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 About Glycerin Soap:

 Some people avoid bar soap because it can leave their skin feeling dry but Glycerin handmade soap can be very moisturising. Glycerin is a humectant that can be naturally derived from plant oils. As a humectant, Glycerin works to moisturise the skin by drawing water from the air into the skin's outer layer. Glycerin soap is gentler on skin than most soaps, making it a good choice for people who have particularly dry or sensitive skin. According to some studies, Glycerin soap also has a lower pH than other soaps, which helps the skin retain its natural moisture.

Glycerin soaps are recognisably different from other soaps because they are translucent. The clarity is due to the alignment of the soap molecules.

Cheap soap that is readily available in supermarkets is often loaded with harsh, synthetic chemicals such as sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS). Manufacturers also often remove the beneficial Glycerin that is formed during the saponification process to sell separately. 

Glycerin Soap Ingredients:

​Aqua, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Sodium Stearate, Sodium Laurate, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Oleate, Sodium Myristate, Sodium Chloride, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Glyceryl Mono Laurate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Thiosulphate, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Trisodium Sulfosuccinate, Pentasodium Pentetate, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Fragrance, Colour.

Activated Charcoal: 

Activated charcoal draws bacteria, poisons, chemicals, dirt and other toxins and micro-particles to the surface of skin, helping you to achieve a flawless complexion and fight acne. Charcoal is not metabolised or absorbed by the body, yet it is a natural odour absorber.

Pink Clay:

Ingredients: Kaolin, Quartz, CI 77491

Pastel Pink Australian Clay is perfect for balancing dry, stressed and sensitive skin. It may reduce irritation and inflammation from aggravating skin conditions such as acne. Pink Clay is rich in Silica, which may help to improve skin elasticity and cell renewal for supple, younger looking skin. Its hydrating properties help to refine delicate lines, moisturise and improve the overall texture of the skin. 

What is SLS:

Sodium Lauryl Sulphate strips natural oils from the skin, leaving it feeling dry and itchy. It can cause an inflammatory reaction in some people, resulting in a rash. Arkara Glycerine soap is very different as it contains a high amount of Gylcerin. This leaves your skin feeling soft and clean without feeling greasy.  It is suitable for oily, dry and normal skin types.

Arkara glycerin soap does NOT contain SLS, sodium laureth sulphate (SLES), phthalates or parabens. It is not tested on animals. It is vegan, soy free, gluten free & peanut free, and it is handcrafted in Australia from high quality ingredients.

About our Bath Bombs:All Arkara Bath Bombs contain Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking soda), Citric Acid, & Magnesium Sulphate (Epsom Salt),  Fragrance/Essential Oils, Mica unless otherwise specified. For moisturising properties they either contain Deluxe  Australian Organic Macadamia Butter and Australian White & Pink Clay.  Some Bath Bombs may also contain other ingredients such as flower petals, oatmeal, goats milk powder, green tea leaves, green tea seed oil, green tea extract, rose clay, kaolin clay, or french green clay as specified in the individual ingredients list. 

Australian grown and sourced: 

It is Arkara's mission to use Australian grown oils, butter's, clays and essential oils firstly, where we cannot use Australian grown ingredients, we will always buy from Australian Suppliers.


*Please note that information provided on the website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide professional medical advice. For treatment of health ailments, please seek diagnosis and recommendations from a licensed practitioner. Arkara does not take responsibility for the use or misuse of information on this website.