Hello! I'm Elisa, owner and creator of Song of a Sparrow. I make all natural, handmade body and face soap. I also make spa salts, lavender sachets, and handknit creations such as cotton washcloths I call scrubbies and cozy blankets. My cold process, vegan soaps are made in the mountains of Southern California where I live with my husband and two sons.
My love for handmade soap began years ago as a girl when I visited a family-owned farm where they made and sold their own handmade herbal soaps using the cold process method, the traditional way of making soap. I was fascinated by the process and the beautiful result, and it became something I always wanted to do. Many years later, I began experimenting with different ingredients until I developed a recipe for an all-natural bar of soap that is great for the body and face. It has a bubbly, creamy lather and is safe for sensitive skin. I use high-quality ingredients and 100% pure high-grade aromatherapy essential oils in my soap.
I strive to practice sustainability as a maker and small business owner to protect our natural environment and human health. A few ways I do that is by using 100% recycled and 100% post-consumer waste kraft paper for my labels. After I cut my soap into bars, I use the leftover ends for samples and guest soaps so none is wasted. Also, I use sustainable palm oil in my soap, which helps to reduce deforestation and poverty in palm oil-producing countries.
The name Song of a Sparrow was inspired by the old gospel song "His Eye is on the Sparrow," a reminder that God loves and cares for people and watches over them in difficult times. I also love music and birds so I thought it was a perfect fit.
My desire is to create products that are beautiful in their simplicity and nourishing to the skin and the soul. Please message me with any questions or special requests you may have. I would love to hear from you!
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