The Himalayan Salt Soap bars measure approximately 3" x 2". Each bar weighs roughly 0.45 pounds and comes wrapped in clear plastic. Due to the nature of rock salt, colors may vary, from a white, pink, deep pink and orange. This soap is free of all synthetic dyes and chemicals, and does not lather like a traditional soap. The texture of this soap allows it to work great as a gentle exfoliator, while also cleansing the skin. Try it for yourself and see how soft and smooth your skin feels! For centuries pure salt has been used for protection; protection from evil, especially protection in and around the home. Salt is also used for purification, cleansing and dispelling negativity in many magical and traditional rituals. Pure Salts are also used to release attachments, including emotional attachments. It is recommended that those who work in environments of negativity or indirect communication, keep a piece of Pink Halite (Himalayan Salt) on their desk or nearby - in the form of a lamp is best. Himalayan crystal Mineral Salt has gentle, but strong grounding and centering energies, and is said to bring abundance and prosperity into a home.