Gneiss ("Nice") Soap!
Introducing Gneiss Soap, a shear delight for the earth warrior (or Earth scientist) on your list.
The Ciaglia technique was developed by a Italian soap maker Fabio Ciaglia as a method of creating texture in soap using finely ground shreds from leftover bars. It creates an intriguing, distinctive, finely speckled look, Coupled with a lively, citrus scent, a bold activated charcoal vein, plus blue and violet cosmetic mica top detailing, this soap is a pleasure to hold and behold.
The appearance of these bars reminded me of rock textures, so I consulted with many geologist friends regarding the perfect name. After much discussion, I ultimately decided to pass over the (perhaps more accurate) Isoclinal Fold moniker for the more layman-friendly Gneiss.
Because it really is a nice soap.
Made with glee, plus coconut, sustainable palm, high oleic sunflower, rice bran, olive and castor oils. Distilled water, lye, sugar and sodium lactate. Scented with a citrusy blend of orange 5x and litsea cubeba pure essential oils. Colored with activated charcoal, cosmetic micas, oxides
Full bar net weight:
Approximately 5 oz/142 g
To extend longevity, keep your Aroma Art bar in a well-draining soap dish away from shower spray. Better yet, use an ecologically-friendly soap lift or soap net to more completely dry your bar between uses.
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