Palm oil has become a ubiquitous ingredient in many products, including soaps. It's cheap, versatile, and widely available. However, the environmental and social consequences of palm oil production have been widely reported, making many consumers look for alternatives. This is where palm oil free handmade soaps come in.
Handmade soaps are typically made from natural ingredients like olive oil, coconut oil, and shea butter. These ingredients are often sustainably sourced, and many soap makers choose to use organic and fair-trade ingredients. By choosing a palm oil free handmade soap, you can be sure that you're supporting ethical and environmentally responsible production practices.
Here are some of the benefits of using palm oil free handmade soaps:
Palm oil plantations have been linked to deforestation, habitat destruction, and the displacement of indigenous communities. By choosing a palm oil free handmade soap, you're helping to reduce the demand for palm oil and supporting sustainable production practices. Many handmade soap makers use local ingredients and packaging materials to reduce their environmental impact.
Better for your skin
Handmade soaps are typically made with natural oils and ingredients that are gentle on your skin. Many commercial soaps contain harsh chemicals and synthetic fragrances that can cause dryness, irritation, and allergic reactions. Palm oil free handmade soaps are often enriched with nourishing ingredients like shea butter and essential oils, making them a luxurious treat for your skin.
Unique and customizable
Handmade soaps come in a wide range of colors, scents, and shapes. Many soap makers also offer custom blends and fragrances, allowing you to create a personalized soap that's perfect for your skin type and preferences. Palm oil free handmade soaps are often made in small batches, ensuring that each bar is unique and carefully crafted.
Supports small businesses
Many handmade soap makers are small, independent businesses that rely on local support to thrive. By choosing a palm oil free handmade soap, you're supporting a small business owner who is passionate about creating high-quality, sustainable products. You're also investing in a product that is made with care and attention to detail, rather than mass-produced in a factory.
Here at Palm & Reef, we are dedicated to making products that no only benefit you and your wellbeing, but also the environment. That is why we are actively removing palm oil from our ingredients list, and intend to be completely palm-free by the end of 2023. In fact many of our soaps are already palm oil free, such as our deliciously decadent Earl Grey and Island Time soaps.
Palm oil free handmade soaps are a great choice for consumers who are looking for environmentally friendly, skin-friendly, customizable, and locally produced products. By choosing a palm oil free handmade soap, such as our small-batch soaps, you're supporting ethical and sustainable production practices and investing in a product that is truly unique and special. Give our amazing products a try.