Ever wanted to create your own beauty herbal soap at home? Well, now you can easily make your own herbal soap at home by using few basic ingredients from your kitchen and just a quarter size of any unused face soap.The best part is that you can add your own herbal ingredients and aroma to create the herbal bar.
Commercials herbal soaps that are available in shopping malls and stores are quite expensive and also contains harsh chemicals that can dry out your skin and make your skin feel itchy and dull.But, by making your own herbal soap you will not only save your money, but will also eliminate lot of chemicals and naturally boost your skin’s facial glow and health.
Before you start making your own herbal soap here are the safety rules that you must know to ensure a safe soap making experience.
1.Normally all soaps contains lye or caustic soda which is a highly volatile irritant.Make sure the soap doesn’t come in direct contact with fire.
2.Make sure the utensils that you are going to use is clean and in good condition.
3.Do not use aluminium or wooden materials when making soap, because the lye contain in the soap may damage or destroy it.
4.Before you start making your soap keep all the ingredients ready and within your reach.
5.Never leave soap mixture unattended.
Before you prepare, let’s find out some of the amazing skin benefits that you can get using this herbal soap.
1.This soap is enriched with natural herbal ingredients mint and tulsi leaves that contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that relieves skin redness, soothes and calms itchy and sunburn skin.
2.The natural antioxidants present in this soap rehydrates dull, dry skin and leaves your skin naturally smooth and glowing.
3.This soap contains skin lightening and anti-ageing properties that diminishes wrinkles, fine lines, reduces pimple and acne scars and enhances the color of skin tone.
4.Last but not the least this soap contains vitamin E compound that moisturizes the skin, doesn’t strip away moisture like other commercial soaps does and leaves your skin velvety soft and youthful.
Ingredients that you need :
2.Basil or Tulsi leaves
Steps on how to make this herbal soap
1.Take any unused mild facial soap and gently grate 1/4th of the soap using a knife and keep aside.
2.In a blender place 1/2 cup of fresh mint leaves and 1/2 cup of tulsi leaves.Add 1/2 cup of water and gently blend all the ingredients to a smooth paste and then strain the juice into a bowl.
3.Take a large vessel, fill with 1 cup of water and place on the stove over a low flame.
4.Now take one small bowl, pour 1/4th cup of water and the grated soap powder into it.
5.Place the small container inside the large vessel carefully as shown in the below image.Give the mixture a stir.
6.Once the soap powder starts to dissolve, add mint and basil leaves juice.Stir occasionally and keep an eye on it.
7.When the mixture slightly thickens, add 1 tbsp of turmeric and few drops of almond oil and stir well.
8.Once the mixture has turned into a gum like consistency, remove the vessel from the stove.
9.Now add 1/2 squeezed fresh lime juice and 1 tsp of baking soda to this mixture.You will notice bubble starts appearing.
10.Pour this mixture to any desired soap tray of your choice to give the soaps your own shape and size.
11.Leave the mixture to cool for 1 hour and then put in the freezer for 4 hours to speed up the process of making herbal soaps.
12.Congrats, you have just created your own beauty herbal soap and it is ready to use.