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Fresh from the desert

Welcome to our blog.

Here we kick back and explore a variety of topics which give you a better idea of who we are, why we do what we do and sometimes just something that's on our mind... Grab a coffee and enjoy the reading.

P.S. camel milk tastes awesome in coffee!

Fabulous Frankincense

Fabulous Frankincense

When we developed our Rescue Cream, I wanted to do something different. We were already making soap products with camel milk and knew that camel milk was a powerful active...
Konrad Kowalczyk
Clandestine Cleo

Clandestine Cleo

Cleopatra’s legendary seductive and youthful looks are claimed to be the result of her luxurious milk baths. Some reports claim 7000 donkeys were needed to provide her with enough milk...
How to scale your skincare start-up

How to scale your skincare start-up

Since its inception in 2011, The Camel Soap Factory (TCSF) has formed a loyal customer base and achieved a global reputation for our unique products. A brand that had humble...
Konrad Kowalczyk

Thought leadership piece by Stevi

It would seem on the surface that the last few years have been years of change. In our race to deal with Covid, many of the pressing issues that face...
Konrad Kowalczyk
Why Halal Certified is Significant

Why Halal Certified is Significant

Achieving the Halal certification means a lot to us for a number of different reasons. Halal is an Arabic word that translates  to ‘permitted’ or ‘lawful’. In the Quran, the word halal is...
Konrad Kowalczyk
How to start your skincare business?

How to start your skincare business?

Stevi, our founder and CEO, shared 3 key learnings in starting a successful bespoke skincare brand from her experience. Having been in the skincare manufacturing business for over 10 years,...
Benefit Your Skin With Camel Milk Soaps

Benefit Your Skin With Camel Milk Soaps

Milk has been used in skin care for centuries and it’s been added to soaps (especially natural soaps) for just as long. Soaps enriched with milk are creamier and gentler...
Konrad Kowalczyk
Stevi’s Blog: Can we solve the plastic problem?

Stevi’s Blog: Can we solve the plastic problem?

Many companies brag about their environmental credentials, shout about sustainability and generally parade their eco-credentials to the world. Some are genuine, but sadly just as many use the buzzwords as...
Konrad Kowalczyk
How to Choose Soaps for Extremely Dry and Sensitive Skin?

How to Choose Soaps for Extremely Dry and Sensitive Skin?

One of the misconceptions people have after using commercial soaps over the years is that soap drys the skin. That’s often because commercial soaps are full of synthetic chemicals. Cheap...
Konrad Kowalczyk
A shampoo bar is more than eco-friendly

A shampoo bar is more than eco-friendly

For many, solid haircare is a new concept. But once you start using solid shampoo and conditioner, we guarantee you’ll not want to go back. It’s not just about the...
Konrad Kowalczyk
What are solid conditioner bars?

What are solid conditioner bars?

We all do things that dry and ruin our hair at some point in our lives. Blow drying, combing, and heat styling all damage beautiful hair. Even shampooing our hair...
Konrad Kowalczyk
Why ApiscalpTM and sidr powder are a powerhouse ingredient for your hair

Why ApiscalpTM and sidr powder are a powerhouse ingredient for your hair

For centuries natural ingredients have been used for hair care. In particular, two ingredients that have gained much attention are ApiscalpTM and Sidr. These two ingredients are a powerhouse duo for...
Konrad Kowalczyk