Creamy, moisturising, and most of all, an effective hand cleaner. Frequent handwashing does not create skin issues, our nourishing formula softens and moisturises hands. Skin doesn't dry out! Ditch the bottle AND the hand moisturiser!
Made from plant originating oils and essential oils, with a lovely scent of lemony citrus.
We do not use any synthetic detergent agents, fillers, synthetic preservatives, chemicals, fragrance oils, or other scientifically proven and well recognised synthetic ingredients known as endocrine disruptors, neurotoxins or immunotoxins.
We recognise any ingredient used in any product can however be an irritant, allergen, or cause problems for some people, and we suggest when changing to any product, ours or otherwise, caution is used.
Our products are safe on the environment and in septic systems.
We are constantly researching and staying informed to ensure our products continue to meet the highest health and safety protocols, and also do the job they are intended to do - properly!
Trusted international resources such as EWG Skin Deep® Cosmetic Database keep us up to date.
There are continual studies being done around ingredients. Used properly, in the recommended quantities, essential oils are safe and non-irritant. We use only the highest grade food oils cold pressed directly from plants, and essential oils, mostly organic, and never fragrance oils or synthetic lab derived “natural” ingredients.
Kahuku Natural soaps DO NOT contain nasty ingredients which are scientifically proven allergens, neurotoxins, immunotoxins, endocrine disruptors and recommended as just plain not good for you! We encourage you to rid your laundry and bathroom of products containing these:
Benzyl Alcohol: A synthetic chemical used as a preservative. A neurotoxin, allergen and immunotoxin. Best avoided.
Benzyl Benzoate: A synthetic chemical. Associated with endocrine disruption and a possible neurotoxin. Wildlife and environmental toxicity. Caution advised. Derived from petroleum.
Benzalkonium Chloride: Petroleum derived, used as a preservative. Allergen of the Year 2004, suspected respiratory, liver, immuno and neuro toxin. Best avoided.
Cocamide DEA/MEA: Petroleum derived. Considered a carcinogenic, immunotoxin. Best avoided.
Cocamidopropyl betaine/CAPB: Derived from coconut or petroleum. Immunotoxin, very high risk of allergy. Best avoided.
Limonene: Plant derived, however considered a skin, eye and lung irritant. Wildlife and environmental toxin. Caution advised.
Parfum/Fragrance: Allergen, immuno and neurotoxin. Synthetic chemical. Some preservatives are allowed to be called Fragrance and companies use this to disguise preservatives. Considered best avoided.
PEG compounds: Petroleum derived. Considered allergen. Best avoided.
Phthalates: Petroleum derived. Banned in the EU. Linked to birth defects, damage to reproductive systems, endocrine, liver, kidney, developmental systems, immuno and neuro toxin, wildlife and environmental toxicity. Avoid!
Sodium Benzoate: Causes contact dermatitis, may damage DNA, neurotoxin, suspected damaging to cardiovascular, gatrointestinal, liver, kidneys and nervous systems. Derived from petroleum. Used as a preservative. Considered best avoided.
Sodium Metasilicate/Sodium Silicate: Derived from synthetic or mineral. Suspected liver toxicity. Caution advised.
Sodium laureth sulphates/SLES/Ether Sulphates: May be palm or petroleum derived. Skin allergen. Best avoided
Tetrasodium EDTA/EDTA/Edetic Acid and other similar names: Derived from petroleum, used as preservative. Caution advised.
Above classifications are taken from "Chemical Maze"