Grapefruit seed extract is a great natural antioxidant that will really help extend the lifespan of your soap. Unlike many artificial preservatives found in store bought cosmetics, it won't harm your skin by clogging pores and damaging skin cells. In fact, this ingredient may actually benefit your skin and improve your complexion overall.
The benefits of grapefruit seed extract expand into many different fields. For skin care and soap making purposes, some of the benefits include:
- A high content of vitamin C
- A high content of vitamin E
- A large amount of beneficial antioxidants
Grapefruit seed extract is a non-comedogenic antioxidant acting almost as a preservative helping to extend the shelf life of your product.