One of the most visible side-effects of choosing chemically obtained products is skin damage. Skin damage has wreaked havoc in perhaps everyone’s life at one time or the other. Soaps are part of daily-use by all and sundry. But, it’s pertinent to know about the substances that are used in imparting those catchy colors to the soaps, not to forget the enticing aroma they impart. These are all obtained from tough chemical procedures, which for sure result in harmful side-effects. So what can be the logical replacement for soaps. Well, one of the most effective replacement is green soap. It is called so because of its inherent biodegradable quality.
► It is also used to clean household items. It makes a good soap for the skin, and also as a hand wash and face wash. It is mild on the skin, and therefore, doesn’t leave the skin dry.
► Because of its utility as a great cleansing agent, green soap is a good substitute for shampoos.
► It also finds its use as a laundry soap, shaving soap, and even has proven its goodness when used for pets.
► Oils (lavender, neem, olive, jojoba, coconut, palm)
► Lye (an alkaline solution – sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide)
► Ethyl alcohol