MORTAR & PESTLE All Natural Artisan Soaps

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MORTAR & PESTLE Skincare All Natural Artisan Soaps are handcrafted with care using the best organic and natural ingredients we can get our hands on, using time tested formulations.  Emmanuel’s Grandmother was well known around the Greek Islands for her herb remedies, homemade olive oil soaps, salves and beauty tips.  All of her recipes and ideals have been well kept in the family all these years and have a firm basis in everything we make today!  Most of the artisan style bar soaps listed below can also be hand blended into a Bath & Shower Gel or Everyday Hand & Body Lotion.

Most of our products are appropriate for Vegans (with the exception of our Goat Milk & Honey soaps). All of our natural soaps are NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Sustainably Sourced and Cruelty free Always!  If you don’t see your favorite listed here send us a message and we’ll see if we can bottle it up for you!!  SOAPS CAN BE CUT TO ORDER!!!

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Mortar & Pestle Skincare Exclusive Soaps

 

 

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Sea Kelp Ocean Breeze The amazing handmade natural bar soap is one of our most popular!  It’s loaded with wild mountain herbs, salt-raised Organic Hawaiin Spirulina, French Green Clay, and organic and natural oils with a spa-fresh scent that will leave you feeling fresh and clean, happy and ready for the day.  It rinses clean and quick without leaving a slimy residue behind leaving your skin soft and healthy.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always! Approximately 5 – 6.5oz  $7.99

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This product also comes in a Bath & Shower gel as well as an Everyday Lotion.

Sea Kelp Ocean Breeze Bath & Shower Gel 6oz bottle  $8

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Sea Kelp Ocean Breeze Everyday Hand & Body Lotion 4oz bottle  $10

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Idyllwild Evening Stroll/Mountain Path freshly handmade All Natural Bar soap with organic ingredients! For those of you who love an evening stroll in a vintage mountain village, you will love this bar soap.  It will transport you to those fragrant sunset evenings high above the hustle of the city.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 4.5 – 5.5oz  $7.99

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Irish Tweed is a soft & gentlemanly blend of aromatic Irish Moss and citrus with a subtle undertone of fresh cut wood with ground chia seeds and rose petals for light exfoliation.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!

Approximately  4.5 – 5.5oz  $7.99

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Antique Sandalwood  * * * fan favorite* * *    $6 – $7.99 each

Soft sweet sandalwood with notes of vanilla, powder and musk. NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!

Antique Sandalwood ARTISAN SIZE BAR

STANDARD SIZE BAR approximately 3.5 oz $6 each

ARTISAN SIZE BAR approximately 6oz $7.99 each 

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Cypress Berry Forrest  $7.99 each

A deep, rich pine note, infused with cedar, amber, and musk with hints of jasmine, iris, and create a clean fresh fragrance. NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!

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Monkey Farts     * * * FAN FAVORITE* * *  $6 – $7.99 each

This unique fragrance is complex and fruity with banana and grapefruit notes being the stars blended with kiwi, bubblegum, berries and vanilla. Great for the summer. NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!

Monkey Farts ARTISAN SIZE BAR

STANDARD SIZE BAR approximately 3.5 oz $6 EACH

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Oatmeal Milk & Honey Goat Milk  $6 each

Not only does this soap contain oatmeal, milk and honey, but also the heavenly fragrance inspired by this combination! NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Cruelty free, Always!

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Patchouli Lavender Goat Milk   $7.99 eac freshly handmade All Natural Bar soap with organic ingredients, earthy Patchouli, lively Lavender & Goat Milk, wild Lavender Buds mixed throughout!  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 4.5 – 5.5oz  $7.99

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Sweet Roses Goat Milk Bar Soap, NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Cruelty free, Always! Regular Artisan Cut, approximately 5 – 6  oz  $7.99 each

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Woodberry Goat Milk   $6 each

ARTISAN SIZE BAR approximately 6oz $7.99 each

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Cocoa Mocha Coffee All Natural Bar Soap is another amazing bar soap for the chocolate lover in all of us.  With the feel of bathing in a delicious mocha coffee, it’s pure happiness!  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!

