The benefits of Coconut oil is to break down oils and fats without stripping the skin of its natural moisture. Additionally, coconut oil provides soap with tremendous bubbly lather. See what products we use it in.
Organic Shea Butter helps tissue cell regeneration, softens skin and boosts collagen production. Penetrates deep into skin to moisturize and prevent windburn, sunburn and dry, cracked skin. See what products we use it in.
Rice Bran Oil (cosmetic grade)- Expressed from the husks of rice. It increases skin's natural regeneration, encourages moisture retention, and soothes irritation. See what products we use it in.
Prevents harmful, acne-causing bacteria growth. Softens dry and irritating spots and restores skin to a balanced condition. See what products we use it in.
Olive oil is high in antioxidants and polyphenols that fight oxidation; which produce free radicals and damage the cells, contributing to premature aging. It may restore smoothness by creating a protective skin barrier. See what products we use it in.
The saponins found in oats work as a natural exfoliant, removing dirt and oil from the pores. See what products we use it in.
Activated charcoal effectively cleanses the skin, unclogs pores, removes deeper impurities, and dead skin cells. The result is smooth, supple, and even-toned skin. See what products we use it in.
(Tocopherol T-50)- The purest form of natural vitamin E available (from plant sources only). This is not tocopherol acetate (the form found in many vitamin E capsules). See what what products we use it in.
Palm oil is naturally high in vitamin E and K that have skin benefits shown to minimize the appearance of stretch marks, bruises, and other skin imperfections. See what products we use it in.
Lye is a critical ingredient in the soap-making process; It reacts with oils during the saponification process to create soap and glycerin, changing the liquid oils into a solid soap bar. We add extra oils to our product in a process called "superfatting"to make sure no lye remains in the final product of both our bar soap and liquid soaps. See what products we use it in.
Disinfectant used as a preservative. Associated with severe skin, eye and respiratory irritation and allergies.
Typically found in: lipsticks, moisturizers, diaper creams, and other cosmetics.
BHA and BH
Synthetic antioxidants used to extend shelf life. Likely carcinogens and hormone disruptors and may cause liver damage.Typically found in: lipsticks, moisturizers, diaper creams, and other cosmetics.
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)
Binding agent added to cosmetics to improve stability. May be toxic to organs.Typically found in: hair color, moisturizers.
Surfactants and pH adjusters. Linked to allergies, skin toxicity, hormone disruption and inhibited fetal brain development.Typically found in: hair dyes, mascara, foundation, fragrances, sunscreens, dry cleaning solvents, paint, pharmaceuticals.
Preservative in cosmetics—look for quaternium-15, DMDM hydantoin, imidazolidinyl urea and several other preservatives. A known carcinogen that is also linked to asthma, neurotoxicity and developmental toxicity.Typically found in: shampoo, body wash, bubble bath.
Skin-lightening chemical that inhibits the production of melanin. Linked to cancer, organ toxicity and skin irritation.Typically found in: skin-lightening creams.
Methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone
Among the most common irritants, sensitizers and causes of contact skin allergies.Typically found in: shampoo, conditioner, body wash.
Sunscreen agent and ultraviolet light absorber. Linked to irritation, sensitization and allergies and possible hormone disruption.Typically found in: sunscreen, moisturizers.
Parabens (methyl-, isobutyl-, propyl- and others)
Class of preservatives commonly used to prevent the growth of bacteria and mold. Hormone disruptors, which may alter important hormone mechanisms in our bodies.Typically found in: synthetic fragrance, nail polish, hairspray, and plastic materials.
Phthalates (DBP, DEHP, DEP and others)
Class of plasticizing chemicals used to make products more pliable or to make fragrances stick to skin. Disrupt the endocrine system and may cause birth defects.Typically found in: synthetic fragrance, nail polish, hairspray, and plastic materials.
Retinyl palmitate and Retinol (Vitamin A)
Nutrient that may damage DNA and speed the growth of skin tumors when used topically.Typically found in: moisturizers, anti-aging skincare.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLS and SLES)
Surfactants that can cause skin irritation or trigger allergies.Typically found in: shampoo, body wash, bubble bath.
Volatile petrochemical solvent. Toxic to the immune system and can cause birth defects.Typically found in: nail polish.
Triclosan and Triclocarban
Antimicrobial pesticides toxic to the aquatic environment. May also impact human reproductive systems.Typically found in: lipsticks, moisturizers, diaper creams, and other cosmetics.
Our all new Scrubbers are now available and are buy any two for just $7 each while supplies last. Our Scrubbers are made with our amazing all-natural soap base with added volcanic sand, organic sugar and sea salt.