Balance Exfoliating Soap

  • Made with natural loofah, this textured exfoliating bath bar removes dead cells and thin layers of skin that grow over ingrown hairs, unclogs pores, and increases circulation.
  • Feeds the skin with restorative emollients.
  • Made by hand in small batches in Portland Oregon.
  • A warm aromatic blend of vanilla, black pepper, and cardamom.
9 Reviews

Do you feel downright dirty when your skin is dull and devitalized?  Having clogged pores, dryness, and sluggish feeling skin can leave a lass feeling less than sexy.

We know how it goes – ingrown hairs, bumps, flakes, and lack-luster appearance.  It’s no fun.

Your skin is your largest organ and luckily it’s on the surface so you get to touch, clean, exfoliate, and nourish it.  Don’t you wish you could do that to your liver?

Exfoliating is one of the keys to caring for our skin.  It removes dead cells and thin layers of skin that are growing over ingrown hairs, unclogs pores, and increases circulation.  It makes our skin radiant and our bodies more energized. 

We believe whole-heartedly that you should exfoliate every day, or at minimum two times per week.  However, exfoliating without moisturizing can leave you with even dryer skin.

We’ve crafted this spa bar to exfoliate like a boss, and also feed the skin with restorative emollients.  Your skin will be soft, clean, and lusterous.

We use a single large slice of loofah (which is a fibrous vegetable in the cucumber family) in each bar for the brisk scrubbing or “skin brushing” experience.  No little bits to dirty your bathtub or clog the drain.  Then we add extra virgin olive oil and rich, buttery coconut oil to restore moisture to skin as the top layer of dead cells is cleared away. Meanwhile our signature essential oil blend imparts a delightful aromatherapy experience.

We care about what’s NOT in our products, too.  All of our ingredients have been specifically evaluated against the Environmental Working Group’s risk scale, and only those with virtually no potential health risks were chosen.

That means:

• NO parabens • NO toxic preservatives • NO petroleum products • NO artificial fragrances and colors • NO aluminum compounds • NO cocamide DEA

Why?  Because we love you, and because 60% of what you put on your skin absorbs into your body – let’s make it good stuff.

Other exfoliants can be challenging to use and not provide enough scrub.  Often they contain chemical fragrances, parabens, laurel sulfates, and laureth sulfates.  When you open up your skin by exfoliating, you don’t want to expose yourself and your body to those harmful ingredients.

As an Ayurvedic practitioner, Briana Borten has recommended skin exfoliation to hundreds of her patients to improve vitality and ready the skin for nutrient absorption.  She created this exfoliating spa bar as the perfect, easy tool for you to enjoy nourishing your skin.

Our exfoliating spa bar is available in our three signature scents:

  • Balance – A warm blend of vanilla, black pepper & cardamom
  • Relax – A soothing blend of lavender, lime & ylang ylang
  • Transcend – A spirited blend of amber, vetiver & ginger

About the Apothecary

Our spa bars are made by hand in small batches in Portland, Oregon with precision and care so that you get the finest and most effective product on the market.

We take your experience and the quality of our products seriously. If you are not completely satisfied with this artisan product, we will happily refund your money.

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This beautiful book keeps my

This beautiful book keeps my brain and spirit engaged and organized. I love the blank dates as I purchased two months into 2019. I go to it before checking my phone, which means less screen time in my life. The entire family can check in with the planner and The dreambook portion keeps me focused on what’s really important. Who could ask for anything more? So grateful!

Alison M.
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Lovely scent

I really like these bars but they do not last very long. The soap is not very hard dissolves easily. I only get 3 or 4 washing out of them.

Janet B.
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Best soap

My husband loves this soap.

Erica V.
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I personally found the scrub

I personally found the scrub to be too rough and harsh for my skin. Couldn't use the soap.

Shaily P.
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The Dragontree Apothecary

So sorry for the disappointment, Shaily! Perhaps the body wash would be a better option for sensitive skin? Our body wash comes in the same herbal scents/formulas as the bar soap, and it doesn't have the exfoliation scrubby factor.


Wonderful soap

I love the combination of gentle loofah with silky soap. This soap is the best! It smells wonderful and leaves me feeling clean and refreshed and my skin isn't tight and dry after. Will definitely purchase more!

Susan W.
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So nice!

This bar leaves my skin feeling super clean and soft.

Joyce A.
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So nice!

This bar leaves my skin feeling super clean and soft.

Joyce A.
United States

Balance exfoliating soap

I love this soap so much, I run out of hot water using it!

Christine V.
United States
michelle w. verified customer review of Balance Exfoliating Soap 8oz

You ever feel like even

You ever feel like even after you shower you still have grime on you? This totally makes that feeling go away! Love it.

michelle w.
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