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lotion bar ingredients

In our last blog post we went over all things lotion bars: what they are, how to use/store them, their benefits, etc. Now that we’re all on the same page we’re going to take a deep dive into the ingredients. 

Ingredient lists can be long, confusing and can have you feeling lost. If you’ve been following our brand, you know that we value transparency and informative content that is easily accessible. 

Before this intro gets too long let's get into why you click on this blog post in the first place – the ingredients that make up our nourishing lotion bars!

 

natural lotion bars for sensitive, itchy, dry skin

cocoa butter

saturated fat pressed from cocoa beans

BENEFITS

  • creates protective skin barrier to retain moisture
  • softens and moisturizes skin
  • abundant in antioxidants
  • anti-aging properties (improve skin elasticity and cell renewal)
  • anti-inflammatory

shea butter

fatty substance obtained from the nuts of the shea tree

BENEFITS

  • traditionally used for healing properties (sores, scares, dermatitis, psoriasis)
  • contains vitamin A and E
  • anti-aging properties (improve skin elasticity and cell renewal)
  • contains cinnamic acid (helps protect skin from harmful UV rays)
  • anti-inflammatory properties

beeswax

wax made from honeycombs that acts as a natural emulsifier and texturizer

BENEFITS

  • softens and hydrates skin
  • improves collagen – vitamin A
  • protective barrier for skin 
  • antibacterial

rspo palm oil

certified sustainably sourced - derived from the fruit of oil palm trees

BENEFITS

  • increases product life
  • rich in fatty acids
  • high in magnesium – vitamin E and K
  • ideal skincare oil
  • source of antioxidants

coconut oil

derived from the coconut’s meat

BENEFITS

  • rich in fatty acids
  • retain skin smoothness and softness
  • source of antioxidants
  • Improves skin barrier

 sustainable handmade nourishing lotion bars for skin irritation eczema, dry patches, psoriasis, sensitive skin

almond oil

derived from kernels of the sweet almond tree

BENEFITS

  • abundant in fatty acids and proteins
  • rich in vitamin A and vitamin E
  • light-weight oil
  • rejuvenates dull skin
  • anti-inflammatory

sunflower oil

natural and high-oleic oil that contains lecithin and carotenoids (a form of antioxidant that protects skin from UV damage) 

BENEFITS

  • rich in vitamin E
  • aids with skin redness and roughness
  • anti-inflammatory properties
  • non-comedogenic
  • gentle on skin

avocado oil

cold-pressed, naturally golden avocado oil, that contains lecithin and carotenoids (a form of antioxidant that protects skin from UV damage)

BENEFITS

  • highly absorbent
  • contains vitamin A, B, D and E
  • contains amino acids 
  • improves skin elasticity
  • wound healing catalyst

stearic acid

waxy substance derived from vegetables, used as a prime emulsifier in many skincare products

BENEFITS

  • natural fatty acid
  • maintains skin barrier
  • softens and smoothes skin 
  • ideal for dry/sensitive skin
  • compatible with oils

vitamin e

liquid form, derived from vegetable oils.

BENEFITS

  • 100% naturally sourced
  • maintains skin’s health
  • combats UV damage
  • reduces itchiness
  • anti-aging properties (improve skin elasticity and cell renewal)

 

how to make natural lotion bars


The information above provides a glimpse into the abundant benefits of each of the ingredients that make up our lotion bars. Now you can see that these bars are packed with quality ingredients that are sure to melt right into and nourish your skin.

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cheers! 

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