When I make my own homemade cosmetics and skin care products, I love playing with what I have at home. I always love adding new things and changing the general recipes a bit. This time, I decided to make a lavender soap recipe.
Lavender body lotion or lavender soap is easy to prepare and natural beauty product.
When we combine benefits of shea butter, sweet almond oil, and lavender oil, we have the strongest moisturising products. Lavender oil can be one of the best ingredients for skin care products.
This oil will help to fight with acne problem. And in most cases, it is recommended to acne prone skins. Also, this oil will accelerate healing process of minor cuts and scars. So, from ancient times until today, lavender oil is used as number one beauty product.
Natural anti-bacterial property of lavender will make your skin softer and healthier. And on contrary to general belief, lavender oil is suitable for all skin types. Even if you have oily skin, you can make this natural lavender soap recipe and use it regularly. Natural anti-septic property of lavender oil will remove the excess oil on your skin. This way, you will have smoother looking face.
Homemade Lavender Soap Recipe Ingredients
- 2 tea spoons of beeswax
- 2 tea spoons of cocoa butter
- 2 tea spoons of shea butter
- 1 tea spoon of sweet almond oil
- 15 drops of essential lavender oil
Homemade Lavender Soap Recipe Preparation
Add beeswax, cocoa butter, shea butter, and sweet almond oil in a bowl.
Place water in a pot. Half of the pot should be filled with water.
Place the pot on the stove and boil the water.
Place the bowl with beeswax, cocoa butter, shea butter, and sweet almond inside the pot.
Melt all the ingredients.
Add essential lavender essential oil to the mixture.
Mix everything together.
Whip the mixture to obtain creamy form
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Pour the mixture in a clean container.
While preparing this lavender soap recipe, there are few tricks you can do. For example, if you have double boiler, you can use it to melt all the ingredients. With double boiler, it will be so much easier than using a pot and a bowl.
Also, if you have microwave, you can microwave the ingredients. For this, you need to follow this procedure. First, you need to set the microwave for 1 minutes and 30 seconds. And, you need to take the bowl and mix the ingredients in each 30 second. So, while melting the oils and shea butter, you will mix them for 3 times. The remaining steps will be the same.
Also, when you add essential lavender oil, you may place the mixture in fridge for 5 minutes. So, when you whip the mixture, you will achieve the creamy form. If the mixture isn’t cool enough, you cannot whip it and have that creamy look. Homemade lavender body lotion will be part of your skin care.
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