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Apr 24, 2015

by Cleanse With Benefits

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Howdy! My name is Hepzabeth, and I’m the creator behind the artisan soap and skincare company Cleanse With Benefits. I’m originally from the Cotswolds, but I currently live in Sydney, Australia.

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So much of my story is inspired by my grandmother. She spent most of her childhood at a self-sufficient farm school in Western Australia, where making soap was a part of life. After I finished my studies in furniture restoration, conservation and decorative arts at university in England, I decided to follow her path. So, I moved to Australia and took up soap-making as a hobby. Cleanse With Benefits is the result of that journey.

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During the day, I work for a renowned upholstery company here in Sydney. I’ve been lucky to create furniture for clients including Australia’s former prime minister Paul Keating and AC/DC’s Malcolm Young. Cleanse With Benefits is a wonderful outlet for my creativity during my spare time; I love spending weekends in my garden workshop developing new scents.

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Every batch of soap I make is unique in style and design. I have a special love for pretty blooms like poppies, roses, and lavender, and I use a plant-based recipe that contains shea butter, cocoa butter, Australian olive oil and coconut oil. Once I’ve poured the soap, I have to be patient and wait a day or two before un-molding and cutting (every soap maker’s favorite moment!). Each bar is always different, like little pieces of art.

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I’ve met so many wonderful people in my local area through Etsy events and craft markets – Sydney truly is home to a lot of imaginative, creative beings. In addition to putting me in touch me with my local community, Etsy has exposed my growing company to the world. My goal for the future is be more self-sufficient – like my grandmother – and to one day press my own olive oil from homegrown olives and harvest my own beeswax and honey.

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Maker and process photographs by Alexandra Stuart.

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Pomegranate & Acai Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
Pomegranate & Acai Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$16.49 USD
Confetti Gold Leaf Soap Pyramid, Soap Bar, Soap, Gold Leaf, Handmade Soap, Gift for Girlfriend, Bonbonniere, Gift For Her, Bridal Shower
Confetti Gold Leaf Soap Pyramid, Soap Bar, Soap, Gold Leaf, Handmade Soap, Gift for Girlfriend, Bonbonniere, Gift For Her, Bridal Shower
CleanseByHepzabeth
$12.37 USD
Ceramic Leaf Soap Dish, Soap Dish, Home Decor, Ceramic Dish, Handmade Ceramic, Kitchenware, Bathroom Decor, Leaf Dish, Soap, Soap Holder
Ceramic Leaf Soap Dish, Soap Dish, Home Decor, Ceramic Dish, Handmade Ceramic, Kitchenware, Bathroom Decor, Leaf Dish, Soap, Soap Holder
CleanseByHepzabeth
$23.08 USD
Soap Collection, Handmade Soap, Bonbonniere Soap, Gem Soap, Gifts For Her, Wedding Shower, Bridal Shower, Travel Soap, Shaped Soap
Soap Collection, Handmade Soap, Bonbonniere Soap, Gem Soap, Gifts For Her, Wedding Shower, Bridal Shower, Travel Soap, Shaped Soap
CleanseByHepzabeth
$20.61 USD
Gift Wrap, Watercolour Gift Wrap, Gift Wrapped, Gift Wrapping Service, Wrapping Paper, Wrapping Service, Birthday Gift Wrap, Gift Box
Gift Wrap, Watercolour Gift Wrap, Gift Wrapped, Gift Wrapping Service, Wrapping Paper, Wrapping Service, Birthday Gift Wrap, Gift Box
CleanseByHepzabeth
$3.30 USD
Kaolin BALANCE Clay Facial Mask, Face Mask, Facial Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
Kaolin BALANCE Clay Facial Mask, Face Mask, Facial Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$16.49 USD
Vanilla Rose Lip Scrub, Lip Scrub, Sugar Scrub, Scrub, Natural Lip Scrub, Sugar Polish, Exfoliating, Vanilla Scrub, Gift For Her
Vanilla Rose Lip Scrub, Lip Scrub, Sugar Scrub, Scrub, Natural Lip Scrub, Sugar Polish, Exfoliating, Vanilla Scrub, Gift For Her
CleanseByHepzabeth
$6.59 USD
Soap Sticks, Handmade Soap, Bonbonniere Soap, Gifts For Her, Gift for Girlfriend, Wedding Shower, Bridal Shower, Travel Soap, Natural Soap
Soap Sticks, Handmade Soap, Bonbonniere Soap, Gifts For Her, Gift for Girlfriend, Wedding Shower, Bridal Shower, Travel Soap, Natural Soap
CleanseByHepzabeth
$14.84 USD
Driftwood Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Candle, Mothers Day Gift, Candles
Driftwood Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Candle, Mothers Day Gift, Candles
CleanseByHepzabeth
$16.49 USD
French Pear Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
French Pear Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$16.49 USD
Rhassoul CLEANSE Clay Facial Mask Set, Face Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
Rhassoul CLEANSE Clay Facial Mask Set, Face Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$45.34 USD
Coconut & Mandarin Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
Coconut & Mandarin Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$16.49 USD
Sweet Orange & Chilli Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
Sweet Orange & Chilli Candle, Apothecary Jar, Home Decor, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$16.49 USD
Rhassoul CLEANSE Clay Facial Mask, Face Mask, Facial Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
Rhassoul CLEANSE Clay Facial Mask, Face Mask, Facial Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$16.49 USD
Persian Lime & Lemongrass Candle, Apothecary Jar, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
Persian Lime & Lemongrass Candle, Apothecary Jar, Scented Candle, Gift For Her, Container Candle, Soy Candle, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$16.49 USD
Zeolite PURIFY Clay Facial Mask, Face Mask, Facial Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
Zeolite PURIFY Clay Facial Mask, Face Mask, Facial Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$16.49 USD
Orange Cranberry Soap, Soap Bar, Artisan Soap, Soap, Natural Soap, Vegan Soap, Body Soap, Cold Process Soap, Wedding Shower, Bridal Shower
Orange Cranberry Soap, Soap Bar, Artisan Soap, Soap, Natural Soap, Vegan Soap, Body Soap, Cold Process Soap, Wedding Shower, Bridal Shower
CleanseByHepzabeth
$8.24 USD
Zeolite PURIFY Clay Facial Mask Set, Face Mask, Facial Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
Zeolite PURIFY Clay Facial Mask Set, Face Mask, Facial Mask, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$45.34 USD
Kaolin BALANCE Clay Facial Mask Set, Face Mask, Facial, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
Kaolin BALANCE Clay Facial Mask Set, Face Mask, Facial, Clay Mask, Natural Face Mask, Natural Skincare, Gift For Her, Gift for Girlfriend
CleanseByHepzabeth
$32.97 USD

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