Limu Līpoa: Seaweed and Mango Butter

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Limu Līpoa: Seaweed and Mango Butter Soap

For thousands of years, seaweed has been used in skin care because it is full of vitamins that nourish and replenish the skin.  

Limu Lipoa is a type of seaweed that can be found in Waimanalo Bay.  It grows in deeper water, but can be harvested when it breaks free and washes to shore.  Gathering limu lipoa is a family affair - we have a blast  swimming and and diving collecting the green, leafy strands.  We bring it home and process it through a special drying method that is then used in our soap. 

Limu is the Hawaiian word for seaweed, which plays a special part in traditional food dishes in the islands.  Local families go to the shore to collect limu together and enjoy eating it with fish or drying it with salt. 

We make our soaps with natural Hawaiian seawater.  The seawater acts as an oil in the soap, making it creamy, rich in lather and palm oil free. 

For use on body, hands and face. **As with all soap, avoid getting it in eyes.

Scent  

Limu Līpoa seaweed naturally smells of evergreens and saltwater.    This soap has a crisp, musky scent that will remind you of a peaceful seaside. 

Featured Ingredients  

Limu Līpoa (fresh Hawaiian seaweed) and mango butter. 

Benefits 

 Limu Līpoa is a seaweed found in Hawaiian waters. Seaweed provides countless benefits for your skin. Not only does it exfoliate dead skin cells, but it also contains vitamins E and B, which help soothe the skin.  Additionally, seaweed has amino acids that keep your skin looking young and healthy. It works as a humectant and pulls in moisture to your skin. Because this soap contains mango butter, it is a smart choice for all skin types. Mango butter contains vitamin C, which strengthens skin. This soap is moisturizing, cleansing and gentle. Saltwater helps to purify the skin, leaving it hydrated and smooth.

Ingredients

Natural Hawaiian ocean water, sodium hydroxide, olive oil, coconut oil, mango butter, sweet almond oil, castor oil, dictyopteris plagiogramma (Limu Līpoa seaweed), essential oil fragrance.