If you want to feel squeaky clean and refreshed without having to worry about harsh ingredients that are harmful to your skin, try our Cappucino soap for yourself!
These all natural bars feature olive oil, palm oil, vitamin d milk, coconut oil, oatmeal, sodium hydroxide (lye), coffee, honey, orange essential oil, and water.
Lye was an essential product used in homes since the 1800s to now. I discovered that my own great grandmother would make lye soap from scratch and use it for dish detergent, cleanser, as well as body soap. Lye is known to be a great disinfectant and cleanser that can kill bacteria and germs which is perfect for cleaning the home and your skin.
What is lye?
Lye, or sodium hydroxide, is a converted form of salt made from sodium chloride. It is produced by passing an electrical current through a sodium chloride solution. Through a special membrane, lye is released and then reduced into pellets, flakes, or beads for resale.
Olive oil acts as an antioxidant which can prevent premature aging and it also contains vitamins A, D, E, and K. Olive oil is known to moisturize and soften the skin as well as have antibacterial properties.
Palm oil is a great moistuizer and because of its antioxidant properties it can prevent wrinkles as well as boost the immune system. Its antibacterial, has vitamins A and E, and has a natural sunscreen in it that provides SPF15.
Milk is known to provide the skin with a nice glow and softness. It is said that Cleopatra took milk baths to keep her skin soft, glowing, and supple. The water, fat and proteins in milk can replenish the lost moisture in dry skin types. By shedding the pigmented skin cells, milk can whiten the skin as well as reduce dark spots.
Coconut oil reduces dryness and retains moisture in the skin, it shields the skin from environmental toxins and dirt by providing a protective barrier, and it minimizes the look of fine lines and wrinkles. It also reduces temporary redness in the skin, and it provides antioxidants.
Oatmeal is a great exfoliant and natural cleanser. It removes impurities such as blemishes, dead skin, black and whiteheads. Oats can also help those with oily skin types to balance the secretion of excess oil. It also protects the skin from skin eruptions which prevents acne as well as reducing acne scars. Oats can help in reducing the bacteria and germs accumulated in skin cells.
Coffee has high amounts of antioxidants which protects our skin, it helps in cellulite reduction and improves blood flow within the body. It can tighten the skin, as well as reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Coffee is a great treatment for acne and the exfoliating properties of it can cause the skin to glow as well as prevent acne by removing dead skin and excess oil.
Honey deeply moisturizes the skin and cleans out pores to get rid of blackheads. Honey helps to exfoliate the skin and removes dead skin cells which leaves you with a brighter, even-toned complexion. It has anti-inflammatory properties that reduces excess oil from the skin as well as protect against acne. It also controls the appearance of wrinkles and provides the skin with a nice glow.
Orange essential oil:
Orange essential oil has the ability to enhance immunity, treat acne, and reduce chronic stress. It promotes radiance and smoothness within the skin as well as reduces acne and other skin conditions.
This product was handmade by the co-owner Breonna Bouie.