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Aleppo Soap What You Need To Know About This Luxury Soap

What You Need To Know About This Luxury Soap

Aleppo soap is made from cold pressed olive oil, laurel oil, bay leaf extract and sodium hydroxide. Modern Aleppo soap is produced in a cold process and contains both olive and laurel oil, but also a wide variety of herbs and essential oils.

What Makes Aleppo Soap Special

Wherever it is produced, Aleppo soap is traditionally hand-woven with a string and generally sold by weight. Traditional Aleppo soap also comes in a variety of shapes and forms, each one having its own texture and characteristic smell. Aleppo soap is a distinctive type of soap, but some manufacturers have recently started producing similar soap with no olive oil in it, for those who prefer a less “oily” feeling. The quality of Aleppo soap depends on the manufacturing process. 

Aleppo Soap For Your Skin

Traditional Aleppo soap contains six essential fatty acids: oleic, palmitic, stearic, linoleic, and linolenic acids. It also has a unique set of anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties that are extremely powerful. If you use traditional Aleppo soap, you can expect a clearer, brighter and healthier complexion, a reduction in spots and the calming of fine lines.  Aleppo soap is anti-microbial, anti-fungal, and anti-allergenic. It has been the basis of salons and spa treatment in Aleppo for over 1,000 years.

Clearly, the Aleppo soap industry is not exactly in good shape, and the various companies in the Aleppo soap business do not seem to know where to go for the major funding to bring their products back into the market. Companies are finding it more and more difficult to buy essential oils, as well as small quantities of olive oil, due to restrictions on the use of those materials. In the meantime, many small companies are staying afloat by producing more traditional soap, or even switching to “Western” soap making techniques.

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