Oil properties

Different oils have different properties in soapmaking, depending on their fatty acid compositions. Here's what our ingredients bring to the table - or to the tub.

Avocado oil: conditioning

Castor oil: stabilizes lather - keeps bubbles from popping easily

Coconut oil: makes bubbles; strips away oil and dirt; hardens the bar

Olive oil: conditioning

Palm oil: makes soap last longer; hardens the bar

Shea butter: conditioning; makes soap last longer; hardens the bar