March 19, 2011

The Tierra Verde Philosphy

Warm Cedarwood Shaving Round

At Tierra Verde Handmade Soaps our philosophy is about keeping it simple. You won't find superfluous ingredients or fancy packaging in an effort to make a product seem like something it is not. You will find wholesome high quality products created from simple pure ingredients that are familiar,skin nourishing and friendly to our earth.

What you will find in Tierra Verde Handmade Soaps:

  • Handmade soap made with the Cold Process method of soap making 
  • A rich creamy nutritive vegetable base
  • Glycerin – an emollient product of the saponification process and the thing that makes your skin feel wonderful
  • High quality essential oils
  • High quality botanicals and wholesome additives
  • Packaging utilizing 100% recycled paper product that is also recyclable
  • Packaging that is re-usable
  • A product that is bio-degradable
  • Products that are tested on willing friends and family – never animals.

What you won’t find in Tierra Verde Handmade Soaps:

  • Animal fats
  • Dyes
  • Synthetic Fragrance
  • Preservatives
  • Phosphates
  • Sodium Lauryl / laureth sulfates – A detergent and surfactant found in many personal care products used primarily as a foaming agent.


Amy Warden said...

What a great philosophy! I'm so tempted to join you...but those fragrances have a sinister hold on me!

Tierra Verde Handmade Soap said...

Lol@Amy! There have been times when I was tempted also - lots of options with fragrance oils.

Briny Bar Soap said...

I am so close to being right there with you, but I don't think I can part with my deep rich chocolate fragrance oil just yet. Maybe someday, when I finally have fragrance oils out of my system.

Tierra Verde Handmade Soap said...

Mmmm, Chocolate - if only there were a chocolate eo.Yep,I can see why fo's are so popular.