Approximately 4 – 4.5oz  $6.99

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Cinnamon & Honey All Natural Bar Soap with oraganic cinnamon & honey. NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Cruelty free, Always! Approximately 5-6 oz  $7.99

 

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Belgian Style Chocolate  freshly handmade All Natural Bar soap with organic ingredients! For the chocolate lover is you, this lovely bar soap is chock full of yummy goodness.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 4.5 – 5.5oz  $7.99

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***POPULAR***  Honeysuckle Patchouli freshly handmade All Natural Bar soap with organic ingredients.  This customer inspired bar soap has top notes of sweet honeysuckle grounded by earthy Patchouli.  The combination of scents is sure to make you smile while delivering skin softening results.  Let us make you smile!  Thank you Stephanie M. for the inspiration.
NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 4.5 – 5.5oz  $7.99

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PAIR WITH THESE

Citrus Rosemary Bath & Shower Gel 6oz bottle  $8

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Citrus Rosemary Tea Tree Natural Shampoo  8 oz bottle  $11.99

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Citrus Rosemary Tea Tree Natural Silky Smooth Conditioner  8 oz bottle  $11.99

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Honey Bourbon Goat Milk Just cut, freshly handmade Natural Bar soap with organic honey & goat milk, wild marigold and calendula! Simply Amazing!  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 5 – 6oz  $7.99

Honey Bourbon Natural Handmade Bar Soap 

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Femme Fatale Just cut, freshly handmade Parisian Style artisan soap! Its fragrance is luxurious. Top notes of ylang ylang and neroli softened into middle notes of jasmine with powdery base notes of vanilla and honey sandalwood. Organic oils, olive , avocado, coconut, natural hibiscus petals. NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 5 – 6oz  $7.99

Femme Fatale, Natural Handmade Bar Soap

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Body Bath & Beard!! With an amazing blend of the natural qualities of Tea tree, Rosemary, Peppermint, and Lavender, this is the perfectly well balanced handmade all natural bar soap, great for the bearded urban hipsters.  It’s also a great travel companion for anyone traveling light. Tea tree is suggested to help with flakes, rosemary and peppermint with stimulation, and lavender and chamomile for soothing. This blend may do well for all hair types.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 5 – 6oz  $7.99

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Lavender Fields Forever! For Lavender Lovers, this is the bar soap for you.  It’s got Lavender essential oil and bits of Lavender flower buds mixed throughout, offering you calming and aroma therapy in addition to cleaning and softening.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always! Approximately 5 – 6oz  $7.99

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PAIR WITH THESE COMPATIBLE ITEMS:

Lavender Bath & Shower Gel 6oz bottle  $8

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Lavender Everyday Hand & Body Lotion 4oz bottle  $10

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Lavender Natural Shampoo  8 oz bottle  $11.99

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Lavender Natural Silky Smooth Conditioner  8 oz bottle  $11.99

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Skin Courage Black African carbon All Natural handmade Bar Soap, best for acne and trouble skin, with Lavender and Tea Tree essential oils and French clay. No sulfates, not animal tested, pure ingredients. NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 6 – 6.5oz  $7.99

Skin Courage Lavender Tea Tree Acne All Natural Bar Soap  Skin Courage All Natural Handmade Bar Soap  

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Sea Kelp Ocean Breeze The amazing handmade natural bar soap is one of our most popular!  It’s loaded with wild mountain herbs, salt-raised Organic Hawaiin Spirulina, French Green Clay, and organic and natural oils with a spa-fresh scent that will leave you feeling fresh and clean, happy and ready for the day.  It rinses clean and quick without leaving a slimy residue behind leaving your skin soft and healthy.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always! Approximately 5 – 6.5oz  $7.99

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This product also comes in a Bath & Shower gel as well as an Everyday Lotion.

