When you think of olive oil, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Mediterranean cuisine, and that’s accurate, Olive oil is a great component in a heart-healthy salad dressing, but its benefits don't end there, it also serves well as a skincare item. In fact, it is a common item found in beauty and skincare stores around the world. It’s not surprising why – the way it nourishes skin naturally is a rare accomplishment. Since ancient times, people have taken advantage of the skin-softening benefits of this miracle oil. When blended with lye to make soap, olive oil contributes to smoother, more elastic skin.
As a hyper moisturizing and nourishing oil, Gracie’s Soaps high content of Olive oil cleans your skin without stripping away the
natural oils – with regular use, you won’t end up with dry and flaky skin after use it.
Olive oil also allows the skin to sweat and shed cells naturally; commercial soaps that contain synthetic cleaners and fragrances can block your pores and cause irritation.
Olive oil in our soaps is highly moisturizing, it actually absorbs water from the air. Gracie’s Soaps have a lower pH than commercial soaps because they have zero petroleum oil, animal fats, and foaming agents – all of which cause skin irritation and dryness. Commercial soap producers usually remove most of the moisturizing components to use them for other purposes.
All our soaps have a high content of Olive Oil which makes them hypoallergenic, so you are less likely to experience an allergic reaction when using them. A 2008 publication of "Pediatric Dermatology" found that olive oil was a suitable ingredient in skin products, even when used on pre-term infants. As a result, if it's safe for the skin of newborns, it is likely to be gentle on your sensitive skin.
Gracie’s Soaps ingredients improve the skin’s appearance while they also boost your immunity! Olive oil is rich in beta carotene as well, which supports new cell formation so that the damaged ones are replaced – and your skin remains youthful. Gracie’s Soaps contains only natural ingredients, as opposed to regular soaps that contain sodium laurel sulfate, a known skin irritant and potential toxin.
You’ll be unprotected to free radicals every day as you expose yourself to food, pollution, pesticides and chemical beauty products. These free radicals are known for damage cells, potentially causing diseases and accelerating aging. Olive oil used in all our soaps is a natural source of the antioxidants vitamins A, D, E and K, which fight free radicals which mean that inhibit breakouts, skin irritations, and other health problems before they even occur. As an Antioxidant, it may help prevent premature signs of aging on the skin, improving the skin tone and texture. Oxidation is a process that can produce free radicals, which are chemicals that can potentially damage cells and may contribute to cancer development. -- the benefits are there when rubbed into the skin in the form of soap.
Most commercial soaps today are causing more problems than benefits, because they contain artificial oils, animal fats, and other harmful chemicals. Olive Oil in Gracie’s Soaps gives a smooth complexion and healthy skin without harming the skin’s natural structure. Olive oil also contains oleocanthal, a compound touted for its anti-inflammatory benefits. Inflammation in the body can compromise your immune system and put you at risk for illness and disease, including chronic skin rashes.
All Gracie’s Soaps are made with olive oil, so the bars tend to last a long time and you get a lot of use out of your investment. Many commercial soaps makers are made with animal fats, rather than plant oils. Olive Oil, among other premium and high quality oils and butters, is the main ingredient used in all our products at Gracie’s Soaps.
More and more consumers are searching for natural soaps made of plant-based ingredients. Olive oil is one of the most useful and beneficial oils used in Gracie’s Soaps. While Olive Oil roots go back to ancient times in the Mediterranean region, our soaps can now be found in North America and are appreciated for its ability to clean and moisturize all skin types while they also contains nourishing vitamins without the need for additional chemical additives or stabilizers.
Olive oil in Gracie’s Soaps replenishes the naturally occurring oils in the skin, helping protect it and restore balance. It is free from artificial fragrances and harmful chemicals, commonly found in today’s commercial soap bars.
Shoppers are reverting to naturally made soaps. With many people suffering from skin allergies seeking out for bar soaps for sensitive skin, Gracie’s Soaps is offering you high quality soaps, with natural ingredients.
Skincare and the beauty product industry is a huge business today. Many people – not just women – are often in the search for the next best thing. And the trend is, the more natural, the safer, the better. That’s why olive oil is so popular and beloved.
If the reasons above aren’t enough, then you should know that more and more women – and men – are making the switch to Gracie’s Soaps.
The benefits are more than you can count. Do you want healthy, beautiful, youthful, and radiant skin? Give it a try and see the
wonderful effects for yourself.