We will be open for business beginning Tuesday, February 8th, 2011!! :tongue:

We’re still getting things up & running, but we expect to be open for your shopping enjoyment most afternoons between at least 12:00 Noon and 5:00 PM beginning Tuesday, February 8, 2011. You may find us there earlier some days and we may stay open later now & then. Please stop in and visit us!

If you want to confirm that we’ll be there when you come, please email us at bluemtnsoapworks@gmail.com and we’ll get right back to you with an answer!

In case you don’t know where to find Long Bay, we are in Portland Parish on the northeast coast of Jamaica not far from Port Antonio, the Blue Lagoon and Frenchman’s Cove, between Manchioneal and Boston Bay (stop & eat some delicious jerk!). You really can’t miss us. We’re right on the main road (A4), across from the spectacular beach, and very near Chill Out Restaurant & Bar. Check out our map:


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date1 Feb

Whole Heap a Tea Tree Oil Soap – Try some today!

Troubled by acne, skin bumps, eczema, athlete’s foot, dandruff, bug bites (like mosquitoes or those pesky sand flies, a.k.a. “no-see-ums”)?? Why not give our Whole Heap a Tea Tree Oil soap a try? You’ll be glad you did!

Tea Tree essential oil is an amazing oil that comes from the Malaleuca alternifolia, the Tea Tree, a small tree native to Australia. The oil is distilled from its leaves. It has remarkable antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiseptic, antimicrobial and fungicidal properties, making it an excellent natural treatment for acne, skin bumps, bug bites, cuts, fungus, athlete’s foot, ringworm, and much more. When used as a shampoo bar, it can also help keep away head lice and may reduce dandruff. It has been used by aboriginal natives for centuries to cure nearly every skin ailment you can imagine. Wow! What a fantastic oil!

Yes, tea tree oil has a rather strong & spicy scent that people either love or hate. So we add Cajeput essential oil (from another Australian tree) to make the aroma a bit more woodsy. In the same family as the tea tree, Cajeput also adds antiseptic and antibacterial properties. When I’m in Jamaica, tea tree oil has been the ONLY product I’ve found that calms the itching & burning of my sand fly bites, so I can easily overlook the scent! Anyway, the aroma does dissipate quickly but I’ve actually grown to love it for the fabulous things it does for my skin!

Used externally (such as in soap), tea tree oil can benefit your skin in so many wonderful ways:

  • helps eliminate some of the ugliest bacterial infections and combats body odor (anti-bacterial)
  • protects wounds, boils, sores, cuts, insect bites/stings, & acne from infection; helps heal quickly; reduces itching; diminishes scar marks (antiseptic, cicatrisant)
  • kills & keeps away insects like mosquitoes, sand flies, fleas, lice, etc. and certain microbes & parasites responsible for tropical fevers, malaria etc. (anti-microbial and insecticidal)
  • help combat viral infections like common cold, influenza, mumps, measles, etc.; removes toxins, moistens skin, opens pores & keeps the body cool (anti-viral)
  • inhibits fungus & may help heal psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, ringworm & athlete’s foot (fungicidal)
  • helps remedy dandruff & scalp problems when used on the hair
  • helps relieve pain from arthritis & rheumatism when massaged into skin

:w00t: :silly: It’s hard to find anything better than tea tree oil, direct from Mother Nature!

Our Whole Heap a Tea Tree Oil soap is made with a combination of all-natural olive, coconut, palm, sunflower and soy oils, along with wonderful shea butter, which attracts and holds moisture close to your skin, making it fantastic for people with dry or sensitive skin. It can be used as shampoo, face wash, hand and body soap, laundry soap and shaving lather. Be good to your skin – try some today!

Order full-size bars (US$4.25) here or half-size (guest) bars (US $2.75) here. And you might like to try our Bath Fountain Spa Eucalyptus, Hemp & Tea Tree bars if you love the added aroma of eucalyptus as much as we do!

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date27 Jan

YES, we are currently manufacturing our delightful Blue Mountain Soapworks natural handcrafted soaps in Long Bay, Portland, Jamaica, and they are all available here on the website and ready to ship to you! Take a look around – maybe you’ll find something you just can’t live without!

Our “real” shop in Long Bay, however, will not be ready to open to the general public until early this year (2011), but here’s a new photo of the shop with custom artwork by Portland artist, Art Katapul!! Doesn’t it look great?!


We hosted our 1st Annual Holiday Craft Fair at the shop on December 18th and are now setting up the large space to make it inviting for visitors. We’ll let you know very soon about the Grand Opening,

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date13 Jan