Made from soap off-cuts, the eco-friendly BHITRA is both decorative and functional. The felted covering aids grip, gently exfoliates, and helps the soap last longer.
Care instructions: Store in a cool dry place.
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The three soaps in the SANO gift set are presented in a cotton bag and weigh 50g each. The BHITRA felted soap is 90g. When the felted pebble is wet, the soap inside will lather through and the wool will gently exfoliate your skin. Beautiful and practical, the felted layer helps to keep your bathroom cleaner. As every bit of the soap is used, the felted pebble is a long lasting 100% plastic free alternative to shower gel and handwash. The felt shrinks in hot water, remaining tight around the soap bar as it is consumed. The felt covering is particularly useful for children and those who suffer from arthritis as the soap is less likely to slip from hands.
The cold process natural soap is made without chemicals and preservatives. 100% palm free and SLS free. Soap ingredients: coconut oil, distilled water, sunflower seed oil, soybean oil, phulwara (chiuri) butter, aromatic oil, herbal powder, mixed aromatic and essential oils from the following: Jasmine, Lemongrass, Lime Lemon, Mentha, Rose, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Vanilla. Carefully hand-felted from 100% raw sheep wool with soap and water. The felt is made in sheets or moulded round a wooden resist, dried in the sun on the workshop roof and then hand-stitched in the workshop. Wool is one of the most sustainable fabrics in existence; renewable and biodegradable, it requires relatively little water for its production. Wool has natural antibacterial properties. We only use azo-free dyes for our felt. Read our blog post about the craft of hand making felt iin Nepal here.
Handmade in a small workshop in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Women hand-felt all the small wool balls, which are dried en mass in the sun and then hand-stitched together to create our coasters, mats and rugs. AURA QUE started working with the group in 2019. AURA QUE products are individually handcrafted and the unique story behind each AURA QUE product enhances its charm!