Thursday, February 5, 2015

Avocado & Coconut Handmade Soap For Sensitive Skin

Let's take a look at some of the benefits of the base ingredients, essential oils, and additives that we used to make Avocado & Coconut Handmade Soap For Sensitive Skin:
Avocado & Coconut Handmade Soap

  • Olive Oil: Olive Oil is a nourishing oil used extensively for its healing properties from ancient times to the present.
  • Coconut Oil: Coconut oil is used for hair care, skin care, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, weight loss, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism
  • Palm Oil: Palm oil contains the hard to find tocotrienols, which are members of the vitamin E family. The common form of vitamin E, tocotrienols, has long been used to treat many skin ailments and is found in many anti-aging products.
  • Avocado Oil: Avocado oil is high in nutrients to soothe and nourish dry, damaged skin. It is also known to be anti-aging.
  • Horse Oil: Horse Oil has been Chinese home remedy from ancient times to cure burn, rash, or insect bites.
  • Lavender Essential Oil: Sedative, relax, relieve headaches, treatment of skin burns or irritation
  • Rosemary Essential Oil: Promote blood circulation, relieve pain and enhance brain and heart function.
  • Lemon Essential Oil: Promote blood circulation, improve varicose veins, stop nosebleed, strengthen the immune system, and improve digestive function.
  • Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil: Antidepressants, anti-bacterial, antiseptic, dispels flatulence, insecticide, boost energy.
  • Alfalfa Leaf Powder: Detoxes the urinary tract, promotes bowel movement regularity and healthy hydration, eases general digestive problems, it also contains high levels of enzymes for food digestion.

Here is the recipe for Avocado & Coconut Handmade Soap for Sensitive Skin:

Base IngredientsGrams (g)Ounces (oz)Percentage (%)
Olive Oil31010.9344%
Coconut Oil1103.8816%
Palm Oil1404.9420%
Avocado oil501.767%
Cocoa butter702.4710%
Horse Oil200.713%
TOTAL (Oil)70024.69100%
Superfat 5%351.23
Lye (NaOH)1013.56
Distilled Water2368.32

Essential Oils: A total of 23ml (approximately 23 drops) mixed of the following:
  • Lavender Essential Oil
  • Rosemary Essential Oil
  • Lemon Essential Oil
  • Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil
  • Alfalfa Leaf Powder