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Christmas delivery dates & opening hours

Buy from the bush this Christmas

Father's Day

Handmade shaving soap is a great gift for your dad.

Washpool in Brisbane & Sydney

Brisbane Eco Expo & Finders Keepers Brisbane and Sydney.

Shop local? Shop Handmade? Shop Rural?

Packaging Transitions

Packaging in transition to being more environmentally friendly.

New Nourishing Face Oil

Smooth, soften and protect dry, sensitive and mature skin.

New Magnesium Salts

Our magnesium salts are back!

Long lasting bars

Why our soaps last longer than other natural soap bars.

Lemon Scented Tea Tree products are changing

We're updating one of our essential oils.

Review and win

Review any of our products on our website and you could win a $20 Washpool gift voucher!

Opening hours changes

We're taking some time off.

Bargain bags - why are they so popular?

Washpool Bellwethers Tester Club

Christmas delivery dates & orders over the holidays

Global Handwashing Day 15 October

October 15 is Global Handwashing Day. We're donating $1 for every specialty bar sold this week.

Top 10 small steps for a more sustainable life

Natural Deodorant

Father's Day Gift Ideas

Ethical & useful gift ideas for your dad.

Fundraising idea - soap drive

An ethical & useful fundraising idea - Washpool Soap Drive.

Pricing changes

We're changing our pricing - but don't fret (it's good news!)

Bargain Bags back in stock + Curing

Bargain bags are back!

Magnesium Bath Salts

Magnesium salts are particularly useful for relieving sore muscles and joints & more.

Balms for Winter Dryness

Lip balms & Shea Butter Moisture Balm

Shampoo bars

Living with less plastic - shampoo bars in the media.

Facial Serums

A popular alternative to standard moisturisers.

Why use soap?

When people tell us that they never use bar soap.

Goat's Milk Soap

For sensitive skin types.

A DAY AT OUR SOAP MAKING WORKSHOP

We've just finished two days of soap making

OUR SOAPS

Understanding our different types of handmade soaps.

MY TOP TEN TIPS FOR LONGER LASTING SOAP BARS

I want to tell you about Max.

LIP CARE TO HELP YOU SURVIVE WINTER'S WORST

Winter time brings its own special challenges for our delicate skin.

Which soap bar for sensitive skin?

Tired of paying a ridiculously high price for products?

SHAVING SOAP DEMONSTRATION

We can talk all day about how well our shaving soap lathers

NATURAL AND ORGANIC SOAP

A lovely young woman entered the soaperie on Sunday.

How to prolong the life of palm oil free and hand made soap