This castile soap (plant based) recipe was fine tuned when my oldest son was born. His skin was exceptionally sensitive. All products were too harsh for him and after a little research about store bought soaps I knew they were not helping. I decided to make my own plant based soaps. Mild enough we use them on our children from birth and everything else that needs a scrubbing. We have been gifting them for years and are ready to share them with you! Great for faces, hands, and everything in between. These bars are cut at 3.5 to 4 oz each before curing. They do lose some weight as water evaporates, but it results in a harder bar with a better lather.