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An important factor of it's popularity was the law prohibited using the animal fats in production: this soap was made only of natural olive oil, soda or ash with the addition of salt from the Mediterranean Sea.
The stamp on the soap indicates that it consists 72% of the olive oil (although now it is more a tribute to the tradition since in our time more than 10 different additives and even animal fat are used).
Photo: Marseille soap, © Nik Photographie
How to do?
2. Choose a greenish soap with salty crystals on top and a quality stamp. This is how the first soap looked like.