Soaps are usually purchased from the shops and retail stores but they are filled with chemicals and such other ingredients which are not good for the skin. Thus, the best way is to make soaps and use them at home to get rid of unwanted chemicals.
Some Of The Crafts To Make Scrumptious Soaps Are Discussed Below
To make this one would need a choice of mold, milk, lye, olive oil, coconut oil and castor oil too. To start off one needs to understand the need of cooling the milk before use and then after taking the precautions of wearing gloves and goggles, one needs to pour the lye into the milk by sprinkling technique and start mixing this slowly while adding and sprinkling more lye till the entire mix is ready and dissolved and gives out a yellow color and a weird smell. After this part is over, keeping it aside, one needs to move to the next portion. The oils need to be poured as per quantity into a steel container and then mixed with the milk and lye mix using a immersion blender and the last step is to pour the evenly mixed mixture into a ready mold. After keeping the mold with the mix undisturbed for 24 hours, one needs to bring out the soap lump. After this just cutting the bar into slices and keeping them in open air for at least 4 to 6 weeks does the trick!
Baby Carrot Soap
This one is another great way to make a soap using food item and can be created using baby carrots sliced and then made into a paste form as a puree. Once the puree is formed, one needs other ingredients such as water, salt, lye, castor oil, coconut oil and olive oil. Firstly one needs to blend the lye with the carrot puree in a container and mix pour the oils in another. After the carrot and lye are mixed they need to be poured into the oil container and again mixed well. Once the mix is don e, molding it and de-molding after a day and slicing and keeping the soap pieces in open air does the trick!
Coconut Lime Soap
To make this soap one needs to use oils such as coconut, olive, safflower and sunflower oil and added to it are lye and frozen coconut milk. After procuring the ingredients, one needs to add the coconut milk and the lye together and then blend them properly. In a separate container the oils are mixed and after that are over, the lye and milk are poured in to get the blended form. The final blend is put into mold while sticking lime and coconut slices at the mold sides and then after 24 hours demolding happens and cutting and finally the final set up time of a few weeks is given before use! The lime and the coconut give a great look and feel to the soap for sure!
Oatmeal And Honey Soap
This soap requires the use of olive and coconut oil apart from others such as lye, ground oats, honey, a oil of choice along with distilled water. To make the soap one needs to blend all the mixtures and then pour it into the mold and just make sure that oatmeal traces are evenly wrapped all around the mold’s inner surface to give the desired look. After the mold is ready, slicing the soap and keeping it in normal temperature for at least a few weeks does the wonder!
Honey And Dandelion Soap
This soap making uses natural honey and dandelion tea along with lye and olive, coconut, jojoba, tamanu and sunflower oil as well as shea butter too! The dandelion tea can be prepared at home by plucking fresh leaves and flowers of dandelion and keeping it in a tight heat proof jar and then pour steaming hot water onto the same. After keeping the mix intact for over a night gives the desired dandelion tea for use and can be added and blended with the rest of the ingredients to get the desired mold content. Pouring the mix into the mold and giving it shape and time to cool and harden is all that one needs to wait for before the real use!
Apple Cider soap
This one uses lye, mango butter and some pure apple cider along with the essential oils like castor, olive, coconut and avocado oil. First of all the entire mix needs to be prepared well and then put into the mold. After the mold settles for at least 24 hours, after de-molding slicing the same and keeping it to dry for a few weeks help!
Coffee Flavored Soap
This soap is another refreshing one which can be easily prepared by taking ground coffee along with water, lye, and oils such as castor, coconut and olive oil other than shea butter! First of all one need to mix and blend all the ingredients together and pour it into the mold and keep it to rest! Post that is done, de-molding and slicing starts and then the last part which is the resting period for the slices and then the soap slices are ready to be gifted or used as per choice.