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Why I Love Melt And Pour Soap Making

I love making soap using the melt and pour soap making method. In my experience itís the easiest way to make your own handmade soap. A good melt and pour soap recipe is a must if youíre just starting out, but once youíre experienced, you can make up your own recipes and get really creative. How about Double Chocolate Brownie soap?Melt and pour soap comes in soap blocks, ready to melt and pour into the mold of your choice. But the exciting part comes once youíve melted the soap block. Then you get to add your own choice of soap coloring, fragrance and fun additives; for instance, oatmeal,...

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Eucalyptus Facial Cream Recipe

1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
1/3 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon white beeswax
2 tablespoon andydrous lanolin
2 tablespoon rosewater
2 to 3 drops eucalyptus essential oil

Using a wire whip or blender, mix the aloe gel into the oil. Set aside and melt the beeswax with the lanolin in a double boiler or a half minute in the microwave. Slowly stir in the essential oil mixture. Stir in the rosewater and the essential oil, stirring until the mixture starts to thicken. Pour into a jar and cap tightly. The aloe adds a wonderful texture to this lovely cleansing and...

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Bath and Body Tip #7

If you use oils in your bath be careful as it may make the bath tub slippery.

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