Turmeric charcoal soap is made with lye (sodium hydroxide) and distilled water with 100% organic coconut oil. Other additives are peppermint and tea tree essential oils. It is turmeric and activated charcoal colored enhanced. This soap has a clean and tingly sensation so it is great for acne. Turmeric and tea tree oil has an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Peppermint oil has anti-microbial property and is great for aromatherapy to reduce stress.