En Douce Heure is a small artisanal soap factory in the Dordogne (dept 24, in Vélines) which produces simple, natural, surgras soaps and organic cosmetics by hand using the cold method.
The soaps are formulated with olive oil, coconut oil, and shea butter. They give a hard soap, which foams and can be stored for a long time.
The other ingredients give their particularity to each soap: rich oils (avocado, apricot, hemp, argan ...), clays, plants (calendula, rosemary, rose ...), essential oils (to perfume and for their properties), honey, milk ...
All are natural, of vegetable origin (oils, plants, seeds), animal (beeswax, milk), or mineral (clays). No synthetic product, preservative or foaming agent, is present in En Douce Heure soaps which are labeled Nature & Progrès.