• Ivy Leung Sep 18, 2019

    Five Years of Soapnut Republic!

    Cheers to five years of Soapnut Republic! Soapnut Republic在中國滿五歲啦! And while we’ve been selling our non-toxic home care essentials for the past five years, our journey started a few years earlier. Let’s recap on our story so far 儘管我們在中國銷售無毒家化產品只有五年曆史,我們的旅程實際上在更早些年就開始了。讓我們一起來回顧一下…… 2012: The idea for Soapnut Republic was born around the same time as our first child, Tara. We did extensive research online and in stores to find products that would be... Cheers to five years of Soapnut Republic! Soapnut Republic在中國滿五歲啦! And while we’ve been selling our non-toxic home care essentials for the past five years, our journey started a few years earlier. Let’s recap on our story so far 儘管我們在中國銷售無毒家化產品只有五年曆史,我們的旅程實際上在更早些年就開始了。讓我們一起來回顧一下…… 2012: The idea for Soapnut Republic was born around the same time as our first child, Tara. We did extensive research online and in stores to find products that would be...

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  • Ivy Leung Aug 28, 2019

    Why Cut the Chemicals?

    On an ordinary day, an average person exposes themselves to roughly 130 chemicals. And the ultimate risk of using toxic chemical products is of course to our health. Research suggests that 64% of the products we apply topically are absorbed into the bloodstream. Remnants of dishwashing liquids are often ingested and absorbed into our bodies. Strong chemical hand soaps leave our skin feeling dry and damaged. Residual chemicals from laundry... On an ordinary day, an average person exposes themselves to roughly 130 chemicals. And the ultimate risk of using toxic chemical products is of course to our health. Research suggests that 64% of the products we apply topically are absorbed into the bloodstream. Remnants of dishwashing liquids are often ingested and absorbed into our bodies. Strong chemical hand soaps leave our skin feeling dry and damaged. Residual chemicals from laundry...

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  • Ivy Leung Feb 09, 2019

    “Made in China” makes good sense

    My husband Bobby and I founded Soapnut Republic in China, and we proudly manufacture our natural home care range to the highest quality standards in Shanghai. SoapnutRepublic是我和我先生Bobby在中國創立的。我們非常自豪地在上海推出了一系列全天然高品質家用護理產品。 We're often asked why we manufacture here, and not in Australia or New Zealand (where we’re originally from). There are two very simple reasons. 有很多人問我們為何將廠址選在這裡,而不是澳洲或新西蘭(我們倆的家鄉)。這裡,我給大家兩個簡單的理由。 1. Soapnut berries don't grow natively in Australia or New Zealand. Soapnuts are native to China, where they... My husband Bobby and I founded Soapnut Republic in China, and we proudly manufacture our natural home care range to the highest quality standards in Shanghai. SoapnutRepublic是我和我先生Bobby在中國創立的。我們非常自豪地在上海推出了一系列全天然高品質家用護理產品。 We're often asked why we manufacture here, and not in Australia or New Zealand (where we’re originally from). There are two very simple reasons. 有很多人問我們為何將廠址選在這裡,而不是澳洲或新西蘭(我們倆的家鄉)。這裡,我給大家兩個簡單的理由。 1. Soapnut berries don't grow natively in Australia or New Zealand. Soapnuts are native to China, where they...

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  • Ivy Leung Dec 02, 2018

    Eat Safe with Soapnut Republic Fruit & Vegetable Wash

    Kim Gilliland, our Australian founder gets into the details of cleaning fruits and vegetables. Find out how she does it ...    “If I’m washing just a few things, for example, apples for the kids, I spray the product directly onto the surface of the apples, rub it in with my hands and then let the apples sit on the benchtop for a few minutes. Then I give them another... Kim Gilliland, our Australian founder gets into the details of cleaning fruits and vegetables. Find out how she does it ...    “If I’m washing just a few things, for example, apples for the kids, I spray the product directly onto the surface of the apples, rub it in with my hands and then let the apples sit on the benchtop for a few minutes. Then I give them another...

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  • Ivy Leung Nov 06, 2018

    How to Handwash Cashmere and Wool 羊毛與羊絨織物手洗指南

    Traditional dry cleaners use Perchloroethylene (also known as PERC) which is recognised globally as toxic to human health and the environment. 傳統的干洗店通常會使用乙烯,這種物質在全球範圍內都被公認為對人體和環境有毒。 Handwashing is by far the safest method for cleaning cashmere, wool and most delicate fabrics. Here, I’m going to demonstrate how to do it the non-toxic way with my favourite fall coat from Feine Cashmere. 在清潔羊毛、羊絨與其它精細織品的方法中,手洗是目前為止最為安全的。以下將為您介紹具體方法。 Wash 洗滌 Firstly, always pre-treat any stains with Soapnut Republic Natural Stain... Traditional dry cleaners use Perchloroethylene (also known as PERC) which is recognised globally as toxic to human health and the environment. 傳統的干洗店通常會使用乙烯,這種物質在全球範圍內都被公認為對人體和環境有毒。 Handwashing is by far the safest method for cleaning cashmere, wool and most delicate fabrics. Here, I’m going to demonstrate how to do it the non-toxic way with my favourite fall coat from Feine Cashmere. 在清潔羊毛、羊絨與其它精細織品的方法中,手洗是目前為止最為安全的。以下將為您介紹具體方法。 Wash 洗滌 Firstly, always pre-treat any stains with Soapnut Republic Natural Stain...

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