Stoney River Soap Co. — aspen bark
Which preservatives do we use in our products?
aspen bark face creams lotion natural preservative skincare
Cosmetic products need to be preserved in order to prevent microbial spoilage that would make the product unsafe for consumers. Preservatives play a very important function in products containing water: they kill microorganisms and water-borne bacteria, and prevent the growth of bacteria, mold and yeast. When we looked for a natural way to preserve our face creams and lotions, we decided to use something that was paraben free, like Aspen bark extract. Aspen bark is extracted from the bark of the American Aspen tree, also known as the Quaking or Trembling Aspen. The bark of the Aspen tree is rich in salicylates that may function...