Quick & Easy Non-toxic Soap–Perfect for Valentine’s Gifts!

Soapmaking Should Be Simple

Often, when we think about soap making, we think of it as being messy, time-consuming and more than we wish to take on. I mean, that imagery makes the simple act of grabbing some at the grocery pretty damn tempting. But what if I told you you could make quick & easy non-toxic soap?

Benefits to Making Your Own Soap

There are several benefits I can think of to taking ten minutes a few times a year to create soap.

  1. There is less waste involved.
  2. The ingredients are gentle on allergy-prone skin.
  3. The ingredients are safe and won’t cause cancer, reproductive issues, etc.
  4. It saves you money at 75 cents to $1.50 a bar depending on size (compared to commercial organic).
  5. It makes a great zero waste gift that everyone has a use for!

Quick & Easy Non-toxic Soap

Did you know that you can make your own moisturizing, beautifully scented soap in less than 10 minutes time? Free from harsh chemicals and ready to use in only an hour!

It starts with the purchase of a block of goat’s milk soap base that you can melt down in a microwave or on the stove. Then you add some moisturizing oil, honey and essential oils of your choice . . . pour it in your mold AND Voila! One hour in the fridge will result in your own collection of handmade soaps, safe and effective for your entire family’s soaping needs.

Here is a good guide to creating your own perfect natural scent! And if you are looking for a heart-shaped mold for Valentine’s day, here are some options.

The Benefits of Adding Honey

There are great benefits to adding honey to your homemade soaps. Here are some of them:

  1. Honey acts as a natural moisturizing emollient.
  2. Honey is chock full of anti-oxidants that protect the skin from free radicals and aging.
  3. Honey is naturally antibacterial.
  4. The added sugar content of honey helps increase the lather.

The Recipe

Quick & easy non-toxic soap

What are some of your favorite homemade recipes for natural personal products?

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