Savon

imageCandeur : Savonettes et produits de bain, located at 1187 rue Saint-Paul, is a charming savonnerie, or “soap maker”  near the old port of Quebec City. Savon (savohn) means “soap” and savonette  means “little soap.”  The artisanal soaps are made of goat’s milk and infused with essential oils along with flowers, herbs, bits of fruit, or spices. Delightful vignettes with an old-fashioned air are enhanced by the mingled perfumes of the various soaps. I bought a few to slip in my lingerie drawers and the scent has lasted and lasted, just like my memories of my visit to Quebec City.

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51YLcuFtT8L__SL75_Fodor’s Montreal and Quebec City 2014

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About Patricia Gilbert

Patricia Gilbert is a French teacher. She's Canadian, lives in the United States, but dreams of living in France. Follow her on Instagram @Onequalitythefinest and on Twitter @1qualthefinest.
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5 Responses to Savon

  1. goat’s milk and essential oils? sounds divine! might one acquire savonette of this same caliber stateside?

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