15 July 2017

New products for the end of the summer

Cade is a species of juniper grown in rocky areas across the Mediterranean. Also known as Juniper Tar, Cade oil has antiseptic, antimicrobial and fungicidal properties and has been used since the nineteenth century to sooth skin and scalp complaints such as psoriasis, dandruff and eczema. Cade oil has a strong smoky, woodsy aroma.


We have four new soaps to introduce to our store, plus a dry skin salve.

We have introduced Eco Soybean wax into our formula, together with coconut oil, kokum, cocoa and shea butter with just a dash of olive oil for a smooth, moisturising shaving experience, that is vegetarian friendly.

We have been experimenting on new formulas for a better performing shaving soap. For ultra sensitive skin we there will be a fragrance/scent free shaving bar, a honey bar and a menthol peppermint bar.

As an addition to our very popular Pine Tar bar we will introduce the Juniper Tar Bar. Juniper Tar is a  It is a very popular bar in Turkey, except we have added coconut oil and cocoa butter for a more bubbly creamy washing experience.

Cade OilCade oil is produced through distillation of the wood. The distillate is left to sit for 15-20 days after which it will have separated into three layers - a bottom layer of tar, an aqueous layer and the top layer of essential oil, which we use. The oil is a deep reddish brown in colour and is sometimes known as 'nature's coal tar'.

Well known in ancient India as one of the best natural remedies for dandruff, damaged hair due to bleaching, dyeing etc, and hair fall, Cade oil is a significant Ayurvedic oil for treating skin and hair problems. It is also called by other names like Juniper tar, Prickly cedar, Sharp cedar, Cade Juniper and Prickly Juniper and is scientifically known as Juniperus oxycedrus. This small tree is a member of the Cypress family, Cupressaceae.

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