Soapetc is a rapidly growing, zero waste, ethical soap and skincare company based in a small village known as Strathbungo, often dubbed the Notting Hill of Glasgow. Everything is formulated and handmade by Nicola, our founder, who after training as a dietitian turned her skills as a nutritionist towards skincare and coined the phrase Skin Gastronomy. Hero ingredient's she uses for making traditional cold process soap include shea, cocoa and mango butter, olive, coconut, and peach kernel oil. Pink Himalayan Salt exfoliates wth charcoal and French clays to colour. The Breakfast range includes an oat-based porridge soap and a coffee soap full of exfoliating coffee grounds being reused from a local low impact store Shop Neighbourhood. Essential oils are blended to scent the soaps. For skincare her motto is if you would eat it then it is good enough to put on your face. The skincare range includes Face Serums, Cleansers, Clay Facemasks and is formulated using banana, beetroot, seaweed, raspberry seed oil, pomegranate seed oil, rosehip, camellia, and jojoba oil. There are 5 skincare ranges covering all skin types. Soapetc uses compostable packaging, refillable glass and recyclable jars and has a strong consideration for the impact of what goes down the drain, returns to the sea and therefore it’s effect on marine life.