Now that you have purchased your new soap, how are you going to take care of your new soaps. Well our handmade soaps are in their natural state. I do not add any preservatives or synthetic hardeners. When our loafs is cut into bars, they are placed on a drying rack for a minimum of 4-6 weeks. During this time they are going through the "drying" stage to harden the bar. If you use your soap with special care, they will live a long life and serve you well.
Here are some tips: 1. Keep your handmade soaps from drowning in the pool of water. 2 Always use a soap dish that drains your soaps very well. ( I use a steel or wooden soap dish that is vented for good drainage between soaps) 3. Give your handmade soap plenty of air between uses. 4. Using a color bath of natural loofa will extend the life of your soaps 5. You can use up every last sliver of your soap by using a soap sock or bag 6. Store your unsued soap in a dry cool place such as a linen closet or lingerie drawer And last but not least, please enjoy your handmade soaps and if you ever run out of soap, you know where to find us. www.pegasussoaps.com www.pegasussoaps.etsy.com www.pegasussoaps.thecraftstar.com
Beauty and skincare go hand in hand. The
skin on your face, especially around the eyes, is incredibly delicate. It is
important to nurture this sensitive skin with specialty products designed for
these unique areas. Consider including our handmade facial care products such
as our mineral masks, cleansing washes, creams and other great butters for your
skin care needs.
Butters helps aid in
soothing skin irritations. The emollient and moisturizing properties of some
butters can be effective in soothing and combating dry and flaking skin.
Butters are incorporated our skincare
line, such as lotions and creams as well as balms. We blend them into our lip
care recipes and create products to combat chapped, dry lips. Natural butters
such as Shea Butter and Cocoa Butter pair well with various oils to create
moisturizing soaps.. Here are some popular butters that we incorporate in our facial,
skincare and soaps, collections:
Used Shea Butter- Shea
Butter has shown to be a superb moisturizer, with exceptional healing
properties for the skin. Vitamin A in Shea Butter is important for improving a
number of skins conditions, including blemishes wrinkles, eczema, and
dermatitis. Additionally, Premium Shea Butter cream has properties to treat
skin allergies, insect bites, sunburns, frostbites, and a number of other
conditions of the skin. Shea Butter’s unparalleled moisturizing property is due
to several natural moisturizers present in the cream.
Cocoa Butter - Great for
combating dry skin. The smooth texture and sweet fragrance make it the perfect
ingredient for cosmetic or skincare products. Although cocoa butter is great
for dry to combination skin, its emollient properties may not be the best for
oily skin types.
Jojoba Butter - Soft butter that
is thought to aid in the treatment of eczema and psoriasis. Blend into lotions
Kokum Butter - Considered to be
a healing agent for skin irritations. This butter can be incorporated into acne products
and skin tonics. Great for all skin
treats dry skin. Heals skin rash. Heals skin peeling, after
tanning. Clears blemishes and wrinkles. Relieves itching
skin. Heals sunburn. Shaving cream for a smooth shave.
Treats small skin wounds and skin cracks. Moisturizes and smooths
tough or rough skin. Fights frost bite. Prevents stretch marks
during pregnancy. Relieves insect bites. Promotes healthy
rejuvenated skin. Heals muscle fatigue, aches and tension. Relieves
skin allergies such as poison ivy or poison oak. Treats eczema and
dermatitis. Fights off fine lines and wrinkles
Sweet Almond Oil- naturally high in vitamins A,
Olive Oil -full of antioxidants such as vitamins A and E,
polyphenols, and phytosterols. These antioxidants help neutralize the free
radicals that cause skin damage.
Oil - safe solution for preventing dryness and flaking
of skin. It also delays wrinkles, and sagging of skin which normally become
prominent with age. Coconut oil also helps in treating various skin problems
including psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema
and other skin infections.
Essential Oils pure essential oils can be extremely nourishing and balancing for
the skin. Each essential oil has unique properties that could be beneficial to
all ages and skin types. Several essential oils offer moisturizing benefits
without the feeling of greasiness on the skin. These benefits along with
antibacterial properties may be the perfect combination for those with acne prone
skin types. For aging skin, various essential oils may aid in rejuvenating the
skin and smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. Essential oils can be a practical
addition to your skincare formula. We incorporate them into your
handmade skincare products such as facial soaps or facial moisturizers. Some essential oils in our skin care collections:
Tea Tree Oil - Thought to be
beneficial for acne prone skin types. Its antibacterial properties keep
sensitive skin clean by fighting acne-causing agents.
Orange Oil - Thought to help
with acne and dermatitis while keeping a smooth and healthy complexion.
Oil -inhibits the bacteria that
cause the initial infection, helps to regulate some of the over-excretion of
sebum by hormonal manipulation, and can reduce the signs of scarring after the
acne has begun to heal. Adding a small amount of lavender essential oil to
other skin creams or ointments can greatly increase the potential for relief
Fragrant Facials - When buying
skincare products, soap, or cosmetics - fragrance is always an important factor
to our customers. Our facial and skincare products with butter and oils are
formulated with essential oil and skin safe fragrances combinations that are
subtle. Many prefer a mild scented product for their face and we only had a
small amount of essential oils and fragrances to the facial line. While there
are others that prefer a more fragrant scented lotion, body sprays and soaps. Some
of our customers may prefer unscented
products, which we will accommodate with special request or make unscented
items available to purchase. Many with sensitive skin may opt for a fragrance
free option to avoid skin irritation. We encourage our customers to institute a
daily regimen to nourish and moisturize their delicate facial skin We try to accommodate
all of our customers needs by allowing them to select the type offragrance or essential oils they want vs
selecting the choice given to them by having these items readily available to
purchase.We add your choice of
fragrances and essential oils to your products at the time of your order to ensure
quality fresh products at the time of your order and not shelf sitting items
waiting to be bought.