What Is Natural Handmade Soap Made Of?

There is something special about the whole process of creating our stunning range of natural handmade soap bars. Each soap bar variety has been carefully researched, experimented (on humans) and obtains a curing time for a minimum of 4-6 weeks to maintain the highest quality. Being small batch formulators means we spend countless hours obsessing over every single drop that goes into the our natural soap bars, ensuring that the product you receive is the highest quality and made with so much love.  

Natural handmade soap bars are made out of high quality plant-based oils and butters that are rich in vitamins, antioxidants and nutrients. This includes locally sourced Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter. We include a range of pure essential oils for added aroma benefits. All of our soap bars are coloured with 100% natural ingredients that includes a range of clays and pure plant extracts such as spirulina. 

Zesty Orange Soap Bar

What are in natural handmade soap bars made of?

Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Locally sourced from Victorian vineyards, our natural handmade soap bars include high quality cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil. In soap bars, olive oil is considered to be ideal for those with dry and sensitive skin due to its moisturising properties to help hydrate the skin. Olive oil contains powerful antioxidant properties and provides essential vitamins and fatty acids to the skin, leaving it feeling soft and hydrated, without stripping the skin of its natural oils. 

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil contains essential nutrients to provide nourishment leaving the skin feeling hydrated and glowing without depleting the skins natural oil production. The properties of coconut oil help remove dead skin cells, increase skins elasticity and is rich in antioxidants. Coconut oil also contains antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties to help soothe skin by reduce inflammation.

Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter is a rich moisturising agent, that deeply hydrates the skin. It includes a blend of healthy fatty acids and antioxidants making it ideal for those who suffer from skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, rashes. 

Shea Butter

Known as one of the best natural moisturisers, shea butter also contains rich skin-loving vitamins A and E which help the skin nourishment and protection against free radicals. Shea butter properties are similar to the structure of the human body oil production, making it easily absorbed. Protecting the skins natural oil production, shea butter effectively hydrates, nourishes and absorbs into the skin.  

Pure essential oils

We use high quality pure essential oil to scent our natural soap bars. Essential oils are extracts from plants and are known for their aroma and therapeutic value. They are are commonly used in aromatherapy to bring about mental and physical wellbeing.


We colour our soap bars with a range of clays. We include green, pink and dusky rose clay in our soap bars. They serve as a natural and gentle exfoliant to the skin as well as removing impurities from the skin. 

Benefits of natural handmade soap bars.

Our skin in our largest organ, what we put onto our skin is absorbed into straight into bloodstream. Pretty crazy right! A huge reason why we created our natural handmade soap bar range is to give you access to safer cleansing body care products. Every single bar has been carefully thought out, researched and cured for 4-6 weeks to maintain the highest quality. 

Our natural handmade soap bars contain high quality plant-based oils, butters, pure essential oils and clays. The oils and butters help to soothe, hydrate and cleanse the skin whilst not stripping it of its natural oils. They will lock in moisture and act as a barrier to free radicals. Pure essential oils in soap bars can help with everything from stress relief, to boosting your immune system. The natural aromatherapy scents will leave you smelling amazing, naturally! Our natural soap bars are coloured with clays, that act as a gentle exfoliant whilst removing impurities from the skin. 

Our natural handmade soap bar range is formulated for everyone to use, but particularly those with sensitive skin. The plant based ingredients used contain properties that help in the treatment of skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, rashes and other inflammatory conditions. 

All of our soap bars are earth and ocean friendly, zero-waste/plastic free. We are firm believers in protecting our environment and are passionate about working towards being a waste free business. 

It takes a lot of love and passion to create handmade natural soap. Soap makers take a lot of pride in our creations and products. By supporting your small local business in your community, you are supporting a dream. The craft of soap making is truly a labour of love.  

What makes us different to commercial soap brands?

At Kalea Body we are small batch formulators. We are involved in every step of the process. From sourcing the highest quality plant-based materials from local businesses, to spending countless hours formulating our natural handmade soap bar range. We allow 4-6 weeks for our natural soap bars to cure, this ensures that the highest quality is maintained. Kalea Body is proudly Australian made, and our soaps do not include palm oil, synthetic fragrances or animal products. 

Handmade soap is a labour of love that will leave your skin soft and hydrated for longer than typical purchased commercial soap. Better yet, we are completely transparent will all the ingredients we use. The fact that you can easily pronounce all the ingredients says it all! We do not support unethical production practices and are passionate about producing a product that is eco-friendly and sustainable. 

Switch your commercial soap products to our natural handmade body care products. I promise you, your skin will love you for it! 

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