So What's the Deal with Activated Charcoal?

We are not sure if you've heard, but Activated Charcoal is a hot topic at the moment! Activated Charcoal has been proven to be more successful at removing impurities and toxins than traditional charcoal, making it beneficial to use in both bath and body products. That is exactly why we have made Onyx, an activated charcoal soap that will give y...
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Win a soap making session with Purple Urchin!

Purple Urchin is celebrating five years as a retail store this November, and to celebrate we're having an awesome month long contest!   The prize: a day of soap making at Purple Urchin (and by a day, we mean a couple of hours)! You and up to three friends will get to come to Purple Urchin in early December (date to be determined based on wi...
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Eat like an Urchin - Lasagna Tacos

Straight from the plate of Urchin, Leah, comes the glorious creation we like to call “Lasagna Tacos.” This dish is 100% vegetarian and absolutely delicious! The best part about this recipe is that it lets you be the chef extraordinaire, allowing you to shake things up and add your own spin to it!   Below is the tried-and-true recipe from the Urc...
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If you like fall as much as we do...

Autumn is a great season, maybe even the best. Whether you are for or against the pumpkin spice latte trend, this season is filled with delicious food and delightful scents. The typical boiling temperature of summer finally starts to chill out to a much less sweaty one. We trade in our loved-a-little-too-much sandals for our cutest ankle boots a...
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This one’s for the boys

When thinking of bath and body products, we’re willing to bet you think of products geared toward women. While many products do contain a fruity or floral scent, we have concocted a scent with men specifically in mind (however, it’s great for everyone!). Natural, handmade products don’t have to be just for women. Although girls really do ‘just w...
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Get it before it’s gone!

It’s out with the old and in with the new! In order to make room for fun future products we sadly have to ixnay some others. We had to make a tough call about which products have to take their final bow. But we’ve narrowed it down and want to give our Urchins a heads up about which products will soon take their exit from our shelves. So be sure...
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