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Coconut Oil in Soap Making

Coconut Oil in Soap Making

Coconut Oil has been spruiked as the latest and greatest super food in the last few years. So I am looking at it from both a soap making and a nutritional point of view. Firstly coconut oil is about 50% lauric acic and approximately 88% mid chain saturated fat. This give ..
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Olive Oil for Making Soap

Olive Oil for Making Soap

In ancient times olive oil was known as the “oil of the gods”, to mind that was only because the Ancients, hadn’t been to Australia and found macadamias (but then I might be slightly biased). Olive oil is the base of all Castile soaps, indeed for a soap  ..
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Macadamia Nut Oil for Skincare

Macadamia Nut Oil for Skincare

Macadamia oil is primarily composed of mono - unsaturated fats. It is liquid at room temperature. It is extremely rich in palmitoleic acid and also has a high oleic acid content. Olive oil also contains both of these oils but macadamia oil is a much richer source of p ..
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A Really Simple Natural Soap Recipe

A Really Simple Natural Soap Recipe

There are heaps of natural soap recipes on-line but even though I studied chemistry to year 12 and beyond (many years ago I might add), as a beginner I found the recipes hard to follow. Many started to get into percentages of this and that but were often not very clear, and they  ..
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We like to keep things simple so we chose to fragrance each of our soaps with a single essential oil. All of the essential oils we have chosen have some antiseptic properties.

We only use 100% pure essential oils. Some people do occasionally find their skin reacts to some essential oils, so if you think you might be sensitive to any of our fragrances l you should test the soap on a small area of skin before use.