Olive Oil (From Spain)
Olive oil is a natural and hypoallergenic way to nourish and moisturize skin. Regular use of soap made with olive oil helps the skin retain moisture, keeps skin supple and smooth which translates into younger looking skin.
Soap with olive oil is great for dry and sensitive skin because olive oil is a fantastic moisturizer.
Olive oil contains high levels of many antioxidants, including Vitamin A and E. The antioxidants stimulate skin cells leading to regrowth and maintenance of healthy firm skin. Using soap made with olive oil helps protect and reverse the damage and wrinkles caused from sun exposure, pollution, smoke and an unhealthy diet.
Olive oil soap will not clog your pores because it is non-greasy, making it great for people who suffer from Acne.
Coconut Oil (From the Philippines)
Best known for adding a luxurious lather and firmness to the soap
Contains important antioxidants that help protect the skin from harmful ultraviolet rays.
Helps prevent skin infections
Coconut oil helps to reduce the appearance of rashes and is especially soothing to dry, red, irritated skin. It also removes dead skin cells, making way for newer, softer skin to emerge. It is an emollient, (exceedingly moisturizing as it literally attracts water out of the air and draws it to the skin)
Organic Shea Butter (From South Africa)
Extracted from the nuts of the Karite tree
Naturally refined to maintain vitamins and nutrients
When it comes to deep skin moisturizing, nothing does it better than shea butter. Extreme moisturizer that leaves skin silky velvety soft. It also helps to restore the natural elasticity of the skin which in turn helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles. The most important benefit is shea butter is perfect for people with extra dry skin. It has been proven to be useful treating skin ailments like psoriasis and eczema.
Offers natural sun protection to your skin and hair.
Soybean Oil (From USA)
Bursting with specific antioxidants Vitamin E and Vitamin B which are key in helping to restore the natural radiance and beauty of healthy skin. Vitamin E and Vitamin B complexes are also instrumental in helping to control and
prevent the development and appearance of wrinkles.
Full of fatty acids key in maintain and restoring your skin’s health and balance.
Helps control and restore an even skin tone
Corn Oil (From USA)
As stated in the 2007 research article published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, linoleic acid was found to “lower likelihood of senile dryness” and to be associated with “better skin skin-aging appearance” among middle-aged American women.
Rich in linoleic acid
Contains beneficial amounts Vitamin E
Is a rich moisturizer and a natural antioxidant
Used to sooth dry skin
Lye (sodium hydroxide)
Also known as caustic soda, Lye is essential in making natural soap. It is what breaks down the fats or oils, creating the chemical reaction (saponification) so that they can cling to dirt and clean whatever is being washed. It is during the saponification process when the lye interacts with the oils that soap and glycerin is created.
All caustic qualities of the lye are removed during the saponification process.
Is used to dissolve the lye.
Too much water will result in a soap that shrinks when the finished bars are dried
Natural Exfoliates Utilized
And ground coffee.
Types of Fornya Soap
All Fornya Premium Handmade Soaps start as unscented soap, without essential oils, fragrances, exfoliates or colorants. It seems only fitting that the first soap we list is:
Fornya Essential Oil Soap
Fornya offers three essential oil soaps without exfoliates or colorants. Essential oil fragrances include:
Fragrances, Exfoliates & Colorants
Fornya Premium handmade Soaps utilize only skin-safe approved fragrances & colorants. Fragrances are added at 2% or less of weight and colorant percentages are less than .01 of a percent. Fragrances and exfoliators have been added to meet consumer response. Available fragrances include:
Cool Fresh Aloe
Oatmeal, Milk & Honey
Peach Tea Scrub
Red Apple Tango
Red Sky Scrub