Our Handmade Soap Ingredients: Essential Oils, Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Walnut Oil, Grape Seed Oil, Avocado Oil, Peanut Oil, Sunﬂower Oil, Canola Oil, Aqua, Jojoba Oil, Kukui Nut Oil, Coconut Milk, Ginger Root, Dead Sea Salt, Cocoa Butter, Aloe, Sodium Hydroxide, Oats, Nectar, Natural Clays
Average Net Weight per bar is 4-4.5 oz.
In most cases overly dry, sensitive and easily irritated skin is caused by the chemicals used in the commercial soap making process. By using organic soap, you might be able to avoid or at least reduce these issues. Organic soaps are made from the natural oils and butters that moisturize your skin, help prevent irritations and leave it healthy and beautiful. You want to look for a product that contains familiar ingredients, not one that reads like a chemistry lab supply catalog.
Ingredients of an average major retailer soap bar:
Sodium Lauryl Isethionate, Stearic Acid, Sodium Tallowate or Sodium Palmitate, Lauric Acid, Sodium Isethionate, Water, Sodium Stearate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Cocoate or Sodium Palm Kernelate, Fragrance, Sodium Chloride, Tetrasodium EDTA, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Titanium Dioxide
Ingredients and their skin benefits:
Patchouli Essential Oil is used to treat skin and hair problems, such as dermatitis, eczema, acne, dry chapped skin, dandruff, and oily scalp. It also has wound healing and scar reducing properties, as well as aphrodisiac effects.
Olive Oil moistens the skin and makes it smoother and stronger. Olive oil contains a very powerful antioxidant –Hydroxytyrosol which was responsible for keeping Romans youthful appearances & cannot be found in any other oil.
Coconut Oil is highly praised for its deep cleansing & skin moisturizing properties. It also wards off acne & a superb skin conditioner. Regular use of soaps containing coconut oil also helps to prevent wrinkles stretch marks, fine lines, sun damages, age spots & sagging skin.
Avocado Oil is a silver bullet for your skin. From proteins & fats to antioxidants to lecithin & potassium, the amounts of nutrients in this oil are simply innumerable. In addition to its potent anti-aging, cancer fighting & its skin healing properties, Avocado oil has the ability to block harmful UV rays better than any other oil available.
Dead Sea Salt contains Sulfur which makes for healthy skin from the inside. The high bromide & magnesium contents make it useful for treating various kinds of allergies. It also helps to cleanse & detoxify the skin making it look beautiful & rejuvenated. It can be used for providing relief from soreness, swelling, & stiffness in the joints, as well as relive stress.
Nectar helps to sooth your skin, balance completion & skin tone, can treat acne & acne scars.
Jojoba Oil contains many important nutrients, such as vitamin E, B complex vitamins, and the minerals silicon, chromium, copper, and zinc. It also contains a lot of iodine, which may be where jojoba gets its ability to fight against bacterial and fungal infection. In addition to acne, jojoba has traditionally been used to treat canker sores, cold sores, athlete’s foot, and warts.
Kukui nut oil helps soothe symptoms of eczema, psoriasis, sunburn, and general skin dryness.