OAKWOOD SOAPERIE

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 Ceri Aitman first came across using natural products and real soap making after graduating in Fashion Design at Northumbria University.

She fell in love with the process of hand-making soap, using natural ingredients and the traditional cold press method, which can take up to 6 weeks! Soaps are then handcut and wrapped in waxed paper with a handmade paper label dotted with dried flower petals. Each bar has full ingredients listing, batch numbers and 'made on' & 'use by' dates.

The business started in 2010 and has gone from strength to strength, and now offers a wide range of bath and skincare products.  All are made with natural, organic ingredients. Ceri even grows her own organic herbs and flowers and sources locally produced Northumbrian honey and beeswax in her range, which she produces from her rural workshop in Northumberland's Tyne Valley. 

Her gorgeous products and her ethos, have earned her a huge following. A couple of years ago Ceri got the chance to show off her soap-making skills on Channel 4's Kirsty's Handmade Christmas programmes.

See a selection of her work below. 

Visit her website to see more of her range and visit her shop by clicking the button below.

BUTTERED ROSE SOAP contains rose clays and geranium oil 100g bar Relax with the scent of rose, geranium & patchouli, along with nourishing oils & butters

DRY CLAY FACIAL MASKS 100% natural & pure ingredients. Made dry so you add the water or liquid of choice. This means a completely fresh mask every time, prolonged shelf life and no preservatives.

LAVENDER & ROSEMARY FACIAL TREATEMENT OILS 30mls Apply a few drops to a cleansed face. They contain100% pure high quality yet very light plant and essential oils to balance and hydrate the skin.

LAVENDER YLANG YLANG PATCHOULI HANDMADE SOAP 100g bar Contains lavender, ylang ylang & patchouli oil, finely ground activated charcoal, alkanet root swirled with golden mica, silk fibres,rich oils & butters

GIFT BOXES send a hug in the post to anywhere in the UK make up your own box from the selection on their website

HONEY & GOATS' MILK SOAP 100g bar luxurious & natural filled with emollient olive, sunflower and coconut oils, lashings of Northumbrian honey and organic goats' milk.

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OAT MILK BATH Milk bath made with organic goat's milk powder, ground oats to soothe dry skins and relaxing essential oils.

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RADIANCE OIL Luxurious rich plant oils blended with specially chosen essential oils to help you find your happy place..

SOLID BODY BUTTER BARS (choose from Lemon Cream, Lavender & Geranium, Restful Slumber) gently scented & packed with plant butters & oils to nourish the skin.