"I got into soap making on a lark. I had a friend from my college days whose next door neighbor was a Nuevo-hippie that talked about soap making all…the…time. Finally, I challenged her to teach me how to make soap because I wanted to gift family at Christmas with a something handmade. Her instructions were clear; read everything I could get my hands on about soap making, and if I wasn’t scared to death afterwards, she’d teach me. I followed her instructions to the letter.
By my second batch of soap I was hooked! I started reading about the therapeutic properties and benefits of various carrier oils and essential oils and began to experiment. My son, who was just a spout at the time, manifested his airborne allergies through his skin. He erupted from neck to groin with rashes that sometimes wept and bled. I was determined to make something that would address his problems.
Twenty years later I’m proud to say that not only was I successful in helping my son’s skin issues heal, but I learned to make the most decadent soaps conceivable. I use nothing but the highest quality of oils in my formulations and remain dedicated to that prospect. If it’s not good enough for me and my family, it’s not good enough for yours! Maiown (pun intended) strives to produce the finest handcrafted soaps possible to leave you gently cleansed and smelling marvelous. Life is far too short to live it with dry, itchy skin. Treat yourself to a bar of Maiown and feel the difference. Once you have, you won’t go back (and that’s a promise)!"