After years of testing various recipes, we found quite a few winners. We use combinations of natural oils known for cleaning, nurturing, and soothing your skin. You’ll find these ingredients in your favorite Legacy Soapworks soaps.
Canola oil offers a creamy lather and is known for moisturizing. It produces a stable lather and is great for conditioning skin.
When used in small amounts, castor oil provides a rich, creamy lather in soap. A great property of castor oil is that it’s a humectant. A humectant attracts moisture to your skin, what a great find!
Where to begin? Coconut oil is so incredible for skin, you can use it alone as a moisturizer! When added to soap, coconut oil also helps to gently remove dead skin cells, firm up your skin, and is also known to help fight acne.
In soap, using too much coconut oil can actually strip your skin of its natural oils. Legacy Soapworks has achieved an amazing balance of just the right amount to offer your skin the maximum benefits coconut oil has to offer.
Grapeseed oil is lightweight and moisturizing. Best of all, it’s easily absorbed by the skin without a heavy feel to it. Grapeseed oil is also known to help fight acne.
Lard adds tremendous value to a bar of soap’s hardness which allows a bar to last longer. It does more than that though, it also produces a creamy lather and moisturizes nicely.
If you’ve ever smelled straight neem oil, you’ll always remember it! While it carries a very strong and pungent odor, you won’t notice it in our soap because of the other delicious oils we’ve used.
If you ever want an amazing mosquito repellant, contact us with a request for our neem oil mosquito bar. It keeps them away. In addition to being a natural insect repellant, neem oil has fantastic antiseptic and anti-fungal properties. It’s great for conditioning and is known to help treat dandruff and athlete’s foot.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
A staple in castile soap, otherwise known as baby soap, the gentle properties of olive oil in soap are gentle and moisturizing enough even for use on the youngest of all skins.
Many happy customers use our soap from head to toe - shampoo, face, and all.
Used in our vegan bars instead of lard, palm oil also contributes to a hard bar of soap. Palm oil also adds to a rich creamy lather.
Sesame Seed Oil
Sesame seed oil adds conditioning properties to a bar of soap and helps stabilize lather. Sesame seed oil also adds a silky feel to soap. It is also known for helping with eczema and psoriasis since it is high in antioxidants and vitamins.
Sunflower oil has high vitamin E content and adds conditioning to your skin. It helps stabilize lather and adds a silky feel.