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St. John's wort

Love this rub eases my pain every time

New to essential oils and diffusers

I came across Moonhaven while researching essential oils. I wasn't sure what to get and Gillian called me and gave me some tips. I ended up getting the ultrasonic mist diffuser and am very happy with it. It's very easy to use and I love the oils that I got as well.

My skin loves it

I am so enjoying using this skin care pack

Divine Diva Soap Pack

Wow - so surprised to receive my soaps so quickly. I have been using soaps (other brands) and recently my sister in law suggested trying out your brand. Oh! the soaps smell so divine and I know that I'm going to love using your soaps!

Love my thieves oil

Fast delivery and got some soap samples thanks smell wonderful

★ Your Feedback ★

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489 reviews
94%
(462)
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St. John's wort

Love this rub eases my pain every time

New to essential oils and diffusers

I came across Moonhaven while researching essential oils. I wasn't sure what to get and Gillian called me and gave me some tips. I ended up getting the ultrasonic mist diffuser and am very happy with it. It's very easy to use and I love the oils that I got as well.

My skin loves it

I am so enjoying using this skin care pack

Divine Diva Soap Pack

Wow - so surprised to receive my soaps so quickly. I have been using soaps (other brands) and recently my sister in law suggested trying out your brand. Oh! the soaps smell so divine and I know that I'm going to love using your soaps!

Love my thieves oil

Fast delivery and got some soap samples thanks smell wonderful

Glycerine in Soap – Naturally

Glycerine in Soap – Naturally

 

Moon Haven's Soap contains around 11% moisturising glycerine... naturally

Moon Haven’s Soap contains around 11% moisturising glycerine… naturally.

Soap making is a truly magical process. Here at Moon Haven in the heart of the Margaret River Wine Region, we take  four superbly nurturing oils, and combine it with caustic soda  as the basis for all of our soap.

Caustic Soda in Soap:

Yes Caustic soda is what you use to clean your drains…and it is this same powerful action which can break down the fatty acid chains in our sumptuous oils to make soap.  You can’t make soap without using it somewhere along the line.

Don’t worry there is no Caustic soda in the finished soap – the caustic is totally consumed in the soapmaking process to produce two main components – beneficial, moisturising glycerine and soap (a sodium salt) .

The benefits of Glycerine

In natural soapmaking, glycerine is present at around 12% of the total product. Glycerine is a natural wonder of the cosmetic world. In Moon Haven’s natural soap it moisturises and nurtures the skin.

“Glycerine Soaps” vs Natural Cold Process Soap

Now we have all seen so-called glycerine soaps… You know the ones, all transparent and usually very arty. They are called Melt & Pour soaps (M&P). While they can be fantastic to look at, they are not as beneficial for your skin as the natural cold process soaps that we make at Moon Haven.
Here is a list of some of the ingredients in M&P soap: Propylene Glycol, Sodium Stearate, Glycerine Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sorbitol, Sodium Myristate, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Triethanolamine, Titanium Dioxide .
Which do you think would be gentler on your skin, M&P soap or a natural cold process soap? The choice, as always is yours.


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