"Marika Botanicals" creates unique Greek olive oil soaps

Marika Botanicals, producer of the best Greek olive oil soaps

We introduce you to the "Marika Botanicals" - Greek natural cosmetics, producer of the best olive oil soaps in Greece.

Marika Kritseli creator of Marika Botanicals Greek olive oil soaps

Marika Botanicals is the brainchild of Marika Kritseli, a young Greek chemist, eager to find, explore and evolve traditional Greek recipes of natural cosmetics.

A modern and very successful Greek cosmetics brand that produces extra virgin olive oil soaps among other cosmetics.

This brand's soaps are the real and original deal with all the benefits of pure olive oil soaps.

Marica Botanicals uses traditional recipes and raw materials found in the Ancient Olympia area, where their modern lab is located.

Marika Botanicals producer of extra virgin olive oil soaps

The olive oil she uses for soap production is extra virgin (the highest quality, usually only used for high end cooking and found in delicatessen stores).

This olive oil is harvested from trees from ancient Olympia, with many of them being centuries old.

All production processes follow the strictest standards of good manufacturing practice of the European Union (GMP).

"Marika Botanicals" is a brand that has major success in Greece and becomes fast known abroad by the thousands of happy visitors from all over the world that had the chance to get introduced to this premium soaps in selected Greek shops and pharmacies while on vacations on the Greek islands.

Marika Botanicals creates the best Greek olive oil soap you can buy online:

Marika Botanicals Soap are made of pure ingredients and are ideal for all skin types. They are found in selected stores around Greece and are a famous Greek souvenir.

We selected three types that you should try:

"Lava", soaps with extra virgin olive oil, activated carbon and Assyrtiko wine

Activated charcoal olive oil soap in a rope

Olive oil (extra virgin) is the most organic and best moisturizer and is great for naturally glowing skin.

Activated carbon in this soap can help with high-end detoxification and impurities cleaning.

Assyrtiko wine is one of the most famous wines of Greece with several grape varieties. This wine's most famous origin is from Santorini (a volcanic island) in the Aegean sea area.

This  type of wine can help the skin by:

    • Preventing the premature aging of the skin

    • Restoring the moisture content of the skin

Assyrtiko wine consists of potent antioxidants as tannin, resveratrol and flavonoids which help in the immediate restoration of elastic fibers and skin collagen.

The soaps are 100% organic and biodegradable. You can read a special article about activated charcoal myths and facts here!

Suitable for face and body. No animal testing.

Check our collection for more information here.

"Onos", soaps with extra virgin olive oil and donkey milk:

Marica botanicals olive oil soap with donkey milk

A combination of both olive oil and donkey milk can best suit the skin for several purposes and these are the benefits:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the best moisturizer or emollient for dry skin.

Donkey milk can smoothen and soften the dry skin among other benefits. Different skin conditions that occur due to skin dryness such as xerosis, psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis were in Greek tradition treated with these two ingredients' help.

In addition, donkey milk possesses some vital ingredients like beta-carotene, which help in the stimulation of new skin cells' growth. This ingredient is great for regenerating skin cells so it is ideal for naturally glowing skin and healthy appearance.

The soaps are 100% organic and biodegradable.

Suitable for face and body. No animal testing.

Find this soap here.

"Sea salt" soaps with extra virgin olive oil, Greek sea salt, and rosemary:

Marica botanicals rosemary and sea salt olive oil soap
    Greek sea salts also have individual characteristic features and benefits, which make them a luxury ingredient for the skin. These minerals are helpful for skin detoxification, deep cleansing, and elimination of harmful toxins.

        Rosemary is a herb which holds anti-inflammatory properties to:

        1. Reduce the skin puffiness and swelling.
        2. Stimulate the healing of skin wounds, burns, and scars.
        3. Smoothen the skin texture.
        4. In Greek tradition it was used to treat several skin conditions as itching, eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.

          A combination of all these ingredients can give the ultimate benefits to your skin.

          The soaps are 100% organic and biodegradable.

          Suitable for face and body. No animal testing.

          Get this soap here!

          Don't miss the special soap for men - "Panas"

          Read about this unique soap for men, made from extra virgin olive oil an pine tar.


          Further reading and references (science stuff!) :

          1. Use of "natural" oils for moisturization: Review of olive, coconut, and sunflower seed oil
          2. Peasant remedies from the Greek islands
          3. Favorable effect of creams with skimmed donkey milk encapsulated in nanoliposomes on skin physiology
          4. A taste for salt in the history of medicine
          5. Rosemary Essential Oil-Loaded Lipid Nanoparticles: In Vivo Topical Activity from Gel Vehicles

          We think that it is common sense for people who have dermatological conditions, always to first ask their dermatologist for available treatments!

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