So why all the hype over natural handmade soap? Well. Our skin is our largest bodily organ and should be treated as one of the most important parts of our body. Of course we believe everyone should use handmade soaps to avoid harmful chemicals that often will dry your skin. To help you understand why handmade natural soaps are better, we have put together some factual reasons that will assist you in your soap journey.
Are the chemicals in soap a bad thing? – Commercially offered soaps most often contain synthetic compounds, like chemical hardeners, foaming agents, and chemical fragrances. Most of the Anti-bacterial soaps comprise of triclosan and other harmful chemicals along with petrochemicals such as Parabens, Sodium laurate sulfate, sodium palmate, etc. Researches have proven that triclosan, for instance, may result in the disruption of human hormones and so the FDA banned the use in 2017. Handmade soaps have no harmful chemicals, only goodness of natural and essential oils.
Natural Oils - Handmade natural soaps are enriched with natures oils like coconut oil, olive oil, castor oil. These oils are derived from plants, and some of these oils have a natural medicinal value. These skin-loving oils provide nourishment to the skin and give you soft, smooth and supple skin. Natural oils have anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties that cleanse the skin without being harsh. They also possess anti-inflammatory properties and other health nurturing properties. Its gentle cleaning adds nutrient values to the skin, rendering you with healthy skin.
Soothing - Handmade soaps have natural ingredients that are called scrubs with skin-soothing quality. These are added to soothe your skin by gently removing the dead skin cells and dirt particles. It leaves your skin pure and silky. Also, some of the natural oils present in handmade soaps have vitamin A & E, which helps in healing and soothing your skin from environmental damages and dryness.
Non-irritant – Commercially produced soaps in the market contain detergent, that often causes skin irritation and dehydration of the skin. Many of the commercial chemicals used in processed soaps irritate your skin and may lead to dryness, itchiness, and redness of the skin. Whereas, handmade soaps do not cause this irritation. They have zero chemical formulation and are made up of pure ingredients which don't have any side effect on your skin. Natural components moisturize your skin and also maintain the natural pH balance of the skin to keep your skin healthy inside out.
Great scents - The most used fragrance in handmade soaps is the fragrance of essential oils. Handmade soaps are embellished with skin-friendly essential oils such as lavender, rosemary, cedarwood, Clary sage, peppermint, folded sweet orange, etc. These essential oils with their anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging properties provide great aroma to make your experience even more inviting.
Now you know! Handmade soaps will not only show results on your body right after one use, but you will feel refreshed from the day you start using them.
Boone’s Soap Co.