Ingredient Glossary

Common name | INCI name (scientific)

    CANDELILLA WAX | Euphorbia Cerifer

    • Candelilla plant grown in the semi-arid regions of northern Mexico and the southwestern part of the United States. It is a natural vegetable wax that provides texture, stiffness and has moisturizing properties.
    • Found In: Hydrating Lip Balms, Body Butters

    CASTOR OIL | Ricinus Communis

    • Originates from the seeds of the ricinus communis plant (Africa and Asia). Castor oil is nourishing, deeply moisturizing, rich in fatty acid: ricinoleic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, soothes dry skin
    • Found In: Bar SoapsHydrating Lip Balms


    • Each clay originates from different types of rocks and have unique mineral composition, allowing them to have different absorption properties. Known to cleanse away dirt, help absorb excess oil from the skin and add silkiness. Natural shades of green, red, pink, orange, yellow, black and purple.
    • Found In: Bar Soaps

    COCOA BUTTER | Theobroma Cacao

    • This butter is the fat derived from the cacao beans. This is the same butter that makes chocolate so creamy delicious! Cocoa butter is high in antioxidants, can help with stretch marks and scars, moisturizing, can soothe irritation.
    • Found In: Bar SoapsHydrating Lip BalmsBody Butters

    COCONUT OIL | Sodium Cocoate

    • Originates from seeds of the coconut tree primarily cultivated from Southeast Asia and the Philippines. Coconut oil is moisturizing, rich in vitamins B, C + E, can reduce inflammation, known to have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.
    • Found In: Bar SoapsHydrating Lip BalmsBody Butters

      GRAPESEED OIL | Vitis Vinifera

      • Originates from grape seeds (byproduct of wine making). This is oil is gentle, moisturizing, rich in fatty acid: linoleic, can reduce skin inflammation and high in antioxidants .
      • Found In: Bar Soaps

      JOJOBA OIL | Simmondsia Chinensis

      • Jojoba oil is actually a liquid wax ester that originates from Jojoba seeds. It has excellent hydrating and moisturizing properties, rich in fatty acids and vitamins B + E. It's a fast-absorbing yet long-lasting emollient that soothes and softens your skin.
      • Found In: Body Butters

        LYE | Sodium Hydroxide

        • Essential ingredient for cold process soap. The basic soap recipe consists of fat (oils/butters) + strong base (sodium hydroxide) + water. When all ingredients are combined, saponification (chemical reaction for making soap) occurs and soap is created. 
        • Found In: Bar Soaps

            OLIVE OIL | Sodium Olivate

            • Originates from crushed olives. Olive oil is moisturizing, gentle, rich in vitamins A + E, known to sooth dry skin conditions, rich in antioxidants, best for all skin types.
            • Found In: Bar Soaps

            PHYTOCYDE ELDERBERRY | Sambucus Nigra Fruit Extract

            • Natural preservative that contains elderberries that has both antimicrobial and cosmetic benefits. Rich in antioxidants, helps protect your skin from free radicals and has anti-aging skin properties.
            • Found In: Body Butters

            POMEGRANATE STEROLS | Punica Granatum

            • Originates from pomegranates, this sterol is a replacement for petrolatum, or animal derived materials like lanolin. It provides powerful hydration and antioxidant properties.
            • Found In: Hydrating Lip Balms

            ROSEHIP SEED OIL | Rosa Canina

            • Harvested from the seeds of rose bushes, this oil is pressed from the fruit and seeds of the rose plant, not rose petals like rosehip oil. It contains hydrating properties, can reduce skin inflammation and brighten the skin.
            • Found In: Body Butters

              SHEA BUTTER | Butyrospermum Parkii 

              • Originates from the nut of the karite tree native to Africa. Shea butter is high concentration of vitamins A + E, rich in fatty acids: linoleic, palmitic, stearic, oleic, heals and protects sensitive skin, properties for softening skin, deeply moisturizing and can reduce skin inflammation.
              • Found In: Bar SoapsBody Butters

                VITAMIN E OIL | Tocopherol 

                • Fat soluble vitamin that is synthesized by plants. This antioxidant has many benefits for the skin: Hydrates, softens and strengthens the skin, known to protect your skin from environmental stressors and toxins and known to minimize signs of aging -  boosting that youthful glow.
                • Found In: Hydrating Lip BalmsBody Butters

                WATER | Aqua

                • Water is used as a carrier to help dissolve the sodium hydroxide and allow it to chemically interact with the oils when combined. After saponification occurs and soap making is completed, it cures. It's during this process that some of the water used will evaporate. This creates a harder, long lasting bar.
                • Found In: Bar Soaps