 1 month, making each cube a true piece of French heritage

Because of its hypoallergenic and anti bacteria property, le Savon de Marseille is still been recommended by dermatologists in France for cleaning sensitive skin or shaving. These soaps are also so beautiful, they can just be left on a shelf as decoration. With time, they will dry out even more and develop an amazing patina. Perfect also for a gift.

600 gr Green Cube - 3¼ (8 cm) cube - Coconut and Copra Oils
These soaps are made with 72% extra pure olive oil and are easily recognized by their green color. Because these soaps are not milled, these soaps lose moisture and turn brown with time. This color change does not affect the cleansing properties of Marseilles soap. They are free from added perfume and recommended for personal care, especially dry skins.

♥ Regarding the appearance of the soap - Please note ♥
These soaps are done in a true artisan way so they won't be perfectly square or may present some cosmetic defects. They already have a patina because of the long drying process. Because these are not milled, they will shrink with the curing process, as they loose some water content so their weight will be less than 300 gr. 600 gr. or 1 kilo. Some soaps may have a white film made of salt created during the drying process. This will go away after the first wash. In the pictures, you can see the difference between a "fresh" soap and one that is cured. The cured soap will always last longer than a fresh one.

In this composition, I also have:
* 300 gr cube - 10.5 oz - 2¾" (7 cm) cube
* 1000 gr cube - Almost 2 pounds - 4" (9.5 cm) cube

Ref: SOAP Vert - 600Gr

Check our other Savons de Marseille: https://www.bastideantiques.com/shop/22772294/savon-de-marseille

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    Reviews (4)

    Average:

    I love this soap. I shower with it and it doesn’t dry my skin. Smells so clean too. Very nice vendor!


    I love this soap. It smells so clean on my skin, and isn’t drying. Worth the price. So addicting!



    Loving the way this soap keeps my skin from drying out.


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