Organic Sandalwood Vanilla Soap BIG BARS
Sandalwood is the most alluring, sexy scent you will ever smell. We took it up a notch by combining it with the dark sultry scent of Bourbon Vanilla beans. This soap has a warm and inviting scent that is sweet and creamy yet woodsy, lush, and sensual. Perfect for men but adored by women as well. Because our soaps are made using only natural and organic ingredients they are gentle and soothing making them suitable for all skin types. We recommend that you store your soap on a well drained soap dish, allowing it to dry out in between uses. Doing this will make your soap last longer. Please note that at close to 6 ounces each our bars are much bigger than the standard 3.5 oz. handmade bar which means it will last longer and you are getting a better value. (Approx Net Weight: 5.75 oz) Ingredients Distilled Water, Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Olive Oil, Organic Sustainable Palm Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Fragrance, Organic Shea Butter, Organic Castor Oil, Organic Neem Oil, Organic Red Sandalwood Powder, Organic Burdock Root, Organic Vanilla Extract, Organic Sandalwood Essential Oil, Cruelty-Free Tussah Silk Our Recipe: Our base recipe is the result of years of research and trial and error to discover a formula that has luxurious lather, a silky feel, and is long lasting but is also good for your skin and leaves it clean, soft , and moisturized. Our moisture rich and nutrient dense formula provides your skin with numerous benefits to help it achieve a natural healthy glow. Organic Coconut Oil - A powerful moisturizer that is beneficial to restoring dry or flaking skin. Coconut oil contains antioxidant Vitamin E, known to protect skin cells from damage over time. The Vitamin E found in coconut oil soothes eczema, sunburn and psoriasis, and it has antiviral and anti fungal benefits Coconut oil contains 3 fatty acids: capric acid, lauric acid and caprylic acid. Organic Olive Oil - Once referred to as “liquid gold” by Homer, Olive Oil has been used as a beauty and skin care remedy by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Egyptians and Romans. Today, it’s still prized for everything from erasing stretch marks and minimizing wrinkles to anti-aging therapy and deep hydration. One reason Olive Oil is so effective is that it’s rich in antioxidants, such as Vitamins A and E, polyphenols, phytoserols and the rare compound, Hydroxytyrosol, all of which help repair skin and neutralize the free radicals that cause skin damage. These antioxidants have a natural ability to stimulate cells and bring skin back to a firmer, healthier state. Organic Palm Oil - Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palms, primarily the African oil palm. It is naturally reddish because of a high beta-carotene (Vitamin A) content. Palm oil is actually 15 times richer in Vitamin A than a carrot! Beta-Carotene (or Vitamin A) is a carotenoid, which is found in foods like carrots, tomatoes, and pumpkins. Carotenoids are well known for fighting the damage done to your skin due to UV ray exposure. This makes palm oil a wonderful ingredient that helps not only to prevent damage from sunburn, but to stop premature aging as well.Palm oil contains a high concentration of Vitamin E. This particular vitamin is very special because it contains tocotrienols. Tocotrienols are antioxidants within the Vitamin E family and are much rarer and much stronger than the common form of Vitamin E known as tocopherols. Tocotrienols are more effective in protecting the skin, for they are able to penetrate much deeper into the bottom most layers of your skin. Adding palm oil into any natural soap results in the soap having a pleasant lather with nice medium bubbles. Palm oil increases the hardness of the bar and helps it last longer. Organic Shea Butter - A skin superfood that comes from the seeds of the fruit of the Shea (Karite) tree and that is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F. It offers UV protection and provides the skin with essential fatty acids and the nutrients necessary for collagen production. Shea butter has been used in Africa and other countries for years to improve skin and hair.The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids in Shea butter makes it incredibly nourishing and moisturizing for skin. It is often used to remedy dry skin and to help protect the skin’s natural oils. Due to its cinnamic acid and other natural properties, shea butter has anti-inflammatory benefits. One compound in particular, lupeol cinnamate, has been found to reduce skin inflammation and even potentially help avoid skin mutations. This also makes it beneficial for some people with acne. Shea butter aids in the skin’s natural collagen production and contains oleic, stearic, palmitic and linolenic acids that protect and nourish the skin to prevent drying. With long term use, many people report skin softening and strengthening as well as wrinkle reduction. Organic Castor Oil - This pale-colored oil extracted from castor beans in highly therapeutic. In soap it acts as an emollient, humectant, and softener, adds and retains moisture and protects the skin. It is also used to treat dry, lacerated, and chapped skin, including psoriasis. It makes a soft, conditioning bar with bubbly, stable lather. Castor oil contains ricinoleic acid, which delivers anti-inflammatory benefits to the skin. Added Skin Benefits: We carefully select luxury oils, herbs, botanicals, spices, and extracts to give each formula it’s own unique therapeutic skin and aromatherapy benefits. We hand grind our herbs, botanicals, and spices the old fashioned way using a mortar and pestle to ensure that their medicinal qualities are preserved. Organic Neem Oil - Neem oil is loaded with nutrients. It is extremely beneficial for eczema prone skin and will benefit people who suffer from psoriasis and acne. Its astringent properties help to cure minor cuts and wounds. It also contains carotenoids which provide high antioxidants that defend the skin against age promoting free radicals. Neem oil is high in essential fatty acids and Vitamins. It gets easily absorbed by the skin and rejuvenates it and improves its elasticity. Neem oil is ideal for acne prone skin because it clears up pimples and removes bacteria that cause break outs. Neem oil contains aspirin like compound which removes the acne causing bacteria from the skin. It also helps to reduce redness and inflammation.The high fatty acid content in neem oil prevents and treats scar that occurs because of acne and is non comedogenic. Organic Burdock Root - Burdock Root is a biennial with large, wavy leaves and round heads of purple flowers. Burdock Root Extract contains vitamins B complex and E. In addition, it boasts trace minerals of potassium, phosphorous, chromium, cobalt, iron, magnesium, silicon, zinc and sodium. Burdock Root has been used in cosmetic products to increase circulation to the skin, helping to detoxify the epidermal tissues. It has also been traditionally used in hair care products and products for the treatment of acne, and other scaly skin disorders. Organic Red Sandalwood Powder - Sandalwood powder is one of the best clear skin remedies that can be used to sooth harsh sunburns and clear skin tanning. The toning effect of sandalwood helps in shrinking skin pores that provides an even skin texture and prevents sagging and aging skin. It tightens the drooping skin tissues in order to provide a supple and youthful appearance to the skin. Sandalwood powder has a softening effect on the skin. The powerful antibacterial properties of sandalwood work effectively in fighting the bacteria and fungi and prevents the breakout of pimples and acne. Organic Sandalwood Essential Oil - This essential oil is well-regarded in skincare, as it tones and relieves itching, inflammation, and dehydrated skin. Rashes, scar tissue, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and dandruff are just some of the issues it can assist with. Organic Vanilla Extract - Vanilla is a good source of essential oils, vitamins, and minerals, and especially B vitamins, and can help improve skin tone and encourage wound healing. Vanilla was used historically to help heal wounds, and today we know that it has anti-inflammatory properties that may help to soothe and calm inflamed areas on the skin. Vanilla is a great source of natural antioxidants. These natural antioxidants can also help protect skin from environmental assaults that can accelerate aging. Vanilla can help reduce skin infections—another reason it helps encourage wound healing—and can reduce the bacteria that cause acne. Niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B6, and pantothenic acid are also found in this natural extract.