Och Vegan Handmade Soaps
On a lovely, sunny Sunday afternoon in September, my wife and I were out for our 10k step walk and we popped into a street market in Shawlands, Glasgow which is close to Pollokshields where we live. Here we came across Magdalena Och (pictured) and her partner Remi who were selling their range of Och Vegan soaps. We stopped to have a look at the range and after a lot of sniffing samples and pondering Shona decided to buy an Awakening hand, face and body soap. Magdalena immediately offered me a sample of Grounding and we had a brief chat about the Och Vegan range. She told me that she and Remi are originally from Poland but had moved to Glasgow a few years back and they have a workshop in Glasgow where they invent and produce a range of soaps, body butters, lip balms and even a deodorant. I know of a few Glasgow based soap companies but what piqued my interest in Och Vegan was their commitment to only producing vegan products, the minimal, recyclable

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