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Beauty Soap

Written by Paulo Martirez on Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Materials Needed:
• Bars of natural fragrance or color free soap
• Essential oils of your choice (Lavender, rose and jasmine work well)
• Food coloring
• Oats
• Vitamin E Oil (Optional)
• Almond Oil

Instructions:
1. Grate soap in a blender or food processor.
2. Boil a pot of water and put a glass bowl over the pot, (like a double boiler.)
3. Add some almond oil into the bowl.
4. Add the soap into the bowl.
5. Take the water from the pot and add it into the bowl until soap changes into paste.
6. Add oils, color, and vitamin E as desired.
7. Let cool in molds of your choice. You can use anything for a mold - ice cube trays, cookie cutters or your own hand. (To make hand soap, flatten soap paste to approximately 1/4 inch. Trace your hand on to the surface of the paste and mold accordingly. Finish by writing "hand soap.")
8. Air out on wax paper for a day or two.

Note: Make different shapes of soap or don't mix the color all the way in. Oats are great for exfoliating. Lavender pieces and rose petals can sometimes mold or rot if you don't air the soap out properly, so be careful. Your utensils should not be used for food afterwards but if you need to, wash very thoroughly.

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  1. 1 comments: Responses to “ Beauty Soap ”

  2. By Anonymous on August 26, 2009 at 5:57 PM

    such a great idea...im gonna give it a try! :D

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