Calm – Lavender Body and Shaving Soap

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Calming lavender essential oil and moisturizing shea butter. Calm your mind and your body with this lavender-infused bar that’s packed with skin-loving naturals and a lather so creamy you can shave with it!

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Lavender essential oil, Shea Butter, and Aloe Vera blended with activated charcoal to create a calming and relaxing bar of handmade natural soap.

Using all-natural colorants, essential oils, and shea butter, this bar is filled with calming and cleansing lotion-like lather.  Suitable for all skin types, you can use this bar from head to toe, in the shower, or by the sink for a lavender-filled wash:

  • wash with it head to toe (it’s our most moisturizing bar),
  • hang extra bars around the house for aromatherapy (mmmmm smells so good!),
  • and even use it’s creamy dreamy lotion-like lather to shave with!

Watch one of our customers whip up a top quality shave with this soap:

Shaving with Alo Goods Calm Lavender Soap

“It smells so good and it’s really smooth. I have to say it’s as smooth as anything that I’ve ever used… there’s a lot of goodies in that soap and you don’t want to waste them”
~Murray, Tucson, AZ


Coconut Oil,  Olive Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Water, Sodium Hydroxide, Shea Butter, Lavandula Officinalis (Lavender) Essential Oil, Kaolin Clay, Rubia Tinctorum, Aloe Vera, Activated Charcoal

Featured ingredients in each bar of  Calm Lavender Handmade Natural Soap:

Alō Calm Essential Oil Blend is based on lavender essential oil (Botanical Name: Lavandula officinalis). Originating from the Latin lavare, meaning “to wash”, lavender has historically been used in baths to help purify the body and spirit. Many people have a fond association with lavender for its fragrance which creates a stimulating and calming experience when used in soaps, shampoos, and body products. All-natural colorants are infused into the base oils for each batch, creating a beautiful bar free from synthetic cosmetic colorants. This lavender bar features madder root and activated charcoal.

  • Activated charcoal aids in providing a deep cleanse and gives your skin a natural glow while helping to absorb excess oils.
  • Aloe Vera is used in every Alō Signature bar. It provides a soothing feel to each and every bar of handmade soap. It’s a wonderful addition to soothe and hydrate sensitive and irritated skins.
  • Olive Oil creates a very gentle soap with a mild lather.
  • Coconut Oil is added to help boost lather as well as provide superior cleansing.
  • Shea Butter adds soothing nourishment and a creamy shave-able lather to the soap’s profile.
Contains:

Activated Charcoal, Aloe Vera, Coconut Oil, Kaolin Clay, Lavender Essential Oil, Olive Oil, Shea Butter, Sunflower Oil

Weight / Dimensions

4oz (3 x 2 x 1.5 inch) half-round bar
1/2 oz travel and trial bar

FormulaType

Vegan

13 reviews for Calm – Lavender Body and Shaving Soap

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    Carroll M. (verified owner)

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    This soap doesn’t leave that sticky feeling on my skin after use and feels/smells great.

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    Debbie Stratton (verified owner)

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    I must admit the smell on the lavendar soap is a little strong for me.

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    Avie Rosacci (verified owner)

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    One of my favorites! I got this for my daughters for this Christmas. I am shopping locally ONLY this year.

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    Anonymous

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    This smells amazing! I love that it’s real lavender and the aroma isn’t overpowering.

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    Angela (verified owner)

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    you can really tell the ingredients are so fresh and wholesome!

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    Sophia (verified owner)

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    Very relaxing

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    Dottie Richardson (verified owner)

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    Love it.

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    Trey Hannah (verified owner)

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    My girlfriend loves this.

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    Anonymous

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    Can’t get enough of this bar. It smells amazing, without being overwhelming, and has a silk soft lather that we love.

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    Julia B.

    The Lavender Soap smells amazing and we love using it to wash our hands.

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Handmade Soap

The short answer is yes! When you use a bar of soap (or Tooth Suds) the oil attracting end of the soap molecule picks up the grease and oils on your skin. When you rinse, the water-attracting end of the soap molecule follows the water, rinsing the soap and any impurities down the drain when you wash it off (or spit it out). 

