How are Cesa Skin products made?
- Philippine Made – all raw materials and ingredients are sourced in the Philippines
- Handmade – Lovingly made by Cesa
- Animal Cruelty Free – products are not tested and used on any animals
- Cold Process Method – The act of mixing fixed oils (such as olive, coconut, palm oil) with an alkali (sodium hydroxide aka lye). The result is a chemical process called saponification, thus creating soap
- Curing – This process allows the excess moisture in soap bars to evaporate. It usually takes 4-6 weeks of curing to make the soaps harder and longer lasting. It will also help lower the pH level to make the soap milder and gentler on the skin
What main ingredients are used for Cesa Skin products?
- Natural – All ingredients used are not altered chemically or synthesized in any form. The main ingredients used for Cesa Skin products are raw white sugar, coconut oils and aloe extract.
- Sugar – gentler on the skin compared to salt since they have smaller particles and is less abrasive on skin. It has natural humectant properties, meaning it draws moisture from the environment and retains it into the skin.
- Coconut Oil – It is rich in vitamin E which helps prevent dryness, flaking of skin and premature aging (wrinkles and sagginess). It is also essential for healthy skin growth and repair. It also has some disinfectant and antimicrobial properties which can help in preventing skin infections.
- Aloe Vera – It has healing and soothing properties which can reduce skin inflammations, blistering, itchiness, while allowing the skin to heal more rapidly. Particularly useful in treating sunburns. It also prevents signs of aging.
Are there any preservatives or harmful chemicals used?
No harmful preservatives uses such as paraben and sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS). Only a small amount of Methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI) is used, which is a kind of preservative that has antibacterial and antifungal properties. They are generally safe to be used in rinse-off products.