Importance of Soap without Preservatives

If you have decided to make the switch to a healthier and more natural life style, you have become very aware of the poor side effects that additives and chemicals can have on the body. These substances are often in the form of preservatives that are placed in the items in an effort to limit waste.

Preservatives in skin care and cosmetics have been found to cause the skin to dry excessively, produce irritation, flaking, redness, and swelling. Individuals occasionally develop hives and itching as a result of regular use. It has been linked to premature aging and some forms of cancer.

These side effects often cause a person to purchase additional substances to counteract the negative effects that are experienced as a result, like lotions or body butters.

As you make a stronger commitment to living green, you will often find that handmade soap is an excellent alternative to many of the other cleansers available. This form of cleanser offers the ability to limit the amount of harmful preservatives that are found in most commercially made soaps.

Handcrafted soap also offers a wider variety in ingredients that can be selected to produce a desired scent or even address specific skin concerns. When natural preservatives such as vitamin E are not used in the composition of the soap, it is important to use a shrink wrap to maintain the quality of the soap.

The Energizing Scent of Lemongrass

Lemongrass is the perfect scent for when you need an energy boost. It has a very clean, crisp aroma, with a distinct citrusy lemon feel with a touch of botanical grasses. It is praised for its stimulating properties and exotic fragrance. The overall effect is purifying, refreshing, and energizing.

Lemongrass has long been used in traditional medicines, aromatherapy, and even cooking. This slender, aromatic grass is native to the tropical areas of Asia and much of the world's supply is grown in India, Guatemala, Africa, and Sri Lanka. Lemongrass scented candles, oils, and soaps are popular the world over, and for good reasons. With its strong rejuvenating properties and uplifting nature, it helps revitalize the body and mind. The clear, sweet, lemony scent blends well with many other essential oils and aromas like chamomile, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, and patchouli, just to name a few.

With mood enhancing abilities and an invigorating fragrance, lemongrass makes wonderful soaps and body cleansers. The sparkling, fresh scent helps clear the mind and raise energy levels. With botanical, earthy undertones, lemongrass soaps aren't overly sweet or cloying, just clean and refreshing. Washing with lemongrass can be the perfect way to start the day, its aromatic properties helping to wake up the senses and getting you energized for the rest of the day. So lather up for a bright, natural vitality boost.

Many aromatherapy enthusiasts use lemongrass oils when they need a refreshing pick me-
up. After a long, hard day the crisp, citrusy scent of lemongrass can help you fight fatigue, calm rattled nerves, and invigorate the senses. The sweet fragrance has been known to reduce stress related symptoms, uplift ones mood, and help with mental clarity and concentration. It is great for keeping the winter time blues at bay or for when you just want a bright, energizing aroma. 

Buying Handmade Products Locally

There are many wonderful and varied reasons to buy handmade things, and handmade soap is no exception. There is nothing to compare with the value, the purity, the safety, and unparalleled beauty of handmade items. Beautifully handcrafted soap will bring a new appreciation into your life of all things natural.

The handcrafted soap and other items from Made by Elizabeth are made with ingredients that are completely free of harsh chemicals and unhealthy preservatives.

This soap produces a fine creamy lather that is gently cleanses the skin while also moisturizing. They are beautiful and special, just right for you or just right for a thoughtful, one of a kind gift.

Choose from guest soaps a little smaller than four ounces, or from molded or wrapped soaps that are larger that four ounces.  Each bar of soap is unique.

Not only can you purchase this soap online at www.madebyelizabeth, but these products are also available in several boutiques and other stores all across the United States. 

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