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  • Why should i choose handmade soap (or cold process soap) ?
    Generally, the commercial soaps carried at most chain stores are loaded with chemical additives such as preservatives, sulfates and lather boosters that dry out your skin and can lead to rashes and other skin irritations. The commercial soap bars that line most grocery stores’ shelves are actually synthetic detergents. While that's wonderful for your dishes, it's not very good for your skin.
  • What is Handmade soap ( or cold process handmade soap) ?
    Soap is a combination of water (liquid), lye (sodium hydroxide) and oils. When the lye solution is mixed with oils, it causes a chemical reaction called "saponification". The result is 3 parts soap and 1 part glycerin: which is desired for it's ability to moisturize the skin. Properly made handmade soap contains NO LYE in the end product. You cannot make real soap without lye. No Lye = No Soap This is why soap must 'cure' on the drying rack for 4-6 weeks before it can be packaged up for sale. Any left over non-converted lye from the saponification process will essentially work itself out of the bar during the 4-6 week curing process.
  • I have sensitive skin, is homemade soap safe to use?"
    Most likely, you will be able to use our soaps because they are incredibly mild and gentle. Most commercial soaps are detergent based, using lots of synthetic ingredients that cause skin reactions. If you have allergies to fragrances, try our Essential Oil soaps. Please take a moment and check out our site page labeled “What’s in my Soap???” to see what skin benefits your bar of soap can hold!
  • Are Pratha Naturals products all natural?
    yes! Pratha Naturals products are all natural! Most of our ingredients are naturally occurring from the earth. A few of our flavors have been fabricated but they are all made using natural ingredients! (no chemicals!)
  • What is hair oil?
    Hair oils have been used for centuries, in many different cultures, as a way of maintaining shiny, luxurious locks. Oils mimic
  • What are essential oils?
    Essential oils are the naturally occurring, volatile oils obtained by steam distillation or cold pressing (expression), having the characteristic aroma of the plant part from which it was derived. These pure oils are "neat", meaning they have not been processed, diluted or manipulated in any way with solvents or other additives. Although a particular species of plant harvested and distilled for its essential oil during a particular growing season in a specific region may produce a fragrance that differs from the same species grown in a different region.
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