DIY Soap Ideas
Sure you have heard about the trend of making your own DIY soap bars? It is not only eco-friendly and healthy, it can also be really fun since you can use these soap bars for your bath pleasures or hand them as a Christmas gift! There are virtually very numerous possibilities! Here are some simple tutorials on making DIY soap bars!
Handmade Soap Bars
Well, you might think that since Christmas is over, there is no need to bother with presents any more. However, the holiday season is a best way to share your attitude and gratitude, while gifts are one of the most universal ways to do it! Here are some sparkling DIY gift ideas on making awesome scented DIY soap bars! We will start with the simple pantry bar soap. You will need Glycerin, Honey and Ginger, and some containers. You will need to mix the ingredients for each cup of glycerin, add 1 teaspoon honey and 2 pinches ginger; optionally add 1/4 teaspoon chamomile tea. Some fill the solution into yogurt cups to get the perfect shape. After each soap is set, press on sides of the mold to loosen the soap and to release it. Don’t forget to decorate it!
Another idea is to make a peppermint soap from glycerin, peppermint oil, red food coloring. You will need to melt the glycerin and then a drop of peppermint oil to the potion, using a plastic spoon. If your glycerin is clear, you will need to add a drop of red food coloring, stirring all the time until you will get a perfect color. Then, when the perfect hue is achieved, pour the melted soap into the loaf pan and let it cool for some time. Then, score the top with a fork, mixing the colors. When the future soap bar in in different colors, let it cool down and get to its form for next 4-5 hours. Then, pop out of the pan and slice it into bars.
Now, your soap is ready, yet you have an option of decorating the bars for presents. Wrap each bar into wrapping paper, and tie a ribbon, or a bakery string to decorate. As an option, you can also cut holly-leaf tags out of green construction paper, or placing each are into a handmade soap bar container. It is up to you how to decorate your DIY soap, just make it appropriate. Enjoy!
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