Completely biodegradable and vegetable-based, our Castile Bar Soaps are gentle and effective, ideal for washing body, face or hair. They are also very popular with DIY homemakers. For example, they can be grated to form part of a homemade powdered laundry detergent. Dr. Bronner?s continues its mission and commitment to building an engine for promoting and advancing positive social change. From pioneering USDA certified organic personal care products, to creating Fair Trade projects across the world that ensure fair and just treatment of farmers and workers, to creating a socially responsible workplace here in the U.S., we strive to honor our heritage with progressive business practices, while devoting profits to worthwhile causes and charities worldwide.