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Celebrate the art of traditional soap making

Woodstock, CT | 8/1/2010

Celebrate the art of traditional soap making : Crabtree & Evelyn launches the heritage soap collection

A pioneer in botanical formulations for over 35 years, CRABTREE & EVELYN launches the HERITAGE SOAP COLLECTION of delicately embossed triple-milled soaps and striking, jewel-toned glycerine soaps that celebrate the fine art of traditional soap-making. Inspired by a browse through Crabtree & Evelyn’s vast archives, the formulas combine timeless fragrances with modern skin care expertise and are beautifully packaged with illustrative designs - perfect for giving and receiving. The gentle cleansing formulas are free of parabens, lauryl sulfates, mineral oil, and propylene glycol.

TRIPLE MILLED SOAPS($10.00/158G)

Available In: NEW Black Sea Mud & Seaweed, NEW Almond Milk & Honey, NEW Avocado & Olive Oil, Crabapple & Mulberry, Oatmeal & Wheatgerm, Vetiver & Juniperberry
It takes expert soap makers 30 steps to blend just one triple-milled soap. First, the soap base is combined with natural oils and butters. Perfume oils and botanical extracts are added to the cooled soap mixture, which is then extruded and re-mixed at least three times in the ‘triple-milling’ process. This process takes additional time but ensures that the soap base and fragrance are thoroughly integrated and produces a rich, creamy texture and fine lather which gently cleanses without stripping skin of its natural oils.

  • BLACK SEA MUD & SEAWEED - This black saddle shaped soap deep cleanses and purifies with black sea mud and red seaweeds and its refreshing and energising marine fragrance will lift your spirits.
  • ALMOND MILK & HONEY – This moisturising soap is enriched with skin nourishing sweet almond oil, milk and honey as well as shea butter, cocoa butter and evening primrose oil. Skin is left lightly scented with the warm, comforting aroma of almond milk.
  • AVOCADO & OLIVE OIL – A rich blend of moisturising avocado and olive oils – known for their anti oxidant benefits – as well as shea butter and evening primrose oil, this vegetable based soap gently cleanses and leaves skin scented with the essence of a Mediterranean herb garden.
  • CRABAPPLE & MULBERRY - Crabtree & Evelyn’s signature triple-milled soap is a nod to an English botanical heritage and the ancient crabapple tree, the ancestor of every apple tree that grows on this earth today. Formulated with crabapple and mulberry extracts, evening primrose oil and shea butter, this rich lathering soap will leave skin lightly scented with the spirited fragrance of crabapple and orchard blossoms combined with mulberries and the fruits of the English harvest season.
  • OATMEAL & WHEATGERM – This gently exfoliating soap is formulated with oatmeal and wheatgerm extracts shea butter, evening primrose oil and a sprinkling of coarsely milled oat flour. Its light fragrance combines meadow flowers and grasses with the fresh scent of wheatfields.
  • VETIVER & JUNIPERBERRY - Formulated with vetiver and juniperberry extracts, shea butter and evening primrose oil, this toning soap will leave skin scented with a warm blend of vetiver, sandalwood and smoked cypress with juniperberry accents.

GLYCERINE SOAPS ($8.00/100G)

Available in: Camomile, Lime, Blackcurrant, Rosewater & Lavender
Hand crafted by 3rd generation soap makers in Switzerland, these striking jewel-toned glycerine soaps include the finest botanical extracts and over 10% of glycerine to gently cleanse, soothe and condition skin. Glycerine soaps are ideal for all skin types - to condition dry skin, rinse with warm water or to deeply cleanse oily skin, rinse with cool water.

  • CAMOMILE - This citrine gold coloured soap is infused with camomile extract. Its serene fragrance blends camomile blossom with soft, delicate alpine florals.
  • LIME – A peridot green coloured soap infused with lime extract. Its refreshing fragrance blends West Indian limes, lemon and orange flower with a hint of ginger and nutmeg spice.
  • BLACKCURRANT – Infused with blackcurrant extract, this garnet red coloured soap’s fragrance blends blackcurrant blossoms and sweet meadow grasses with a warm amber accord.
  • ROSEWATER - Formulated with Rosa Centifolia Flower Water, this cerise coloured soap leaves skin lightly scented with a delicate rose bouquet infused with leafy green top notes.
  • LAVENDER – This royal purple coloured soap is infused with Lavender Oil and beautifully scented with a timeless fougere fragrance featuring fine English lavender.

Media Contacts:

Kate A. Bucklin, Marketing & PR Specialist Crabtree & Evelyn
102 Peake Brook Road
Woodstock, CT 06281-3429
Phone: 860.928.2761 x 3371
kbucklin@crabtree-evelyn.com