Nashua Scores It: 3 Out Of 5 Tree Huggin’ Hippies
Phil Scores It: 4 Out Of 5 Tree Huggin’ Hippies
Variety: Sandalwood Jasmine
Price: AUD $7.95
From: Biome Eco Stores
Size: 140 grams (5 oz)
Ingredients: Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Palm Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Water, Organic Olive Oil, Natural Sandalwood Jasmine Fragrance, Organic Hemp Oil, Organic Jojoba Oil, Sea Salt, Citric Acid, Tocopherol
Certified Organic: Contains Certified Organic Ingredients
Cruelty Free: Yes
What Nashua Said:
I’m not really into bar soap so much. I much prefer liquid soap myself. I wanted to mention that so you could understand that it affects my scoring. This soap was really nice. It lathers up really well with a shower puff and it feels so nice on the skin. The scent was a little “soft” for my liking.
The Sandalwood Jasmine soap is a Dr. Bronner’s Australian market exclusive so our sincerest condolences go out to Estados Unidos y Canada. And the rest of the world for that matter!
What Phil Said:
Sandalwood: sooooo good! It is definitely one of my favourite scents, probably my favourite actually, but crikey it’s expensive stuff!
The first thing I noticed was how BIG this bar of soap was. Dr. Bronner’s have certainly not skimped in that department. This was the first time I had used any Dr. Bronner’s products. At AUD $7.95 it is not too expensive considering it is A LOT bigger than most others. That compensates for the slightly higher price and makes it really good value. An associate of ours has sworn that she has seen a single bar of soap go for as much as $80!
Dr. Bronner’s use the Triple Milled Process, also known as French Milled, to make their soap. I’ve said it before and I’ll keep saying it to anyone who listens: In my opinion, Triple Milled/French Milled is inferior to Cold Process.
I love Sandalwood and this bar smells fantastic but, like Nashua, I found it was a little light on the scent side. It’s a lathering machine with a shower puff and it feels really nice on the skin. The palm oil, and all of Dr. Bronner’s palm oil is sourced ethically from a sustainable operation in Ghana.
Overall it’s a very nice soap and you should certainly give it a try. It is streets ahead of anything you will find on the supermarket shelves but, like I always say,
It’s no Dindi or Scrumpy Soap!
Feel free to tell us what you think in the comments.
Phil and Nashua,
Founders of The Organic Warriors.