Whidbey Hardworking Hands hand soap

by Ritual Mischief


This is our fifth year of improving our hardworking hands soap (which used to be called gardener's soap). We shift it and improve it every year because we are land lovers, ethical foragers, gardeners, and hard workers ourselves, and we're as loving and patient with our soaps as we are with our gardens (we're still working on being as loving and patient with ourselves). This year the hardworking hands soap holds windfall Whidbey Douglas fir and pine branches plus honeysuckle flowers from the land here, too. All gathered by us or by kind, generous friends after winter windstorms. In addition to the plant-infused olive oils, we also add ground windfall Whidbey Douglas fir needles into the mix as an extra punch of forest love and scrubbiness for dirty hands. The simple beauty of these trees and flowers is heart and soul healing, at least for us!

Emotional support offered by the local trees and plants in this bar: Feeling fully welcome on earth, feeling more mindful, more present, and happy where you are with less worrying about the past. Relationships matter: the better you know these trees and plants, the more noticeable these benefits tend to be.

The scent is pleasing to our hardworking selves--a mix of lavender, fir, pine, honeysuckle, patchouli/cedar (just a hint to represent the earth), and litsea (a light note of citrus). The result is a hardworking, heart-lifting, and beautiful bar that I couldn't stop taking photos of! :-)

Storage and life of the bar: To extend the life of the bar, store it where it can dry quickly after use and where it doesn't get regular spray from the faucet. 

Size: Four-ounce bars 

Ingredients: Windfall Whidbey Douglas fir and pine branches plus local honeysuckle flowers infused into olive oil (organic/trusted non-organic blend), organic coconut oil, castor oil, distilled water, sodium hydroxide, sodium lactate, ground Whidbey Douglas fir needles, sea clay, and fir, lavender, patchouli/cedar, and litsea essential oils.

Packaging: Visit the Packaging page of this website for details. If you'd like to receive your soap without any packaging, mention that in the comments field as you order.

Medical Disclaimer: The information on this page is for general reference for further exploration and study. It is not intended as a replacement for professional medical advice. See the Medical Disclaimer page of this website for more details. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Shipping & Pick Up

We ship via U.S. Postal Service. Viva la public services! Whidbey Island friends & friends visiting Whidbey, save on shipping by picking up orders at Ritual Mischief on the west edge of Langley. Choose the Pick up delivery method at checkout if you intend to pick up your order, and we'll email or text you when it's ready and then arrange a convenient pick up time for you.


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