Orange essential oil is highly beneficial for maintaining the health, appearance, and texture of the skin. It promotes clarity, radiance, smoothness and reduces the visibility of acne. Lemon essential oil can kill bacteria that may get trapped in pores and result in breakouts. Lime essential oil is high in limonene. Limonene is a natural antioxidant. Antioxidants help to remove free radicals that damage cells, including skin cells, thereby helping to reduce the signs of aging, such as fine lines, sun spots, and wrinkles. It may also help assist in keeping the skin firm and in reducing sagging.
Benzoin is an essential oil that is extracted from the resin of the Styrax Benzoin tree. It is commonly used in perfumery as a fixative for the middle and top notes. In this application, it assists in anchoring the volatile citrus aromatic molecules in the product for a longer lasting, more enjoyable fragrance. For the same reason, Patchouli essential oil is included in the bars.
Benzoin essential oil is known for its mild antiseptic properties and may assist in the healing of cuts, wounds and burns, while simultaneously keeping them clean.
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