After washing or brushing your teeth, any bacterium that was present on either the soap or your hands/teeth is washed down the drain.

Here’s more information about why soap isn’t dirty and perfectly hygienic and sanitary.

Soap ages, like a fine wine, but we recommend that you use your soap within one year of purchase. When a bar of our soap ages:

  • the aroma from essential oils will fade (after about 3-months)
  • the plant-based colors may fade (some within 6-months, other after a few years)
  • the lather will become creamier and thicker
  • the soap will become milder

The scent and color changes on our sample bars will be more noticeable and occur sooner than the full sized bars. This is due to an increased percentage of the surface area being exposed to air.

My favorite bar of soap is the first bar I ever made. My daughters and I spent months researching and collecting tools and materials with my husband. Our first soap then took us a full day to mix by hand. I’ll cherish those memories for the rest of my life. I still have a bar from that first batch and I use is once a year on my daughter’s birthday.

Kandra, Owner and Soap Maker, Alō Goods

Short Answer: It depends on how often it’s used, and if it’s kept dry between uses.

When used at the sink for handwashing, a bar of our handmade soap can last for around 6 weeks or more. This assumes that the bar will be placed on a soap dish that allows the water to drain away from the soap, giving the soap a chance to dry out between uses. You can read more on extending the life of your soap here.

When used in the shower, a bar of soap will typically last around 4 weeks. This assumes that the bar is exposed to water longer than at the sink, and then multiple people are using the same bar to wash head to toe.

  • A bar of Tooth Suds typically lasts for 3 months!
  • A Shampoo Bar typically lasts 2-6 months (depending on how many times you wash your hair, and how long your hair is).

Compared to commercial “soaps”, natural soaps are normally softer as they retain their natural glycerin (commercial soap production removes the glycerine to sell as a separate product). Our soaps are also free from artificial hardening chemicals, synthetic waxes, or free alkali.

No, there is no lye in our soap. However, all true soap is made through the saponification of oils with lye—either sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide. Once saponified none of the lye remains, and the oils are turned into soap. You can read more how soap is made, cured, and cared for in these articles:

Alō products are made in a private kitchen, with clean and sterile equipment and quality ingredients. In fact, many of the ingredients are food grade…but please don’t eat your soap or body butter!

Our products are made with all natural ingredients, including organic oils, nut butters, essential oils, and botanicals. Natural does not always mean safe, and we encourage you to educate yourself on the power of natural ingredients. If you are allergic to any ingredient in a product, you should not use that product.

  • You can find a complete list of ingredients on the product page of our website for each of our products.
  • If you have a Shea Butter allergy, you can shop shea free products here.
  • The Pure signature blend line features products crafted for individuals with sensitive skin and for those who seek a natural product free from added fragrances.

Alo Goods is not responsible for any reaction to any ingredient. All ingredients are clearly listed on each product page of our website as well as on the ingredients tag included with each purchase. People with sensitivities to any listed ingredient should not use the product. If you have severe anaphylactic-type reactions to ANY of the ingredients we use, please do not buy any of our products. Our workspace is kept meticulously clean and, while all soaps are cured in separate containers, we cannot guarantee that one soap did not touch another.

Our Half-Round Soaps are Non-Slip, Fast Drying, and Long-Lasting.
Hand Sized Soap

Designed to fit the curve of your hand.

Half-rounds nest in your palm & are far less likely to drop while using them.

Bar Soap On Soap Dish

Won't stick to your soap dish.

With the curved side down, your bar of soap will last longer, and won't stick to the soap dish!

Unless otherwise noted, all items sold individually. Pictures show multiple items to illustrate size, shape, and variances in our handcrafted goods.

Disclaimer:  Alō products are handmade using natural ingredients. Please allow for color and design differences in each batch.
Information, statements, and reviews regarding products have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. There is no guarantee of specific results. Alo Goods assumes no liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products.

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