Mater Soap, Edition 2: "THIS BRIEF ENCOUNTER" – Maiden Name

Mater Soap, Edition 2: "THIS BRIEF ENCOUNTER"

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Maiden Name and Mater Soap present a numbered edition of 15 printed bars of soap made by hand and hand-stamped in Red Hook, Brooklyn by Addison Walz (b. 1985, New York).  The bars are double blocks of Mater's charcoal bars (made of all natural ingredients). 

“This Brief Encounter,” is inspired by a line from the 1943 poem “Le Savon” (“Soap”) by the French poet Francis Ponge (1899-1988): 

One may, besides, soon be done with it, yet this adventure, this brief encounter leaves you––this is what is sublime––with hands as clean as you’ve ever had.

SIZE  3.5”x2.5”x2.5”


Olive oil, water, coconut oil, lye, avocado oil, castor oil, mango seed butter, tea tree and eucalyptus essential oils, activated charcoal and poppy seeds

Cold process soap • Handmade in NYC • No artificial ingredients, preservatives or fragrances • Cured for 4 weeks

Use: Face, Hands, Body

Weight: 5 oz.

Dimensions: 3.25" x 2.5" x 1.25"

Soaps are cut by hand, please allow for slight variation in size.
Handmade soap will last if kept dry between uses.

Mater Soap is 100% natural and made sustainably-sourced ingredients. Vegan. Cruelty-free. No SLS, triclosan, parabens or fragrances.