We've seen a number of genius uses for bacon throughout 2012 but this soap created using leftover bacon grease.
The soap, which smells ginger and citrus, was created by the Flint Crepe Co restaurant in Michigan.
It costs $4.50 a bar and is made by a farmer who also sells the restaurant many of its vegetables. Unfortunately for the true bacon lovers this soap won't give you a scent of bacon but it is a great use for a bacon by product.
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