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12 Handmade Soaps and their Benefits.

12 Jabones artesanales y sus beneficios

¿What are the properties of artisan soaps?

Living in Puerto Rico is a completely different experience than living anywhere else. Culture, people, colors and flavors are a fundamental part of what distinguishes us. Even if you take some with you wherever you go, something you cannot take with you is the weather. The Caribbean is something else!

Sure, we live where others vacation. But ... the heat and humidity that plagues us in summer! especially in this 2020 that takes us on our heads makes us sweat as far as you didn't know it was possible! Anyway, we spend the day melted and sticky and causes us to bathe more often. At least I hope soro 👀 )

For this and more reasons that I talk about in the blog of7 Benefits of Artisan Bar Soapl It is important to choose the soap that best suits your skin.

To make your life easier when choosing your ideal soap, I explain the benefits of the ingredients used in many natural soaps.

1. Coffee

Just like I do every morning, I will start with coffee. Since it is an important part of our lives and is present during different hours of the day, why not make it part of our bathroom routine?o?

The coffee particles exfoliate the skin, remove dead cells and improve circulation. Coffee is full of antioxidants and its caffeine content will help firm and lighten the skin.

Benefits of coffee soap:

  • Reduces puffy eyes.
  • Reduces the appearance of cellulite.
  • Exfoliates the skin.
  • Firms the skin.
  • Reduces dark circles and hyper-pigmentation.
  • Removes dead skin cells
  • Stimulates circulation.

It also has high powerdeodorizer; you will feel clean and fresh all day.


2. Aloe:

Sabila

The miraculous plant of the Caribbean!The Puerto Rican grandmothers have long used aloe in many ways, from fighting irritations, healing wounds and scratches, healing burns and even detoxifying the body. Without a doubt, the properties of this plant are numerous and ideal to enjoy in a soap for daily use.


Aloe soap benefits:

  • Ideal for sensitive skin
  • Improves the appearance of the skin by lightening dark spots and blemishes.
  • Calm sunburn.
  • Helps heal scrapes and bruises.
  • Reduces scars.
  • Fights irritations and dermatitis.
  • Moisturizes dry skin.

If you have noticed that your skin is dry lately, Aloe is the ideal ingredient since it has the power toregenerate skin tissues!

 

 3.Goat milk and almond:

Leche de cabra y almendra

You want to see yourself and feel just like Cleopatra, you are not the only one! This is one of the most popular soap formulas, as it is associated with the great queen of Egyptian beauty. Now you can enjoy the exquisite aroma of almonds and the wonderful properties of milk in a convenient bar of soap. and without having to milk the goata) 

 

Benefits of goat milk and almond soap:

  • Hydrates the skin due to the fat content of the milk.
  • Rich in essential vitamins like A, D and B6 easily absorbed by the skin.
  • Softens dry and damaged skin
  • It can help conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
  • Decrease inflammation
  • Reduces the effects of aging.

In addition, milk has caprylic-caprylic triglyceride which helps form a barrier on the skin toseal moisture. You will love the feeling of your skin after use.

 

4. Mint:

Menta

How delicious it is to take a bath with a mint soap! It is not only used to refresh the breath, it also refreshes the body when you are tired or for those very hot days.

Peppermint soap benefits:

  • Reduces fat levels in the skin.
  • Refreshing
  • Relieves itching
  • Fights skin allergies
  • Anti-inflammatory

Its rich aroma relieves mental fatigue so you feel clean and refreshed.

 

5. Oatmeal and Honey:

Avena y miel

One of my favorites. I love oatmeal and together with honey they create a delicious aroma. A powerful combination, these legendary ingredients have been used for hundreds of years to not only feed humanity but as skincare ingredients.


Benefits of Oatmeal and Honey soap:

Oats:

  • Eliminate dead cells
  • Gentle exfoliation
  • Controls the production of sebum Oily skinl)
  • Relieves itching

Honey:

  • Deep Hydration
  • Acts as a pore cleanser
  • Add natural shine
  • Decrease inflammation

To theremove impurities of your skin you will feel clean and refreshed.

 

6. Coco:

Coconut is the ingredient of the Caribbean! From coconut water to sweets, textiles and much more it is a multifaceted ingredient with a sweet and refreshing aroma. Coconut is loved for its multiplicity of beneficial properties for health. According to coconut lovers there is nothing that coconut can't fix except your bank account and maybe it can!!)


