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Best method is to apply to affected areas after a shower or bath when the skin is most absorbent. Apply 3-4 times per day or as needed. Ointments can be used in massage therapies and have a very good coverage per small amount. The creams, balms and ointments can also be used as a salve and placed on non stick gauze in contact with the skin and bandage holds it in place.
In very hot weather, store your skin products in the fridge if not using daily.
To help your soap last longer whilst showering, Wet your hands and body, lather up the soap in your hands then apply all over, instead of using the soap under hot running water to lather up directly. This will give you many more showers and better value. You may be accustomed to using commercial soaps differently but they are inherently full of chemicals and Palm oil which makes the bars hard. So natural soaps are much softer.
You need a Soap Deck! Keep soaps dry between use and do not leave them sitting in a puddle or under hot running water, as this will turn your natural soap to mush.
If you find that your soap is still too soft, leave it in the cupboard to cure for a longer period of time. Not all bars are the same or contain the same oils, and highly moisturising soaps are much softer than regular soaps.
The longer you leave your soap the harder it will cure. Use within 2 years for most soap, 3 years for Castile.
Taking care of natural soaps is important. You need to keep the soap dry between uses and a draining soap dish will accomplish this.
Best time to use these are after a bath or shower to towel dried skin. Apply sparingly to affected areas as needed. The balms have good massage coverage so only a little is needed to rub in. If you suffer severe eczema or related skin disorders you may also smear the cream onto a clean cloth or non stick pad and apply as a compress or leave overnight. Bandage it to keep in place
Topical products will only nourish and moisturise the skin alleviating the uncomfortable symptoms, seeing a Naturopath will address the cause more thoroughly.
Always do a patch test on your inner wrist and apply a band-aid. If you notice nothing in 18-24 hours, the product is safe to use. If you have any concerns or you ever have ANY reaction, discontinue use and see your healthcare professional. To date, there have been no side effects or reactions by anyone using these products.
Keep products out of direct light, store in the fridge and use only CLEAN fingers or tissue when dipping them in the jar. This will keep the product fresh and long lasting. ENJOY!
Look after your products, and they will continue to look after you!