by craftbits (shellie wilson)
And you can make so many variations that you have something to suit anyone!
What you need
Melt and pour soap base
Take 1 1/2 cups of unscented soap (I like using the white glycerin soap, but use what you prefer) and melt it.
Let it cool slightly and add 1/2 cup of your favorite (unscented) moisturizing lotion (I like using Shea or coconut butter) and mix well.
As it cools and thickens, stir it, adding a little water at a time until it is of a consistency you like. At this time, you may add some coloring and your favorite essential oil until the color and scent is just right for your taste. (I love using a sugar cookie scent!)
To make this an exfoliating scrub, you can add store bought loofah shreds, or shred your own loofah. Or add any other exfoliating agent. I use plain almonds from the grocery store and oatmeal, run through the food processor until it’s fine and add about 1/4 cup to my mixture.
I usually pour the mixture into a lotion bottle that has a large opening and a flip top screw on cap to keep in the shower. Any extra can be stored in an airtight container in the bathroom cupboard safely.
This Project was submitted by Numie
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