About Glycerin Soap

About Glycerin Soap
Glycerin (also called glycerol) is a naturally occurring alcohol compound formed during the saponification (soapmaking) process. Glycerin is non-toxic,  and is a natural humectant, meaning it attracts moisture to your skin. Glycerin is removed from commercially produced soaps, extracted by the manufacturer for higher-margin cosmetics such as lotions and creams. All our Glycerin...

The Beauty Bar Myth

The Beauty Bar Myth
Next time you’re in the grocery store, take a look at a couple bars of soap. You might be surprised to see that most are not even labeled as soap, instead they are “moisturizing bars” or “beauty bars.” In fact, they contain so many chemicals that they legally cannot claim...

Our Story

Our Story
I started Soap Gnome (now Gnome Naturals) to offer a better alternative to soap today. As an avid gardener, I was inspired to use natural, plant-based ingredients as a substitute to synthetic exfoliators, chemically-produced moisturizers, and toxic fragrances. It took me a long time to learn why my sensitive skin...