Clarke’s create beautiful artisan bathing & shaving products
from the finest natural ingredients.
With seaweeds from the coasts of Galway and Donegal, goat's milk from Offaly, beeswax from the Royal County Meath, and the very best Atlantic sea salt from West Cork are carefully blended with the very best olive oil, coconut oil,and essential oils sourced ethically from around the world.
Coconut oil is a beauty wonder that you can use to hydrate your skin, fight frizz, and reduce premature signs of aging. A growing body of research, countless experts, and an army of natural-beauty devotees swear by the stuff for just about everything.Coconut oil is used in many natural beauty products, and for good reason: It's naturally antibacterial and antifungal, it's an excellent moisturizer, it can penetrate hair better than other oils.Because coconut oil is naturally antibacterial, antifungal and moisturizing. Coconut oil contains lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid. Coconut oil is a safe solution for preventing dryness and flaking of skin.
Olive oil contains three major antioxidants: vitamin E, polyphenols, and phytosterols antioxidants, when topically applied, may help protect the skin from premature skin aging. Vitamin E partly accounts for the anti-aging benefits of olive oil because it helps restore skin smoothness and protects against ultraviolet light. Hydroxytyrosol, a rather rare compound found in olive oil, also prevents free radical damage to the skin. Olive oil penetrates deeply into the skin while providing a cleansing effect.
Seaweed has the scent of the sea, there is a clear similarity between our blood plasma and sea water, in their respective compositions and concentrations, it is known that our body requires certain Trace elements, Vitamins and Minerals which are vital for our health these can be found in marine Algae, which is an ingredient Clarke's of Dublin use in its soap it is excellent for the skin and body. Good for bones, legs and muscles seaweed has curative powers. The seaweed used in our soap is harvested at low tide in Ireland.
Goat’s milk is rich in essential fatty acids and triglycerides. The essential fatty acids have a unique PH similar to humans, so it is less irritating and more easily absorbed by our skin. These fatty acids and triglycerides which is very moisturizing. it contains precious skin minerals like selenium and is loaded with vitamins, particularly vitamin A, the most important vitamin for the skin. As with other milks, goat’s milk contains lactic acid, which is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). It assists to gently slough off dead skin cells and helps to hydrate and brighten the skin.It the perfect ingredient to add to anything which touches your skin It is both an anti-aging wonder and a also used for dry and sensitive skin.
Sea salt is laden with minerals, including magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium, all of which play a key role in our skin's health, function, and cellular communication. Sea salt can help balance and improve hydration, strengthen the protective barrier of our skin. Salt is a gentle natural exfoliate that sloughs off dead skin. It also has minerals to soften skin and restore hydration and cleanses the pores deeply.
Benzoin essential oil has a sweet, warm and vanilla-like aroma , with a overtone of warmth from the goats milk. Benzoin essential oil is a great calming and uplifting effect, while boosting circulation it also boosts the skin's elasticity, while calming redness, itchiness and irritation. It can be used for acne, eczema, psoriasis, scar tissue, circulation and muscle pains.
Chamomile essential oil is calming it has a soothing and healing influence on the skin it calms red, dry and irritated skin, as well as calming allergies. It is high in (-a)-bisabolol which promotes granulation (healing) and is also a great tissue regenerator.
Geranium essential oil helps to create balance between oily and dry skin balances the production of sebum in the skin, while keeping it supple and helping with the healing. Do not use it during pregnancy.On the skin Geranium essential oil can be used to help in the treatment of acne, bruises, burns, cuts, poor circulation, sore throat and stress. Geranium essential oil are astringent, diuretic, deodorant and tonic
Lavender essential oil are antiseptic, analgesic, anti-convulsant, anti-depressant, anti-rheumatic, anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, decongestant, deodorant.
Rosemary essential oil -middle note-powerful refreshing herbal scent a clean scent of Rosemary which is great for stimulating the brain, improving memory , while helping with stiff muscles. It is also used for improving hair and scalp health.
Tea Tree essential oil -middle note-light spicy pungent scent.The tea tree is the undertone with a spicy scent which is great for relieving aches and pains in muscles. great for nettle rash it also is a powerful anti-fungal oil and helps clear the skin.
Cedarwood Essential oil -base note- clean scent
Our soap is free from Parabens, free from SLS and SLES and contains no Artificial Fragrances.
Our recipes are are consciously developed with as many fair-trade sources as possible and we adhere to strict cruelty-free policies.