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Do It Yourself (DIY) Homemade Soap

By admin | January 24th, 2010 2:34pm | 0 Comments

Homemade Soap In this ecco, green time, many people are choosing to go organic and do it themselves by making their own soap. They can control what goes in and choose their favorite fragrances, shapes and colors. And just like making a cake, you’ll need a recipe to follow.

The most important thing to realize is making soap can be dangerous and you have to follow some basic safety procedures like don’t get lye on your skin, use goggles and make sure to have proper ventilation. There are a million sites out there you can go to for instructions, but it basically boils down to a process.

Making soap is a two-step process. First you mix lye and water together and then add a mixture of oils. Lye and water get hot when mixed and must cool down before being added to the oil. Gently heat the oil. Both mixtures should be the same temperature or about 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Use the oil specified in your recipe and don’t replace it with another oil. If it tells you to use olive oil, use it and not grape seed oil. Blend lye and water mixture with the oil and stir. A blender will take a few minutes, but manually mixing it can take hours.

You will need a mold. A 9 x 13 cake pan lined with wax paper makes a great mold, but you can improvise with other containers. This will make a big block of soap. Wrap in heavy blankets and let sit for at least 24 hours. When the soap has set, cut it with a sharp knife into bars/pieces and store on brown paper in a cool place. Turn over after two weeks. Soap can be used after a month.

This is the simplest recipe to make soap. Many online sites and books are dedicated to this art. Unless you have a lot of time and patience, it might be best to find a natural soap you can buy in a store. Sabon uses a centuries old Australian recipe to make our soaps. They are hand-milled and come to the stores in blocks and are hand-cut for you. We have 60 different soaps in a variety of shapes and scents. Take home a few samples and find your favorite today. handmade-soap

Foot Care

By admin | January 14th, 2010 2:18pm | 1 Comments


Indulge your hard working feet after a day of running around the city with the luscious combination of aroma-therapy oils and skin conditioners. Sabon’s foot lotion is enriched with antioxidants for a powerful reflexology experience. The lotion also contains an anti-fungal camphor and menthol to ensure freshness. Sabon’s foot lotion is recommended for all skin types. For extra dry and cracked heels or calluses  use sabon’s body butter along with the lotion.

Hand Care

By admin | January 12th, 2010 2:00pm | 0 Comments

Start your hands off right with Sabon’s germ-fighting antibacterial hand cleanser. The cleaner comes in a durable plastic bottle that is easy for transportation, (even when the bottle is rolling around the bottom of your handbag) the cleaner is under 3 oz. which makes it safe for air travel as well! Enjoy the whimsical fragrance of Pink Cotton musk and be germ-free throughout the day. hand-creamSabon’s Hand cream Tube is a must have on your list for essential supplies to carry in your handbag. The light and non greasy texture makes no excuse for dry and chapped hands. Gently enriched with essential oils, silicone, vitamin E and C, this luscious experience will leave your hands, nails and cuticles feeling as if you just have a manicure. Choose from fragrances such as Patchouli Lavender Vanilla, Lavender Apple and Lavender Rose scents.

Face Care

By admin | January 9th, 2010 1:56pm | 0 Comments

Look your skin straight in the face by using Sabon’s Aloe Cleanser. A light, gentle cleanser that is perfect for everyday use for removing makeup. The fresh fragrance is highly invigorating as it is packed with Aloe. Aloe is known for its soothing, softening and healing properties.  Sabon’s face cleansers are protein-enriched and hypo-allergenic and recommended for normal/dry skin or sensitive skin. aloe-cleanserFor a clear and healthy complexion Sabon’s Face polish is the fastest track to impeccably smooth skin! This cream-based wash carries a delicate mint fragrance that has tiny micro scrubbing beads for light exfoliating. Polish the face twice weekly to stimulate circulation and maintain an even tone. Pure ingredients include Mint oil, natural antiseptic and the combination of lemongrass to refresh and recharge the skin, while Glycerin protects the skin from moisture loss. Just use a few drops of Sabon’s Cleanser on a cotton ball, and lightly massage face in a circular motion, lather up and remove traces of dirt and oils from the face and t-zone area. Complete your pampering with Sabon’s Moisture Lotion, which can also be used as a base for makeup.

