Buff City Soap, a company that specializes in plant-based soap products, opened a location at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy, on Dec. 16. The shop allows its customers to see the entire soap-making process live in each Soap Makery. Founded in 2013, Buff City Soap offers more than 30 customizable scents across dozens of soap products, such as soap bars, bath bombs, foaming hand soap and laundry soap. 281-396-4196. www.buffcitysoap.com