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  • What ingredients are used in handmade soap?
    Typical ingredients include oils (such as olive oil, coconut oil, palm oil), butters (shea butter, cocoa butter), essential oils, fragrances, and natural additives like herbs, clays, and exfoliants. All ingredients are included in the description for each soap as per the vendor we purchase our soaps from.
  • Is handmade soap better for sensitive skin?
    Many people with sensitive skin find handmade soap to be less irritating because it lacks synthetic ingredients and harsh detergents found in commercial soaps.
  • What are the benefits of using handmade soap?
    Handmade soap is often gentler on the skin, free from harsh chemicals, and can be customized for specific skin types or conditions. It can also provide moisturizing and nourishing benefits due to the natural oils and butters used.
  • How long does handmade soap last?
    The longevity of handmade soap depends on its ingredients and how it is stored. On average, a bar of handmade soap can last several weeks to months with proper storage (keeping it dry between uses).
  • How is handmade soap made?
    Handmade soap is typically made using the cold process or hot process methods, which involve mixing oils and lye to create soap through saponification. Any other additional information will be included as per the vendor we purchase from.
  • Can handmade soap help with specific skin conditions?
    Certain ingredients in handmade soap, like oatmeal, tea tree oil, or chamomile, can help with skin conditions like eczema, acne, or dryness. As always consult your doctor for any skin conditions. We are not medical doctors and any suggestions given here is general information.
  • Is handmade soap eco-friendly?
    Many handmade soaps are environmentally friendly because they use natural ingredients, minimal packaging, and avoid harmful chemicals that can damage the environment.
  • What is the difference between cold process and hot process soap?
    Cold process soap is made by mixing oils and lye at room temperature and allowing it to cure for several weeks. Hot process soap involves cooking the soap mixture, which speeds up saponification and reduces curing time.
  • Can I use handmade soap on my face?
    Yes, many handmade soaps are gentle enough for facial use, especially those formulated for sensitive or delicate skin.
  • Does handmade soap produce a good lather?
    The lather of handmade soap can vary depending on the oils and butters used, but many handmade soaps can produce a rich, creamy lather.
  • Are there any preservatives in handmade soap?
    Most handmade soaps do not contain synthetic preservatives. However, natural preservatives like vitamin E or rosemary extract may be used. Please refer to each product page within the Spa Store for what ingredients are used for each soap.
  • Can handmade soap be used for children and babies?
    Yes, but it's important to choose a soap specifically formulated for their delicate skin, often fragrance-free and made with gentle ingredients. We are not medical professionals, always consult your pediatrician for your baby's needs.
  • What should I do if I feel no effect from crystals?
    Crystals' effects can be subtle and vary from person to person. Be patient and open-minded. If you still feel no effect, it may simply mean that crystals are not the right tool for you.
  • What should I do if I feel no effect from crystals?
    Crystals' effects can be subtle and vary from person to person. Be patient and open-minded. If you still feel no effect, it may simply mean that crystals are not the right tool for you.
  • What are crystals?
    Crystals are solid materials whose atoms are arranged in a highly ordered, repeating pattern. They are often used for their beauty and purported metaphysical properties.
  • What are the benefits of using crystals?
    Crystals are believed to offer various benefits, including enhancing energy, promoting healing, providing protection, and aiding in spiritual growth. However, these benefits are based on personal beliefs and not scientifically proven.
  • How do I choose a crystal?
    Intuition: Trust your instincts. Often, the crystal that catches your eye or feels right is the one you need. Purpose: Select crystals based on their properties. For example, amethyst is known for calming, while rose quartz is associated with love.
  • How do I cleanse my crystals?
    Water: Rinse under running water (ensure the crystal is water-safe). Sunlight/Moonlight: Place in sunlight or moonlight for a few hours. Smudging: Use sage or palo santo to cleanse with smoke. Salt: Bury in sea salt overnight (check if salt is safe for your crystal). When in doubt always email our team members to assist you by using the chat feature below.
  • How do I charge my crystals?
    Sunlight/Moonlight: Place them in direct sunlight or moonlight. Earth: Bury them in the earth for 24 hours. Intentions: Hold the crystal and focus on your intentions.
  • How do I use crystals?
    Meditation: Hold or place them around you during meditation. Jewelry: Wear them as necklaces, bracelets, or rings. Home Decor: Place them in your home to create a positive environment. Carry Them: Keep them in your pocket or purse.
  • Are there any risks associated with using crystals?
    Generally, crystals are safe to use. However, some crystals can be toxic if ingested or if their dust is inhaled. Always research the properties and safety of each crystal.
  • How do I store my crystals?
    Store crystals in a safe, clean place. You can use pouches, boxes, or display them on shelves. Keep them away from direct sunlight if they are sensitive to light.
  • Can I use multiple crystals at once?
    Yes, you can use multiple crystals together. Some people believe that combining crystals can amplify their effects. Experiment to see what combinations work best for you.
  • Do crystals expire or lose their energy?
    Crystals do not expire, but they can absorb negative energy over time. Regular cleansing and charging can help maintain their effectiveness.
  • Can I gift crystals to others?
    Yes, gifting crystals is a thoughtful gesture. Choose crystals that you feel will benefit the recipient and cleanse them before gifting.
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