At Rubber Ducky Soaps we choose our ingredients carefully to provide the best for your skin. Our soaps contain one or more of the following:
Contains protein, minerals and vitamins. Superior penetrating power. Has acidic and antioxidant values. They soften the skin, have superior moisturizing effect on the upper layer of the skin and reduce scars.
Does not add much for skin properties but it makes a nice hard bar, blends well with olive
Is used to promote lather. Wonderfully cleansing and has cooling properties.
Creates a very mild creamy soap. Highly moisturizing properties. One of our favorites.
Produces a good hard long lasting bar with lots of creamy bubbles. Tallow also produces glycerine as a by product so tallow soaps are very moisturizing for the skin.
It is highly protective and acts as a water repellant. It contains about 5 IU of vitamin E per ounce. Cocoa Butter softens and lubricates the skin. Helps to to reduce dryness and improve skin flexibility.
Sweet Almond oil:
This has great nutritional value for all skin types. Has a similar make up to baby’s sebum, the oil naturally produced by the skin to protect it and is easily absorbed. Contain glucosides, minerals, and vitamins and is rich in protein.
Also known as karite butter. Shea butter is an emollient. It is extremely therapeutic, helping to heal cracked, aged and damaged skin. Its chemical constituents help to heal bruising and soreness. Shea butter penetrates the skin and leaves it feeling soft and smooth. It has vitamin A, E and is highly compatible with skin.
Used to help heal this oil is phospho-lipid deficient, similar to human skin, meaning our skin will allow Emu Oil to penetrate right through.
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in a study published in 1991, found that treatment with avocado oil significantly increases the water soluble collagen content in the dermis, which effects the age of the skin. According to the AMA's committee on Coetaneous Health it does help make the skin feel softer and smoother, reduce roughness, cracking and irritation. And may possibly retard the fine wrinkles of aging. Said to help protect the skin from ultraviolet rays
Apricot Kernal oil:
This oil is similar in weight to human sebum. Extremely nourishing to the skin and excellent around the eyes and neck. Apricot kernel oil is an emollient and the benefits are similar to Avacado oil.
We also use a variety of botanicals like lavender flower buds, chamomile and calendula flower petals.