Peppercorn Soaps

The piquant, spicy essential oil of black peppercorns comes from the berry of Piper nigrum, the pepper plant. 

8 oz round bars

Here's your ticket to an extraordinary shower. Luffa soap will quickly become your skin's BFF. We’ve incorporated our moisturizing soap into whole natural luffas (also spelled loofah). The ones we use come directly to us from Egypt. Luffa aegyptiaca is a member of the Cucurbitaceae (gourd) family that includes squash, pumpkins and zucchini. When young and tender, “sponge gourds” are eaten. When mature, they are used for a natural scrub. You’ll see why luffas have been used for thousands of years. They have a perfect texture for the job: not too rough but just right. These 6.5 ounce bars last for many enjoyable showers. They're big. They cover a large area with each pass. We’ve added a loop of hemp cord through the bar so it will hang and dry between uses. All of our Luffa Soaps begin with our signature vegetable based formula of saponified olive oil and/or rice bran oil, palm kernel oil and soy oil with retained glycerin. We've selected these five varieties to give you a choice of citrus, lavender, mint. Spice lovers would enjoy our Camper's Choice and Soapy's Choice luffas. Yes, many people enjoy the fresh scent of Soapy's Choice.

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When the Missouri Botanical Garden asked us to create an exclusive bar honoring its 150th anniversary, we crafted this uniquely herbal and peppery soap. We tested many blends of plant oils to develop the bar’s sophisticated fragrance. When we were finally satisfied, we sent a bar to perfumer Thierry Masson of La Rochelle, France, to evaluate the scent. He wrote back enthusiastically. “This bar has good balance—it’s woody, fresh and spicy.” Each ingredient of the soap reflects the Garden’s mission to discover and share knowledge about plants and their environment. To remember the Garden’s founder, Henry Shaw, we selected a popular scent from his Victorian era, lavender, as a familiar note in the soap’s luscious bouquet. To suggest Missouri, we added cedarwood oil with its resinous aroma. To recognize the Garden’s preservation of biodiversity around the world, we chose katrafay, Cedrelopsis grevei, a little known plant from Madagascar with a captivating smell. Vibrant fresh green peppercorn oil, also from Madagascar, adds the finishing note in our Shaw’s Garden bar. The natural green color of the bar comes from both the powder and the leaf of wild nettle plants. Nettle is a vitamin-rich herb found all over the world. Like all of our bars, Shaw’s Garden will pamper your skin with moisturizing emollients.
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Eleven of our best-selling soaps are available as mini bars. Our store customers love them and buy them in bunches.

8 oz
Ask a wine lover what’s more important, the aroma or the taste? Likely, they will say it’s all in the nose. We’ve created the complex bouquet of Shiraz with...
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4.5 oz

Chai Spice soap will soothe your soul with this delightful, exotic blend of essential oils including cardamom, coriandergingernutmeg, cinnamon, and black pepper.

Cardamom is second only to saffron in the realm of costly spices, but it's key to a great chai and why this bar is a Premium Soap. You may choose it for your free bar with our free bar offers

The bar contains shea butter to moisturize your skin. Black tea provides the color and kaolin clay adds a creaminess to the lather.  

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