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Fer à Cheval Genuine Marseille Soap Olive Oil Slice 1kg Bar Limited Edition

SKU 8600-021471
  • Discover our new 1kg bar, cut in 6 pieces for convenient usage.  Presented in a box illustrated with traditional Marseille Soap's production, our authentic Marseille soap is crafted in cauldrons from olive oil, following an ancestral know-how. 

    100% authentic Marseille soap; often imitated, but never equaled is extra pure and hypoallergenic soap, free of fragrances, dyes and preservatives.

    With already 160 years of existence, the Savonnerie Fer à Cheval carries on a recipe passed down to each new generation of master soap-makers. Fer à Cheval's soap factory, firmly rooted in living heritage, is proud to continue to craft a key product in Marseille culture with respect for tradition, attention to detail and a great deal of love.

    Saponification takes place in old cauldrons according to a traditional method, manufactured in five steps: pasting, graining out, boiling, washing and liquidation. These five steps are the reason for the iconic soap's renown.

    Shop the entire Fer a Cheval line here.

  • The Ancestral cauldrons saponification process

    Nearly 10 days are necessary for the elaboration of Fer a Cheval's cauldron-cooked soap according to the Marseille process. This ancestral know-how transmitted by Master soap makers through generations is still used to this day.

    A natural, hypoallergenic soap

    This soap is exclusively plant-based. It does not contain any preservatives, dyes, additives or animal fat. No palm oil.

    Biodegradable and environmentally-friendly.

    It represents an ecological alternative to chemicals found in most skin care and housekeeping products.

    Fer à Cheval is one of the founders of the UPSM (Union des Professionnels du Savon de Marseille), literally Union of Marseille Soap Professionals, which strives for the certification of authentic Marseille soap.

    This logo guarantees a soap made:

    • exclusively from plant-based oils, without chemical additives, preservatives, or fragrance

    • in cauldrons according to the ancestral, 5-step, Marseille process

    • in Marseille.


    Sodium Olivate - Sodium Cocoate - Aqua - Sodium Chloride - Sodium Hydroxide


    Marseille soap suits every skins types and can be used by the whole family.

    It is also an effective multi-purpose household cleaner. It cleans, removes grease marks and efficiently detaches even the most delicate surfaces and clothes.


    For laundry care:

    On difficult stains, lather the soap then scrub the stain before using the washing machine.

    On delicate textiles (lingerie, silk, lace, baby clothes...), lather the soap with a wet cloth, then rub the cloth lightly on the surface, before letting it soak.  Rinse off with fresh water.

    Since it contains no preservatives or chemical colorants, our soap may be subject to variations in colour, and lose volume with time and according to an exposure to light and humidity.