When it comes to hygiene and home care, the products you may think you need to get the job done can really add up. But what if you could replace many of those items with just one that also happens to be safe and natural? If you haven't tried castile soap before, we're here to introduce you to your new favorite personal and home care product.
We have five reasons you'll love it:
Reason No. 1
: Natural Ingredients
Traditionally, castile soap was made with olive oil. While olive oil is still used, the list of vegetable oils used as a base for the soap has expanded to include coconut oil, palm oil, jojoba oil and hemp oil. This oil is combined with lye (sodium hydroxide) to react and create soap. Lastly, essential oils
from plants are added for their cleansing properties as well as scent. Essential oils kill bacteria and germs and, when used topically, can have a host of other benefits, which we'll explain in a bit. Whenever possible, organic ingredients are used, making this product sustainable, as well.
Reason No. 2: Gentle and Safe
Because no harsh chemicals are added, castile soap isn't drying or stripping. That means it can be used on people, pets and the places they call home. This soap can be used for so many different things . . . which we'll get to now.
Reason No. 3: Versatility
The production and use of castile soap goes back centuries to a region of Spain known as castile. The soap's versatility is why so many generations have turned to this natural product. Castile soap can be used in several ways, including as a body wash, shampoo, laundry detergent, dish soap, vegetable wash and floor cleaner.
Reason No. 4: Economical
Made with simple yet versatile ingredients, castile soap can replace many of the items you already have in your home, saving you some major bucks down the line. Available in bar form as well as liquid, you can find the formulation that allows you to get the most uses out of it and gradually eliminate the other products from your home over time.
Reason No. 5
Vegetable oils and essential oils from herbs and other plants can have amazing effects on the hair and skin. Tea tree oil
has anti-inflammatory benefits for acne
sufferers while peppermint oil
can help calm an upset stomach when inhaled. Fatty oils like olive and coconut remove dirt while adding moisture for smoother, more hydrated skin and strong, shiny hair. Castile soap makes a great option for anyone who is working out and taking multiple showers a day. When it comes to your home surfaces, castile soap won't strip finishes or leave stains and residue behind.
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