Lemongrass is an anti-microbial and anti-bacterial herb. This means it will help limit bacterial and/or microbial growth on the skin. It can help ward off skin infections as well as lessen skin issues caused by bacterial infections such as Cellulitis and Folliculitis. Lemongrass is also a fungicidal, which means it helps cure fungal infections on the skin. The herb also acts as an astringents, which constricts the skin. This helps to minimize pores, limit the secretions of oil and provide a temporary skin-firming treatment. Sugar is added to each bar to exfoliate dead skin tissue.