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To wash your face, body or hands, solid soap is a very effective product. Its low water content allows it to be more concentrated than a classic soap. Discover in this article the reasons to adopt the solid soap.

The benefits of solid soap

Solid soap, considered obsolete for a long time, is a real success in the world of natural beauty. Also known as cold or hot saponification soap, it fits all budgets and is the most ecological solution in the bathroom. The solid soap is generally more natural and creamier, it has a strong nourishing power but also emollient and antioxidant virtues. It is considered as more effective for washing than most shower gels. Each solid soap has its own properties depending on the ingredients that were used to make it.

Our Shea Soap, enriched with Shea Butter, cleans the skin and leaves it delicately scented. Shea Butter, nourishing and repairing, protects and softens the skin and favors healing. It is rich in vitamins A and E, which help renew the skin and slow down its aging. Moreover, the Shea Butter gives to the solid soap its moisturizing and softening qualities. The skin is nourished and less dry after the shower because the fatty acids of the Shea Butter leave a thin layer of hydration.

The benefits of solid soap


In general, solid soap is environmentally friendly in several ways. First of all, its carbon footprint is much lower than the one of liquid soap (about 25% less). Adopting solid soap also means reducing waste and moving to zero waste. Indeed, solid soaps are generally sold in recycled cardboard or without packaging like our Shea Macaron Soap. The soap residues do not have a negative impact on the environment.


one of the most important factors when buying this product is the price. In general, the price of a solid soap is always lower than a liquid soap. In addition, a liquid soap uses up more quickly than a solid soap because it is more complicated to control the doses with the pump distributor. As for solid soap, it keeps much longer because less product is used and so less is spent. It lasts on average twice as long as a liquid soap or shower gel. In order to prolong its life, put it on an adapted surface: it must be aired to protect it from moisture and allow it to dry. You can also use an ecological soap dish.


Easy to take with you on a trip or a short weekend, it can easily be slipped into your suitcase or handbag. It also allows you to avoid the risk of product overflow as it is the case with the liquid soap. It is also very practical because it allows you to control the dose you want to apply. No more waste!

If you are still hesitating, discover here more in details one use of the solid soap.

Institut Karité Paris

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