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Mint Mocha Coffee Soap

$4.75 $3.50

Antioxidant rich exfoliating soap

Our mint Mocha Coffee Soap is handmade in small batches with  locally grown coffee, Ecuadorian cacao, spearmint from our gardens and a blend of nourishing oils & fats.

Coffee is rich in antioxidants that may boost collagen, and prevent aging + damage to skin due to UV exposure. The addition of ground coffee exfoliates, removing oils dead skin cells, and boosts skin health by stimulating blood flow to the area.

Spearmint has the added benefit of antimicrobial and antibacterial properties to help cleanse skin. Cacao is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. It helps to boost collagen, tone & elasticity of skin. Studies have also found that it may be helpful in preventing premature aging and wrinkles caused by sun damage.

Ingredients: coconut oil (Cocos nucifera), cocoa butter (Theobroma cacao), sunflower oil (Helianthus annuus), organic local coffee (Coffea arabica), mountain spring water,* castor oil (Ricinus communis), cacao powder (Theobroma cacao), spearmint (Mentha spicata),* buscapina (Phyla dulcis)*, & sodium hydroxide


*Indicates ingredients that were grown or produced at Finca Sierra y Cielo

 

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