Charcoal and Clay...What Better Way To Detoxify Your Skin?

July 06, 2015

We would love to introduce to you the Detox Bar, a fabulous soap that has the power to absorb oils, toxins and bacteria, leaving you with a clean, clear and oil-free complexion. Believe it or not, one of the key ingredients is black, sooty charcoal. Activated charcoal to be exact!Activated charcoal has been used in the medical [...]
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Why Cucumbers Are Great For You Inside And Out

May 29, 2015

What's long and green, can help regulate blood pressure, is great at fighting wrinkles and tastes great in salads? Believe it or not it's the beloved cucumber! This delicious member of the gourd family has dozens of amazing benefits from skin care to oral health and overall wellbeing. Cucumbers are comprised of over 90% water. As [...]
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Your Aching Body Will Love You For This.....

April 26, 2015

There's a new cream in town. A cream that is loaded with unique ingredients such as Ashwagandha, Devil's Claw and Cayenne Pepper. A cream that goes on cool, absorbs quickly and then gradually heats up and tingles to relieve sore muscles and stiff joints. A cream that not only has the heavenly sinus-clearing aroma of [...]
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Natural Ways to Say Bye-Bye to Seasonal Allergies

April 06, 2015

Ahhh springtime! It is a season filled with beauty: tree blossoms, busy bees, flowers blooming, sunny days.....not to mention runny noses, itchy eyes, nasal congestion and sneezing. For those of us suffering from seasonal allergies, this time of year is anything but pretty. Although over the counter medications can be effective, they often cause drowsiness, [...]
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More Staff Picks!

March 09, 2015

Let's continue on with the Galiano Island Soapworks staff picks shall we?Next up we have our manager Seonaid who has been with the company since it began and has a background in skincare sales and marketing. She truly appreciates that none of the ingredients used at Soapworks are tested on animals and that our plants, [...]
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Galiano Island Soapworks Staff Picks

February 25, 2015

Over the past few years we have been pleased and excited to provide quality handcrafted soaps, candles, beauty care, farm items and giftware. We especially appreciate getting feedback from our customers. It's always heart-warming and motivating to hear which products people love most and why. We love hearing from you and we at Galiano Island [...]
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Put Your Best Feet Forward

January 30, 2015

Ok, let's be honest: feet are definitely not the most glamorous topic for discussion; but the truth is that our feet are extremely important and often overlooked and underappreciated. Did you know that on an average day of walking, the total forces on your feet can total hundreds of tons? That's equivalent to a fully [...]
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Essential Oil Safety Tips

January 03, 2015

Essential oils are wonderful powerful gifts from nature that are usually much more potent and concentrated than one would expect. Whether you're diffusing, inhaling or applying oils topically, it is important to use these oils intelligently in order to prevent misuse and to maximize healing benefits. Some oils have the potential to cause minor irritations [...]
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A Little Magic For Your Face...

December 16, 2014

Is your dry, flaky skin crying out for a little extra TLC this winter season? Does your complexion need a bit more "oomph"?  Do you find that your regular moisturizer just isn't cutting it? Serums can be a wonderful addition to your winter skin regime because they allow the deepest layers of your skin to [...]
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Candle Safety Tips

November 30, 2014

Winter months and candles truly go hand in hand, after all, winter is the season of cozy candlelit dinners, unexpected power outages and creating lovely ambiance. Although candles are easy to use, they are not always used properly or carefully.  How do you know if you're using your candles as safely and efficiently as you [...]
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It's Baaaaaack! The Must-Have Vitamin C Face Cream!

November 30, 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, after much begging and pleading we are proud to announce the return of our original formula Vitamin C Facial Cream!! With winter just around the corner and cool windy days ahead, it's time to step-up our skin care regime. This ever-popular and hydrating formula is exactly what your skin needs to stay [...]
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How to Salve your Skin Conditions this Winter

November 07, 2014

These cool windy days can cause dry, chapped or cracked skin that wreak havoc on conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, rashes and other skin irritations. Hydrated and nourished skin is key in fighting off these annoying and sometimes unsightly blemishes. This means it's time to amp up your moisturizers folks...and what better way to [...]
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