History Of Audamus

If you’ve never heard of the name ‘Audamus’ before, then you’ve come to the right place to learn exactly what it’s all about. With the growth of the handmade soap market recently, Audamus is one of the newest handmade soap brands in Malaysia.

You may wonder, “What’s so special about handmade soap?” Well, besides nourishing and moisturising your skin, buying from handmade soap brands supports a family, especially a family with a wonderful story such as the one Audamus has told. To read about the benefits of handmade soap, click here.

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The Audamus Luxe Shaving Soap: A premium shaving soap with Frankincense essential oil.

The Creator Of Audamus

Gloria, the founder of Audamus, is a dedicated mum of three kids. Her three kids were the reason and inspiration for making handmade soaps. The name “Audamus” is actually a combination of the names of Gloria’s three kids, Aurora, Damien, and Maximus.

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Gloria, the founder of Audamus, with her husband, Alvin, and three children, Damien, Maximus, and Aurora. (Left to right)

Gloria is a chemist by profession, who works in a testing laboratory, so her experimental forays into soap making did not happen by accident. She knows all the ins and outs of chemical formulas, and definitely knows her trade.

How It Started

Gloria’s kids had been suffering from eczema for a very long time, from as young as three weeks old. Eczema is a condition which causes red, inflamed, and itchy skin. To learn more about eczema, click here. Her kids had been tormented by this condition, and it affected her sleep schedule as well, as she had to apply ointments and lotions to their skin daily. She tried everything she could to fix the problem, but nothing helped their condition.

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Some of the Audamus handmade soaps – the Favo Bar and the SunnyE Bar.

Eventually, she attended a class on making handmade soap and instantly took an interest to it and how it could help her children. She started making soap and tested it on herself to see how it could be better. After she tested them, she realised she liked the improvement it had on her skin, and used them on her kids.

The Result

Gloria has been making and using the soap for her kids and her family for about 2 years when she realised that her soap could help others. She could already see improvements in her children’s skin after 2-3 uses. Energised by this fact, she decided to start the ‘Audamus’ brand to help others who are struggling with eczema and sensitive skin as well.

You can read more about their story in the owner’s own description.

Aurelia CHAN

About Aurelia CHAN

She has a background in design and journalism, and a passion for photography, music, and more importantly, writing. A deal that was sealed the day she started participating in short stories and poem competitions.

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