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Hand Made Traditional Cold Process Soap Collection

Nature Inc was established in 2019. Made 100% locally in Ballarat, Victoria, our Soap range offers an exclusive insight into the traditional Japanese Process of making Cold-processed Soap. We have many unique initiatives in place to ensure the best quality of product we offer and everything in Nature Inc is Hand Made. Our Coffee Soap have a environmentally sustainable focus by helping our local community to reduce coffee ground waste by reusing for making soap and composting. We also have a range of vegan Soap with a variety of benefits for a healthier you.  Our Honey & Oat milk Soap sources locally farmed honey supported by the biodynamic beekeeping initiative made by Jane & Peter from BYH Melbourne, 100% Australia Made.

Our Soap can be purchased from our online site here or come visit us at:

Ballarat Farmers Market - Festival Night Market and Carol Yearly

Daylesford Sunday Market - Every Sunday


See for yourself the quality of traditional process hand made Soap from Nature Inc Soap.

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The Benefits of Natural Soap: Why Making the Switch is Good for You

As a lover of all things natural and organic, I have always been drawn to natural soap. Not only does it smell amazing, but it also has numerous benefits for your skin and overall health. In this article, I will be discussing the benefits of natural soap, the difference between natural soap and commercial soap, the ingredients in natural soap and their benefits, how natural soap is made, finding the right natural soap for your skin type, tips for using and storing natural soap, common misconceptions about natural soap, and supporting small businesses that sell natural soap.

Introduction to Natural Soap

Natural soap is made from all-natural ingredients, such as plant oils, essential oils, and natural colorants. It is free from synthetic fragrances, preservatives, and other harmful chemicals that can damage your skin and overall health. The process of making natural soap involves combining oils, lye, and water, which creates a chemical reaction called saponification. This process transforms the oils into soap, while the lye is neutralized and becomes harmless.

The Difference between Natural Soap and Commercial Soap

Commercial soap, on the other hand, is made from synthetic ingredients and chemicals that can be harmful to your skin. It often contains harsh detergents, synthetic fragrances, and preservatives that can strip your skin of its natural oils and cause dryness, irritation, and other skin problems. Commercial soap also often contains animal products, such as tallow, which is not only bad for your skin but also bad for the environment.

Benefits of Using Natural Soap

One of the biggest benefits of using natural soap is that it is gentle on your skin. It is free from harsh chemicals and synthetic fragrances that can cause dryness, irritation, and other skin problems. Natural soap is also incredibly moisturizing, thanks to the oils and natural glycerin that it contains. It helps to lock in moisture and keep your skin soft and supple.

Another benefit of using natural soap is that it is environmentally friendly. It is made from all-natural ingredients that are biodegradable and won't harm the environment. It is also often packaged in eco-friendly materials, such as paper or cardboard, which can be recycled or composted.

Ingredients in Natural Soap and Their Benefits

Natural soap is made from a variety of ingredients, each with their own unique benefits for your skin. Some of the most common ingredients in natural soap include:

  • Coconut oil: Coconut oil is incredibly moisturizing and helps to create a rich, creamy lather in soap.

  • Olive oil: Olive oil is high in antioxidants and helps to soothe and nourish dry, damaged skin.

  • Shea butter: Shea butter is rich in vitamins and minerals and helps to moisturize and protect your skin.

  • Essential oils: Essential oils are natural fragrances that also have numerous benefits for your skin, such as soothing inflammation, fighting acne, and promoting relaxation.

Finding the Right Natural Soap for Your Skin Type

When it comes to finding the right natural soap for your skin type, it's important to consider your specific needs and concerns. If you have dry or sensitive skin, look for a soap that is gentle and moisturizing, such as one that contains olive oil or shea butter. If you have oily or acne-prone skin, look for a soap that contains tea tree oil or other natural ingredients that help to fight acne.

It's also important to consider the fragrance of the soap. Essential oils are a natural and safe way to add fragrance to soap.

Tips for Using and Storing Natural Soap

To get the most out of your natural soap, it's important to use and store it properly. Here are some tips to help you get started:

  • Keep your soap in a cool, dry place to prevent it from melting or becoming too soft.

  • Use a soap dish or tray to help your soap dry out between uses and prevent it from sitting in a pool of water.

  • Use a washcloth or loofah to create a rich lather and help exfoliate your skin.

  • Rinse your skin thoroughly after using soap to remove any residue.

  • Avoid using hot water, which can dry out your skin and strip it of its natural oils.

Common Misconceptions about Natural Soap

One of the biggest misconceptions about natural soap is that it doesn't lather as well as commercial soap. While it's true that natural soap may not produce as much lather as commercial soap, this doesn't mean that it's not effective at cleaning your skin. In fact, many natural soaps produce a rich, creamy lather that is both luxurious and effective at cleansing your skin.

Another common misconception about natural soap is that it is expensive. While it's true that some natural soaps may be more expensive than commercial soap, this is often because they are made from high-quality, all-natural ingredients that are more expensive to produce. However, there are many affordable natural soap options available, and the benefits of using natural soap far outweigh the cost.

Supporting Small Businesses that Sell Natural Soap

One of the best ways to support the natural soap industry is to buy from small businesses that sell natural soap. These businesses often use high-quality, all-natural ingredients and take great care in crafting their soaps by hand. By buying from small businesses, you can help to support the local economy and promote sustainable, eco-friendly practices.

Making the Switch to Natural Soap

Making the switch to natural soap is a great way to improve your skin health and overall well-being. Natural soap is gentle, moisturizing, and environmentally friendly, and it is made from all-natural ingredients that are safe for your skin and the environment. By following the tips in this article, you can find the right natural soap for your skin type and start enjoying all of the amazing benefits that it has to offer.

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Grounded Coffee Soap

Our Local coffee waste initiative

Help us create a eco-friendly environment

Supported by the coffee waste recycling initiative. Nature Inc have a locally driven plan in the Ballarat community by getting more cafes to jump on board our initiative. We are looking to accumulate as much coffee waste from our local cafes as a monthly subscription service and in exchange we will be recycling it into our Grounded Coffee Soap as well as providing compost for our local farmers.


If your business would like to support this initiative please contact us at

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