This soap dish is made from American Poplar wood. The style is called boardwalk. The soap rests on the ridges, allowing the water\moisture to drain properly. keeping the soap dry and ready for the next use.
A soap dish significantly extends the life of a bar of soap. It keeps your soap as dry as possible when not in use preventing pooling of water that causes soap to dissolve.
For best results purchase 2 soap dishes and rotate them every 2-3 weeks to prevent the growth of mold or mildew on your soap dish.