Tag: Ingredient Spotlight

  • Spotlight: Coconut Oil

    Spotlight: Coconut Oil

    Read on for all of Christine’s reflections on one of our staple ingredients: coconut oil! I can’t believe how far we have come with coconut oil! In 2013 it was all the rage; in fact, it was really common to just see big old jars of it in people’s bathrooms. A lot of our products…

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  • Spotlight: Honey

    Spotlight: Honey

    Not only does honey taste good, but it is good for your skin and hair, too! Honey has been used for thousands of years in skincare because of its amazing properties and benefits. The three most popular uses are to fight blemishes, evening out skin tone by naturally exfoliating dry or dull skin, and minimizing…

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  • Spotlight: Ginger Powder

    Spotlight: Ginger Powder

    Ginger has long been used to help fight nausea, aid digestion, and even fight the common cold and flu – but did you know that it is also good for your skin? This common flowering plant originated in southeast Asia and has amazing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. More specifically, ginger contains a natural oil called…

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  • Spotlight: Hemp Seed Oil

    Spotlight: Hemp Seed Oil

    Hemp seed oil may be new to some of you; keep reading to see why we started using it in several of our products, and why you will want to add this ingredient to your skincare routine! First of all, the hemp plant is not to be confused with the cannabis plant; they are two…

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  • Spotlight: Beeswax

    Spotlight: Beeswax

    We have a special guest blogger today: Mindy Tucker. Mindy has been a consultant with HD Soap for three and a half years and is absolutely obsessed with bees, which is why we thought she just had to write this spotlight on beeswax! Today we are going to give you the buzz on the super…

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  • Spotlight: Jojoba Oil

    Spotlight: Jojoba Oil

    Buckle up for a long post: jojoba oil has so many beneficial properties, it might become your new favorite ingredient in our products! Even though it is called an oil, jojoba is actually a liquid wax – but don’t let the word “wax” scare you. It is packed full of vitamins like B vitamins, vitamin…

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  • Spotlight: Spearmint Essential Oil

    Spotlight: Spearmint Essential Oil

    We include this amazing essential oil in our charcoal products for very good reasons! Spearmint essential oil is invigorating, uplifting, and calming; it is frequently used for skin issues as well as helping headaches, digestion, and respiratory function. Spearmint is milder and gentler than peppermint, which explains its popularity with elderly consumers as well as…

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  • Ingredient Spotlight: Mango Butter

    Ingredient Spotlight: Mango Butter

    At HD Soap we use several different types of natural butters in our products, and one that we want to highlight today is mango butter! Mango butter is actually derived from the seeds that are inside the pits of the mango fruit. You might be surprised to learn that mango butter does not actually smell…

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  • Ingredient Spotlight: Palm Oil

    Ingredient Spotlight: Palm Oil

    Palm oil is a newer oil that we have started using in a few of our products, so let’s learn about why this is such a great oil for your skincare routine. This oil is actually a type of vegetable oil made from the fleshy inside of fruit harvested from oil palms. Palm oil nourishes…

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  • Ingredient Spotlight: Coconut Oil!

    Ingredient Spotlight: Coconut Oil!

    Coconut oil is another staple ingredient here at HD Soap! In fact, we go through 750 gallons per MONTH on average, and that is not a typo! This oil is in many of our soaps, scrubs, lotion bars, lip balms, body butters (our butter season is coming soon!) and balms. There are two important components…

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