1- The Bader Hassoun and Sons Soap-$2800 (Ksh 280,000)
This soap is manufactured in Lebanon, and is made of pure gold dust, olive oil, virgin honey, and embedded with diamonds. The cost is around 2800$ for a 160gr bar.
The manufacturer of this soap specialized in natural and organic beauty. However, only one piece has been manufactured and as such you will find this soap at Uchumi, Nakumatt or your favorite supermarket. In short, the soap is not be for sale
2-El-Nino (Kenya) Soap-$375 (Ksh 37,500)
The soap is the creation of Kenya government’s El-Nino response strategy. Each piece will retail for $375. However, it is not yet clear if this soap will be manufactured in Kenya, Lebanon, China or Migingo.
3- Cor Soap-$125 (Ksh 12,500)
Cor was produced by Plank, a company that manufacturers yoga-themed products. The ingredients that made Cor expensive are the following:
- chitosan to even out skin tone
- Sericin — a silk extract — to trap moisture and provide UV protection
- Four types of collagen to help maintain skin structure.
- Silver, a known antibacterial agent.
The price of this soap is 125$ for a 120grams bar.
4-Tom Ford Private Blend Oud Wood Bar-$75 (Ksh 7,500)
The soap is described as “one of the most rare, precious, and expensive ingredients in a perfumer’s arsenal. The exotic rose wood and cardamom give way to a smoky blend of rare oud wood, sandalwood and vetiver. The tonka bean and amber add warmth and sensuality. This luxurious soap cleanses the skin with an indulgent, creamy lather. It leaves the skin feeling soft and smooth.