I am a complete sucker for soap, especially fancy soap, so when I seen handmade soap in the produce tent at Wigtown Book Festival I had to get me some. I must have spent a good twenty minutes smelling all the different soaps and trying to pick one. I eventually settled on peppermint and pumice for myself and a shea butter one for my boyfriends Mum for Christmas.
The Wigtown Soap Company are a small family business specialising in the production of natural soaps. They avoid chemicals and focus on using quality ingredients including natural essential oils fresh and dried fruits, flowers & herbs. All of the soap is made in small batches and cut by hand. The basic recipe for the soap contains only 4 ingredients: Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Organic Fairtrade Palm Oil and Lye