Soap/Hard Lotion Ingredients Benefits

Benefits of Ingredients used in Hard Lotion bars and Soaps


Dark Bee's Wax

-Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral benefits
-Provides a film of protection against irritants while still allowing the skin to breathe.
-Skin Healer, Skin Softener, Antibacterial (as mentioned above)
-Has a sweeter smell, oiler than light beeswax and is darker in color.

Light Bee's Wax

-Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral benefits
-Provides a film of protection against irritants while still allowing the skin to breathe.
-Skin Healer, Skin Softener, Antibacterial (as mentioned above)


Cocoa Butter

-the ultimate moisturizer
-one of the most stable, highly concentrated natural fats known, and melts at body temperature so that it is readily absorbed into the skin
-Cocoa butter is often recommended for treatment of skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis -When applied topically, it creates a barrier between sensitive skin and the environment and also helps retain moisture.
-Pregnant women have long used to cocoa butter formulations to prevent and treat stretch marks -promotes feelings of relaxation and well-being, help relieve stress, boost the immune system, and even prevent cancer.
-There have been rare cases of sensitive individuals having skin reactions to this substance.

Shea Butter

-Great for daily moisturizing of the face and body (face and body)
-Relieving dry skin
-Moisturizing a dry scalp
-Soothing minor rashes, including diaper rash
-Minimize skin peeling after sunburn
-Healing blemishes and wrinkles
-Relieving itching due to dryness
-Soothing sunburn
-Can be used prior to shaving to minimize razor burn
-Treat small skin wounds
-Soften and heal cracking skin
-Soften callouses on feet, especially heels
-Prevent stretch marks from pregnancy
-Healing minor burns
-Treating mild to moderate eczema
-Protect the skin (especially lips) from sun and wind
-Smooth out skin tone
-Prevent or minimize blemishes and scarring
-Stop scalp irritation due to dryness or chemical processing such as dying or relaxers
-Preventing bumps after shaving
-Treating acne (especially when used with African Black Soap)
-Easily absorbed (non-comedogenic).  Absorbs without blocking pores
-Maintains and restroes skin's natural elasticity
-Brings shine luster to hair


Olive Oil

Coconut Oil

Sunflower Oil
-neutralizes cancer causing free radicals. This is possible because of the vitamin E or tocopherols found in sunflower oil. Free radicals damage cells as well as your immune system.
-Natural Antioxidant; Sunflower oil also acts as an antioxidant because of the levels of vitamin E
-Sunflower oil helps prevent rheumatoid arthritis.
-Natural Moisturizer; The vitamin E in sunflower oil is a moisturizer and helps cells retain water.


Green Tea

-Green Tea vs. Cancer; Helps to fight cancer causing free radicals.
-Depression; helps to relieve stress that causes depression
-Theanine is an amino acid naturally found in tea leaves. It is this substance that is thought to provide a relaxing and tranquilizing effect and be a great benefit to tea drinkers.
-Anti-viral and Anti-bacterial; Tea catechins are strong antibacterial and antiviral agents which make them effective for treating everything from influenza to cancer. In some studies green tea has been shown to inhibit the spread of many diseases.
-Skincare; Green tea can apparently also help with wrinkles and the signs of aging. This is because of their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. Both animal and human studies have demonstrated that green tea applied topically can reduce sun damage.

Chamomile Tea

-has been regarded as a medicinal cure-all.
-boosts the immune system and fight infections associated with colds
-relieves muscle spasms and menstrual cramps in women
-relaxes the nerves
-soothes the stomach
-reduces inflammation
-improves liver function
-helps relieve back pain
-helps relieve rheumatism

Veggies, Fruits, Peels, Scrubs, Mud(Clay)


Essential Oils

A great website to go to to find out more about the benefits of essential oils is:

Lemon Grass Essential Oil

-Analgesic, Anti Depressant, Anti Microbial and Anti Bacterial, Anti Septic, Astringent
-Deodorant; reduces excessive perspiration
-Fungicidal, Insecticidal, Nervine, Sedative, Tonic,
-Helps cure cellulite

Eucalyptus Essential Oil
-Respiratory Problems Wounds
-Muscle Pain,
Mental Exhaustion, Skin Care
Eucalyptus oil is often applied topically to treat skin infections.

Lavender Essential Oil 

-The benefits of lavender essential oils are endless. 

-Skin Care: The health benefits of lavender oil for the skin can be attributed to its antiseptic and anti-fungal properties. It is used to treat various skin disorders such as acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and other inflammations. It heals wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburns rapidly as it aids in the formation of scar tissues. Lavender oil is added to chamomile to treat eczema.

Grapefruit Essential Oil

 -Keeps the skin clean. Particularly good for treating oily skin and acne. Gives a refreshing feeling. Also beneficial for treating stiffness and cramp in muscles.

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Lemon Essential Oil

Do-Terra Joy Blend Essential Oil

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