Living Libations Clarifying Clay Soap is a botanical bar soap crafted with French green clay, one of the most absorbent and detoxifying elements in nature. This gentle, cleansing clay is mixed with the finest essences for a botanical bouquet that is balancing, clarifying, and soothing.
French green clay, also known as sea clay, is a natural-occurring element captured from quarries in France. It is highly absorbent and has the ability to draw toxins and impurities like a magnet. French green clay gets its lovely green hue ancient iron oxides and decomposed, organic plant matter.
The clay is swirled into soap with cacao butter, golden jojoba, and virgin coconut oil to drench the skin in marvelous amounts of moisture. Saponified olive oil works with the clay to open the pores so toxins can be flushed from the skin. Yarrow and rosemary stimulate the lymph and circulatory systems while clarifying and rejuvenating the skin. Eucalyptus, cypress, and laurel balance fortify delicate skin tissues against damage.
Living Libations botanical bar soaps are particularly handy for the hygienic yet gentle cleansing of pits and privates. The essential oils in our soaps potently modulate the millions of microbes that live in these warm, moist, and dark areas so that our friendly flora stays friendly and pathogens are sent packing. Commercial bars soaps are microbial mismanagers; they contain harsh ingredients that disrupt the structure of the skin, which razes the skin's microbiome and causes dryness, irritation, and inflammation.
French Green Clay (Montmorillonite) -French Green Clay is extracted from natural clay deposits in France. This incredibly absorbent, mineral-rich clay gets its glorious green hue from ancient iron oxides and generations of vitamin-rich decomposed plant matter. It is one of the most absorbent clays from in nature and draws toxins and impurities from the body.
Cacao Butter (Theobroma cacao) -Our certified-raw, organic, heirloom cacao butter is as beneficial as it is delectable. Sweet, buttery cacao infuses every inch of skin with protective antioxidants and smoothing moisture.
Golden Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia chinensis) -Glorious, golden jojoba is packed with peptides and lipids to nourish and condition thirsty skin. This oil contains the highest levels of phenolic compounds found in nature as well as antioxidants and all soluble forms of vitamin E. The result is an unparalleled ability to moisturize the skin, balance oil production, and create long-lasting conditioning effects that soften skin.
Saponified Olive Oil (Olea europaea) - Saponified olive oil captures all of the nourishing, moisturizing properties of olive oil while enhancing the oil's ability to clean the skin, hair, and scalp. Saponification is a chemical reaction that occurs when the oil is treated with a highly alkaline solution. Fats are hydrolyzed before combining with alkali to form natural glycerin, a softening agent. This creates soap with a very low pH. Saponified olive oil is said to increase skin's porousness to help the skin to release toxins and absorb key nutrients.
Virgin Coconut Oil (Cocos nucifera) - Our pure, virgin coconut oil melts endlessly into the skin, offering magnificent moisture and lasting elasticity. It smooths fine lines, eases wrinkles, and protects skin from the damaging impact of free radicals.
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) essential oil -Yarrow oil is balancing and conditioning, and it is especially good at fading the appearance of scars, healing wounds, reducing the appearance of spider veins, and stimulating circulation from head to toe.
Rosemary (Rosemarinus officinalis verbenone) essential oil -Ravishing rosemary promises a stimulating, clarifying path to renewed skin. It has lymph-stimulating properties and is powerfully antiseptic. It is often used to clarify, refresh, and rejuvenate skin cells.
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) essential oil -Eucalyptus is a camphorous, clarifying oil that is anti-microbial and used to stimulate circulation. Indigenous Australians have used eucalyptus as an anti-infection agent for hundreds of years.
Cypress (Cypress sempervirens) essential oil -Cypress is a strengthening, fortifying essence used to lift the spirits and prevent skin infections. It is an ancient remedy for grief and depression.
Laurel (Laurus nobilis) essential oil -Laurel is captured from the invincible laurel tree that begins to regenerate itself immediately after being cut down. These incredible restorative properties help to transform the skin by soothing burns, healing infections, reducing inflammation, and speeding cellular regeneration.
Clarifying Clay botanical bar soap is perfect for a hand and nail scrub and for gently washing arm pits and private areas that require extra attention. (We recommend Best Skin Ever as a better option for the face and body.)