Plastic Free
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It’s so hard to be plastic free when everything is put in plastic for our convenience. I carry reusable shopping bags, we have reusable coffee cups and when we combine our family rubbish with WashBar’s rubbish we struggle to find … Read More

Water
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Years ago my father-in-law told me that water would become a precious resource – I thought he was a bit mad. Let’s face it, the stuff falls out of the sky. Turns out he was absolutely correct. Most of us … Read More

Treating for worms – naturally
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After having the worst reaction ever to a worming pill, I decided it was time to find a natural alternative which was safe for the four-legged and two-legged family members. Because we live on a farm and are in constant … Read More

Growing Goodness
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Using the best ingredients is fundamentally important at WashBar. It’s part of our supply chain philosophy. Yep – we’ve got a philosophy for procurement! Seems like every week we get contacted by businesses telling us they can save us a … Read More

Natural – choose carefully …
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I live and breathe natural, choosing natural products for myself and my family, to clean my home as well as my animals.  But the truth is natural is a word we think we understand but isn’t really set in stone … Read More

Spreading the love with paw balm…
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We love coming up with new products that help keep our dogs and other animals feeling and smelling better. Paw Balm is our latest creation – made initially to treat dry, cracked paw pads, it has many more uses as … Read More

Dying to smell great?
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Fragrance is one of the most commonly found ingredients in skin care products, shampoos, household cleaning products and just about anything else you can think of. After all, we like our homes, offices, pets and ourselves to smell appealing. That … Read More

How often should I wash my dog?
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It’s a question we get asked all the time. It’s a hotly debated topic but in the end (like most things) it really is your choice. In Singapore and other parts of Asia dogs are generally washed weekly. Pampered dogs … Read More

Soap – the centuries old “new thing”
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WashBar grew from a passion for handmade soap. The soap making process is fascinating; by mixing oil with a strong alkali, a product (soap) is created that can wash oil off. It makes no sense at all yet makes all … Read More

Fleas, as if there aren’t enough things to worry about
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Fleas: All chemical flea treatments have precautionary statements on the labels this makes it a difficult decision to treat your pet. Not only do you worry about it being on your pet but inevitably some of the product will get … Read More