olive oil soap flakes
olive oil soap flakes
olive oil soap flakes
olive oil soap flakes

Fer a Cheval Laundry Soap Flakes with Olive Oil

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Here at Chateau Du Savon we are always looking for ways to help our customers on their plastic free and zero waste journeys - we sell these in various sizes, the more you buy the better discount you will get.

Made by famous producer "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

To learn more about the history of Fer à Cheval read our blog

Watch our video on how you will experience the delivery, packaging and how to wash with soap flakes.....
Key benefits:
  • Very economical - 20g makes 7-10 washes - approx 3p per wash
  • Natural product
  • Completely biodegradable
  • Vegan and vegetarian friendly, plant based natural ingredients
  • Sustainable Ingredients
  • Not tested on animals
  • Palm Oil Free
  • No colourings
  • No fragrances
  • No Parabens
  • No phosphates
  • No sulphates
  • Packaging arrives with us in large paper sacks, we filter 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 products

 We include a washing guide with every order !

Savon de Marseille Soap Flakes guide

How to make the liquid mix

First you’re going to make to make a laundry liquid – it’s super easy - the most common combination is to Mix 20g flakes with 0.5 litre of hot water, stir to dissolve ( we pour in 100ml of water and mix, then add the remainder) ………….Allow to cool and decant into an airtight container of your choice. 

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 450g bag of Marseille Soap Flakes gives you approximately 225 washes in total, you may find you need to use less !

For machine washing

Use 3 - 5 tbs (depending on amount of laundry) of ready made mix into the drawer dispenser or washing ball.

Every now and then run your washing machine on an empty hot wash cycle with a dose of white vinegar.  

For Handwashing

Dilute your ready made liquid mix in a bowl of warm water. Use 3 tablespoons to 5 litres of warm water.


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.


sodium olivate, sodium cocoate, aqua, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxyde

*made by the famous Fer a Cheval Savonnerie