The sugars in the spiced apple cider create truly lovely bubbles, as well as boosting the authenticity of the "Apple Jack Peel" fragrance! Just a touch of clove bud essential oil added to the mix perfects their crisp, tart, and warmly spicy scent!
These cold processed soaps are made with saponified olive, organic coconut, sustainable palm, almond, and castor oils; shea butter; spiced apple cider; coconut milk; kaolin clay; and tussah silk, these bars are formulated to offer a rich, creamy lather with plentiful bubbles. Each bar weighs at least 5.85 ounces.
The other ingredients, not related to lather, bubble type, and skin feel, are skin safe micas, clove bud essential oil, phthalate free fragrance oils, and sodium lactate (the salt component of lactic acid, used for hardening soap). Sodium hydroxide (lye) is added to oils early in the soap making process. Lye and oils combine in the saponification process, chemically transforming into soap and glycerin, leaving no remaining lye. Our soaps, along with many (most?) cold processed soaps, are "superfatted," which means that we add slightly more oils than are necessary to saponify the lye. This ensures that no lye will remain when saponification is complete, and the remaining oils contribute to producing an emollient bar of soap.