Utilization of Seaweeds and Honey as an Alternative Facial Soap A Research Paper Presented to:
Mrs. Lorna Ebora
University of Batangas
High School Department
In Partial Fulfillment of the
Requirements in Research I
Bagsit, Ivan Junel
Santos, John Demit
Alday, Philline Isabelle
Caguimbal, Royce Loren
Chavez, Noreen Angela
De Castro, Alexandra Nicole
Villafranca, Daril Lyn
Man needs soaps everyday to wash away the dirt. Some kinds of soap are facial soap and body soap which are used to remove bacteria. Soap is one of the basic needs of people. It is used to make the body clean and comfortable. It also benefits the skin of the users by the nourishments itself. It is also used for facial cleaning or acts as a facial scrub. Based on the Wikipedia the Latin word “sapo” means soap. It was likely borrowed from an early Germanic language and is cognate with Latin sebum, "tallow", which appears in Pliny the Elder's account.
However, some soap can irritate your skin. Many industries and factories produce a soap product that does not fit man’s expectation. Those products can expose the users to some skin problems such as acne which can lessen the user’s confidence to face other. In addition, at present, there are a lot of insecurities when it comes to the skin specifically with the face. Many teenagers have problems with their face. Some of them have pimples and dry skin. There is really great need for innovation towards a better solution to these problems, particularly in soap that really nourishes the skin.
Honey which a sweet food made by bees using nectar from flowers can be utilized to produce an alternative soap together with seaweeds which is a loose colloquial term encompassing macroscopic, multicellular, benthic marine algae. Seaweeds and honey are tropical in nature which can be utilized in producing an alternative soap.
Honey is not only a food product or a medicine. It can also be used as a cosmetic product. In fact, honey is a sweet treatment for the skin. Honey is a product that retains moisture, thus being able to attract and retain fat. Hydration is extremely important because it allows the skin to maintain its elasticity, flexibility and softness. On the other hand, it is known that seaweed is beneficial to the user’s skin, especially the skin on the face. Man’s faces are the most important, because skin problems on or around the face are the most damaging emotionally, and can severely affect teenagers self esteem as well as the skin. The biggest problem with facial skin problems is that most products are irritating to some people, making it very difficult for someone to find the right things to use.
With the belief that really nature provides a safe, natural and effective alternative to products intended for the skin specifically soap that are cheaper in cost the researcher decided to conduct the study. Statement of the Problem
The study generally aimed to produce alternative facial soap from seaweeds and honey.
Specifically, it sought answers to the following questions: 1. What ratio of materials could produce the best quality of facial soap? 2. What are the effects of the facial soap to the users skin in terms of: a. nourishment
3. How is the alternative soap differ from commercial brands in terms of: a. effectiveness
c. compactness / consistency of particles?
4. What are the observed skin reactions upon the usage of alternative soap? Hypothesis
Facial soap cannot be produced from Seaweeds and Honey.
Seaweed green tea and leatherwood honey body scrub use a low heat with mountain spring water that retains a large percentage of precious vitamin rich nut and plant oils included just before the batch is poured. These are not consumed in the...
Please join StudyMode to read the full document