R/3 Handcrafted Soap with Geranium Essential Oil and Chamomile Flowers - Fragile Skin

R/3 Handcrafted Soap with Geranium Essential Oil and Chamomile Flowers - Fragile Skin

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The glycerine naturally produced by the cold-process soap-making (7 to 8%) combined with the (unheated) essential oils make this soap a product that truly cares for your skin.

Benefits
The transformation of shea butter and coconut oil by the soap-making reaction into glycerine ensures naturally strong moisturizing and softening benefits for your skin.
The R/3 soap with camomile flowers and geranium essential oil calms and soothes even the most sensitive skins. Their healing and antiseptic properties relieve irritation.
This soap’s extraordinary smell comes only from its ingredients: you literally breathe in the plants and flowers used to make it.

Content
100g  3.52oz (approximately: all our soaps are cut by hand)

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HANDCRAFTED WITH LESS INGREDIENTS, MORE NATURAL ACTIVE COMPONENTS:

 

Butyrospermum parkii butter (shea butter), aqua (water), cocos nucifera oil (coconut oil), sodium hydroxide, sesamum indicum seed oil (sesame seed oil), pelargonium graveolens oil (geranium essential oil), anthemis nobilis flower (chamomile flowers), citral, citronellol, geraniol, linalool.

Please see below for complete and transparent explanations on all these ingredients.

"As with any soap, avoid eye contact. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with clean water."

 

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FULLY UNDERSTANDING R/3'S FORMULA:

  • Butyrospermum parkii butter (shea butter): recommended for its protective properties against skin dehydration. Readily and durably absorbed by the skin.
  • Cocos nucifera oil (coconut oil): coconut oil is obtained by expression from the dried inner flesh of the coconut, Cocos nucifera. Coconut oil is high in protective antioxidants and antibacterial fatty acids. It suits all skin types and is light, non-greasy and rapidly absorbed giving deep hydration and conditioning to skin, scalp and hair. Research shows it can improve skin elasticity helping prevent premature ageing and wrinkle formation.
  • Sodium hydroxide: also known as lye, is an essential ingredient in the soap making process. When sodium hydroxide beads or flakes are mixed with a liquid,  a lye solution is created. This solution, when mixed with fats and oils, will cause a chemical reaction called saponification: the lye and oil molecules combine and chemically change into soap and glycerin - sodium hydroxide will have then completely disappeared.
  • Sesamum indicum seed oil (sesame seed oil): sesame seed oil is rich in essential fatty acids. Known for its softening and skin-rejuvenating properties, it penetrates quickly without being greasy.
  • Pelargonium graveolens oil (geranium essential oil): geranium oil is used for its toning and balancing effect on the skin. It also gives a sweet, rose-like aroma to soaps. The oil is antiseptic and astringent, which helps to even out colour and oiliness by constricting the tissues to balance sebum production and circulation.
  • Anthemis nobilis flower (chamomile flowers): used directly as a flower in our soap, chamomile is commonly used to relieve inflammatory skin conditions and calm sensitive skin. It provides some antioxidant protection and can be used to soothe, moisturize and inhibit the growth of bacteria.
  • Citral: used as a masking agent, citral is a major constituent of citronella oil and other plants of the Cymbopogon family. It is also present in the essential oils of verbena, orange, lemon, etc.
  • Citronellol: naturally present in present in the essential oils of citronella oil, geranium, muscatel sage and sandalwood, citronellol enhances the fragrances of floral types.
  • Geraniol: a fragrant oil component, geraniol is a natural compound of the essential oils of rose and palmarosa. Also present in essential oils of geranium, lemon and citronella. 
  • Linalool: an aromatic compound present in its natural state in the essential oils of lavender and lavandin, scots pine or peppermint, as well as many plant extracts.