Los Jabones de Mi Mujer only use top quality ingredients and cold extractions, thus guaranteeing the quality of our products.
We only enrich our base with butters and natural oils such as those detailed below...
Properties of extra virgin olive oil
Extra virgin olive oil is the complete base of all our natural soaps , a high-quality oil produced in the province of Córdoba, Andalusia in a "lifelong" mill. Green in color and with an exquisite flavor, our oil has a very high level of tocopherols, which are responsible for protecting our skin. The benefits of olive oil for our health are numerous. One of the best natural moisturizers for the skin is olive oil. Unlike much of the market, our soaps do not contain glycerin or palm oils or coconut oils.
This plant is known for being indicated in skin treatments. Contains essential oils, flavonoids, saponins, mucilages and bitter substances such as calendin. It has therapeutic properties: anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, healing, detoxifying, fungicidal. Calendula flowers are especially indicated for the topical treatment of various skin conditions.
Cocoa butter properties
Cocoa butter has properties against skin aging. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory, nutritious properties and is rich in antioxidant substances. It has moisturizing and emollient properties. Being an excellent moisturizer, it is easily absorbed by the skin, leaving it softer to the touch. It also has the property of regenerating the hair fiber, leaving it soft and flexible. All these applications are explained by the anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-aging function of cocoa butter. Rich in polyphenols, natural pigments with antioxidant activity. Cocoa butter also prevents cell aging, eliminating free radicals, so it can be used in formulas to rejuvenate or slow skin aging.
Aloe vera properties
Aloe vera comes from and is cultivated in hot and dry places. In Spain the main cultivation area is the province of Córdoba, Andalusia and in the Canary Islands its cultivation is wild. The aloe vera is extracted through the cold stabilization process, an artisanal process that allows maximum conservation of nutrients and minerals from the pulp.
Applied externally it is anti-infective, anti-inflammatory and softening, favors healing and regeneration of the skin, soothes and heals wounds, sores, eczema, psoriasis, bumps, muscle or joint pain, acne, skin blemishes, etc. Soothes irritation, itching and inflammation of the skin.
Argan oil properties
The liquid gold of Morocco. For centuries, the Berber tribes of southwestern Morocco have turned to argan oil as a basic component of their diet and as an element of traditional medicine. It contains large amounts of tocopherols (vitamin E) almost three times more than olive oil. It is appreciated for its anti-aging effect due to the large amount of antioxidants and its healing powers. It also has antiseptic and fungicidal effects. The best known virtue is its ability to stop tissue degeneration, regenerate the cell and as an anti-wrinkle. Argan oil is composed of essential fatty acids and is recommended for sensitive and problem skin.
Rosemary has many beneficial properties. Rosemary is antiseptic, stimulating, healing, strengthens the scalp, tones muscles, acne and impurities. From rosemary, the leaves and sometimes the flowers are used. It is a plant very rich in active principles, and considered a muscle relaxant. Strengthens the scalp preventing hair loss. It is astringent so in daily use it is good for acne and oily skin.
It has the anti-inflammatory and healing properties of many of its components. Beeswax has special emulsifying qualities and good compatibility with other raw materials. Beeswax is obtained inside the honeycombs that bees build inside their hives.
Shea butter properties
Natural cell regenerator, prevents skin and hair aging, has a high moisturizing and nourishing power for the skin, with great softening and restructuring properties for wrinkles and stretch marks. Regenerator of dry and damaged hair. Helps protect the skin from environmental UVB and UVA radiation, acting as a sunscreen. It has an enormous capacity to hydrate and repair our skin. It contains a high value of unsaponifiables, these are substances that promote nutrition and improve the tonicity and natural elasticity of the skin. It is also rich in Vitamins A, D, E, F and catechins, which help in skin regeneration. Calms sensitive and irritable skin. Prevents the formation of stretch marks and attenuates existing ones. It is Non-comedogenic, which does not clog pores, does not produce pimples or blackheads.
Wheat germ properties
Hamamelis oil is composed of flavonoids, unsaturated fatty acids, it is antioxidant and epithelizing. The properties of witch hazel derive from its richness in tannins and flavonoids that provide it with astringent, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and hemostatic properties. The richness in tannins explains its importance as an astringent, hemostatic and healing agent, which makes it one of the most effective natural skin protectors. Calendula manages to strengthen skin proteins and prevent them from external aggressions, making it more resistant to inflammation.
It contains relaxing, hypotensive, anti-infectious and bactericidal properties. On the skin it is antiseptic, controls the production of fat and stimulates circulation. In the past I know that it was burned in cemeteries, hospitals and churches for its antiseptic properties. Useful to treat insect bites and as a repellent.
The rosehip is a wild shrub with thin branches and full of thorns, whose stems and branches are full of white and pink flowers. When its petals fall, the plant develops a reddish, oval-shaped fruit, filled with huge seeds (constitutes 70% of its weight), and it will be from them that the oil is extracted, considered today as one of the regenerative most powerful dermals that exist.
Rosehip oil regenerates and nourishes the skin, visibly eliminating wrinkles and scars. Prevents and corrects photoaging and skin problems. Regenerates and nourishes the skin, visibly eliminating wrinkles, scars and blemishes.
Carrot oil properties
This oil is rich in beta-carotene, a substance that after being absorbed by our body transforms it into vitamin A. This is essential for the good condition of the skin.
It is recommended for treatment of dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, rash, revitalizing and toning sensitive and wrinkled skin.
Jojoba oil properties
The Jojoba plant grows in desert areas of California, Arizona, and northern Mexico. The oil is extracted by cold pressure from the fruits and is an authentic liquid and odorless vegetable wax. It is considered the best oil whatever the type of epidermis. In its complex composition there is a very high percentage of ceramides, which makes it extremely stable to heat and oxidation, perfectly preserving the passage of time and keeping its properties intact. Ceramides are substances which coat the cells of the epidermis regulating their hydration. Jojoba oil ceramides are very similar to that of the skin and act where it is needed, providing deep hydration and restructuring the oily balance of the skin. In its composition we also find vitamin E, which eliminates free radicals from the skin that are responsible for premature aging.
White tea properties
The antioxidant power of white tea has recently been discovered as the most powerful antioxidant in nature. White tea is more antioxidant than green tea because it contains three times more polyphenols; a powerful antioxidant present in all types of tea and well known for increasing the body's defenses and neutralizing the activity of free radicals.
Green tea properties
Green tea is a powerful antioxidant, it contains vitamins C and E that maintains the elasticity and natural glow of the skin. It rejuvenates cells, is anti-inflammatory and bactericidal, as well as a natural detoxifier. Decongests the skin providing luminosity and freshness.