Karen Cottier
Help us support Focus Ireland this #GreenFriday 💚

Help us support Focus Ireland this #GreenFriday 💚

All the hype around Black Friday and this year’s alternative Green Friday got me thinking - how can we as consumers support Irish companies this Friday? And how can Wild Oats Soap as an Irish company support those less fortunate and do something more useful and thoughtful through our actions rather than offering the typical Black Friday discounts? So after putting our heads together, we have partnered up with the amazing team at Focus Ireland with a view to diverting 15% of our online sales generated this Friday 29th November to people who need urgent help. 4,000 children will be homeless this Christmas and...

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Karen Cottier
Our founder Karen Cottier on why it's never too late to…start a Winter Body Care Routine.

Our founder Karen Cottier on why it's never too late to…start a Winter Body Care Routine.

....start a Winter Body Care Routine. When Winter winds begin to bite and the central heating is on full blast, we often forget about how all these extra clothes and changes in temperatures affect our skin from the neck down.  We all know the importance of looking after our face and hands, but in winter, our body needs moisture and protection too. Give your body a regular gentle exfoliation once a week and hydrate daily to keep your skin looking and feeling smooth, soft and healthy. And it doesn’t have to be hard work - a great way to do...

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Karen Cottier
We need to talk about soap

We need to talk about soap

If you hadn’t already noticed, soap is really and truly making a comeback.  It makes total sense too- most soap is very light on packaging and ethically minded soap makers will always try to use paper or recyclable wrapping to cut down on waste and it lasts ages.  And yet, there are still doubters and a reluctance by some to go back to soap, despite the most gorgeously scented options available out there.

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