River Bar Soaps

About Us

River Bar Soaps Beginnings 

Said the husband to the wife, “I’ve always wanted to make soap,” and the wife responded, “Ok, let’s!” River Bar Soaps began just this way, in response to a lovely bar of soap our daughter made and gave to us for Christmas.  Now we are quite enamoured with handcrafting high quality soaps from natural ingredients.

Why Use Handcrafted Soap? 

If you are using commercially-produced soap, heed this warning: using River Bar Soaps may allure you into taking longer showers and enjoying them more! The soft, creamy lather of handcrafted soap makes a body feel good. The scientific side of this is that glycerin, a natural by-product of the soapmaking process, remains intact in handcrafted soap, but is usually removed from mass-produced soaps. Glycerin acts as a humectant, attracting and retaining moisture to our largest organ -the skin. This is good, don’t you think? You may spend a little more on handcrafted soap, but you will spend less on lotions and potions needed to counteract the effects of no-glycerin, detergent-laden soap. With that in mind, we invite you to

Raise the Bar — Use Handcrafted Soap!

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