Another lavish Sabon creation is the Jojoba Facial wash that provides thorough cleansing that is gentle enough to be used daily. The balancing properties make the facial wash an ideal choice for combination skin.

Shopping for Bath Products

By admin | January 5th, 2010 1:48pm | 0 Comments

Sabon , the go-to boutique for everything bath and body started with the creation of a single bar of lavender soap in 1974 in a small farming town in Israel. The brand has now has expanded into a full range of exceptional bath and body products, complete with a famous celebrity following that includes Kristin Davis, Susan Sarandon, Drew Berrymore and Julianne Moore.

Sabon strives to bring a unique and unforgettable shopping experience to each customer. Whether you are visiting one of their New York locations or shopping on Sabon’s online store, sabon offers shoppers an environment that inspires and captures the imagination, through a visual and sensory experience. Sabon celebrates the daily ritual of a bath by offering All-natural soaps, candles, aromatherapy oils, cosmetics, and body care products made at an agricultural co-op in Israel.

Sabon brings women a unique experience that nurtures the soul and body through a wide range of great beauty products. Sabon also offers an organic bath product line. Try Sabon’s organic body scrub, a scrub that naturally cares for your face and body and is made without any preservatives. Sabon’s line of organic products are made of the highest quality, in accordance with the ECOCERT® standard, containing more than 70% more organic ingredients than required.body-scrubNever will you experience an exfoliation such as Sabon’s most popular and best selling Dead Sea Body Scrub made of salt crystals that are drenched in macadamia, almond and soy bean oils. The salts are mineral rich and are perfect for the gentle removal of dead skin cells to reveal new and radiant skin. Use twice weekly to improve circulation, and to nourish the skin. Shoppers can choose from fresh fragrances like Lavender Apple, Lemon Mint, Patchouli Lavender Vanilla, Vanilla and Tropic.

As women are busy with the daily demands of life, it can be hard to fit personal spa time in to their hectic days. However, Sabon has found a two –in-one solution to maximize your bath and shower time. Sabon’s Loofah soap is a glycerine-based soap poured into natural sea sponge, all that is required is lathering, and watch how the Loofah Soap eliminates rough spots on knees, elbows and feet while cleansing the skin at the same time. Choose from scents like Amber, Lychee, Lemon and Lavender. Sabon knows what the body needs to feel rejuvenated and wants women to get the most out of their shower time.  Another popular and creative bath product is Sabon’s rejuvenating face A&E Mask, rich in vitamins A & E, and Omega 3 fatty Acids. The A&E mask ensures the rapid renewal and increased vitality of your skin's cells. Its antioxidant properties have a deep cleansing and clarifying effect on the skin, eradicating free radicals and other pollutants which clog the pores. The A&E Mask also makes for a luxury bath gift for that special someone.a&e-maskSabon’s specialty soaps and products makes for an unusual yet perfect house warming gift for a new home, as their eco-friendly and chic packaging fit flawlessly with any bathroom. Sabon’s gift baskets

make gift giving easy with bath and body gift sets like the Dream Basket or the Earthen Angel Basket. Sabon also offers a unique Mother & Baby line that is gentle enough for baby’s skin, the line of Body Lotion, Body Oil and Shower Gel are made with the finest chamomile extracts and contains extracts of lavender, rose, orange and vanilla. All Mother & Baby products are all hypo-allergenic.

Sabon knows the importance of listening to your body and treating your body right. That’s why Sabon is dedicated to creating the finest and natural ingredients to nurture, protect and enhance your body inside and out. No matter what flaws we have, whether it is dry or oily skin, acne, irritated skin, or skin that is prone to redness, Sabon is there for you.


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