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What causes oily skin in the first place? Your own body does, basically oily skin occurs when the sweat glands produce too much of something called sebum. How to alleviate oily skin? Washing regularly is the number one way to do it. You might want to try an activated charcoal-based soap, Buck Ridge makes four different soaps with activated charcoal. One is unscented named just Activated Charcoal; it is the oily skin version of our Pure Shea Butter soap. We...
We primarily make bar soaps but our beard wash is liquid and can be used to wash hands as well as beards, hair and the whole body really. Both it and our bar soap are very effective at removing germs (as are all soaps really).  Studies have consistently shown that germs that 'gather' on a bar of soap does not impact the efficiency of that soap to clean hands and remove bacteria and dirt. In fact, in the case of...
We don't rebatch here at Buck Ridge Soap Company but we do sell our end pieces and scrap soaps if home crafters want to rebatch.  Here are instructions on how to do this, it is labor intensive and the bars look more rustic than our bars but sometimes that is part of the fun!  Step 1: Grate the soap. Step 2: Melt the soap back down using a double boiler or crockpot. We don't recommend microwaving. Step 3: Stir. It will take...