Colloidal oatmeal is best used applied liberally to the skin, preferably through a long, warm bath. Moms love colloidal oatmeal to cure a diaper rash, and outdoor types know this product because of its helpfulness in the curing of itches caused by poison ivy and other allergens. The colloidal oatmeal also acts as a humectant, providing extra moisture and helping lock beneficial oils into your skin while bathing.
Benefits of Colloidal Oatmeal
Amazing anti-inflammatory benefits to damaged and irritated skin
Humectant draws moisture to the skin and locks in beneficial oil
For dry or damaged sensitive skin, raw honey is one of the best humectants available. The honey draws moisture into the skin, as well as provide anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial effects to prevent further damage, and regular exposure to the pollen in 100% raw honey may help those suffering from seasonal allergies.
Benefits of Honey
Raw honey can boost natural immune support to those with allergies
Anti-oxidants help heal skin from acne and prevent aging damage
Humectant properties draw moisture to skin and lock it in
Goat’s milk in soap helps people with eczema and dry skin with its high vitamin A and selenium content, moisturizing, and healing properties. Cleopatra herself was said to pour the milk of goats into her baths, for an uber luxurious soap that left her skin smooth and glowing.
Benefits of Goats Milk
Helps pockmarks, acne scars, and other skin damage
Proteins, vitamins, and amino acids help rejuvenate skin and provide anti-aging benefits
High in alpha-hydroxy acid as well as anti-oxidants
Yogurt is widely used in soap designed for people with sensitive skin and children, because of it’s gentle yet effective cleansing. There are also many nutrients in yogurt that help keep skin fresh and young.
Benefits of Yogurt
Lactic acid naturally exfoliates for extra smooth skin
High in vitamins and minerals including zinc for cell restoration and healing
Anti-inflammatory benefits that soothe irritated and sensitive skin
Activated charcoal is most commonly used for its acne clearing benefits. Toxins and pollutants rest in pores and on top of the skin- activated charcoal draws those toxins out for you to simply wash down the drain. Even those with sensitive skin are amazed at the purifying benefits of charcoal in their skincare.
Benefits of Activated Charcoal
Helps detoxify skin to clear acne and revitalize damaged cells
Disinfecting properties help prevent future breakouts
Kaolin Clay has moisturizing properties that discourage acne breakouts by helping regulate oils on the skin.
Benefits of Kaolin Clay
Safe colorant for sensitive skin
Aloe Vera is known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-bacterial, and calming properties. It is also used in Ayurvedic medicine for its detoxifying effects on the body. Aloe vera has been used throughout time to purify and soothe tired skin.
Benefits of Aloe Vera
Soothes irritated and damaged skin
Numerous vitamins and minerals that are easily absorbed into the skin
Reduce inflammation, redness, itching, and flaking