Friday, February 6, 2015

Milk Moisturizing Handmade Soap

Let's take a look at some of the benefits of the base ingredients, essential oils, and additives that we used to make Milk Moisturizing Handmade Soap:           
Milk Handmade Soap
  • Olive Oil: Olive Oil is useful for dehydrated, sore and inflamed skin and is also used as a remedy for arthritis when rubbed onto the affected parts.
  • 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. It has long been used to treat many skin ailments and is found in many anti-aging products.
  • Castor Oil: Castor Oil has been used for gastrointestinal remedy, antimicrobial (antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal), labor stimulants, anti-inflammatory and analgesic, and immune system and lymphatic stimulant
  • Jojoba Oil: Jojoba oil is an antioxidant, helps to control acne, and an excellent moisturizer and ideal for all skin types.
  • Wheatgerm Oil: Wheatgerm oil is very high in vitamin E and essential fatty acids, so it is a natural antioxidant which helps to prevent rancidity.
  • Tea Tree Essential Oils: Tea tree oil is one of the most powerful immune stimulant oils and helps fight infections of all kinds and helps clear the skin.
  • Cedarwood Essential Oil: Cedarwood oil benefits the skin by its sedating ability which relieves itching. Its astringent action is great for acne and oily skin.
  • Lemon Essential Oil: Lemon oil can be very beneficial to the circulatory system and aids with blood flow, reducing blood pressure and helping with nosebleeds. It can help bring down fever, helps relieve throat infections, bronchitis, asthma and flu.
  • Litsea Cubeba Oil: Litsea Cubeba oil has been used for antiseptic, deodorant, digestive, disinfectant, insecticidal, stimulant, stomachic, acne, dermatitis, excessive perspiration, greasy skin, insect repellent, spots, flatulence, indigestion, epidemics, sanitation.
  • Pink French Argiletz Clay: French Argiletz Clay is rich in minerals that work in synergy to cleanse, tone and revitalize your skin and body.
  • Australian Reef Red Clay: Australian Reef Red Clay has high iron content and essential minerals help to replenish and regenerate the epidermis of the skin to create soft and healthy glowing skin.

 Here is the recipe for Milk Moisturizing Handmade Soap:

Base IngredientsGrams (g)Ounces (oz)Percentage (%)
Olive Oil2388.4034%
Coconut Oil1404.9420%
Palm Oil1404.9420%
Jojoba Oil421.486%
Cocoa butter561.988%
Shea butter491.737%
Castor Oil351.235%
TOTAL (Oil)70024.69100%
Superfat A total of 35ml of Wheat germ oil & Avocado oil
Lye (NaOH)98.8473.49

Essential Oils: A total of 23ml (approximately 23 drops) mixed of the following:
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil
  • Cedarwood Essential Oil
  • Lemon Essential Oil
  • Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil
  • Pink French Argiletz Clay
  • Australian Reef Red Clay