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Original Finnish Sauna Soap - Birch

Original Finnish Sauna Soap - Birch

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Enjoy the complete sauna experience by washing with this authentic birch-scented sauna soap from Finland. The large 8oz (225g) sauna soap bar has the refreshing natural birch scent which Finns associate with sauna. The souvenir packaging sports a nature photo and information about sauna on back. Made in Finland by Vaasan Aito Saippua, this Finnish Sauna Soap will ensure a satisfying sauna experience.Sauna Soap Ingredients: Sodium palm kernelate, ceteareth - 25, aqua, lanolin, propylene glycol, glycerin, sodium chloride, sodium benzoate, sodium hydroxide, tetrasodium EDTA, tetrasodium etidronate, titaniumdioxide, cellulose gum.
  • ITEM #: VA-3
  • COUNTRY: Designed in Finland, Made in Finland
  • 8 oz. (226 g)
Review Summary
28 Reviews
86% (24)
11% (3)
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4% (1)
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100% Recommend this product (28 of 28 responses)
By John
The best soap
July 26, 2023
I first tried this soap several years ago and since then it is the only soap (in the shower) that I use. It is wonderful.
  • Luxurious
  • Lasts a long time
  • Smells great
  • I occasionally run out and have to wait for a shipment
By Emmy
Fountain Valley, CA
So nice for the sauna!
January 21, 2023
This was a gift for my cousin, who lives in a very rural area and built a Finnish sauna in the woods. He is a bit old-fashioned and enjoys a minimalist, very down-to-earth lifestyle. He said the soap arrived quickly and he is enjoying the scent and likes using it in his sauna. He has so few possessions, that I was very pleased to find him something that delighted him.
  • Authentic
By Melinda
Pleasant and mild
January 4, 2023
Long lasting and lovely scent
Los Angeles, CA
Sauna Soap
January 3, 2023
Hard-milled soap. Excellent quality. Wonderful scent. Will definitely be ordering this soap again.
By Melissa
Massachusetts, USA
Sauna Joy!
December 22, 2022
I purchased as a gift and created my own gift basket with multiple Finnish sauna products. Purchased extras for myself and some stocking stuffers. I was really proud to give it! Thank you FinnStyle for making me the "best gift-giver" this year!
By Dot
Great soap!
August 8, 2022
I really like this soap. It lasts for a long time, dissolves dirt and grease quickly and efficiently and has no perfumy odor. Also, it reminds me of the days long ago when my family used the sauna every week.
By Barbara
Portland, Oregon
Love this soap!
February 1, 2022
Great fresh fragrance. Bars last a long time.
  • Simon
By Cheri
Great products and service
December 27, 2021
Ordered the great sauna soaps and they were delivered with speed equal to Amazon! Was impressed with the great customer service‚€¶..have been ordering from Finnstyle for years and never disappointed with any of their products
  • Great consistent quality products and service
By Freya
excellent soap
August 2, 2021
I chose this because of the birch fragrance, and unfortunately it doesn't smell like much of anything to me. It is, however, a fine large soap that makes an excellent lather and rinses well, so I have no regrets.
By Mark
Best sauna soap
April 4, 2021
If you want a good soap this is it. Have used it for years and never disappointed
By Sally S.
Best Soap Ever
March 17, 2021
This soap was 100% worth the wait! Gorgeous scent, really nice texture, feels good on the skin. I may never use another soap.
By Bob
Inverness, California
Smells like I'm still in Finland.
December 11, 2020
Lovely scent, good soap. I will definitely reorder.
  • Great scent
  • none whatsoever
By Eva
Nice smell
November 27, 2020
Similar to the sauna soap I grew up with
  • retired
By Karen
Eagan Mn
Best sauna soap
November 1, 2020
I‚€™ve been using this soap for years. I can‚€™t find any better anywhere!!
By Carl
Anywhere, USA
Nice sscent, lasts forever
October 11, 2020
A nice fresh scented sauna soap that seemingly lasts forever even with regular shower use.
By Paul
Burnsville, MN
Best sauna soap
April 14, 2020
Been using this sauna soap for many years. It would be difficult to go without.
By Janice
Stockton, CA
Great Sauna Soap
December 31, 2019
They were gifts & the recipients are very pleased with the soap
By Shirley M.
Product is great. I have used the soap previously and was happy to be able to purchase more. Process was quick and easy.
July 20, 2019
Glad I found Finnstyle on the internet.
By Paula
WA State
Great, substantial soap
January 5, 2019
I do not have a sauna but have used this soap exclusively (even facially) since I was in my 20s. I am now in my 70s! I am regularly told what nice skin I have. I will keep using it until I can no longer find it or when I am slated to leave the earth. Enjoy!
By Lorrie
Proctor, Mn
Love √ʬ¬§√Į¬ł¬
July 21, 2017
Ordered this soap when I ordered my cedar oil.. So happy I did.. love the feel and smell...will definitely order again!
By Bill
Columbus, Montana
April 22, 2017
This is real good sauna soap, it leaves the body feeling clean and fresh. The bar lasts a very long time, even in the hot sauna.
By Phil M.
Painesville Ohio
Good Soap
February 18, 2017
Mild sent, cleans well. Good for before or after sauna. Sisu!
  • Smells good
  • Cleans good
  • Leaves skin soft.
  • Can dry your skin with over use.
By Anne
Hartford, CT
Perfect house gift
March 25, 2016
Wonderful scent-- I also have the birch spray
  • Generous size and rich fragrance
By Susan L.
minnesota United States
why not try it
January 2, 2015
I'm a self confessed soapaholic. it does make a difference what kind of soap one uses. I've tried many types and so far my favorite bar soap is anything wth shea butter froml 'occitane

