Caroline - Founder of Tin Shore
Lavender - keeping us calm for centuries
There are many different varieties of lavender, and it is grown all over the world. Identifiable by its primarily purple flowers that are formed as whorls and held on spikes rising above the foliage, but it is the leaves that elicit the essential oils we use in our soaps.
The word lavender is said to originate from the Latin word 'avare' (to wash), referring to the use of infusions of the plants. So by including Lavender essential oils in our soaps we are using a tried-and-tested plant-based scent in our cleansing products.
The Lavender scent is said to be calming, and we completely agree. There is something extremely cathartic about picking and drying your own lavender. This pic is from the lavender grown in our garden in Cornwall.
Coming soon ... Lavender Essential Oil will be used in our Atlantic Mist, Atlantic Dunes and Wild Atlantic soaps.