Without occasionally being washed with soap, bodies become inclined to tattoo themselves with poetry about vending machine snacks. Flourish in a clean economy with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of in-store bath products at Wild Prairie Soap Company, located at 107th Street and Whyte Avenue.
One of Edmonton's only in-store soaperies, Wild Prairie Soap Company hand cuts soap bars born of 50 per cent olive oil to produce eco-friendly suds and a conditioning lather. Each locally handcrafted cleaning block rests on a shelf for two full weeks after being formed to ensure proper curing and inform its former employer of its leave. Oatmeal, milk, and honey bars ($5.50) sweetly slough off dead skin, and the shea butter hand and body therapy ($10.95) lotions replenish arms and legs with mangifolia tree nut emollients and alluring scents. Pucker up to a vitamin E enriched ginger peach lip balm ($4.50) with hemp oil, or slather the sartorius with rosehip and grapefruit body polish ($20) that luxuriously combines Dead Sea salts with pure cane sugar. Wild Prairie Soap Company also carries soft perfumes, unique soap plates, and calming potpourris that can be sprayed in the air during the earth's annual deodorant festival.
Wild Prairie Soap Company
Though they're aided by modern saponification science, Wild Prairie Soap Company's skilled artisans hearken to centuries-old techniques as they handcraft batches of natural soap within their in-store soaperie. They hand-cut and cure each bar before nestling it onto a clean white table or chic antique armoire. The high-end soaps share the spotlight with towers of body polishes and lotions infused with shea butter for silky-smooth secret handshakes.
The soap-makers infuse their blends with 50 per cent olive oil and pure essential oils to gently condition and clean every type of skin without unwanted fillers or animal byproducts. Dozens of varieties range from rosehip and grapefruit to man-centric brew bars, which are blended with dark irish stout and organic hops to elicit a subtle scent, thick lather, and even thicker five o'clock shadow.
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