What we Use
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Coconut oil comes from coconuts harvested from the coconut palm tree. Organic refined coconut oil is a soft, creamy white solid oil that melts at around 24C. When used in soap making it helps to create a hard bar with a lovely fluffy lather.
This is a butter extracted from the sheanut which is grown in Africa. We use unrefined, organic shea butter which means it hasn’t undergone any chemical refining processes. When used in soap it provides moisturising and conditioning properties.
This is a thick liquid oil extracted by pressing the seeds of the castor oil plant. It provides a wonderful lather when used in small quantities in soap making.
Pressed from the seeds of the sunflower this oil provides a lovely conditioning lather in soap. It has a light texture, is rich in vitamins A, D and E and contributes towards producing a skin softening moisturising bar.
We only use organic extra virgin oil in our soaps which is pressed from organic olives at low temperatures and without the use of chemical solvents. Olive oil produces lovely conditioning bars of soap and is suitable for all skin types.
This is a ground spice prepared from the dried inner bark of trees in the laurel family. It provides a lovely natural colourant in soap and also a warm and spicy aroma.
Also known as lye or caustic soda this is a fundamental ingredient when producing cold process soaps. When it is mixed with oil it saponifies (becomes soap) and at the end of the soap curing process, which is around 4 weeks, there is none left in the soap bar itself.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Steam distillation of mint leaves produce this refreshing, cooling oil. It provides an unmistakable, sharp scent in soap bars.
Lemon Essential Oil
This oil is a light yellow colour and is cold pressed from the peel of fresh lemons. It brings a zingy, citrus scent to soap bars.
Produced from natural ingredients with no artificial additives, this carbon powder is derived from coconut shells. When used in soap it draws out toxins and impurities from the skin making it suitable for oily skin types.
These small, kidney shaped seeds are harvested from dried seed pods. They provide a gentle yet effective exfoliation in soap bars.
Sea salt is salt that is produced by the evaporation of sea water. It provides a gentle exfoliation and is both moisturising and hydrating to the skin.
Himalayan Pink Salt
Mined at the foothills of the Himalayan mountains in Pakistan, it has a distinctive pink colour due to the high mineral content. It provides a gentle and effective exfoliation when used in soap bars.
French Green Clay
This acts as a natural colourant to soap bars and in addition green clay is known for its absorption properties making it particularly suitable for oily skin.
Pink grapefruit provides a sharp, refreshing, zesty scent and is made by cold pressing the peel of pink grapefruits.
Geranium Essential Oil
Having a lovely floral aroma with citrus top notes, geranium essential oil is steam distilled from the geranium plant.
Lavender Essential Oil
Arguably one of the most popular essential oils with an undoubtedly recognisable scent this oil is produced by the steam distillation of lavender flower heads.
Cedarwood Essential Oil
Light yellow in colour with a balsamic, woody aroma, this essential oil is steam distilled from the wood of the Atlas cedar tree native to Morocco.
Lemongrass Essential Oil
Steam distilled from fresh lemongrass this essential oil has a sweet citrus aroma and is yellow to amber in colour.
This is a combination of red and white clay and helps to draw out impurities and toxins from the skin. It is suitable for oily skin and gives our soap bars a subtle pink hue.
French Red Clay
Providing stunning natural colouring to soap bars, red clay is also drawing and detoxifying. It is suitable for sensitive skin types.
Suitable for those with dry and sensitive skin this clay is generally regarded as being mild and gentle on the skin whilst providing absorption properties. It also provides a subtle whitening of soap bars.
French Yellow Clay
French Yellow clay is generally considered suitable for dry and sensitive skin types and has absorption properties found in clays of this type. When used in soap it also adds a lovely yellow colour.
Brazilian Purple Clay
The colour of this clay comes from minerals in the soil where it is mined in Brazil. It has detoxifying and absorbent properties and is rich in magnesium making it a popular choice for anti-ageing products.
Tea tree essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the tea tree plant. It has a fresh, camphoraceous scent and is pale yellow in colour.
Sweet Orange Essential Oil
With a beautiful, sweet citrus aroma, this is a well-loved essential oil. Made by pressing the peel of fresh oranges it is a popular choice for use in soaps.
May Chang Essential Oil
Also known as litsea cubeba essential oil it is steam distilled from the fruits of the litsea cubeba shrub. It has a crisp, citrus scent and is a member of the Lauraceae family.
Ylany Ylang Essential Oil
Having an exotic, tropical, floral scent this essential oil is clear or golden in colour. It is steam distilled from the flowers of the cananga odorata tree.
Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the patchouli bush. It is dark in colour and relatively thick with a deep, earthy, musky scent.
Made with Love
Every single one of our soaps is vegan friendly. This means that they do not contain any animal ingredients or animal-derived ingredients.
Our soaps are 100% cruelty free. Neither the soaps nor the ingredients have been tested on animals. At Generation Soap we test all of our products on humans only. .
We don’t use any unnatural ingredients or synthetic colours or fragrances in our soap. All of our packaging is recyclable or compostable and completely plastic free.
All soaps are handmade with love from scratch using the highest quality ingredients. We use the cold process method to make the bars and in true handmade fashion, each soap bar is unique.