Tag: handmade soap

The Allure of Bath Bombs: History, Benefits, and Ingredients

At Yarra Naturals we love love love working on new bath bombs. Check out our range on our website www,yarranaturals.com.au

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The Benefits of Infusing Rose Hips in Olive Oil for Cold Process Soap

Find out why we like to take our soap to the next level with rose-hip infused soap.

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Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil: A Refreshing Boost for Your Skin Care Routine

Read on for some great ideas on how you can use lemon myrtle at home in your skincare routine with everyday items from your pantry.

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Aromatic Artistry: Tracing the History of Essential Oils in Soapmaking 

Essential OIls in soap are a natural and gentle way of scenting soap with therapeutic benefits on your skin.

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The Sweet Secret of Skincare: Exploring the Benefits of Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter is a wonderful addition to soap. Not only does it help make a long-lasting soap but it is also forms a protective barrier over the skin, preventing moisture loss and promoting intense hydration and is excellent for sensitve skin.

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Why milk soap?

We often get asked what the benefits are of adding milk to soap. Milk has a high-fat content which makes the soap moisturizing and creamy which, after use, leaves your skin feeling soft. In addition to this milk, soaps are often milder than everyday soap. Goats milk, in particular, helps to lower the alkalinity of […]

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What is traditional handmade soap?

What’s the deal with soap? Soap has been in the business of cleaning our skin for thousands of years. Early handmade soap was crude and not nearly as cosmetically pretty as today’s standards. Nowadays soap makers have it very good with access to ingredients such as exotic oils, essential oils, and body butters that were […]

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