Magpie Hill Soap 'Juniperberry & Sage' Soap

Review: Magpie Hill Soap ‘Juniperberry & Sage’ Soap

This mornings shower brought the Magpie Hill Soap ‘Juniperberry & Sage’ Soap out of its box for the first time, I know from experience that Rhian consistently produces good products and again that proved to be true. I am actually quite stumped when it comes to describing the scent. It has that wonderful herby scent but […]

Superfurry 'Mike's Pine' Green Soap Bar

Review: Superfurry ‘Mike’s Pine’ Green Soap Bar

I received Superfurry ‘Mike’s Pine’ Green Soap Bar and I am always pleased to receive soap for review, I have ditched the shower gels as I like using products that are 100% natural. This 100g bar of soap is solid and I mean really solid and so it feels as though it would last a […]

Magpie Hill Beer Soaps

Review: Magpie Hill Beer Soaps

Rhian has been busy in her soap workshop and she has produced a new range of Magpie Hill Beer Soaps that have been made using the beer from a local brewery! The new soaps are a partnership with Hobsons Brewery and so as you probably have guessed, the soaps are a Beer Soap range and […]

SuperFurry Beard Beer Wash

Review: SuperFurry Beard Beer Wash

I received some products from a Dutch brand called SuperFurry, included in the package was a sample of their SuperFurry Beard Beer Wash. I was unsure how to describe the wash and so I went onto the Superfurry website and there it was, it’s a mush and it is the perfect description! It has beige colour […]

Little Tree 'Almond' Soap

Review: Little Tree ‘Almond’ Soap

The postman knocked and I wheeled up to open the door and was handed a padded envelope, it was the Little Tree ‘Almond’ Soap, now I am like a little kid (called being a man) and so I opened it as soon as the door was closed and BOOM! The scent of almonds burst out […]

Scrubbed Up

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Newsletter of the Guild of Craft Soap & Toiletry Makers The Guild of Craft Soap and Toiletry Makers (GCSTM) is a non-commercial peer support network which provides information and guidelines about handmade soap crafting and the EU legislation that regulates the cosmetics and toiletries industry. GCSTM is run by volunteers who give their time freely […]

Magpie Hill Soap 'Black Pepper' Soap

Review: Magpie Hill Soap ‘Black Pepper’ Soap

I have tested and reviewed quite a few soaps as part of the beard care reviews that I have been doing since 2015 and after using some handmade soaps from Magpie Hill Soaps, I have decided to add a new category outside of the beard care reviews just for soap. I got to know Rhian […]