Aleppo soap is one of the most all-natural soaps out there. It is free from all chemicals and made with the finest ingredients.
The History Of The Mother Of All Soaps
Aleppo soap has gotten its name from the ancient city of Aleppo, Syria. This city is one of the oldest cities that has saw the rise and fall of many empires. Aleppo soap dates to the 8th century A.D.
Another name for this soap is the mother of all soaps. Laurel Aleppo soap has been used for thousands of years, and Creating it is a very meticulous process, which can only be hand-made by professionals who have been in the trade for generations.
As a civilization, we have so many technological advances. Yet the manufacturing process of this soap is as it was thousands of years ago; Olive oil, Lye, water, and Bay laurel oil mixed, heated and left to cool. Artisans cut the soap and leave it to age for at least seven months. During this period the color changes from green to a brownish color.
People found that the claims of the merchants were true, the soap was moisturizing, natural, biodegradable, and pure. People used it to wash their faces, body, hair and even used to wash babies as there were no chemicals, perfume or harmful dyes added to it.
Why do people use Aleppo soap?
Since the ingredients in this soap has many benefits and purifying effects, people who have used it say that the benefits they reap from it is much better than the chemically manufactured soaps. It also helps clean pores and make them less likely to clog which makes the skin look nourished and radiant.
And since the process of manufacturing Aleppo soap is relatively simple, there is no need to use plastic in manufacturing it ; this effects the environment positively. As well as not having any micro-plastic in your soap.
Since it is a gentle cleanser it is ideal for sensitive skin. This fabulous soap cleans your skin, moisturizes and nourishes it. People suffering from irritations or eczema use this soap since it soothes their skin.
People use it as a shaving cream too, since the olive oil and laurel oil help moisturize the skin specially, if you have sensitive, dry skin. Moisturizing is important during shaving since the body can lose its moisture after due to the long exposure to water for a long time. So, Aleppo soap makes sure your skin stays hydrated during and after your shave!
Olive oil is an important part of making Aleppo soap. If you would like to learn more, Check our learn section!