A rich blend of patchouli noir, powdery tonka, white musk and spiced sandalwood is aptly named Momentous...
"Abyss, the sponge that holds us in its soft embrace,"
"Habidecor, the rug that caresses comfortably our damp feet."
Abyss & Habidecor
Mike + Ally
Which is better: Egyptian Cotton or Turkish Cotton?
Egyptian cotton, at least the extra long-staple varieties, is regarded as the finest cotton in the world. Turkish cotton, grown by the Aegean Sea, is often used in bath towels as it also boasts a relatively long staple, is cheaper, has good structural integrity, and is not as absorbent as Egyptian cotton and hence it dries faster. This does not mean that Turkish cotton makes for a better bath towel, it simply means that additional care is needed when manufacturing an Egyptian Cotton towel. Abyss' flagship Super Pile towel, for example, is woven from 100% Giza 70 Egyptian cotton. The towel is a staple at The Linen Tree and is considered by many to be the single best bath towel on the market.
What is a triple-milled soap?
Triple-Milled soaps, also known as French-Milled soaps, are bar soaps manufactured according to a traditional process pioneered in 18th century France. These soaps may feature the same ingredients as any other soap, but after the soap is initially crafted it is dried into crystals, then rolled at least three times between rollers. The paste is then pressed into soap molds, and the end result is an extra-dense, highly concentrated soap bar.
In other words, the Frech-milling process allows soap-makers to fit more ingredients into a smaller soap bar. This can result in a soap bar that lasts a really long time and has a richer lather when compared with drug-store soaps. However... read more in our F.A.Q.
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