What we put in our products
Castor oil: Contributes to: fluffy lather, stable lather, conditioning, moisturizing. Castor oil is unique in being almost entirely composed of ricinoleic fatty acid, found in no other oils and possessing a high affinity for water molecules. This makes it an excellent humectant, attracting and holding moisture to the skin.
Virgin Coconut oil: Contributes to: soap hardness, fluffy lather, moisturizing. Coconut oil makes soaps lather beautifully. It helps make a very hard, white bar of soap that lathers well even in very hard water - even in sea water. Used in skin care formulations, coconut oil is emollient, moisturizing, conditioning and protecting to the skin.
Grape seed oil: Used in soaps as a superfatting oil, grapeseed oil is a lightweight oil that absorbs into the skin quickly without leaving a heavy greasy feeling. It has mildly astringent qualities and is said to be useful for acne and other skin complaints.
Extra Virgin Olive oil: Contributes to: soap hardness, stable lather, slippery feel, conditioning, moisturizing, Olive Oil attracts external moisture to your skin, helping to keep skin soft and supple.
Palm oil: Contributes to: soap hardness, stable lather, conditioning, silky feel. Palm oil makes a hard bar that cleans well and is also mild. Palm oil is processed from the flesh of the fruit of tropical oil palm plants.
Rice Bran oil: Is moisturizing and is a good choice for inclusion in formulations intended for mature, delicate or sensitive skin. We use this oil in our sugar scrub as well.
Raw Shea Butter: Contributes to: soap hardness, stable lather, conditioning, silky, slippery feel. Shea butter is a popular superfatting agent and contains a large percentage of ingredients that do not react with the lye, thus remaining in the soap to nourish your skin. Shea butter is said to be beneficial for treating dry skin, blemishes, skin discoloration, scars and wrinkles.
Basil (Ocimum Basilicum)
Muscle relaxation, alertness and refreshing
Cypress (Cupressus Sempervirens)
Stimulates circulation, helps reduction of cellulite, strengthens blood capillaries and discourages fluid retention
Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus Globulus)
Helps sinuses open, respiratory congestion, soothes sore muscles
Geranium (Pelargonium Graveolens)
Helps skin conditions, anxiety andnervousness, fatigue andnervous disorders, regulation of hormones and moods
Grapefruit (Citrus Paradisi)
Powerful antioxidant, decreases appetite, rids the body of cellulite by carrying away toxins, relieves water retention, helpful for depression.
Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia)
Boosts stamina and energy, natural antibiotic and is wonderful for use in depression, incredible for allergies, powerful decongestant.
Lemon (Citrus Limon)
Antiseptic and antibacterial, soothing for lymphatic system, helps to eliminate cellulite, tones circulatory system and cleanses the blood, useful in arthritis, rheumatism and gout conditions, improves immune system,
Peppermint (Mentha Piperita)
Soothes digestion and discomfort, supports liverand respiratory systems, eases headaches
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis CT cineol)
Eases tired and overworked muscles, soothes rheumatism and arthritis, physical and mental stimulant, combats cellulite
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Supports immune system, supports respiratory, digestion, and nervous system, anti-spasmodic, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, supports cardiovascular system, increases production of whiteblood cells, excellent for chronic fatigue.
Wintergreen (Gaultheria Procumbens)
Known for being highly anti-inflammatory, great for muscle and nerve pain, arthritis and rheumatism, stimulant to the sensory system.
Ylang Ylang (Cananga Odorata)
Anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, sedative, calming, and soothing for hypertension, eases depression, anxiety and nervous tension.
Use caution if you have sensitive skin, if you are pregnant, breast feeding, or applying to children. The properties of Essential Oils are not guaranteed, and different people may have different reactions to essential oils. We are not responsible for any reactions to the essential oils. Please check with a doctor before applying if essential oils if you have any health issues, pregnant, or nursing.