Sabão Blog


Natural Exfoliation – No Micro beads!

We know that plastic micro beads have recently been banned which is amazing. Micro beads have been used in face scrubs, body scrubs and toothpastes meaning once these go down the sink they do not disintegrate into the natural surroundings but instead make their way into our ecosystem. This is why in our body scrub…


What are Shower Steamers?

Have you heard? Shower Steamers are the new Bath Bombs! Seriously they are on their way…and we are really excited!! Our Shower Steamers contain menthol crystals which are steam distilled from Mentha Arvensis (Corn Mint.) This creates is a clear, colorless needle-like crystal with a typical peppermint odor. The mint leaves have been used all…

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Raising awareness of Mental Health

So this post is probably one of the most important and personal ones for me. It really marks the start of Sabao and through neglecting my own mental health I came to develop the ideas and philosophy around the brand. At the start of 2017 I crashed, it was a cold Tuesday morning in January…


What is the difference between SLS and SLSA?

SLS stands for – Sodium Lauryl Sulfate which is a cheap surfactant, this means it can act as a detergent, wetting agent, emulsifier or foaming agent. So you may find SLS in your toothpaste, shampoo, shower gel, mouthwashes and in cleaning products. The recent disgruntle with SLS is there has been claims that even if…


What ingredients are in Sabão products and why?

I have often thought about what is the point of creating a business when there is already a well-known leader in that particular market, plus plenty of other independent businesses doing the same thing. Who would buy from little old me? Old – there’s the operative word. When I was conducting market research, it seems…

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Hello Sabão

Hello, welcome to my blog. I’m hoping if you are reading this then you’ll probably want to know what has gone wrong in the kitchen rather than right. So in these little snippets I’ll give you tips, techniques and also my honest journey on how I’ve come to create Sabão. So what has drawn me…


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