I placed an order to finnstyle for some bedding and thought to include some birch soap, pine flavor was out of stock, so can't report on that. Sotythe birch. Right away, had to try it. Mmmmmguess what, it's really NICE look at that LATHER! I can tell that this soap is a real winner, so luxurious-seeming. it's my new favorite. I could not find, though, a list of ingredients for the soap What's it made from? . You can tell a lot from ingredient list such as this one i'm making up right now: sodium tallowate means saponified beef suet sodium palmate means saponified palm oil etc etc the -ate on the back of any ingredent means saponfied which means its mixed with lye and then the fat changes chemical structure and turns into soap. Putting lye in the list would scare everyone away, that's why you don't see it much on ingred lists

back to birch soap i love it. my only prob and it won't be yours is that i am undergoing chemo right now. that makes your skin very dry and sensitive after abt 3 days i felt my skin was a little raw maybe from birch oil my suggestion to mfr of this soap is to cut the birch oil way down, it can cause irritation i used to make my own soap, lots of fun so i remember the warnings about too much birch oil in products. try this soap though it is the best especially if you are young and strong.
just google birch oil for more info on its properties
  • fabulous lather and washing quality
  • watch out for skin irritation from birch oil in it, cut down frequency of use if this happens. might be too strong for babies and young children
By Caroline J.
fridley, Mn
the word "original" is very true...
December 16, 2014
great smelling and so clean feeling.....
By Dennis H.
United States
An original
October 16, 2014
If you have never been to Finland and to a country sauna you need to. This is a soap you will find across the country of Finland.
Great soap with a very soothing fresh aroma. You will like it very much.
By Jim B.
Love it, great price
October 14, 2014
FinnStyle has Sauna sope. And they have it at a great price. This is the real stuff!
By Poptop
Denver, CO
The real thing.
May 23, 2013
Pleasurable, evocative aroma--useful even w/o a sauna! Bar lasts a very long time. This is the real deal.
  • Aroma. Long-lasting bar.
  • Cost.
1 Question & 1 Answer
from California asked:
April 17, 2014
Is there an ingredient list to these sauna soaps?
1 Answer
Yes. It is listed on the side of each package. For the Birch, here is the list: Sodium palm kernelate, ceteareth - 25, aqua, lanolin, propylene glycol, glycerin, sodium chloride, sodium benzoate, sodium hydroxide, tetrasodium EDTA, tetrasodium etidronate, titaniumdioxide, cellulose gum.
Submitted by: FinnStyle Staff on April 17, 2014

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