Have you ever thought about what you’re washing with? Most consumers wash every day with whatever soap they find at the supermarket, but what they don’t know is that most mass-produced soaps and body washes are made with chemicals that are harsh on the skin. They don’t do much more for your body than simply get the dirt off, and they often dry your skin out in the process.
If you truly want to enjoy the cleanest, healthiest skin possible, you should instead wash with something all-natural. Handmade soaps, like the kind we offer here at Southern Natural, are better for your skin, better for the environment, and make for an all-around more unique, enjoyable washing and bathing experience. This is particularly true of handmade goat’s milk soaps, which provide your skin with even more benefits! Read on to learn why you should go all-natural with handmade soap the next time you wash up.
Handmade Soaps Contain Natural Moisturizers
Natural, handmade soaps are made with natural, organic ingredients, primarily butter (or goat’s milk, in our case) and plant-based oils that are abundant in vitamins, antioxidants, and nutrients that enrich and heal your skin.
One of these beneficial ingredients is glycerin, a natural byproduct that is produced during the soap-making process. Glycerin is particularly great at moisturizing your skin because it contains properties that draw moisture to your skin, hydrating and softening it.You see these benefits the most when using handmade soap while bathing or showering.
Store-bought soaps don’t offer this benefit to your skin, as most are processed to remove the glycerin during production, which is then used to produce separate moisturizing creams and lotions. Because why buy one product that cleans and moisturizes when you could spend more buying two to accomplish the same goals?
Handmade Soaps Are Gentler On Your Skin
Handmade soaps are produced naturally by hand, and while they can cost slightly more than supermarket soaps, you’ll be able to recognize all the ingredients on the label. Handmade soaps are made of ingredients that clean and nourish your skin, such as shea butter, coconut oil, and olive oil. Supermarket soaps, on the other hand, are made of primarily synthetic ingredients that are cheaper for manufacturers to produce at large scale. These synthetic ingredients are often harsh on your skin, and while they may clean your body, they often leave you with drier skin and aggravation of any skin conditions you may have. In simple terms, they’re not good for your body!
Handmade Soaps Are Easier On The Environment
Not only are handmade soaps better for your body than store-bought soaps, but they’re also easier on the environment.. Handmade soaps are produced with natural ingredients, and very little is wasted in the soap-making process. They’re generally sold with very little packaging — as a solid bar of soap, there’s no bottle required! Meanwhile, the plastic bottles and containers of old, used supermarket soaps continue to fill our landfills every year.
Handmade Soaps Are Unique
Finally, the best thing about handmade soaps is that they’re unique! The natural ingredients used in handmade soap vary based on the location and time of year in which they’re produced, making the way each bar feels and lathers completely one-of-a-kind.
To begin enjoying the health and environmental benefits of handmade soap, visit the Southern Natural online store to browse our goat’s milk soaps today! With the creamy, moisturizing properties of goat’s milk and a suite of delightful scents, we’re confident you’ll find a soap you’ll love. Order a bar and experience all-natural hydration today!