Oh Honey! The Benefits Of Raw Honey In Skin Care Are Significant | Island Thyme Soap Company

Oh Honey! The Benefits Of Raw Honey In Skin Care Are Significant

October 09, 2018

Raw honey and skin care is a match made in heaven

Honey isn’t just for sweetening toast and tea. Honey is one of nature’s true MVPs. Historically, honey has been used to suppress coughs, treat burns, diaper rash, psoriasis, dress wounds and make your face glow!  Medicinal honey can moisturize wounds, stimulate tissue growth, collagen synthesis, and blood vessel formation, inhibit microbial infections, and soothe tissue inflammation. 

If you're not impressed by the power on honey by now, we'll add one more property in honor of the month of October and Halloween. Creole women in Lousiana use honey to treat skin ailments AND in potions to ward off ghosts.

Skin care and paranormal prevention. Now that’s some serious double duty.

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What Makes the Best Handmade  Bar Soap on the Market? | Island Thyme Soap Company

What Makes the Best Handmade Bar Soap on the Market?

August 28, 2018

Albert Einstein once said; "Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.  We couldn't agree more. We understand the link between nature and gentle skincare! 

Why do we believe we make some of the best handmade bar soap available on the market?

We use premium natural ingredients in the formulation of our natural soap recipe, like Coconut Milk, Olive Oil, Avocado Oil, Mango Butter, and Premium Fragrance. What you won't find in Island Thyme Soap Company soap:synthetic surfacants, harsh detergents, phthalates, parabens often found in commodity soap and body washes.

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National Relaxation Day! | Island Thyme Soap Company

National Relaxation Day! Chill Out!

August 15, 2018

August 15 is National Relaxation Day! 

We have just what the doctor ordered. A nice warm bath and a Chill Pill Bath Bomb! 

Relaxing in a warm bath can provide some significant health benefits, both psychological and physical that a shower just can't provide.  So National Relaxation Day is the perfect reason to set aside a little time for yourself this evening for a nice relaxing (and great smelling) pamering bath!

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Carnival Calypso - A Tropical Getaway in a Soap | Island Thyme Soap Company

Carnival Calypso - A Tropical Getaway in a Soap

June 17, 2018

Need a tropical Getaway?

You may not be able to always fly to the Caribbean every time you want to de-stress and relax with some steel drum melodies. That's why we created a soap that will take you away in the bath or shower!

“Dat soap rel bess!” 

The fragrance from the lather of Island Thyme Soap Company's Carnival Calypso is as lively and vibrant as Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago! A celebration of coconut, pineapple syrup, white flowers and a sensual vanilla background. 

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Girls Just Wanna Have Sun - And The Best Sunscreen Protection | Island Thyme Soap Company

Girls Just Wanna Have Sun - And The Best Sunscreen Protection

June 09, 2018

Shopping for the best sunscreen can be a challenge.

Shopping for the best sunscreen can be a challenge. So many new choices! Summer's almost here, so it's a great time to stock up. Even with all the new forms on the market; natural, whipped, tinted, the basics to protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays haven't changed. Apply liberally and often!

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Remember Two Things | Island Thyme Soap Company

Remember Two Things. Musings On Mothers and Footprints

May 12, 2018

Love Your Mother And Leave Only Your Footprints.

Remember Two Things is a 1993 album by the Dave Matthews BandThe general consensus among Dave Matthews Band fans is that the two things referred to in the title are "love your mother" and "leave only footprints."  We're big fans. Not only of the band, but of the sentiment behind those words. 

This weekend as we celebrate Mothers Day, we are reminded  there is no greater gift for a mom than to observe how her child is making the world a better place.  

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April Showers | Island Thyme Soap Company

April Showers. Bring On Those May Flowers

April 28, 2018

Bring May flowers...and take us back in time.

Our noses have a way of sniffing out nostalgia. There's nothing quite like the scent of petrichor, that sweet earthy smell that fills the air evoking childhood memories of grabbing our boots to go out to jump in puddles and look for rainbows.

The word "petrichor" comes from the ancient Greek: it's a combination of ichor, the "ethereal essence" the Greeks believed flowed through the veins of their gods, and petros, the stones that form the surface of the Earth. 

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February is American Heart Month | Island Thyme Soap Company

February is American Heart Month

February 08, 2018

Did you know?

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. Cardiovascular diseases, which includes stroke, claim the lives of about one woman every 80 seconds! Yet 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action.

The biggest part of living healthy comes down to simply making healthy choices. While you can’t change things like age and family history, the good news is that even modest changes to your diet and lifestyle can improve your heart health and lower your risk.

For American Heart Month, we're sharing some great tips, recipes, videos and hacks for taking charge of your heart health for good!

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Scent Spotlight - Sandalwood and Rose | Island Thyme Soap Company

Scent Spotlight - Sandalwood and Rose

February 07, 2018

An exotic and oh so feminine combination.

When we think of this fragrance three words come to mind:

Bloom. Essence. Vintage.

The classic pink rose carries with it the connotation of grace and elegance. The scent is rich,complex and well-balanced, steeped in nostalgia. It's also sweet and romantic. Sandalwood, one of the oldest incense materials, is an earthy feminine fragrance, linked to an deep spiritual level of relaxation.

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USPS Raised Shipping Rates for 2018, But We're Rebels... | Island Thyme Soap Company

USPS Raised Shipping Rates for 2018, But We're Rebels...

January 23, 2018

We lowered ours!

Effective January 21, USPS increased shipping rate approximately 3.9% across all service levels to  include Priority Mail, First Class Package Service, and Priority Mail Express.

But we're rebels. We get it. We know we have to compete for your business.  We believe once you try Island Thyme Soap Company's products you will join the hundreds of loyal customers who return to us again and again for their personal care and gift giving needs.

Obviously we can't compete head to head with that online retail giant and its membership program that includes unlimited free two-day shipping.  

But we CAN make it a little more enticing to get new customers to try our products. 

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How To Keep The Flu At Bay | Island Thyme Soap Company

How To Keep The Flu At Bay

January 15, 2018

Tis The Season. The Flu Season

The best way to keep the flu away is to wash your hands frequently and thoroughly. This is the number one way to prevent the spead of flu and other respiratory infections. Study after stody has shown there's no scientific evidence "anti-bacterial soap" or alcohol rubs are any more effective than washing your hands with a good old bar soap like an Island Thyme Soap Company soap bar. Chemicals in antibacterials soaps can interfere with hormone levels and spur the growth of drug-resistant bacteria. Leave the dipping of hands into antibiotics to doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers in hospitals and clinics. 

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The Most Important Resolution for 2018 | Island Thyme Soap Company

The Most Important Resolution for 2018

January 02, 2018

Be Kinder. To Yourself.

The beginning of January is the time we reflect on the past year and commit to being better about something; Eating better, getting more exercise, saving more money, getting more sleep. Practicing better "self-care" by focusing on improving those basic life habits in 2018 is always a good idea. 

Are they the same resolutions you made last year? Did you "fall off the wagon" something in February and then just give up?  What if something that's less obvious is subconsciously sabotaging your efforts? 

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