The Essential Oils
Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil has natural anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibacterial properties, making it ideal for soap. It is also known to help treat irritated skin, acne, and eczema.
Clary Sage Essential Oil is suited for both oily and dry skin types. Its balancing properties stabilize the production of natural oil and sebum to prevent acne breakouts. It contains an ester called linalyl acetate. This powerful compound works to reduce skin inflammation, heal the epidermis and soothe skin.
Cedarwood Virginia Essential Oil has antiseptic, astringent, and anti-seborrhoeic (sebum controlling) properties which can be beneficial in treating acne, oily skin, dandruff, and seborrhoeic eczema.
Peppermint Essential Oil cleanses the skin and has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It also helps with inflammation due to it's cooling effect on your skin. It's also a natural remedy for soothing bug bites, rashes, acne, and pruritus.
Pine Essential Oil is known to soothe itchiness, inflammation, and dryness, and even helps prevent perspiration. It also has anti-aging properties and can enhance circulation in the skin.
Rose Essential Oil has a variety of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals and its oil are fantastic for tackling dry skin. It also offers astringent properties, making it an excellent combatant of acne, redness, and inflammation.
Sandalwood Essential Oil is packed full of skin nourishing properties that can help improve skin elasticity, even skin tone, soothe eczema & psoriasis, and can even help with acne. It also contains a natural skin lighting agent that can help even out dark spots.
Lavandin Essential Oil is similar to lavender but known to have a stronger scent and is more penetrating with its benefits. It's considered to be beneficial for inflammation and helps increase blood flow. It also has anti-aging properties that improve the skin's firmness.
Australian Tea Tree
Tea Tree Essential Oil contains properties that can help regulate oily skin and improve the appearance of blemishes. It can also eliminate age spots, as well as diminish the appearance of wrinkle. Tea tree oil is said to minimize the appearance of raised (hypertrophic) scars, but most acne scars develop below the surface of the skin.
Patchouli Essential Oil is revered for its use in skin cell regeneration. It helps heal wounds, reduces wrinkles, scars, and blemishes, and helps with skin aging.
Lemon Essential Oil has antiseptic properties. It helps to restore the skin's natural balance and reduce excess sebum. Furthermore, Lemon Oil has beneficial effects on skin that suffers from breakouts as it helps to purify and cleanse the epidermis.
Geranium Essential Oil has antibacterial & anti-inflammatory properties which are excellent at battling acne. It also helps cleanse your pores of dirt and bacteria causing the acne in the first place.
With powerful anti-inflammatory properties, Roman Chamomile Essential Oil is a wonder ingredient to help soothe your complexion. Whether it's rosacea, irritation, acne, or any other skin concerns, Chamomile Oil is a great natural remedy to calm your skin.
Clove Bud Essential Oil has powerful anti-aging properties that can help reduce the sagginess of the skin and prevents the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It can also help increase blood circulation by removing the dead skin cells which ensures youthful, radiant-looking skin.
Eucalyptus Essential oil is most famous for helping to treat and prevent acne. Eucalyptus also boosts circulation, a critical element for healthy vibrance and glow. Anti-inflammatory properties reduce redness and other inflammatory conditions, making the oil a super skin soother.
Japanese Peppermint oil or Corn Mint Oil has a calming effect on the muscles, joints, and the belly. Cornmint Oil penetrates through the skin surface and stimulates the development of stronger and healthier hair by stimulating hair follicles and by making blood circulation better.
Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil stimulates circulation in the skin and scalp, promoting healthy hair growth. Grapefruit Oil cleanses the scalp and hair from wax buildup. It also helps treat oily skin, soothe itchy scalp, abolish dandruff, and adds a lustrous shine to your hair.
Rosemary Essential Oil is beyond stimulating for hair growth! Rosemary is used to prevent premature graying and dandruff. It's known to help darken already grey hair. Also has anti-inflammatory properties for your scalp and improves circulation.
Lavender Essential Oil is the number one essential oil when it comes to healing your skin. It is anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antimicrobial. It can reduce discoloration, including dark spots. Lavender oil helps lessen blotchiness and redness, as well as help heals minor cuts and scrapes.
Orange Essential Oil is packed with beneficial properties for your skin. It's antibacterial and antiviral which helps fight acne and reduces large pores. Orange oil also increases blood circulation and helps reduce dark spots and helps your skin control oil production.
Lime Essential Oil helps clear acne while helping promote new skin cell turnover. It also helps alleviate excess oil from the skin and helps improve the appearance of dark spots.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil has hydrating properties that aid in maintaining the skin's oil production and keeps it well-nourished. Its natural antiseptic properties could even heal any kind of cuts or cracks caused by excessively dry skin.
Frankincense Essential Oil is a powerful astringent, meaning it helps protect your skin cells and can help reduce acne blemishes. It also can help reduce large pores which can prevent wrinkles.
Spearmint Essential Oil has powerful antioxidant qualities that help with the appearance of wrinkles and discoloration. It also works well as an antiseptic for wounds and helps you heal faster.
The Carrier Oils
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Olive Oil is a powerhouse when it comes to benefits for your skin and it's no wonder that it's one of the main ingredients in our soap. It's packed with healthy vitamins, fats, and antioxidants that all contribute to a healtherir skin. It gently cleanses the skin while hydrating and protecting even the most sensitive skin. It helps repair damaged skin tissue and its powerful antioxidants help combat aging.
Coconuts are awesome! Coconut Oil is great for everything. It hydrates, protects, smooths the skin, and even calms the temporary redness of the skin caused by irritation. It's full of antioxidants and easily absorbs into the skin and traps the moisture inside, keeping it supple and hydrated.
Shea Butter has high concentrations of skin-nurishing fatty acids and vitamins that make it an ideal ingredient in soap. It helps soften and smooth dry skin as well as help reduce swelling. It gives your skin a boost of moisture and can also help heal cuts and scrapes. It's even known to help fade scars.
Castor Oil is known for its extreme moisturizing properties and what most people don't know is it helps give a great lather to cold process soap. Not only is it antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, acne-reducing, and hydrating, but it also helps cleanse the free radicals from your skin. Castor oil is also packed full of fatty acids and actually draws in moister from the air that helps feed your skin all while not clogging your pores.