Whilst many of the ingredients shown in our list may sound pretty scary, most of the ingredients in our soaps derive from natural sources. We have provided a list and breakdown of what goes in to our soap.
Sodium stearate is the sodium salt of stearic acid – many natural ingredients naturally contain stearic acid.
Sugar alcohol found in fruits and plants and is used to prevent moisture loss on skin.
Glycerin is a natural by-product of the saponification process. When oil reacts with alkaline, it forms soap and glycerol.
Derives from from lauric acid which comes from coconut oil and helps to create a foam.
is a humectant and a derivative of a natural gas that is colorless, odourless, and completely water-soluble.
is the sodium salt of oleic acid, a common unsaturated fatty acid found in many animals and plants such as olive oil.
Derives from coconut oil and helps to cleanse the skin and making it easier to remove oils and dirt.
is simply salt. Salt is stimulating, cleansing, antiseptic and astringent.
Reduces the PH in your soap so it’s gentle on the skin. Citric acid is a weak organic acid found in citrus fruits.
is a monoester produced from vegetable-derived glycerin and lauric acid. It makes for a good skin conditioner.
Another ingredient to help boost foam creation. It originates from coconut oil.
used in fragrance stabilisation and is a type of salt.
is a salt of citric acid. Citric acid is an organic acid that occurs naturally in plants and animals. It adjusts the acidity of our soaps.
is a white mineral pigment that is found in nature in the form of minerals.
Fatty acid derived from vegetable oils, used to make a harder bar of soap.
a chelating agent used to bind and sequester metal ions. It is the salt of Pentetic Acid.
Removing free metal ions or minerals has several benefits. Firstly, it adds to the stability of the material by acting as an antioxidant, this means that soaps stay brightly coloured and smelling beautiful.