Base Oils


Our soap is made with four base oils
to which we add a specialty oil or butter.
Olive Oil

is the Queen of luxury soap making. Loaded with antioxidants Olive Oil helps protect the skin from premature aging, helps restore skin smoothness and protects from environmental damage. Mild cleansing, conditioning and healing Olive Oil is at the heart of every soap we make.

Coconut Oil

adds cleaning power, conditioning and lots of bubbles. It has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties while moisturizing and hydrating skin. It makes soap super hard but too much will make it brittle and harsh.

Lard

is the most intensive moisturizing fat used in soap making with long lasting effects.  It delivers plant properties better than any other carrier oil, with a nutritional value similar to Olive Oil. It replaces Palm oil, so we are not contributing to the deforestation of  rain forests. It is sourced locally, supporting local farmers.

Castor Bean Oil

When you want lots of bubbles add Castor Bean Oil. It has some impressive skin benefits too such as anti-viral, antibacterial, and anti- fungal properties. It helps to shed dead skin cells leaving a smooth glow.

The Specialty Oils

Chosen for their unique properties, each oil adds depth and luxurious skin benefits.
Avocado Oil

has eleven vitamins and fourteen minerals. It contains more vitamin C than any other fruit which helps to combat aging and environmental damage. High levels of vitamin A helps to purge skin of dead cells revealing a fresh glow.

Safflower Oil

high is vitamins A, E, K & D Safflower oil is a powerful antioxidant, fighting the signs of aging, repairing skin damage from environmental factors and reducing redness and inflammation. It creates a silky feel to soap and leaves skin butter soft.

Sunflower Oil

high in Vitamins A, E & D sunflower oil helps skin retain moisture . Sunflower oil also has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties which helps reduce redness and skin irritations. Sunflower oil in soap creates a bubbly light soap for clean smooth skin.

The Butters

True Butters are the result of extracting the fat from seeds.
They are intensely moisturizing and have unique properties for making soap.
Cocoa Butter

Considered the ultimate moisturizer, Cocoa Butter is one of the most stable, highly concentrated natural fats. It contains high levels of Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Manganese, Copper, and Iron all beneficial for skin care. Cocoa Butter adds an element of deep conditioning to soap.

Mango Butter

helps restore and maintain moisture in the skin with high levels of vitamins A, C & E. It promotes cell regeneration and is a natural cleanser. Mango Butter produces soap that deeply cleans without stripping skin of its natural oils.

Shea Butter

has skin benefits similar to Mango and Cocoa Butter with high levels of Vitamins A, C & E. Shea Butter is a light, intensely moisturizing butter that has the added benefit of not completely turning into soap producing unique benefits. Soap made with Shea Butter is rich and soothing for even the most dry skin. 

The Herbs & Flowers

The extra step of adding herbs & flowers to our soap is a time consuming step of adding dried plant material to oil, allowing it to sit for 4 to 6 weeks to infuse, removing the plant material and then using the infused oil in the making of our soap.

The properties of the plant become part of the soap making our product more effective.
Calendula

Its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, astringent, anti-fungal, antiviral and immuno-stimulant properties have been traditionally been used to disinfect minor wounds and infections of the skin, including chapped skin, burns, bruises, bee stings and rashes. The herb stimulates the production of collagen at wound sites which minimizes scarring and helps slow healing cuts.

Comfrey

is a powerhouse of skin-renewing ingredients such as Allantoin, and Tannins which are defensive compounds that protect skin from bacteria and environmental toxins and can help skin heal quickly and retain moisture. It also has high levels Of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties with vitamins A, B and C and a whole host of minerals.

Dandelion

is the King of Herbs!  Dandelion contains Calcium, Copper, Potassium, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, D and has abundant levels of Vitamin K. It has more protein than Spinach and contains all essential Amino Acids. Dandelions are loaded with so many nutrients we don't have enough space here to list and fully describe their benefits.

Lavender

sought after by Kings and Queens, wise healers, and common folks for thousands of years, Lavender is a well known and versatile plant. It has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and astringent properties that makes it one of the most beneficial herbs for treating skin disorders such as Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema, wounds, cuts and burns. It has been widely used for anti-aging due to its skin regenerative properties.

Plantain

considered a weed, Plantain is a truly remarkable medicinal herb. The leaves contain anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant, and antibiotic properties. Used for inflammation, wound healing, insect bites, pain relief, skin disorders and burns, it has traditionally been used as natures band-aid.

Roses

contain natural oils and sugars that helps balance the skin's natural moisture levels reducing excess oil production. With naturally high levels of antioxidants Roses help to fight the signs of aging and are also loaded with powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties soothing even the most dry angry skin. 

Rosemary

traditionally used as a spice to flavour food, it has impressive skin care qualities. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties that help to even skin tone, and helps prevent the build up of bacteria on skin making it an effective treatment for acne. It is also used as a powerful antioxidant to prolong the shelf life of the oils used in soap making.

Wormwood

is an effective insect repellent and deodorant due to its antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties.  High in Vitamin C, Carotenoids and Flavonoids, Wormwood helps improve cellular damage and helps prevent premature aging. It has a wonderful camphorous scent that is bit sweet and foliage that is soft to the touch that the birds like. It has to be covered in the spring so the birds don't take it all to line their nests.

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