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FAQ

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN REAL HANDCRAFTED SOAP

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHY IS HANDCRAFTED SOAP BETTER THAN COMMERCIAL SOAP?

MANY COMMERCIALS SOAPS ARE NOT SOAPS AT ALL , BUT DETERGENTS WHICH STRIP AWAY NATURAL OILS FROM THE SKIN. THEY CAN BE DRYING TO THE SKIN.

WHAT I GLYCERIN?

GLYCERIN IS A BY-PRODUCT OF THE SOAP MAKING PROCESS. THE OILS AND LYE NOT ONLY CREATE SOAP BUT, THEY ALSO CREATE GLYCERIN. HANDCRAFTED SOAPS RETAIN THIS GLYCERIN. COMMERCIAL SOAPS NEARLY ALWAYS REMOVE THIS GLYCERIN FOR IT HAS TREMENDOUS VALUE AS A COMPONENT FOR MAKING COSMETICS.

WHAT DOES GLYCERIN DO?

GLYCERIN IS A HUMECTANT-IT ATTRACTS AND RETAINS MOISTURE.IF ANY GLYCERIN IS LEFT ON THE SKIN, IT WILL ACT AS A MOISTURIZE.

WHAT IS THE PH OF REAL HANDCRAFTED SOAP?

OUR FORMULAS DO NOT CONTAIN PRESERVATIVES OR PH LOWERING AGENTS. THE NATURAL ALKALINITY OF THE SOAP MAKING PROCESS AT A PH OF 9-10 KEEPS BACTERIA FROM GROWING IN HANDCRAFTED SOAP. SOAPS WITH A LOWER PH ENCOURAGES BACTERIA AND MOLD. TOXIC PRESERVATIVES WOULD BE REQUIRED TO PREVENT THIS FROM OCCURRING, CORRUPTING THE BASIC INGREDIENTS OF NATURAL SOAP.

KEEP SOAP OUT OF EYE AREA.

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR SOAP.

ALLOW YOUR SOAP TO DRY BETWEEN USES. DO NOT LET THEM SIT IN WATER. A WELL DRAINING SOAP DISH IS RECOMMENDED. IF ANY SOAP IS ALLOWED TO REMAIN WET CONSTANTLY, IT WILL QUICKLY DISSOLVE.

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