Dreamed up between training sessions under blue skies in Tahiti, these bacteria-beaters from the South Pacific rainforest come loaded with hand-gathered ingredients known to aid grapplers in our everlasting battle against dirty mat microbes. Three ingredients in particular - the sweetly scented and vitamin-rich "Tahitian Vanilla Extract", "Mono'i Oil" (Tiare flowers steeped in extra-virgin coconut oil) and "Tamanu Oil" (extracted from a Polynesian nut used to treat wounds, promote healing, and prevent infection), are sourced directly from local farms on both Tahiti and Moorea. Meanwhile, the power of Hemp offers itself in multiple forms such as an oil, milk, and even butter to nourish skin with Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids while offering it's proven anti-inflammatory properties. These rainbow sea-sponge speckled Jiu Jitsu apes are finally rounded off with a potent blend of anti-fungal Patchouli Oil and our staple high-grade Tea Tree base to deeply cleanse after those extra-grimey trains. The Vanilla Gorilla
We traveled home to our native Hawai'i Nei to source most of the ingredients in this batch. Lavender oil from Maui, Noni Juice from Kaua'i, Kona Coffee from the Big Island, and moisturizing Kuku'i Nut oil join forces with the rest of our fungus-fighting ingredients to create a true grapplers soap bar filled with Aloha.
The Arm Bar Soap Company - The Kaminari Batch
Japan was beyond our wildest dreams - a land rich in martial arts history and laden with high-caliber ingredients for cleansing and protecting the skin of the martial artist. "Kaminari" means "Thunder & Lightning" and it was a name that stuck while we were visiting farms and Jiu Jitsu academies between a drizzly Tokyo and Kyoto. Purifying Yuzu juice and detoxifying Sasanishiki rice water are blended with a potent, anti-fungal combo of Japanese bamboo charcoal, Australian Tea tree oil, Tsubaki oil (Japanese Camellia), Neem oil, and Lemon oil. Each bar is then carefully sprinkled with a premium-grade Matcha Tea Powder that we source directly from Ippudo Tea farm in Kyoto - a company that has been perfecting their craft for almost 3 centuries. Matcha Tea is naturally antibiotic and rich in Chlorophyll - a plant pigment that speeds up the wound healing process. A supreme After-training soap bar from "The Land Of The Rising Sun" wouldn't be complete without a handful of crushed Sakura (cherry blossoms) and Green Tea leaves to exfoliate any dead skin accumulated during heavy training. Arigatou Gozaimashita!
The Arm Bar Soap Company - The Lava-Puhi Batch
We revisited our roots for our latest After-Training soap concoction - "The Lava-Puhi Batch". The soil of the Hawaiian Islands produces countless, optimal ingredients for cleansing grapplers - purifying Black lava rock salt was sourced from the Big Island and joins forces with a fresh blend of skin-clarifying Giant and Chocolate Awapuhi Zingiber strains from O'ahu. Organic, vitamin-rich Papaya juice and Taro root extract were also added along with a detoxifying red clay from Maui, also known as Alaea, which has been used for centuries in Hawaiian culture to extract impurities from wounds. A healthy amount of moisturizing Macadamia nut oil was then mixed in along with an exfoliating blend of minced Maui lavender leaves and Kaua'i Medium roast coffee grounds. This exotic creation is rounded off with a potent antibacterial/antifungal blend of our signature Australian Tea tree oil base and freshly ground Hawaiian Turmeric, otherwise known as 'Ōlena. Spread Aloha, not Ringworm.
Defense Soap - Bar (4oz)
Our Defense Soap Bar 4 oz. is packed with a full 2% of high quality essential oils and manufactured in a FDA regulated facility. Our quality controlled manufacturing process assures the necessary consistency to achieve the kind of dependability and effectiveness you expect from Defense Soap.
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The Arm Bar Soap Company - The Cornelius Concoction
Our hybrid, supercharged version of African Black Soap - infused with the rare and expensive oil of the Manuka Tree, which can only be harvested in the East Cape of New Zealand's North Island. This oil has shown to be 20-30 times more active in fighting bacterial and fungal infections than Australian Tea Tree oil. Made black with the traditional ash of Cacao Pods and Plantain peels, we've also tossed in a microbe-fighting blend of Tea tree, Bergamot, grapefruit, and ground cinnamon while cleansing Aloe Vera Juice, skin-purifying Bentonite Clay, and moisturizing Mango Butter round off this Black-as-Night soap bar of epic proportions. It felt only right we dedicate it to one of Jiu Jitsu's greatest American athletes, the one and only - Keenan Cornelius.