Farm Craft Studio Goat Milk Soap Introduction
|Many of these oils are used in our products but not all. Each oil offers special benefits.
…Some oil combinations make the soap lather more.
…Some combinations make the soap firmer.
…Others make the soap more moisturizing.
…While other combinations make the soap drying. The oils we use depend on what we want the soap to do. We’ve designed our products to satisfy a variety of needs. Please read the soap’s description to find the products that has the features you want. The oils below are our main selections. If you want to know more about each oil, select the oil’s name. That link will take you to a more detailed page. You will, however, be leaving our site. Please come back soon.
|Farm Craft Soap Ingredients|
|Coconut Oil||Produces a hard, cleansing soap with fluffy lather|
|Shortening/Lard||Produces a hard, cleansing soap with fluffy lather|
|Palm Oil||Considered a luxury oil that makes a hard, longer lasting bar with stable lather|
|Olive Oil||Considered a luxury oil that makes a hard, longer lasting bar with stable lather|
|Canola Oil||Moisturizing qualities, with stable lather|
|Castor Oil||The only commercially important oil composed of about 90% hydorxy, unsaturated fatty acid-ricinoleic acid; has moisturizing and emollient qualities|
|Corn Oil||Corn oil is a rich source of linoleic acid, which is one of two essential acids necessary for growth and good skin and hair quality; it contains tocopherols, aids in retarding rancidity, vitamin E.|
|Grape Seed Oil||Rich with essential fatty acids important for the skin and cell membranes; has restructuring and regenerative properties for improved skin moisturization|
|Safflower Oil||Resists rancidity; has moisturizing qualities|
|Sunflower Oil||Moisturizing vegetable oil, adds a slight oil protection layer on the skin that holds moisture, contains vitamin E, a natural antioxidant|
|Cocoa Butter||Cocoa butter has been used as a moisturizer for centuries, one of the most stable, natural fats known; it is easily absorbed into the skin because it melts at body temperature, thus creating a moisture barrier between sensitive skin and the environment. Cocoa butter is often recommended for eczema, dermatitis, and treatment for stretch marks.|
|Shea Butter||Shea butter has been used as a moisturizer for centuries, one of the most stable, natural fats known; it is easily absorbed into the skin because it melts at body temperature, thus creating a moisture barrier between sensitive skin and the environment.
Shea butter is noted for treating numerous skin conditions including blemishes, burns, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, stretch marks, and wrinkles.
|Glycerin||Serves as an emollient, humectant, solvent and lubricant; for sensitive, easily irritated skin because it prevents skin dryness with its moisturizing properties|
|Gran’ Nanny’s Extras||Food quality spices and botanicals, like oatmeal, corn meal, honey, finely ground rosemary, and/or borax|
|Essentials Oils||See Aromatherapy Introduction|
|Coloring Additives||Vary depending upon design intent; product labels contain details please read them carefully|