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Save your shampoo bar

Save your shampoo bar

If you use a shampoo bar or conditioner it can be tricky to store between uses. if you leave it on the bath or in the shower you loose a layer of it to steam and condensation, if you put it away you need to dry it first and risk it getting cracked and dehydrated. Quick solution: pop it in an Oliwrap and give it a scrunch or fold and you can store it without stickiness or drying to a rock - ready to use the next time. Found this useful? Give us a pin and share the love!

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How to use Oliwraps

How to use Oliwraps

When you first open your pack of Oliwraps you'll probably think, oh - that's not very sticky! At room temperature Oliwrap is stiff, shiny and yes, not vey tacky. The magic happens when you warm it. Give your sheet of Oliwrap a quick rub between your palms or a good scrunch in your fist and suddenly you've got a bendable wrap that sticks to itself. You can now mould it around a bowl, wrap your sandwiches, cover an open can in the fridge, seal a cut piece of fruit or veg or preserve your vegan cheese. Some people even use it...

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What is Colophony resin?

What is Colophony resin?

So, there's a lot of misinformation about Colophony (also know as Pine Rosin) out there so here's a quick guide. Colophony is made from the resin harvested from various kinds of pine tree which is then boiled to remove the essential oils. This leaves a brittle solid ranging in colour from the lightest yellow to a deep red-black. The resulting resin is then graded for purity: A: darkest K: yellow-red M: yellow-brown N: deep yellow WG: window glass (mid yellow) WW: water white (palest yellow) What's it for? Once you start looking, Colophony is everywhere: it's used in cosmetics, dental floss, paper making, inks, polishes,...

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Plastic free packaging

Plastic free packaging

Waste is a serious issue and at Oliwrap we strive to reduce plastic in every way we can. Oliwrap itself is packaged in a simple cardboard sleeve, no plastic wrap or unnecessary frills. You can add it to your paper collection, compost it or use it keep your wraps in if you'd like to extend its life. Boxes & envelopes We post single packets in sturdy cardboard envelopes and multiple orders in cardboard boxes. Our tape is paper based and can be peeled off so the box can be reused again and again. If we need to use a filler to...

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