OILS & BUTTERS
Coconut Oil: Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants and vitamin E which is very protective. The lauric acid in coconut oil can kill bacteria, viruses and fungi. It is extremely moisturizing and is useful for treating skin issues like acne, dryness and helps reduce signs of aging. It conditions hair and stops it from frizzing. In our soaps and shampoos, coconut oil contributes to a bubbly, stable lather.
Find it in: All our soaps (except Olive Oyl), and natural deodorant cream.
Olive Oil: attracts external moisture, holds the moisture close to the skin, and forms a breathable film to prevent loss of internal moisture. Since the fat composition of olive oil is very similar to that of human skin, it rarely causes allergic reactions and does not block the natural functions of the skin. Olive oil is believed to have healing properties and helps keeps skin soft, supple and younger looking. The oil’s composition makes it ideally suited to shield skin from free radical activity. It can help prevent discoloration and damage.
Find it in: Lucky Lips Balm, all our soaps
Apricot Kernel Oil: Apricot kernel oil is also readily absorbed by the skin and helps soften, moisturize, and regenerate dry skin.
Find it in: Potpourri Soap, Just Like Heaven Facial Cleanser, Royal Dusky Soap, Detoxifier soap, Eternal Facial Serum
Jojoba Oil (pronounced “ho-ho-ba) oil is not an oil but liquid wax.. Due to jojoba oils affinity with our own sebum, it is more readily absorbed and tolerated by the top layer of our skin. It penetrates the skin easily, has anti-inflammatory actions and can be used on acne without any problems. It is great for mature, aging skin and exceptional mildness for sensitive skin.
FIND IT IN: What a Girl Wants, Coconut Hair & Body Bar
Shea Butter: is rich in vit A which is beneficial to help cure dermatitis, eczema. It is also believed to help prevent stretchmarks and diminish wrinkles. It helps to heal the skin from sunburn, wounds & allergies
FIND IT IN: Coconut Milk Hair & Body Bar
Sunflower Oil is a light moisturizing oil which helps to soften skin, get rid of dry skin. As it is non comedogenic it is good for acne prone skin. It also has anti inflammatory & anti ageing properties.
FIND IT IN: most of our soaps particularly True Desi, Ocean Bed, Lager Lather
Castor Oil: Rich in fatty acids, it is a soothing, lubricating oil that is readily absorbed by the skin. It moisturizes by acting as a humectant to attract and lock moisture to the skin. Castor bean oil adds mildness and richness to soap and provides a conditioning, fluffy lather with thick, large bubbles. In hair care castor oil is commonly used in hair conditioners and in hot oil treatments for brittle, damaged hair or hair loss. Castor oil coats the hair shaft and smooths the cuticle layer, sealing in moisture and leaving the hair feeling soft and silky.
FIND IT IN: Henna Shampoo Bar, Beer n Aloe Shampoo Bar, Coffee Scrub Bar
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