Love would be the primary ingredient. Even though it might sound cheesy (I agree), it doesn’t make it less true. Love and dedication to our products are in every step. From the first moment of conceptualizing a new idea, to extensive hours of research, to then finally making the physical product.
Every ingredient is extensively researched, studied and incorporated into a formula to give specific benefits to your skin.
Here is what you will find in Moon Kissed handmade soap bars:
Avocado Oil is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins A, D, and E. in addition to vitamin E, avocado oil contains potassium, lecithin, and many other nutrients that can nourish and moisturize the skin. It also contains sterolins, which are natural steroids. These natural steroids may be effective in boosting collagen production and in treating age spots.
Babassu oil can reduce the symptoms of a variety of scalp irritations, due to the anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also filled with antioxidants which help to restore lost elasticity and strength to hair and moisturizes the scalp. It is the perfect oil for treating damaged and brittle hair. It is an excellent oil in the case of skin problems such as psoriasis, eczema, rosacea or even acne. Because babassu oil absorbs into the skin much more rapidly, without leaving behind an oily residue, it helps in treating these skin conditions faster, without making them any worse!
Castor Oil is one of the best things you can do for promoting hair growth and controlling hair loss. It can give you thicker and even longer hair as it contains ricinoleic acid and omega-6 essential fatty acids that improve blood circulation to the scalp, encouraging hair growth. Castor oil also has natural antibacterial, antifungal properties which makes it a great addition to any soap!
Cocoa Butter (Unrefined Organic) Cocoa Butter works to soothe dry, sensitive skin while reducing and preventing the appearance of scars and unwanted marks. It is believed to have photoprotective properties that protect against harmful UV radiation. Used in hair, Cocoa Butter moisturizes strands to make them more manageable. While repairing damage, it replenishes naturally-occurring oils, adds volume and shine, boosts strength and resilience, increases thickness, and reduces frizz. Cocoa Butter works as an anti-inflammatory moisturizer that offers relief to skin afflicted with swelling, irritation, and redness.
Coconut oil contains 2 chemicals that are known to have a broad spectrum of anti-microbial activity against virus, bacterial, and fungal infections, they are lauric acid and capric acid. Coconut oil also contains high levels of Vitamin K and E which are powerful antioxidants to help prevent skin damage. It is wonderful for dry, itchy and sensitive skin, can stimulate hair growth by getting deep into its follicles, promote scalp health by fighting against problems such as insect bites, lice, and dandruff. It also moisturizes dry hair, adds luster, shine and softness to hair while preventing breakage and split ends.
Jojoba oil so similar to human sebum can help balance oil production. It’s easily absorbed, won't clog pores, and leaves the skin feeling soft and supple. Jojoba is particularly good for dry, damaged hair, hair with split ends that is prone to tangling and damage.
Mango butter protects skin from sun damage and is very versatile with a range of wonderful qualities. It has the ability to hydrate skin for long periods of time, lightening of age and sun damage spots, tightening skin and it may help with eczema, rashes, irritations and generally, bringing back a healthy tone to the skin.
Olive Oil is high in oleic acid, a good skin cell regenerator and attracts external moisture directly to the skin. The fatty acids that olive oil is made up of will also coat the shaft of your hair, helping to keep it healthy and protected.
Palm Oil contains the hard to find tocotrienols, which are members of the vitamin E family. Palm oil contains lipids and saturated fats that feed the hair shaft, eliminating dryness. It helps remove oil and dirt from hair and skin and contains a refatting agent that helps restore natural oils to hair and skin.
Rice Bran Oil is a wonderful deep-moisturizing agent. This is due to its combination of vitamin E and fatty acids, which penetrates deep into skin to hydrate. The natural vitamin E plus vitamin B help firm and tighten your look, maintaining hydration, which helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Shea Butter strengthens your skin by stimulating the production of collagen, it helps make your skin more supple, vibrant, nourished and radiant. Shea butter also soothes dry, itchy and irritated scalps without clogging pores, so hair can grow without any hinderances.
Sunflower oil is packed with high levels of Vitamin E and helps reduce bacteria which contributes to dry scalp. It also acts as a natural moisturizer and reduces the occurrence of thinning hair. How? Because it helps lock moisture in the hair shaft, and it also contains Oleic Acid, another name for Omega 9, known to be one of the essential acids that are needed to stop breakage and stimulate healthy hair growth.
Safflower oil: It is a natural anti-inflammatory agent, increasing cell membrane integrity – this means that it protects the skin against toxins and bacteria in the air, preventing acne and soothing skin concerns such as eczema and psoriasis.
To impart a wonderful scent to our soaps we only use a wide range of organic essential oils.