01/11Here are some DIY soap recipes you'll absolutely love

Here are some DIY soap recipes you'll absolutely love

Shower gels weren't always there in existence. There was a time when everyone just made do with gold old soap and boy did we love the soaps we had. But of course, this was also the time when soaps used to cost a mere 10Rs. Now, when you go to buy soaps, they cost anywhere between Rs40-Rs600 (we wish we were kidding!). Plus, they hardly last as long as they're supposed to. So, if you had the option of using soaps that didn't burn a hole in your pocket and lasted long enough, wouldn't you take it up? Well, you're in luck for we have just the DIY soap recipes you'll absolutely love.

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02/11DIY exfoliating soap

DIY exfoliating soap

If you can't do without a loofah then this is the perfect recipe for you. For this one, you'll need a Loofah, Rose essential oil and Rose mica. Melt the ingredients and cut up the loofah into tiny pieces. Put these all in a mould and then mix the ingredients well. Once done, your loofah soap will be ready.

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03/11DIY tea-based soap

DIY tea-based soap

Who says tea is only for drinking? It'll work great as a soap ingredient too! You'll need Palm oil and palm kernel oil, Coconut, olive, castor, soybean, and sunflower oil, Cocoa butter, Lye, Green tea, Steeped green tea leaves, Eucalyptus and lemongrass essential oil. Mix the ingredients, pour into mould and let it settle.

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04/11DIY handwash soap gummy bears

DIY handwash soap gummy bears

If you are looking to make soap for your children, try gummy bear handwash soaps. The kids will love it.This way you can also save on how much liquid soap they use if they are finishing the bottle quickly. To make this soap, you will need tiny bear-shaped molds. You will also need unflavoured gelatin, salt, water, liquid soap, cosmetic glitter, and soap colouring. Use a very basic DIY soap technique to make this one.

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05/11DIY Crystal soaps

DIY Crystal soaps

Making your soaps look like crystals or shiny jewels is easier than you think. You will need a glycerin base to make this soap and a soap mold. For the ingredients, you will need essential oils, cosmetic glitter, coloured mica, and clear melt and pour base. When you have made the soap base, cut them up small into small pieces and voila you have got yourself crystal soaps. These soaps can make great gifts for family and friends.

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06/11DIY fizzy bath bombs

DIY fizzy bath bombs

DIY is a fun way to spend your time getting creative. But if you are looking to have even more fun making soaps, try fizzy bath bombs. They are easy to make and fun to use. You will need bath bomb molds for this project. A cup baking soda, citric acid, Epsom salts, water, essential oil, olive oil, and food colouring are the ingredients you will need. Whisk all the dry bath bomb ingredients together first. Next, mix the liquid ingredients into a separate bowl. Then slowly combine the two mixtures. To shape them, you can use your hand or a mold. Picture Courtesy: Google Images

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07/11Cinnamon and cocoa DIY soap

Cinnamon and cocoa DIY soap

Is there a better combo than cinnamon and cocoa in anything? If you are a big fan of these two ingredients, then you will love how they come together in this soap. Together, they provide loads of nourishment and make it smell divine. To make this soap, you will need cinnamon cocoa fragrance oil, brown oxide colour block, cocoa powder, vanilla colour stabilizer, isopropyl alcohol, white and a honey melt and pour base, and a silicone mould. Mix all these ingredients in the mould and enjoy.

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08/11DIY moisturising soap

DIY moisturising soap

You'll need a soap base (available online), Oils, beeswax or aloe vera gel, Fragrance, colouring and rose petals and a Soap mould. Melt and pour the soap base and add the moisturising agents like coconut oil or the beeswax or aloe vera gel. Add the fragrance and rose petals to the mix and pour into the soap mould for settling.

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09/11DIY cleansing soap

DIY cleansing soap

For this one, you'll need a soap base, Activated charcoal powder and tea tree oil, Fragrance and a Soap mould. Melt your soap base and then add a pinch of charcoal to it which will give your soap a blackish colour. Then add some tea tree oil and peppermint oil to it before mixing and transferring into the mould.

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10/11DIY exfoliating soap

DIY exfoliating soap

You'll need to melt and pour soap base, add Colouring and fragrance (optional), Walnut shell powder or oatmeal powder and Soap mould. Mix all the ingredients well and pour the mixture into the soap mould. If you're looking for a mildly exfoliating soap then opt for oatmeal powder and if you need something stronger then try walnut shell powder.

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