Sea Kelp Ocean Breeze Bath & Shower Gel 6oz bottle  $8

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Sea Kelp Ocean Breeze Everyday Hand & Body Lotion 4oz bottle  $10

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Balast Point* Pale Ale Citrus and Herb Handmade head to toe Natural Bar Soap.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 5 – 6.5oz  $7.99

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~ *The Ballast Point word and associated logos are trademarks of © Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits  2015 ~

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Pink Sugar You too can Smell Simply Delicious!! NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always! Approximately 5 – 6.5oz  $7.99

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Pink Sugar Bath & Shower Gel 6oz bottle  $8

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Pink Sugar Everyday Hand & Body Lotion 4oz bottle  $10

 

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Summer Festival 2 soaps in one!!  This awesome Summer Festival soap will remind you of summer fun!  Backyard parties, watermelon, fruit salad, BBQ and good friends!!  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 5 – 6.5oz  $7.99

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Cherry Almond Goat Milk Natural handmade Bar Soap  APPROX 5-6oz $7.99 each

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THIS PRODUCT ALSO COMES IN:

Cherry Almond Bath & Shower Gel 6oz bottle  $8

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Cherry Almond Everyday Hand & Body Lotion 4oz bottle  $10

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Plumeria Natural handmade Bar Soap.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  APPROX 5-6oz $7.99 each

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THIS PRODUCT ALSO COMES IN:

Plumeria Bath & Shower Gel 6oz bottle  $8

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Plumeria Everyday Hand & Body Lotion 4oz bottle  $10

 

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Citrus Cedar Sage All Natural handmade Bar Soap.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  APPROX 5-6oz $7.99 each

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Beaute de Cleopatra.   This old world style handmade Shea Butter bar soap has a blend of Avocado, Coconut and Olive oils, Rose Clay, Calendula Flowers, and a soft old school Parisian scent intended to peacefully whisk your senses away.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!   Approximately 4-5oz  $7.99

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~Currently our of stock (contact us is you are a fan of this soap)

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White Tea Fresh Ginger  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  Approx 5 – 6 Oz  $7.99

White Tea Ginger Natural Handmade Bar Soap

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

***TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE***  (Try the Citrus Cedar Sage or Sage Lemongrass) Email for more info.

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VANILLA SILK HONEY GOAT MILK NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Cruelty free, Always!  Approx. 6oz $7.99

Vanilla Silk Honey Goat Milk Natural Handmade Bar Soap

Ingredients: Castor Oil, Coconut Oil, Water, Sodium Hydroxide, Goat Milk,  Organic Sunflower Oil,  Organic Shea Butter,  Honey, Fragrance.

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***Limited Edition*** Cinnamon & Oat All Natural Bar Soap.  This is a really nice morning or evening soap.  With organic ground cinnamon and oats, it is reminiscent of the autumnal holiday season!  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!

Approximately 4.5 – 5.5oz  $7.99

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CURRENTLY OUT OF SEASON  (try our Cinnamon & Honey above)

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White Flower  freshly handmade Natural Bar soap with organic ingredients!  A delighful and gentle assortment of white flower frangrance with all natural and organic oils, Shea Butter and rose clay.  NON GMO, Sulfate & Paraben Free, Vegan, Cruelty free, Always!  Approximately 5 – 6oz  $7.99

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***TEMPORARILY OUT OF SEASON***  (contact us is you are a fan of this soap)

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Check out our Belgian Style Chocolate Bar Soap listed above.

Ingredients: Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Olive Oil, Organic Castor oil, Organic Cocoa and Goat Milk, Essential Oils, Sodium Hydroxide, fragrance.

PAIR WITH THESE:

Cocoa Orange Vanilla Natural Shampoo  8 oz bottle  $11.99

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Cocoa Orange Vanilla Natural Silky Smooth Conditioner  8 oz bottle  $11.99

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We are always adding & creating New Additions for our Line!  More Coming!

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Thank you for your patronage and support.  You can enjoy your Mortar & Pestle products knowing that we will use only the best natural sourcing we can find, we use organic ingredients wherever available and all Mortar & Pestle products are free of toxins, SLS & parabens, non-GMO, and absolutely cruelty free. 

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Disclaimer: The statements presented on this site have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, and are made for education purposes only. The products offered on this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Because our products contain natural and plant extracts, pure essential oils, please always read the ingredients. We encourage you to get advice from your physician if you are pregnant before using any skin care products.  All product listed here are for external use only.

 

SOAPS CAN BE CUT TO ORDER!!!

