Sodium Hydroxide – Used in the saponification process to turn oil into soap. ***None remains in the finished product***
Olive Oil – Pure Olive Oil is a wonderful Carrier oil and Base oil for Soap Making. It is highly nutritive and stable. It contains protein, minerals, and vitamins as well as superior penetrating power, and acidic and antioxidant values. It reduces the appearance of scars on the skin.
Coconut Oil – Coconut Oil is the preferred oil for high quality cold process soapers. Coconut Oil is excellent as a skin moisturizer and softener. Organic Coconut Oil has a very slight coconut scent, but is generally considered odorless.
Soy Oil – Soybean oil is extracted from soybeans and is a good source of healthy fats, including omega-3 fatty acids and polyunsaturated fats.
Cedarwood – Distilled from the wood; soft, woodsy scent, moth repellent and astringent, meditative.
Citronella – Steam distilled from the grass; powerful, citrusy scent, uplifting, natural bug repellent.
Lemongrass – Distilled from partially dried leaves, lemon, herbal, and slightly bitter scent, popular natural fragrance.
Peppermint – Distilled from leaves, powerful minty, fresh, helps sinus problems. Cooling, calming and soothing for headaches.
Orange – Cold-pressed from peel; delicious, juicy scent, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory.
Lemon – Cold-pressed from fresh peel; sharp, and citrusy, antioxidant, antiseptic, and antidepressant.
Clove – Distilled from immature flower bud; powerful, spicy and hot, stimulating and antiseptic.
Balsam – Steam distillation from the oleo resin; soft balsamic, pine-like scent, good for respiratory ailments.
Lavender – Distilled from flowers; sweet, floral, and herbal, used widely for skin, and balancing emotions.
Tea Tree – Distilled from leaves and related to Eucalyptus; extremely antiseptic and antiviral (and nontoxic).
Eucalyptus – Distilled from leaf and twig; pungent, sharp, somewhat camphorous, decongestant.
Rosemary – Distilled from flowering tops and leaves, herby, sharp, camphorous, very stimulating.
Patchouli – Distilled from fermented leaves; darkens and develops with age, heavy, earthy and woodsy.
Rose Geranium – Distilled from leaves, very herbal scent, reduces inflammation.
HERBS, SPICES & CLAYS:
Blueberry Fiber – Blueberry fiber is a natural co-product made from the blueberry pomace generated from juice pressing operations. Blueberry fiber as an all-natural ingredient is a high-quality source of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber.
Turmeric – The anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiseptic properties of turmeric reduces redness and inflammation, fights off the acne causing bacteria and prevents further infection. It also helps to exfoliate the skin and reduce the excess secretion of oil by the sebaceous glands.
Ground Cloves – Cloves are also good sources of antioxidants. In fact, half a teaspoon of ground clove contains more antioxidants than half a cup of blueberries.
Organic Cornmeal – Helps eliminate excess oil, dirt and dead cells from the skin; treat acne; and fade scar and blemishes.
Natural Sea Clay – Sea Clay contains a ton of important nutrients such as magnesium, potassium, calcium, sulfate, aluminum and iron. It’s amazing for hydrating and moisturizing your skin. It can also treat skin imperfections such as acne, psoriasis and eczema.
Cocoa Butter – Helps prevent skin dryness and peeling; soothes burns, rashes and infections.
Poppy Seeds – Helps treat skin problems like eczema and inflammation due to the high content of linolenic acid found in these seeds.
Organic Oats – Oats help prevent acne and improve complexion. Also acts as a natural exfoliant and absorbs the excess oil without overdrying the skin.
Organic Honey – Honey is a natural humectant, which means it draws moisture from the air to help moisturize and soothe your skin and because of its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, honey helps kill bacteria that may cause acne and other skin conditions.
Kelp Powder – Kelp contains a magnitude of nutrients for the body such as: Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Calcium, Potassium, Iodine, and Iron. Kelp also helps to moisturize the skin, reduce any skin tumors, and it also helps to slow down the aging process.
Natural Pink Clay – Pink Clay helps restore and replenish skin with moisture, draw out impurities and lightly exfoliate the complexion with its slightly grainy texture.