Coconut soap benefits:

  • Antibacterial and antiviral.
  • Retains moisture from the skin
  • Removes dirt particles.
  • Coconut oil is a gentle and complete cleanser.
  • Aids in exfoliation and easily seeps through follicles, removing sebumo
  • Vitamin E and omega-3 provide deep hydration
  • Ideal for dry skin.

Coconut can helpprevent and remove wrinkles Due to its antioxidant content that helps fight cell damage caused by free radicals.

 

7. Cinnamon:

Cinnamon is not used only in cooking! If it is true that cinnamon brings to mind the coquito and the desserts of the Christmas season, it is an amazing ingredient with many benefits for the skin. Your beauty routine can change when you know the benefits of this aromatic spice.

Cinnamon soap benefits:

  • Useful for oily or combination skin.
  • It improves circulation.
  • Exfoliates the skin.
  • Light up the complexion
  • Antiseptic(anti microbes - Helps prevent infection.)
  • Anti-inflammatory

Toolightens scarsmaking it an ideal soap for the body.

 

8. Chocolate:

Cacao

¿Who does not crave a chocolate from time to time? Chocolate is obtained by mixing sugar with butter and cocoa beans and besides being delicious it has many health benefits. Cocoa butter is wonderful for the skin and is the ingredient used in chocolate soaps. Aside from helping you relax after a long day, a bath with chocolate soap can add a lot to your skin..

Chocolate soap benefits:

  • Deep hydration.
  • Reduces inflammation of the skin.
  • Softens the skin.
  • Helps reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks.
  • Antioxidant properties.
  • Repairs skin cells.

Too Reduces the signs of aging promoting the formation of collagen.

 

9. Activated Carbon:

Carbon Activado

Activated carbon is the result of a slow combustion of plant material, generally coconut shell or wood, among others, creating as a result a very porous and absorbent surface that has been used for health purposes since before Christ. Literallye)


Benefits of Activated Carbon Soap or Black Soap:”:

  • Detoxifying effect
  • Controls excess oil sebum on the skinl)
  • Perfect for oily and combination skin
  • Brings light
  • Pore size decreases
  • Antiseptic(anti microbes - Helps prevent infection.)

Its qualities make it ideal forcombat acne and pimples since it removes impurities from the skin.

 

10. Collagen:

Colageno

Collagen is a protein that is essentially responsible for keeping connective tissue together, bone, skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments, etc. Basically it is what does not allow us to fall into songs. Which makes it extremely important especially for us women. Collagen is the closest thing we have to the fountain of youth so collagen soap is essential in your beauty regimen.

Collagen soap benefits:

  • Softens expression lines
  • Anti-aging effect
  • Hydrates and minimizes pores
  • Renew and repair skin cells
  • Ideal for sensitive skin
  • Strengthens connective tissue
  • Gives firmness and elasticity to the skin

Recommended for use on the face sincetreats scars and blemishes on the skinpromoting a younger appearance.


11. Lavender:

Lavanda

If you want to relax and slow down, there is nothing better than enjoying the unique aroma of lavender. But in addition to being a good tranquilizer, lavender has great benefits for the skin.


Lavender benefits:

  • Relaxing effect
  • Soothes itching
  • Revitalizes the skin
  • Antiseptic(anti microbes - Helps prevent infection.)
  • Deep cleaning
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Relieves stress and headaches

A bath with lavender soap will help yourelax your mind and go to sleep quietly.


12. Melaleuca Tea Tree:):

Teatree Oil

The leaves of the tea tree or melaleuca are used to make a very powerful essential oil with many beneficial properties for the skin. If you have never heard of this plant, read on to know its benefits.

  • Relieves skin conditions like itching and irritation
  • Anti Microbe Antiseptic - Helps prevent infection..)
  • Antifungal prevents the growth of some types of fungis)
  • Antibiotic destroys microorganisms, especially bacterias)
  • Healing in general

It is also an excellent option fortreat acne thanks to its healing properties.

 

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If you have reached the end Thank you!these are 12 Handmade Soaps and their benefits I hope you have liked this information and is helpful in choosing the ideal soap for you. Handmade Soaps are the best option for your skin because they are made by hand with fresh ingredients and without abrasive chemicals,I love them and I use them a lot!🛁  

Remember that you can use different soaps for the face and body. If you have not read it yet, I invite you to know the7 Benefits of artisan bar soap in which I compare natural bar soap vs. commercial soap. Also pYou can see our variety of soaps by clickinghere.

I would love to hear from you and what soap is ideal for your skin! You use them daily How do you incorporate them into your beauty routine Leave me a comment to chat!r!

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1 comment

  • Excelente información.
    Gracias 👍😊

    Charitza

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