Green Mountain Soap - Lavender Grapefruit Shave Soap
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  • Moisturizing
  • cocos nucifera oil
  • glycerin
  • olea europaea fruit oil
  • ricinus communis seed oil
  • theobroma cacao seed butter
  • +2 more
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"Green Mountain chose oils that create a high glycerin content to enhance the moisturizing effects of the soap."
WIMJ summary

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: cocos nucifera oil, ricinus communis seed oil.

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
26% - 39%
Plain old water
12% - 18%
The ingredient is not recognized
An emollient that is naturally present in skin and helps soften it
4.1% - 6.2%
An emollient. Found to be as effective as a moisturizer for dry skin as mineral oil. Could be comedogenic
3.6% - 5.4%
Used to adjust the product's pH
2.4% - 3.7%
A plant oil that can help soften the skin. It might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but solid research is lacking. Is often used in lip products to create the needed product consistency
2.3% - 3.5%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
1.8% - 2.7%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
1.4% - 2%
Used to adjust the pH level of products
0.9% - 1.35%
An emollient that helps soften the skin but is not effective for restoring its barrier function. Might be helpful to calm down inflammation
0.8% - 1.25%
Helps stabilize the product formulation
0.45% - 1%
The ingredient is not recognized
An essential oil. Potential allergen and can be irritating. It has some anti-bacterial properties
0.2% - 0.8%
The ingredient is not recognized

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