Easy Homemade Soap

Soap can make us feel a certain way depending on the scent or color. It of course always makes us feel clean, but certain types of soap are best for us.Soaps with a wonderful aroma aren't cheap in the stores. That's why it is better many times to make your own soap the way you like it. I love washing with vanilla scented soap or sometimes a refreshing scent such as china rain. Soap scents can bring back many good memories. Soap in the stores nowadays just doesn't smell as good as homemade soap. You have to pay a lot of money to find a soap in the store with a good and pleasent lasting fragrance. You can make your own homemade soap fairly inexpensively and the scent would last and you can choose any fragrance you want. There are all kinds to choose from such as rose, vanilla, lavender and so many more.You can even put herbs, flowers or other things inside the soap such as toys or cute erasers. Would you like to try? We will start with a basic recipe. There are hundreds to choose from but it's always better to start out simple. Remember, sometimes it takes a few tries to get it right. When you get the process down it becomes easy and fun to create your own soap. Ever since I started making soap not even my husband wants to use another soap.

He broke out when he used a store bought soap so he says he just wants to use the soap I make. Heres the recipe, followed by a backlink that will help you find more recipes and soap and bath products to help you. I prefer melt and pour because this soap is not only easy to make but very gentle on the skin. Basic Recipe For Melt and Pour Homemade Soap. Ingredients: 1 pound clear melt and pour glycerin soap base, 1/2 oz (20-30 drops) of fragrance or essential oil, herbs or anything you want to add to the soap. Things you will absolutely need: a microwaveable container or bowl and a wooden spoon. Soap molds. Put the pound of m&p soap base in the microwave safe bowl. Place in microwave on high for 1 minute. Take out and stir. If not completely melted place in microwave on 1 minute. Keep checking until soap is completely melted. Next, pour the fragrance or essential oil or herbs, toys etc you want put in the soap. Stir and pour into soap molds. Let set about 2 hours. If mold still fells warm let soap set until completely cooled. Then pop out onto wax paper, wrap in pretty package such as plastic wrap with a bow or soap bags or boxes. Label soap and put what scent it is or use it right away. These makes really great and useful present gifts.