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Bar Soap Myths: The (Not So) Dirty Truth

Bar Soap Myths: The (Not So) Dirty Truth

We see you: clutching your bottle of body wash like your life depends on it. Look, with the coronavirus still hanging around, we can understand if you're feeling clingy about your cleaning. But if you truly want the best for your body, wallet, and Earth, it's time to ditch the bottle. Raising the bar for your soap literally starts with a bar.  You might only associate bar soap with hotel bathrooms, with those crinkly wrappers and suspicious trays.  Or that old weird-smelling bright yellow bar of commercial soap at your grandmother’s house. You shudder, “Who can know what deadly germs are...

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4 Easy Steps To Fix Grainy Or Gritty Natural Body Butters

4 Easy Steps To Fix Grainy Or Gritty Natural Body Butters

Oh no!  Your natural body butter... in all its creamy, dreamy goodness… now feels all rough and gritty.  Ugh, what was once a joy to use, has become… really annoying. So what do you do?  Toss it?  Vow to never buy that product again? Grit your teeth and bear it? NO WAY!!  Did you know there’s a SUPER EASY fix to bring your natural butters back to their intended state?  Cross our heart... it’s no lie. We’re gonna help you return your natural body butter from gritty to smooth in only 4 easy steps! First, let’s talk a little about WHY natural body butter gets gritty.   Natural, skin-loving butters like Shea Butter, Mango...

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What's all this about Fair Trade ingredients?

What's all this about Fair Trade ingredients?

We talk a lot about sourcing Fair Trade Organic Cocoa Butter, and other cocoa-derived products.  It's a stance we hold here at Sweet Tea 'N Biscuits, that all the cocoa butter we source must be fair trade certified, and preferably organic.  We use this in nearly every product in our shop, and will continue to source as many Fair Trade versions of other oils as we can. For some folks, the term 'Fair Trade' can seem like a form of ‘product snobbery’ or just some sort of ‘marketing label.’   However, most are unaware of where their chocolate (and cocoa butter) comes...

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