Saturday, September 22, 2007

Saponetta Carli

Just hopped out of the shower and I'm sitting here with wet hair. I showered with Dial. Aren't you glad you use Dial- don't you wish everyone did?

Actually, no. I've been alternating the White Dial with my Carli Olive oil bar soap which I found at the counter of the Syrian Grocer on Shawmut Avenue here in Boston, while looking for Delverde gnocchi. The Carli soap, made by the same folks who make the oil, definitely comes out the winner. It's long-lasting and solid, with a very pleasant fragrance which will probably be more pleasing to those of the feminine persuasion (of either sex).

If you've never tried olive oil soap, this would be a good one to start off with. Although more expensive than regular bar soap, it will still be cheaper than the artisanal olive oil soap you may see on sale. Be advised that it neither smells nor feels like olive oil; there is no greasy film whatsoever. While not easy to find, it is available online through