Soap flakes

The famous Fer a Cheval Savon de Marseille soap flakes made by one of the most long standing producers in Marseille, you can now experience what has been used to wash clothes in Marseille for hundreds of years
Key benefits:
  • Very economical
  • Natural product
  • Completely biodegradable
  • Vegan and vegetarian friendly, plant based natural ingredients
  • Sustainable Ingredients
  • Not tested on animals
  • No colourings
  • No fragrances
  • No Parabens
  • No phosphates
  • No sulphates
  • Packaging arrives with us in large paper sacks, we break it down into small paper bags, so no plastic is involved in the supply chain

Ideal for

  • Laundry washing: both hand washing and machine washing
  • Sensitive skin
  • Where there are septic/waste management tanks
  • Washing specialist sports performance and waterproofed kit
  • Delicate washing
  • Cleaning leather upholstery and other leather goods
  • General all purpose laundry product

How to use:

First you need to make a laundry liquid - its super easy - the most common combination is to Mix 20g flakes with 0.5 litre of hot water, stir to dissolve. Allow to cool and decant into a tub with a lid. You can use this this mix straight away. Please note the liquid will set to a jelly like consistency during the next 12-24 hours. This mix gives you: 10 hand washes or 7- 10 machine washes.

A 500g bag of Marseille Soap Flakes gives you anywhere between 162 - 250 washes in total.

For machine washing: use 3 - 5 tbs (or 1 - 2 scoops) depending on laundry of ready made mix into the drawer dispenser/washing ball. Every now and then run your washing machine on an empty hot wash cycle with a dose of white vinegar.  

For handwash - dilute the ready made mix in a bowl of warm water. Use 3 tablespoons (or a scoop) to 5 litres of warm waterNo parabens, no fragrances, no colourings, biodegradable and economical

Over time ( like many soaps of a natural kind) and as a result of exposure to light and humidity, the soap flakes may be subject to variations in colour and lose volume; nevertheless, it keeps its effectiveness. 

We suggest you keep the flakes dry in an airtight container.

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