Lavender Natural Soap
Natural soap with lavender flowers, recommended for all types of skin.
Has rejuvenating effect on the skin, calms down and refreshes the spirit.
The scent of lavender brings to mind the endless lush lavender fields of Provence.
|Glycerin||More properly known as glycerol. It is the natural molecular backbone to all lipids or oils and fats. It is used as a means of improving smoothness, providing lubrication or slippage and as a humectant, meaning it holds water so acting as a moisturiser. Natures Children only use vegetable glycerine not the form obtained from animal fat or synthetics.|
|Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower||Exfoliant, acts as a scrubbing agent and purifies the skin.|
|Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower extract||A maceration of lavender flowers in vegetable oil. Contains vitamins as well as a proportion of lavender essential oil with the usually properties of anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial, healing and soothing.|
|Linalool||Linalool is a natural substance with a soft, sweet odour. It occurs naturally in many essential oils, such as ho wood oil, tangerine, spearmint, rose, neroli, mandarin, lemon, lime, lavender etc – it is very common. A small number of people have allergic responses to specific fragrance materials, such as linalool, so this name is found on lists of allergens.|
|Palm kernel acid||A mixture of fatty acids derived from palm kernel oil used as a cleansing agent, emulsifier and to add opacity to soap and cosmetics.|
|Parfum||A generic word which under EU law is required to identify any product which is used to supply fragrance or aroma to a cosmetic. Parfum can be natural or synthetic or a blend of essential oils. Sometime those products and manufacturers who want to seem ultra-natural dodge this word and try to list individual components, such as essential oils. However, if added for fragrance they should legally be called parfum. If added for aromatherapy or medicinal reasons then this comes under different legalisation, such as the medicines act.|
|PPG-5 Ceteth-20||An emollient lubricating surfactant that creates a dry silky feeling on the skin and is used in luxury beauty soaps.|
|Prunus amygdalus dulcis oil||Almond oil is safe and effect light oil used for massage as an emollient and skin-soothing agent.|
|Sodium palm kernelate||A soap ingredient which is the salt of the fatty acids from the palm kernel it is used as a moisturising surfactant or cleansing agent.|
|Sodium palmitate/sodium palmate||Palm oil is the most commonly used species when making vegetable based soaps and detergents. Palm oil is combined with an alkali which makes soap. The process produces glycerin and the alkali salts of the fatty acids present. Sodium palmitate is the salt (hence the “sodium” part of its name) formed by breaking down palm oil (the “palmitate” part).|
|Tetrasodium EDTA||A water softener and preservative it reduces soap scum and improves lather and foaming action.|
|Tetrasodium etidronate||Please see Tetrasodium EDTA|
|Aqua||Water. There is an internationally agreed nomenclature for all cosmetic ingredients (INCI). Latin is often used, such as in this case where aqua simply means ‘water’ in Latin.|