Coconut in Bowl

organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Contains lauric acid, which is very good at killing odor-causing bacteria due to its wonderful antibacterial properties.

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cocoa butter

This rich butter is a common ingredient in skincare products and cosmetics because of its potent therapeutic properties. For centuries, people in Africa have turned to cocoa butter to protect,  heal and moisturise their skin that is exposed to the harsh elements of sun and wind. Cocoa butter is rich in antioxidants including oleic acid, palmitic acid, and stearic acid. These fatty acids are great for your skin, as they provide a layer of protection from skin stressors and free radicals.

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lavender essential oil

Anti-bacterial, relaxing, blend of fresh, floral, clean, and calming properties.

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lemongrass essential oil

Lemony scent, fresh, invigorating and uplifting. Lemongrass is used as a natural remedy to heal wounds and help prevent infection. It has antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. 

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frankincense essential oil

Is excellent for skin, has a woody and an earthy, uplifting aroma that’s perfect for grounding and spiritual connectedness, maintain the appearance of radiant skin. Its astringent and cytophylactic qualities help Frankincense oil to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and skin imperfections such as discoloration. It stimulates the growth of new cells, thus when used on cuts it promotes faster healing.

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baking soda

Bicarbonate soda is one of the most effective ingredient for eliminating acidic oder-causing bacteria. It can raise the pH of an environment (sweaty armpit is acidic), thus makes the area inhospitable to bacteria. 

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