We make a lot of effort to eat well, to give good nutrients to our body, to feed it well from within. We often try to choose healthy foods, prepare homemade meals to avoid adding chemicals, or too much sugar, salt or fat. So much effort to feed it well from the inside, we can also feed it from the outside. Our skin also needs to be pampered. We often buy very expensive creams and cleansers for the face, but to wash the body, commercial soaps full of chemical ingredients are often what ends up in our basket.
Using 100% natural soaps made with grapeseed oil or olive oil, in addition to essential oils, is a great way to improve the overall health and well-being of your skin. These soaps provide a wide range of benefits not found in synthetic or chemically treated soaps. In this article, we will explore the benefits of using natural soaps and some essential oils that can be used (which we have selected) to create a luxurious and nourishing cleansing experience.
Benefits of using 100% natural soaps:
- Gentle on Skin - Natural soaps are free from harsh chemicals and synthetic fragrances that can strip the skin of its natural oils, leading to dryness and irritation. Natural soaps are gentler on the skin, making them ideal for people with sensitive skin.
- Rich in nutrients - Natural soaps are made with pure ingredients rich in vitamins and minerals that nourish the skin. Both olive oil and grapeseed oil are excellent sources of vitamin E, known for its healing properties.
- Moisturizing - Natural soaps are moisturizing, which helps keep skin hydrated and healthy. The natural oils used in these soaps are easily absorbed by the skin, providing deep hydration and preventing dryness.
- Sustainable - Natural soaps are made from renewable resources that are biodegradable and do not harm the environment. They are also cruelty-free, as they are not tested on animals.
Essential oils and their benefits:
- Red Mandarin- Red Mandarin essential oil is known for its toning, purifying and rejuvenating properties. It helps balance the skin's natural oils, making it a great choice for oily or combination skin.
- Lemon Eucalyptus- Lemon eucalyptus essential oil contains citronellal and citronellol, two chemical compounds that give lemon eucalyptus oil wonderful cleansing properties for the skin. It is therefore a powerful cleanser, with antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it ideal for acne-prone skin. It also has a cooling effect on the skin, making it perfect for use during the summer months.
- Lavender - Lavender essential oil is known for its calming and soothing properties. It's a great choice for people with sensitive skin, as it helps reduce inflammation and redness. It is also recognized for its healing and antiseptic properties, so it is often used for problem skin, for acne, psoriasis or eczema. All skin types will benefit from the benefits of this essential oil.
- Rosemary - Rosemary essential oil is known for its antibacterial and antiseptic properties, making it an excellent choice for people with acne-prone skin. In addition, it promotes healing of the skin. It is regularly incorporated into cosmetic products, as it helps prevent wrinkles and rebalance oily skin.
- Grapefruit - Grapefruit essential oil is refreshing and energizing. Rich in limonene, it helps detoxify the skin, making it a great choice for people with oily skin. It offers a refreshing and energizing scent, which improves the mood and helps to feel revitalized
- Cedar - Cedar essential oil has a warm, woodsy scent that is both relaxing and grounding. It's a great choice for people with dry to very dry skin because it helps soothe and hydrate. It also helps, through its astringent properties, to firm the skin.