Activated Charcoal, Tamanu & Tea Tree Bar
Activated Charcoal, Tamanu & Tea Tree Bar
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Activated Charcoal, Tamanu & Tea Tree Bar

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Our face is the most exposed part of our bodies and comes into contact with pollution everyday, making it difficult to maintain healthy, bright and clear skin.

MALT & FIG Activated Charcoal, Tamanu & Tea Tree Bar uses several ingredients naturally occurring in our environment which smells so fresh, clean and herbaceous. 

Activated charcoal is known to absorb 100 to 200 times its weight in impurities, really helping to purge pores of deeply rooted toxins. While Tamanu oil is said to be an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and help in wound healing and Tea Tree is broad-spectrum against many microorganisms and offers significant anti-inflammatory effects. Together these oils help clean fight and sooth skin inflammation and irritation.

Directions For Use

For gentle use as a cleanser it is recommended to lather the soap in your hands, then gently massage into the skin. When the bar is used directly on the skin surface, the charcoal act as a gentle exfoliator.

Cautions

For external use only. Keep away from childrenIf you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Himalayan Salt garnish can cause abrasion if used directly on skin surface so avoid direct contact. Changing Skin routines can cause initial breakouts as the skin adjusts and impurities are removed, however if your skin burns or becomes irritated discontinue use immediately!

If you find this Soap bar is slightly drying on your skin, we recommend using our Pure 100% Rosewater Mist after your shower or bath.

Ingredients

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Aqua, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Sustainable Elaeis guineensis (Palm) Oil, Sodium Hydroxide (Lye), Activated Charcoal, Calophyllum inophyllum (Tamanu Oil), Castor Oil, Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree Essential Oil), Citrus limon (Lemon Essential Oil), Sodium Lactate, Citrus aurantium (Petitgrain Essential Oil), Hamalayan Salt, Lavender Flower, Safflower. 

PLEASE NOTE:-> Our cold press natural soaps have not been bevelled or cleaned up, Each one is as rustic and natural as it is made so you will notice each individual piece is a few grams heavier or lighter than another (120g - 150g). It is also likely to show pits, divots and scratches where the flowers and decorative salts have engraved down the face when cut to size. We love our soaps this purely natural way so we hope you do as well.

Properties 

Olive OilKnow for reducing the appearance of ageing, such as premature wrinkles and fine lines, promote moisture retention in skin and hair, have cleansing properties that purge dirt, sweat and excess sebum from hair and skin. The main chemical constituents of Olive Carrier Oil are: Oleic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Polyphenols, Vitamin E, Carotenoids, and Squalene. 

Coconut Oil: Repair dry, damaged skin, improve skin elasticity, especially for prematurely ageing skin, enhance moisture levels in skin, protect skin against UV rays, enhance skin cell growth, boost circulation to skin. The main chemical constituents of Coconut Carrier Oils are: Lauric Acid, Capric Acid and Caprylic Acid, Linoleic Acid (Polyunsaturated Fats), Oleic Acid (Monounsaturated Fats), Polyphenols (Virgin Coconut Oil only), and Medium-Chain Triglycerides.

Castor OilKnow for exhibiting antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, support the lymphatic system, Maintain the softness, suppleness, and radiance of skin and hair, boost circulation. The main chemical constituents of Castor Carrier Oil are: Ricinoleic Acid, Oleic Acid, Linoleic Acid (Omega-6 Fatty Acid), α-Linolenic Acid (Alpha-Linolenic Acid - Omega-3 Fatty Acid), Stearic Acid, and Palmitic Acid. 

Activated Charcoal: is a powerful skincare ingredient. It has been used for centuries to flush out toxins and heavy metals from the body, this absorptive ingredient benefits the skin when applied topically. Activated charcoal is known to absorb 100 to 200 times its weight in impurities, really helping to purge pores of deeply rooted toxins.

Tamanu Oil: is used to heal all kinds of skin ailments. It is said to be an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and help in wound healing. Most of the bioactive properties of Tamanu oil are attributed to the presence of resinous compounds and fatty acids. This oil is especially recommended for all kinds of burns, dermatitis, eczema, acne, psoriasis, chilblains, skin cracks, diabetic sores, hemorrhoids and dry skin.

Tea Tree (Malaleuca alternifolia): Shows broad-spectrum activity against many microorganisms and offers significant anti-inflammatory effects. Traditionally, tea tree oil has been used to treat skin ailments such as burns, bruises, cuts, abrasions, swellings, insect bites and stings, ringworm, acne, and rosacea. Eastern Australia's indigenous people used crushed leaves of the tea tree as a traditional medicine to combat coughs and colds. They also utilized the leaves to treat wounds and skin ailments, and to make an infusion to battle sore throats.

Lemon EO: Is thought to be the most effective anti-microbial agent in all the essential oils. Lemon oil improves dull skin, has a detoxifying nature, and rejuvenates tired or sagging skin

Petitgrain Oil: Abundant in calming ester Linalyl acetate and anti-bacterial monoterpenol linalool, Petitgrain possesses calming and balancing properties that has long been used in traditional health practices and various benefits. Petitgrain is good for maintaining the moisture and oil balance of the skin as well as for treating acne, pimples, abnormal sweating (for those who suffer from nervousness), dryness and cracking of the skin.

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