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Have you been a naughty boy or girl this year?
If so, you may find a lump of coal in your stocking come Christmas morning.
Fortunately for you, these lumps of coal will help scrub away the dirtiness of the past year.
How? Because they’re actually all-natural handmade soaps from some really creative Etsy-ers.
The answer to that question is, “that coal based energy can EVER be clean.”
That said, sometimes the question of clean coal isn’t always so simple…and is actually usually quite complicated.
But we’re not going to dive into the intricacies of the clean coal discussion right now. No, no, no….we’re going to show you some lumps of coal that can actually get you clean!
5 Creative Etsy “Lump of Coal Soaps” That Are Similar, But Different
This soap came to our knowledge via Inhabitat. Each piece is handcut (so no 2 are the same), is scented with peppermint essential oil, made from vegetable oils and glycerin.
Other ingredients: Soap base [Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Castor Oil, Safflower Oil, Glycerin (kosher, of vegetable origin), Purified Water, Sodium Hydroxide (saponifying agent), Sorbitol (from berries, moisturizer), Sorbitan oleate (emulsifier), Soybean protein, Wheat Protein), Mica, Essential oil.
Chose from 50+ scents to be infused into your soap from this seller. They claim that their soaps are, “made from wholesome ingredients, the soap base that we use to make these designer soaps is considered one of the very best on the market and contains NO sulfates or harmful chemicals and absolutely NO harsh detergents or foaming agents.”
This soap is made from “skin softening vegan glycerin” and scented with anise essential oil. These soaps are unique from the others in that they’ve been cast from molds of actual pieces of coal… and their realism is uncanny.
Other ingredients: Saponified oils of coconut, palm, castor, & safflower, glycerin, purified water, sorbitol (moisturizer), sorbitan oleate (emulsifier), soybean protein (conditioner), mica, anise essential oil.
This soap is handcut and made from vegan glycerin soap “drenched in the scent of true peppermint”.
This seller claims that their soaps are, “Made with top of the line, quality ingredients, always gentle, made to take care of your skin and leave you with a little chuckle. Life’s too messy not to use happy soap.”
Like some of the other soaps, this lump of coal soap promises to be made with “only the finest ingredients” and is infused with a wintergreen essential oil.
Other ingredients: Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Castor Oil, Safflower Oil, Glycerin (kosher, of vegetable origin), Purified Water, Sodium Hydroxide (saponifying agent), Sorbitol (moisturizer), Sorbitan Oleate (emulsifier), and Soybean Protein (conditioner)
If you order in the next couple of days, you should have no problem receiving your lump of coal soap for that special, naughty someone in time for Christmas!
I think every little step toward living green is an awesome one… but eco-snobbery sucks! My goal is to help newbies learn the most important steps toward living green — individually and collectively. Personally, I strive to have as little impact as possible on Planet Earth while I'm here.