Climbing for Our CoconutsSukime uses locally grown super foods in Bali for our organic-vegan skin care products, deodorants and detox masks.
Handmade Virgin Coconut Oil
Vitamin-E: The contributions of vitamin-E towards skin care are well known. It is essential for healthy skin growth, repair of wear & tear on the skin, keeping skin smooth and protecting against cracking. Above all, it prevents premature aging and wrinkling of the skin, since it has good antioxidant properties. Saponified coconut oil is used in our soap to bring some of the benefits of eating the coconut to your skin. Saponified oils are those that are transformed to a hardened state during the soap making process. It's fatty acid will provide your skin with great benefits.
Coconut Oil is also one of the cornerstones of Ayuvedic Medicine. It is great to reduce inflammation, and acts against eczema and rosacea. It is also used for oil pulling, an ancient practice to heal the teeth and the gums.
Folk healers worldwide have used castor oil to treat a wide variety of health conditions for thousands of years. The use of castor oil goes as far back as the ancient Egyptians, who used it to treat eye irritations and as a powerful natural skincare remedy. In India, castor oil has been prized for its skin-healing, digestive-soothing, antibacterial properties and is commonly used in traditional Ayuvedic medicine practices.
Moringa Topical Skincare Magic
Moringa is a fast growing tree that is vitamin and mineral rich. It’s being hailed as a so-called ‘superfood’ primarily because its leaves are very rich in antioxidants, including Vitamin-C, it has high levels of Essential Amino Acids, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Iron, Beta-Carotene, Quercetin, and Chlorogenic Acid. Not only is Moringa incredibly amazing to eat, it’s also a super anti-aging skincare ingredient that pledges to clear skin of acne, inflammation, reduce wrinkles, and restore health to your shining locks. Try our facial cleanser soap bars and body scrubs made with this super plant.
Activate Bamboo Charcoal
Make pores smaller and cleaner
Throughout the day, toxins from the world around us clog our pores. When your pores aren’t clear, neither is your complexion. Activated charcoal binds to and helps pull the dirt out of your pores, making them less visible (it’s the oil and dirt that makes them appear bigger). This leaves your face feeling fresh. In soap form, it’s slightly gritty, which might provide just the gentle exfoliating you need.
Indonesian Cacao Butter
It's the fat source used to make chocolate, even healthy chocolate, responsible for giving it its alluring, melt-in-your-mouth, silky feel. Plus, just like other skin-loving sources of healthy fatty acids — cocoa butter is great for naturally healing dry, sensitive skin.
Soothes Burns, Rashes and Infections Rub a small amount of pure cocoa butter into burnt skin to help skin replenish. It’s is even gentle enough to be used as a natural treatment for eczema or dermatitis. Used in our Facial Cleanser, Body Soap and Body Butter.
Essential Peppermint Oil
Peppermint oil contains Omega-3 fatty acids, iron, magnesium, calcium, Vitamins A and C, minerals, potassium, manganese and copper. It is also valued in skin care for its antibacterial properties. Peppermint essential oil gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body, which can relieve sore muscles. Not only is peppermint one of the oldest European herbs used for medicinal purposes, other historical accounts date its use to ancient Chinese and Japanese folk medicine.
Essential Lavender Oil
Smells amazing plus it heals burns and wounds, restores skin complexion and reduces acne; slows aging with [powerful antioxidants; and improves eczema and psoriasis. Lavender also improves sleep so bathe yourself just before bedtime.