Basil Cedarwood Beauty Bar
Net Weight: 2.3oz /70g
A soothing bar made enriched cocoa butter for moisturising and activated charcoal for deep cleansing. The herby deep scent of basil and cedarwood essential oils blend can help to bring clarity and steady the nerves.
Suitable for all skin types but may be beneficial to people with normal to oily skin. It makes a great shaving bar.
Caution: Avoid Eye Area
Cocoa Butter, Basil and Cedarwood Essential oils and Activated Charcoal.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil (RSPO certified), Cocoa butter, (Lavender, Cedarwood & Basil Essential Oils), Activated Charcoal, Mineral Pigment, Kaolin Clay, Raw Silk, Grapefruit Seed Extract, Rosemary Extract.
Limonenene*, Linalool* Eugenol*, Lilial*, Linalool*, Limonene*, Geraniol* (*occurs naturally in essential oils.
Cocoa butter comes from the cacao bean which is found inside the cocoa pod that grows on from the cacao tree native to parts of Central and South America The Mayans were the first civilization to cultivate the cocoa tree. Only recently has the medicinal properties of cocoa butter been revealed. Cocoa butter is high in antioxidants which help fight off free radicals and hydrates the skin deeply. It makes a great addition to a rich and moisturizing shaving soap that is perfect for both men and women.
Basil Essential Oil
This strongly aromatic herb is native to India where it is revered as a sacred herb. Basil was so sacred to the Indians it was worshipped more highly than their kings. The Egyptians believed that Basil opened the gates to heaven. More humbly now basil essential oil with its a warm, spicy herbal aroma is used to promote relaxation and improve mood. Basil contains antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties and can act as an anti-inflammatory agent soothing irritated skin.
Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil
The Virginian Cedarwood is a tall slow-growing, coniferous evergreen tree indigenous to North America. Native Americans have long held it regarding it as a ‘Tree of Life’ and valued it for its purifying and protective properties Virginian Cedarwood has a warm, fresh, woody, balsamic aroma. It has antiseptic and astringent properties and can assist the smooth appearance of skin as it tightens and tones.
Activated charcoal is a fine black powder made from wood or other materials that have been exposed to very high temperatures in an airless environment and in the presence of a gas that causes the charcoal to become very porous The first recorded use of charcoal for medicinal purposes was found in Egyptian papyri around 1500 BC as a method of staving off infection from open wounds. It benefits the skin by drawing oil, dirt and other harmful substances from clogged pores due to its adsorption powers leaving behind a clear, even toned complexion.