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05/07/2021

How can Bath Bombs help Remove Fake Tan?

The summer sun is making an appearance across the UK, and we’re delighted! But many of us are not naturally blessed with swarthy or naturally tanned skin. Many of us get our ‘kicks’ out of a bottle of fake tan to bronze up our purple toned, slightly transparent winter skin! (Sorry as a naturally pale and pasty girl, I’m getting real into this one!) An important stage of the fake tanning process to prepping your skin. You need a fresh and even base before application. But when the weather is... Read More

bath bomb bundle 08/06/2021

4 Special Ingredients you’ll love in our Bath Bombs

There are so many bath bomb products out there what are thrown together with the bare minimum. They under preform, and can leave your skin feeling tight and dried out. When we decided to start making bath bombs (yes there was a time when we didn’t even do bath bombs!) it was very important to us that they were special. So we added amazing fragrances, and 4 super nourishing ingredients to give your senses a treat. Vitamin C Vitamin C is needed by the body to protect cells and keep... Read More

02/04/2021

7 Ways to Get Smoother Legs in time for Summer

With the summer season approaching, lockdown restrictions easing and outfits to plan, you’re bound to be starting to think about those neglected winter legs. (It’s okay, most of us are in the same boat!) If you want to rock your smooth and sexy legs you’ll need to exfoliate off those dead cells and get your skin back to looking buttery smooth. But it doesn’t just happen overnight, that’s why now is the perfect time to start prepping for your post-lockdown debut!  We’ve rounded up the best ways to get smoother,... Read More

02/03/2021

Mother’s Day Ideas in Lockdown 2021

It’s that time of the year again, even though last March feels like yesterday, believe it or not, it was actually a full year ago?! If you’re like me, you’ve probably exhausted lockdown activities over the last 12 months, so when it comes to Mother’s Day you’re feeling a bit lost? Am I right? However, whether we can see our mums in person or not, Mother’s Day 2021 is a chance to celebrate everything she does for us and it turns out, there are plenty of ways to make her... Read More

24/02/2021

What is Tree-Nation, and why are The Soap Story now part of it?

Tree-Nation is a non-profit organisation that allows companies to plant trees all around the world and offset their CO2 emissions. At The Soap Story we’re delighted to have set up our very own forest. Now when customers spend £20 on our products, we’ll plant a tree in The Soap Story forest for free! But why? Planting trees has been proven to be one of the most efficient solutions to fight Climate Change. Climate Change is caused by greenhouse gas emissions, of which CO2 is by far the most important one.... Read More

benefits of having a bath 15/02/2021

The Top 5 Benefits of Having a Bath

Bathing has a long and detailed history. A good bath might be seen as a little luxury now and then, but beyond some essential self-care, what are the top benefits of having a bath? 01: Fall asleep faster Taking a hot bath before bed could help you sleep better, especially if the water temperature and timing of the bath are just right. Research shows that,’bathing for 90 minutes before bed in water at 40°C to 43°C did the trick to help people get the best quality sleep. Bathing at that... Read More

dear_santa_the_soap_story 15/12/2020

Dear Santa, shop by recipient!

Hey Santa, just checking in because this year has been a toughy, and I’m sure this Christmas will be very different as well. But don’t worry we’re here to help.  Our Soap Squad Experts have been developing a ‘Shop by Recipient‘ catalogue on www.thesoapstory.com, which we hope will make your life a bit easier this festive season. Not only the standard ‘For Him’ and ‘For Her’, but now we’re introducing gift highlights for characteristics and personalities.  For example, meet Sophie. Sophie has a gorgeous golden tan all season long, even... Read More

24/05/2020

Stay Kind, Stay Safe, Stay Clean – Discover the new range!

With talk of current lockdown restrictions starting to be eased and phased out it is more important than ever to stay safe and clean when considering getting back to some sort of normality.  From the very beginning of the coronavirus outbreak the messaging was clear around preventing the spread; wash your hands frequently with soap or use hand sanitizer. We like to think we’ve got a pretty cool range of soap to also prevent the spread of ‘BORING OLD SOAP PRODUCTS disease’. However with the increasing demand for antibacterial soap... Read More

24/04/2020

Benefits of the Bar of Soap

Hand washing is a hot topic at the moment thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. And if the supermarket shelves give us any sort of clue… We’ve clearly been living around some stinkers for a while!  With health authorities advising people to wash their hands regularly, for at least 20 seconds each time, is liquid soap better than a bar of soap? Is a bar of soap full of bacteria? Why are my hands so dry? Let’s bust some myths and then summarize our list of benefits!   Bacteria – are... Read More

03/03/2020

Conscious of Corona?

Starting to feel conscious of Coronaviris as it’s getting closer and bigger each day – we feel you. But what is (COVID-19) and what can you do to help protect yourself and those around you?  The virus was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019 and has since spread into a worldwide panic. Coronaviruses (CoV) are actually a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases and they’ve been around for years! However a novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new... Read More