11.13.2006

16. Handmade Soap



MATERIAL
    Bars of natural fragrance or color free soap (Glycerin)
    Essential oils of your choice
      (Lavender, rose and jasmine work well)

    Food coloring
    Oats (optional exfoliator)
    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, oats, 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 soap molds (found at the craft store.
  8. Air out on wax paper for a day or two.

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If you liked this...
    The Soapmaker's Companion (Paperback) -- used and new from 7.98

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