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What is REAL SOAP: The History of Soap and Bathing

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What is REAL SOAP: The History of Soap and Bathing

This ain't your grandma's "lye soap" my dear!  Dispelling the myths surrounding REAL, old fashion soaps made from plant oils, seed butters, and fats is helpful to those seeking natural products. Learn what it is, how it's made today, it's ancient past and modern history. I found learning about how people cleansed themselves and their dirty stuff in the past to be particularly interesting.    

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My Favorite Hydrosol Waters - for all skin types

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My Favorite Hydrosol Waters - for all skin types

In a past post I explored some of the benefits of distillates (aka hydrosol waters) in general. Here I will explore in more details the specific benefits of individual plant (leaves, flowers, roots, needles, bark etc) hydrosols. Starting with the lovely Rose.  But first I want to restate some important aspects of hydrosols in general.  

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