Olive Branch and Olive Oil

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 Ingredients

All handmade soap is not created equal.

Schooleys Mountain Soap LLC recipes are one-of-a-kind, original and uniquely crafted.

 

   Common ingredients and possible benefits:

  • Apricot Kernel Oil: pressed from the kernels of apricots, light and mild, quick absorbing and suited for dry, sensitive skin. Known to be very moisturizing, prevent acne, diminish dark circles, inflammation and dryness. Smooths blemishes, wrinkles and lines. May facilitate faster healing to itchy, sore, chapped skin.

  • Avocado Oil: pressed from avocado pulp. Best known for its hydrating and anti-inflammatory properties. Bursting with vitamins A, B, C, D, E and minerals; iron, magnesium, potassium, copper, omega-3, beta-carotene. Proven to reduce symptoms of psoriasis, eczema and arthritis.

  • Beeswax: produced by honey bees. Used since ancient Egyptian times, carries antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties making it one of the best skin care ingredients for healing rosacea or eczema.

  • Castor Oil: pressed from seeds of the ricinus communis plant, native to tropical areas of Africa and Asia. Promotes the growth of healthy skin tissue. Humectant properties; draws moisture from the air, keeping the skin hydrated. Boosts lather and makes a softer soap.

  • Coca Butter: a type of vegetable fat that comes from cocoa beans. The fatty acids are known to form a protective layer on the skin, preventing moisture from escaping, stopping the skin from drying out, improving skin elasticity and skin aging. Makes a hard bar of soap with a creamy lather.

  • Coconut Oil: extracted from the fruit of fresh mature coconuts. An excellent moisturizer for skin and hair. Rich in antioxidants it helps to firm up your skin making you look younger. Has fantastic cleaning properties and may prevent or reduce acne. 

  • Goat Milk:​ milk of goat, contains many vitamins, high in VIT A which aids in healing skin, maintains skins pH balance, prevents premature aging, known to provide some psoriasis relief and sensitive skin loves it!

  • Glycerin: purely natural glycerin is derived from plant-based oils. It locks in the skins natural moisture making it great for sensitive skin. Vegan-friendly, no alcohol or chemicals and a great option for people with sensitive skin.

  • Olive: extracted from the fleshy part of the ripened fruit of the olive tree. It has anti-inflammatory effects and is non-irritating to the skin. It helps to gently clean even the most sensitive skin including skin abrasions, rashes and even sunburns. Olive oil soap is known to provide relief to skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.

  • Sodium Hydroxide Lye: is an alkali (base) that, when mixed with oil, reacts with the oil molecules creating a process called saponification which converts the substance into a totally different product: soap and natural glycerin. All soaps contain sodium hydroxide. It is what makes soap ~ soap.

  • Shea Butter: a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree native to West Africa. An ideal ingredient for skin: conditions, tones and soothes. Known to have anti-inflammatory, healing and anti-aging properties. Adds hardness to soap.

  • Safflower Oil: derived from the seeds of the safflower plant this oil has moisturizing effects, giving skin a smoother appearance and making it softer. May have pain-relieving effects, as well as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits too.

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  • Sunflower Oil: cold-pressed, unrefined and organic. Absorbs into the skin quickly, is incredibly gentle and is suitable for all skin types. Creates a silky lather.

Our ingredients of oils, butters and clays are biodegradable, totally pure and natural. All recipes are created with high quality ingredients, formulating the best products around!

*Schooleys Mountain Soap LLC products are not intended to treat, diagnose, prevent, or cure diseases. But they are pretty darn good. Just say yes to living and more natural, non-toxic lifestyle with Schooleys Mountain Soap. :) 

 

Soaps designed and cut by hand, there may be slight size and color variations.

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