At High Ridge Brands, we know that the ingredients in our products are as important to you as they are to us. That’s why each of our Zest® Bar Soaps and Body Washes are carefully crafted to help nurture your skin and make you feel Zestfully Clean™.
It’s our commitment to you, the consumer, to use ingredients that are safe and proven. That’s why we don’t use triclosan, a chemical used in many antibacterial bar soaps and body washes, in any Zest® products. Learn more about triclosan’s effectiveness and health benefits, as well as possible side effects and safety concerns as reported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Zest® Bar Soap has 9x more Glycerin than the leading anti-bacterial bar soap, and that’s great news for you. Glycerin is a humectant and extremely hygroscopic, meaning it readily absorbs water from other sources. So, in part, Glycerin works because of its ability to attract water from the environment and from the lower layers of skin (dermis) increasing the amount of water in the surface layers of skin. Another aspect of Glycerin’s benefit is that it is a skin-identical ingredient, meaning it is a substance found naturally in skin. It is one of the many substances in skin that help maintain the outer barrier and prevent dryness or scaling.
Find Glycerin in the following Zest® Bar Soaps: Aqua, Fresh Aloe, Ocean Breeze, Creamy Cocoa Butter and Shea, Whitewater Fresh, Active Sport, High Intensity-Atomic, High Intensity-Force.
Aloe Leaf Extract or Mallow Extract
Found in Zest® Fresh Aloe Bar and Body Wash, Aloe is a naturally occurring substance found in the Aloe Vera plant. It’s often used to help soothe and moisturize irritated skin.
Find Aloe Leaf or Mallow Extract in the following Zest® products: Aqua Bar Soap, Fresh Aloe Bar Soap, Aqua Body Wash, Fresh Aloe Body Wash, Ocean Breeze Body Wash, High Intensity- Atomic Body Wash, High Intensity-Force Body Wash.
Vitamin E (Tocopheryl Acetate)
A naturally occurring vitamin found in foods and as dietary substitute, Vitamin E used on the skin has antioxidant properties that help repair your skin.
Find Vitamin E in Zest® Aqua Bar Soap, Zest® Aqua Body Wash, and Zest® Ocean Breeze Body Wash.
A naturally occurring vegetable fat found in cocoa beans, Cocoa Butter has a wonderful velvety texture with emollient properties that make it ideal for daily skin moisture and can help prevent dry, itchy skin.
Find Cocoa Butter in Zest® Creamy Cocoa Butter and Shea Bar Soap and Body Wash.
Rich in minerals such as iron, magnesium, and sulfur, Sea Salt softens skin and opens the pores. Combined with essential oils, colors, and sweet scents provide a healthy refreshing bathing experience.
Find Sea Salt in Zest® Ocean Breeze Bar Soap, Zest® Aqua Body Wash, and Zest® Ocean Breeze Body Wash.
Extracted from the nut of the African Shea Tree, you’ll love Shea Butter for it’s ability to moisturize without feeling greasy, and the way it will leave your skin feeling soft and smooth.
Find Shea Butter in Zest® Creamy Cocoa Butter and Shea Body Wash and Bar Soap.
A natural emollient, containing high levels of Vitamin E, that nourishes the skin making it smooth and soft. has been linked to many skin and hair care benefits. Almond Oil has also been linked to many other skin benefits which state Almond Oil, improves skin complexion and helps skin retain its glow, soothes skin irritation and inflammation, delays the aging process, relieves dry and itchy skin, and helps lighten dark circles underneath the eyes.
Find Almond Oil in Zest® Lush Paradise.
Polyquaternium-7 belongs to a family of polycationic polymers that are used in the personal care industry because its positive charge adheres to the skin and hairs natural negative charge. As a result, they help moisturize the skin and condition hair.
Find Polyquaternium-7 in the following Zest® Body Washes: Aqua, Fresh Aloe, Ocean Breeze, Creamy Cocoa Butter and Shea, Whitewater Fresh, High Intensity-Atomic, High Intensity-Force, Zest® 2 in 1, Tangerine Mango.
Reported to significantly affect the mood of heterosexual women and homosexual men, Androstadienone does not alter behavior overtly, although it may have more subtle effects on attention. Androstadienone is commonly sold in male fragrances; it is purported, to increase sexual attraction.
Find Androstadienone in Zest® High Intensity – Atomic Bar Soap and Body Wash, High Intensity – Force Bar Soap and Body Wash.