Keep these in mind for long-lasting soap
what does each ingredient do?
- Olive oil and lard - our base oils, giving rise to our Garden and Farm bars
- Coconut oil - lather enhancing-oil
- Castor oil - another lather booster
- Essential oil - natural fragrance additive
- Oatmeal - finely ground oatmeal helps the bars lather quickly, while also scrubbing your skin
- Coffee grounds - finely ground coffee beans for a more exfoliating bar
- Activated charcoal - super fine powdered charcoal from coconut husks to absorb impurities
- Water - for mixing with the sodium hydroxide or lye
- Sodium hydroxide - also known as lye, it reacts with the oils to create soap and glycerin, a natural moisturizer. We only use food grade.