This soap is a great cleansing soap, and many young people or people with problem skin use it for their facial bar because of the Tea Tree Essential oil that is in it. This soap will not strip your skin of it's natural oil, but will clean the excess oil away and leave your skin clean, yet not dry. It is a great bar for troubled skin. French Green Clay & Activated Charcoal is also added to detoxify your skin. Use as a face or body bar. It has antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties.