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Artists Creates Fantastic Skull Shaped Soaps to Remind Us How We Can’t Escape Death

By Andrew Alpin, 7 March 2018

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In 2015, a California based artist named Eden Gorgos created a fascinating collection of soaps whose exhibition on Instagram took the entire internet by storm. Termed a morbid collection, it was a line of handmade skull shaped soaps which she named the “art of dying”. The soap collection was described by her as “symbolic of the brevity of life”

1Soaps of death

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The soaps were intended to remind people that no one can escape the darkness of death but inspite of that, they were extremely pleasant as people who purchased them, revealed. The soaps after all are scented. 

Soaps of death

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2Soaps are natural and infused with flower fragrances

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The skull shaped soaps were infused with citric essence, earthy and sensual flower fragrances. They were made with coconut oil and totally natural products. 

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3Project titled art of dying

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Eden Gorgos showcased her art of dying soap collection on Kickstarter where she wrote “I am an artist with a passion for the arcane, absurd, and morbid. Typically I sculpt, mold, and then cast my pieces in resin.”

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4Her passion for art changed to soapmaking

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Eden reveals that she found how her passion for sculpting suited soap making. The soaps have been tried and tested and found to have no problems for use. She also requested people to purchases her products in order to motivate her to create more.

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5Made from natural clay

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The coconut oil soaps are colored with natural clay, herbs or flowers and made so well that they can moisturize and also produce lather. 

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