Soap additives enhances a soap
Other than the basic soap ingredients, every single thing added to a natural soap is being well thought of and well calculated in order to add extra values to the soap. Additives may be natural materials or synthetic substances.
|Additive||Origin||In||What is it for?|
|Beer||Belgium||all except Mythas||Skin conditioning|
|Vit E||EU||all||Anti-oxidant of superfat|
|Hops||Belgium, USA, Czech||Essentials E | Houblon||Skin soothing, exfoliant, hair conditioning, antimicrobial, antiperspirant, skin protecting, masking|
|Illite (clay)||France||Fruitas, Kawai Davinia||Dirts extraction. Natural colorants.|
|Café||various||Sudoras Day||Anti-age and anti-oxidant. It is believed that coffee can kill unpleasant odeur. Natural colorant.|
|Bamboo charcoal||China||Sudoras Night||Dirts extraction. Natural colorant.|
|Fragrance oil or Essential oil||Various||except Essentials E soaps||Scent|
|Mica||China||Fruitas||Natural Silicate mineral as colorant|
Fragrance oil and essential oils
Fragrance oils is a manmade equivalence of natural scents. Those used in LBE soaps are all tested and up to IFRA standards, safe for skin-use. These oils are tested for cosmetics use, meaning that any allergens or malicious substance, such as cancerogenic elements are all monitored.
It is a common misunderstanding that man-made molecules are not as good as its natural version. Compared to the inconsistency of each harvest of natural ingredients, such as essential oils, their synthetic form are in fact more stable and reliable as they are made in a controlled and documented way and all assessed safe for cosmetic use according to EU regulations.
Essential oils used in LBE soaps
If you are not sure if you are allergic to certain components in our products, try a bit on your forearm before applying to your entire body.
Article by Ka Lab