Commercially available "soap" is just that, it's soap in name only. Frequently we see their advertisements touting their various benefits, but what it boils down to, is that most store-bought soap is just a chemical cocktail full of synthetic ingredients and detergents that are just plain bad for your skin.
You may even think that the "natural" craze is just a fad, but trends have proven that, as a society, we yearn for healthier, friendlier, safer products.
Here are just some of the reasons to switch or continue to use natural soap in your hygiene regimen!
GLYCERINE - It sounds like the name of a scary chemical, but it's actually one of the most natural parts of the soapmaking process. It is standard practice in the production of commercial soap to remove Glycerine, which is a natural byproduct of the saponification process. Glycerine is an emollient that moisturizes and maintains your skin health. Natural handmade soaps maintain their Glycerine content, leaving you with smooth, happy, and healthy skin!
FRAGRANCES - Commercial soaps contain a concoction of synthetic fragrances and dyes that are known to irritate the skin, especially for people suffering from Eczema or other skin conditions. Handmade soaps, like Brookstone Soaps, use natural fragrances from essential oils, and we even have fragrance-free soaps for use with especially troubling Eczema cases.
INGREDIENTS - Handmade natural soaps are typically made with oils and butters that are rich in vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants that are essential to healthy and happy skin. Brookstone Soaps started as a way to provide their daughter with soap that didn't irritate her skin condition, and we've received many emails and messages from people all over the country who are glad to have finally found a soap that works for them, helping with the dryness, itchiness and irritation that comes with conditions like Eczema, Psoriasis, and Acne.
DIVERSITY - For those who like a little "spice" in their skin care regimen, where else can you find such a diverse range of scents and varieties in soap? Certainly not in your local big box store! Brookstone Soaps offers over 30 different varieties of soap - whether it's made with Goat's Milk, Coconut Milk, an unscented soap, or even a soap for your pets! Whatever your personal preference is, we're always striving to come up with new ideas and new products.
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