Soap Ingredients

(not an exhaustive list) (in part stated from our sources, paraphrased in places for brevity)

“…We add no Parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate (or similar), unnatural preservatives, or petroleum products to our soaps.  All soaps are vegan except “Goat Milk Soaps”, and “Honey”(contains Honey and Beeswax). All soaps will have notations beside them in ingredients listed on the bar wrapper.

General Base Oil ingredient explanation: Why do we use the oils we use in soaps? What are the benefits?

Olive Oil: A traditional emollient used in soap because it is mild and gives a “moisturized feel” to the soap. Can get a bit sticky sometimes. Olive oil is imported generally from Spain and the European region.
Sunflower Oil: Very similar to olive with a lighter/cleaner feel to it. Can have a tendency to get “sticky” but the skin feels oh so nice when sunflower is used. We would use sunflower more, but too much can make the soap soft.
Shea Butter: Makes a creamier bar with a more “moisturized feel”. Too much shea butter can make the soap sticky and reduce lather. With sensitive skin,  reduced lather can be a good thing, so shea butter can be a real assistant, but in the end this has to be “in balance” with the rest of the soap.
Organic Palm: When we use palm, we use organic “sustainable” palm, for the reasons of deforestation in tropical regions (see below for further explanation). Palm and similar, are pretty much necessary to make a harder, stable bar of soap that is appealing to the population majority.
“The Palm Oil” controversy and our thoughts… Over the past few years, “bio-diesel” (and the need for edible non-hydrogenated oils) has created a huge demand for oil… palm oil. Palm oil is only harvested significantly in tropical (rain forest) regions and thus… the problem. More demand for “palm oil” means more deforestation. When we became aware of this issue several years ago, we switched to an “organic palm oil” which is a renewable and sustainable resource. Our organic palm will not as likely contribute to the “palm thirsty” industry which ultimately demands more deforestation and is farmed organically thus not polluting the land. Much more could be said, but that is the brief explanation.
Coconut: One word… Lather. Coconut adds to hardness and creates “big bubbles” in soap. A little goes a long way, too much can be “too effective”.
Hemp: We use unrefined hemp to avoid chemical contamination possible in the refining process. It also gives a nice natural aroma to the soap. Hemp oil adds a unique skin feel and moisturizing effect.

Essential Oil and Natural Fragrance Explanation:
Essential Oil is a naturally derived plant fluid (usually by distillation of the plant) extracted from bark, leaf, or petals of the plant. Essential oil is usually a “pure”, single plant oil, example “Patcholi essential oil” will be from the “Patchouli” leaf. The FDA has noted that these must be listed separately on labels or they should be called “fragrance”. In other words if you make an all natural essential oil blend, it doesn’t matter, they still have to be called “fragrance” if not listed separately. Since our suppliers utilize essential oils and other natural raw materials to make our certified natural blends, they do not wish to disclose every ingredient, so, our way of doing this is calling them Certified Natural Fragrance, since this informs the consumer that it is indeed of natural origin, if/when applies. If an individual does not care either way, we have a great deal of soaps that have lab created aroma chemicals also in them to “enhance” the aroma. These fragrances will simply be called “fragrance” and the “certified natural” will be dropped as a qualifier.
What is “Fragrance”?
This is an ambiguous title used to note any amount of aromatic chemicals used (natural and/or unnatural origin) to create an aroma for a product. When a list of ingredients is not disclosed individually, a manufacturer must list as “fragrance” or “fragrance oil”. As noted above, when we use aromatic elements of natural origin, we note these on the ingredients in order to inform the consumer the difference. If “certified natural” is not noted, the fragrance may contain some synthetic chemicals.We use only cosmetic “skin safe” fragrances in any case, though different skin types react differently. For example, some skin will be OK with natural cinnamon oil in soap while some will sense irritation and even “burning” feeling. It has been suggested by some that synthetic fragrances are to blame for skin irritation. This may or may not be true for the “majority” but each individual has to determine what works for them and in either case essential oils and fragrances are all extremely strong chemicals that should not be overused. .. ”

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PLEASE NOTE: DURING WARM/HOT SEASONS PRODUCT MAY MELT DURING SHIPMENT. WE CAN NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MELTED PRODUCT DUE TO WARM CLIMATE. THEREFORE, PLEASE ORDER AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION.