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Reasons to switch to natural handmade soap

What is an all-natural soap?

All-natural handmade soap is made with ingredients that are naturally derived. This means that there are no harsh chemicals or synthetic substances in the soap. The ingredients are usually plant-based and include essential oils, herbs, and clays. All-natural soaps are typically more gentle on the skin and oftentimes do not contain harmful chemicals.

Reasons to switch to natural handmade soap.

Have you ever considered using natural handmade soap instead of conventional store-bought soap? There are many benefits to using this type of soap. This blog post will discuss some of the top 10 reasons you should switch to natural handmade soap. Keep reading to learn more!

  1. Health benefits of natural handmade soap

When you make homemade soap, you can choose a mixture of oils that helps your skin type and condition.

For example, if you have dry or sensitive skin, you can use a mixture of olive oil and castor oil. Olive oil is moisturizing, and castor oil has anti-inflammatory properties. If your skin is oily, you can use a mixture that contains mainly very cleansing coconut oil.

However, suppose your skin feels greasy after using soap. In that case, you can use a mixture mainly containing sweet almond oil or grapeseed oil, and mixing castor oil with coconut oil results in very cleansing soap, great for oily skin.

  1. You can make it what you want

As you might know, there are a lot of companies out there selling soap. However, they don’t have a wide variety of scents, colours, or shapes. This is because every batch takes a lot of time to make and it’s very expensive too.

Handmade soap actually gives you a lot of freedom to make it as you want. You can choose the shape, color, and scent. You can even add natural ingredients such as lavender, green tea, or oatmeal powder for extra nourishment.

  1. Handmade soap is very mild

If you have soft skin, you should give handmade soap a try. The composition of homemade soap is entirely natural, and it’s very mild. Mainly if you use coconut oil or castor oil, you can also try adding extra oils that are very nourishing (such as olive oil, grape seed oil, sweet almond oil) to the mixture.

  1. It’s more economical than commercial soap

If you want to save money, handmade soap is perfect for you. You’ll save a lot of money if you stop buying commercial soaps. You can also save some extra bucks by using old clothes or rags to wash your dishes.

Homemade soap is cheaper than store-bought soaps because you don’t have to buy a base. You can choose a mixture of oils you have at home, and the soap-making process is also not complicated.

  1. It’s eco-friendly

Handmade soap is friendly not only to your skin but also to the environment. Commercial soaps contain many ingredients that aren’t good for our planet. This is why many companies are trying to create eco-friendly soaps, but this doesn’t mean all commercial soaps are free of chemicals.

Homemade soap contains primarily natural ingredients, which are excellent for the environment. Also, it doesn’t take a lot of energy to make homemade soap.

  1. Natural Ingredients

Handmade soap can be made with natural ingredients like lavender. Lavender is very popular because it has calming properties, relieves stress, and makes you feel more relaxed. You can also make soap with tea tree oil. Tea tree oil is good for skin health because it helps control acne, eczema, and dry skin.

  1. It’s easy to make

To make homemade soap, you just have to follow some simple steps. You don’t need a lot of time or skills to make it. You have to follow the steps carefully and adequately.

  1. There are no harsh chemicals in homemade soap

Commercial soaps contain harsh chemicals on the skin, are harmful to the environment, and even cause cancer. Making your soap at home ensures that you use safe ingredients, free of harsh chemicals.

  1. It makes you feel more relaxed

Handmade soap can help you relax and soothe the tension in your muscles. That’s because it contains natural oils such as lavender or tea tree oil. Both ingredients have calming properties, and they trigger a feeling of relaxation.

When we’re stressed, we release cortisol and adrenaline, which are terrible for our health and trigger stress-related diseases such as depression, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

However, the natural oils in handmade soap can help by slowing down the release of these hormones, giving you a sense of well-being.

Making soap at home is very therapeutic in itself. It takes patience, but it’s a great way to relax and distract yourself from the outside world for a few hours.

  1. You can make different types of soaps for your whole family

Handmade soap is excellent for the whole family. You can make different types of soap for each member, depending on their needs. For example, you can make a block of soap with lavender oil for relaxation, tea tree oil for skin health, or eucalyptus oil to help with congestion. You can choose the perfect mixtures for each skin type, so everyone in your family can use handmade soap on their skin.

Conclusion: There are many reasons for switching to handmade soap. Not only does it use all-natural ingredients, but you can also make it as mild or harsh as your skin requires by adjusting the oils in the mixture. Handmade soap will not cause any harm to the environment and is much more economical than commercial soaps; homemade soap costs significantly less because there’s no need for a base. Lastly, making your soap at home provides an excellent opportunity for relaxation through therapeutic crafting!