the ‘dinosoap’ soaps by 25togo offer the experience of fossil excavation as a result of normal use

dinosoap‘, designed by taiwan-based studio 25togo, incorporates the experience of fossil excavation into daily washing, as soap bars whose outer layers dissolve with use to reveal the image of a dinosaur skeleton beneath. composed of apricot kernels and other natural ingredients, the soaps reveal their miniature fossils after two to three months of normal use.

25togo: dinosoap prior to any use, the soap appears to be a rock

25togo: dinosoap view of one of the ‘dinosoap’ fossils before and midway through use

25togo: dinosoap another model

25togo: dinosoap the three ‘dinosoap’ fossils

25togo: dinosoap apricot kernels provide exfoliant properties as well as a sand-like appearance