Our Ingredients

Below you will find a list of many of our ingredients along with a brief explanation of their properties and benefits.

{ Oils }

{ Avocado Oil }

This wonderful oil is rich in Omega-3, antioxidants and Vitamins A, E, D, B1, B2 & K. It is an effective, nourishing moisturizer that aids in fighting the aging process.

This oil has a high percentage of unsaponifiables, which means much of it’s nutrients are left unaltered and available for your skin to absorb in the final soap.

{ Grapeseed Oil }

This wonderfully light, gentle oil is great for moisturizing but also has mild astringent qualities, which help tighten skin and cleanse and close pores.

{ Palm Oil }

This oil is rich in Vitamin E, an antioxidant, which prevents collagen damage, fine lines, wrinkles and cellular damage by neutralizing free radicals.

In soap this oil produces a hard, stable bar with a rich, fluffy, creamy lather.

{ Sesame Oil }

Sesame oil is an oft-overlooked, nutrient dense food. With a high zing content, sesame oil is able to boost collagen production in skin, subsequently helping prevent or reduce wrinkles. This wonderful oil contains vitamin E, linoleum acids, stearic acids and palmitic acids, all of which do wonders for skin! Many claim this oil is beneficial in reducing psoriasis, eczema, rheumatism and arthritis.

This oil was added after trace, which means it did not attach to any lye and is left intact in the bar, ready to nurture your skin!

{ Sweet Almond Oil }

Sweet almond oil is rich in vitamins A, B and E, which are wonderful for skin and hair alike. Vitamin E, in particular, is wonderful for helping skin maintain a plump, youthful appearance. This oil is a wonderfully balancing moisturizer that is effective without causing a greasy feeling or oily buildup.

{ Golden Jojoba Oil }

Jojoba oil is actually a liquid wax, not an oil at all! It is high in Vitamin E and boasts great skin benefits such as moisturizing, emollient, cleansing and is nearly hypoallergenic.

{ Butters }

{ Mango Butter }

One of our butter crushes, mango butter is a favorite of ours! This butter is traditionally used for its skin softening, soothing, moisturizing and protective properties. It boasts natural emollient, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties as well as regenerative activity. This butter is rich in vitamins A, C and E, which combat free radicals.

In soap this butter produces a hard bar of soap with a stable, conditioning lather.

{ Natural Raw Shea Butter }

Oh, we could go crazy with shea butter! It’s so rich and creamy and absolute luxury for our skin!

Shea butter is touted as a sort of skin cure-all with healing qualities, anti-inflammatory properties and a high antioxidant content make this a proverbial skin super food. Skin will absorb this butter readily, leaving little to nothing left over.

This butter contains many trace ingredients which don’t react with lye, meaning they remain intact and ready to be absorbed by your skin. In addiction to topical nutritive properties, shea butter also gives soap a nice slip.

{ Pure Primed Pressed Cocoa Butter}

This wonderfully decadent butter is chock-full of antioxidants which assist in preventing and reducing damage by free radicals. It also is very high in fatty acids which penetrate the skin to provide thorough, deep moisturizing.

In soap this butter helps create a firm bar that produces a stable, nourishing lather.

{ Shorea (Sal) Butter }

We’re only just becoming acquainted with this butter but so far we really like it: it’s a firm butter that bears some similarities to shea butter in it’s wonderful moisturizing and nourishing properties.

{ Clays }

{ Bentonite Clay }

A montmorillonite clay, bentonite expands when it comes into contact with liquids, swelling and producing an electromagnetic charge. This charge allows bentonite to attach to toxins, heavy metals, chemicals and other impurities, after which it carries them away. This wonderful clay also boasts a high mineral concentration including silica, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron and potassium.

In soap this highly absorbent clay reduces oiliness on skin and adds a good slip.

{ Rhassoul Clay }

This clay, mined in the fertile Atlas Mountains of Morocco, has a high level of ion exchange, so it does a great job of absorbing impurities. It has been shown to reduce dryness and flakiness, improve skin clarity and elasticity and holds bountiful amounts magnesium, silica, potassium and calcium.

In soap this clay lends a brown speckled color and light exfoliation.

{ White Kaolin Clay }

So soft and gentle, this clay is wonderful for sensitive skins. It has a very light grit, making it idea for people in need of light exfoliation.

In soap this clay causes a silky and creamy texture.

{ Essential Oils }

{ Clove Bud }

Properties include: antibacterial, antiseptic, bacteriostatic, comforting, disinfectant, insect repellent, stimulating, warming

{ Curcuma }

Properties include: anticancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antioxidant, antiseptic, antitumor, invigorating, stimulating

{ Eucalyptus }

Properties include: antibacterial, antiseptic, bacteriostatic, disinfectant, healing for skin, insect repellent, invigorating, purifying, stimulating

{ Ginger Root }

Properties include: anti-inflammatory, anesthetic, anticoagulant, energizing, stimulating, tonic, warming

{ Lavender }

Properties include: antibacterial, antidepressant, analgesic, antiseptic, bacteriostatic, cicatrizant, deodorant, disinfectant, expectorant, healing, nervine, rejuvenating, relaxing, vulnery

{ Patchouli, Dark }

Properties include: antidepressant, antiphlogistic, aphrodisiac, astringent, antiseptic, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, febrifuge, fungicide, sedative, tonic

{ Rosemary }

Properties include: astringent, clarifying, invigorating, stimulating, wound healing

{ Thyme, White }

Properties include: antibacterial, antiseptic, bacteriostatic, cleansing, disinfectant, energizing, purifying, stimulating, wound healing

{ Fragrance Oils }

{ Espresso }

This comforting and familiar scent smells just like that warm, dark cup of coffee freshly poured from a French press. This aroma entices your senses with opening notes of bitter-sweet chocolate, coconut and almond, warms your cockles with middle notes of honey and caramel offer a balancing sweetness and brings wonderful closure with finishing notes of roasted coffee and burnt sugar.

{ Dark Rich Chocolate }

Rich and creamy, this smells just like your favorite dark chocolate indulgence which carries in it pervasive undertones of mocha and cocoa.

{ Miscellany }

{ Aloe Vera Liquid }

Aloe is an anti-carcinogenic liquid that is also great source of calcium, zinc, folic acid, amino acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C and E. This miracle plant byproduct offers great moisturizing, rejuvenating, anti-aging, soothing and anti-inflammatory properties.

{ Cocoa Powder }

Cocoa powder is an aft overlooked ingredient that has myriad benefits for the skin! We love it, both in our skin and in our treats. Cocoa powder is high in antioxidants, magnesium, C vitamins, Omega 6 fatty acids, enzymes and caffeine. What that means: cocoa powder is full of things that promote healthful, glowing, firm skin!

{ Colloidal Oats }

Oats have long been held in high regard as a great nutritive source but also a wonderful topical application for soothing and moisturizing skin as well as diminishing and often curing many skin ailments. Rich in beta-glucans (polysaccharides), colloidal oats can reduce inflammation, activate immune cells in skin and stimulate collagen deposition. They also contain saponins which lend cleansing, moisturizing and soothing qualities. In addition, oats assist in normalizing the pH level of skin.

{ Honey }

Honey is a humectant which is naturally antibacterial, full of antioxidants, moisturizing, soothing and clarifying. These qualities make it a great gentle, natural treatment for acne, signs of aging, dry skin and clogged pores.

{ Oat Extract }

Just to add some extra soothing and moisturizing to an already wonderful bar of soap we included some oat extract.  This also adds a scosche of anti-aging properties.


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