Category Archives: Organic soap

Ingredients in Soap

Why get all lathered up about ingredients in soap?  Because, not all soap is created equal.  All soap is made with some form of fat.  Many soaps use tallow which is a rendered form of animal fat, mainly beef fat.  … Continue reading

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Phthalates

As you go about your daily routine of using bar soap, shampoo, lotion, etc., it may never occur to you that a chemical used to make plastics more flexible would be in your skin care products.  Phthalates are widely used … Continue reading

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Unscented Bar Soap

If you have sensitive skin, using an unscented bar soap is a better alternative.  The less ingredients to irritate your skin the better.   Even if the bar soap is organic and scented with pure essential oils, they may still bother … Continue reading

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Organic Bar Soap

Why use an organic bar soap?  Here are three good reasons: Certified organic ingredients are free of pesticides, fertilizer, antibiotics, genetically modified organisms and yes, sewage sludge. Only organic essential oils are used to create the wonderful aromas in the … Continue reading

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Pure and Natural Soap

A pure and natural soap means the ingredients are plant based.  Ingredients should not include synthetic fragrances, colorants and preservatives.  The soap should be scented with essential oils which are pure plant extracts.   The moisturizing qualities come from the … Continue reading

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Exfoliating Bar Soap

An exfoliating bar soap is a great way to scrub away dead skin cells while cleansing at the same time. Two ingredients that work well to exfoliate in a bar of soap are ground juniper berries and oats. They gently … Continue reading

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Bar Soap Organic

There are many harmful ingredients in soap. Here are some dangers in soap and good reasons to keep your bar soap organic: Sodium tallowate is often used to make bar soap. It is the fat renderings from meat processing. Hormones, … Continue reading

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