Named after the beautiful Nikau Cove in the Kenepuru Sound (see attached picture).
Scented with Nikau Palm Fragrance
Saponified oils: (Tallow, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Rice Bran Oil, Castor Oil). Water, glycerine*, Fragrance oil, mica*Please note that I don't put any extra glycerine into the soap - this is just the glycerine that is created naturally during the soap making process.
According to NZ labelling rules the final ingredients of a product have to be listed.
Description of Fragrances from the sellers webpages (NZ Candle Supplies)
A bouquet of lush, green notes with a fresh clean ozoney finish.
Properties of oils / materials used:
|Tallow||Provides excellent hardness to soap for long-lasting bars. Produces a creamy lather with good cleansing properties. Contains skin-friendly vitamins A, D, E, and K. Natural antioxidants help protect the skin.|
|Coconut||Creates a bubbly and effective cleansing lather. Adds firmness to soap bars for durability. Contains natural antioxidants to provide some skin protection.|
|Olive||Offers gentle cleansing with a soft and luxurious lather. High oleic acid content makes it superb for nourishing the skin. Rich in vitamin E, a potent antioxidant for skin protection.|
|Rice Bran||Balances cleansing and nourishing properties. Provides a creamy lather for a pampering bathing experience. Contains vitamin E (tocopherols) and gamma-oryzanol, natural antioxidants for skin health.|
|Castor||Attracts moisture to the skin, ensuring hydration. Enhances lather and bubbles for a satisfying wash. Contains vitamin E and essential fatty acids for some skin nourishment.|
|Citric acid||in your soap serves a dual purpose. It helps your soap perform well in hard water by preventing mineral build up, ensuring a rich lather. Additionally, it acts as a natural preservative, extending the soap's shelf life for a longer-lasting product you'll enjoy.|
|Sugar||Added to soap recipes to increase lather and bubbles. Acts as a natural humectant, attracting moisture to the skin.|
|Micas||are natural mineral-based pigments that are used to add colour and shimmer to soap. They come in various shades and are often used to create visually appealing and decorative patterns in soap bars. Micas are safe for use in cosmetics and soap because they do not contain synthetic dyes or harmful chemicals, making them a popular choice for adding vibrant and eye-catching.|
|Fragrance Oils||The fragrances we use come from reputable sources and are phthalate-free. (Phthalates are synthetic chemicals sometimes used in fragrances, and they have been linked to potential health concerns such as allergies, skin irritation, and even disruptions to hormonal balance.)|