Thursday, February 25, 2016

Photographs of Work Inside an Olive Oil Soap Factory in Syria

A user on Reddit posted a series of interesting pictures from inside an olive oil soap factory in Syria.

Aleppo or olive oil soap is a famous type of handmade soap that is made from only three ingredients, and is world-renowned for leaving skin clean and soft.

The ingredients are simple: olive oil (roughly 82%), laurel oil (roughly 12%) and soda (water and lye) [source]. Olives and laurel berries grow wild throughout northern Syria and southeast Turkey.

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