Come see us at 81 Hamlet Court Road

Come see us at 81 Hamlet Court Road

I know, I know – I’m really awful at keeping this blog updated, aren’t I? But in my defence – and I like to think that it’s a really good excuse – we’ve been awfully busy here at Bean & Boy. Many, many moons ago I happened...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy new year to you and yours! 2019 was an exceptional year full of adventures for us. We spent a lot of time working on compliance – who knew that making soap had so much administrative red tape?! – and arranging our workshop in Southend-on-Sea. We...
Soapmaking Workshop Dates now live!

Soapmaking Workshop Dates now live!

We are really excited to announce that dates are now live for our popular workshops! We will be running them every month until the end of the year, and they’ll start up again late January. Bookings are now open for workshop dates for AUGUST and SEPTEMBER on...
New Soap: LEMON + HERB SOAP

New Soap: LEMON + HERB SOAP

We get a lot of requests for soap. Some of them are amazing and bizarre, some of them are a bit bonkers, and sometimes some of them are a really, really good idea. Our customers are amazing, and they inspire us to keep experimenting with different blends, ideas and...
Why all of our soaps are safety assessed and certified

Why all of our soaps are safety assessed and certified

We often get asked why we bother certifying our soaps. It’s something most other makers ask us – why bother at all certifying bath bombs, bath salts, soaps? It’s just for the bath, right? Well, no. It’s not. Anything that can be classed for use...
Bean & Boy in the UNIVERSAL SEA

Bean & Boy in the UNIVERSAL SEA

We are so honoured to have been interviewed and included in The Universal Sea guidebook entitled The art and innovation guide against the plastic epidemic. The Universal Sea is an incredible project that tackles the amount of plastic in our waterways head on. They...