Making Scentz (aka Homemade Bath Products)
Some of the most memorable soaps created by soap makers are created using melt and put bases. One great advantage in using cleaning soap bases as an alternative than beginning with scratch with cool process type soaps is always that just about anybody can figure out how to make cleaning soap this way. There are no dangerous fumes to contend with and everything that’s needed is melted soap, color, and fragrance. Children Even supervised, can make melt and pour soaps.
Though this is a great and easy way to make soap, yet one should not underestimate the energy of melted bottom part, colors, and additives at the hands of an innovative mind. And let’s face it, which purveyor of body care products wouldn’t normally die to concoct the latest craze in bath and body products! Though there are various types of pour and melt bases available, yet to be able to set-up innumerable types of soaps, one only has to have a clear base. For variety, this clear platform can be used to create the rest of the existing bases.
- 7 years back from Indiana
- Small blending brush
- By Gayle C. Krouse
- Clean multifunction machines, no crust or sticky residue ect
- Exfoliate with my cosmetic scrub at least one time a week
The wonderful thing about being able to create your own custom made base is that you are limited only from your imagination. Think about the different variations on some of your favorite bases, such as Shea butter, or even Aloe Vera platform. Why not use exotic rainforest butters such as Babassu, Cupuacu, Murumuru, and Ucuuba to make new bases that are novel and packed full of oils and goodness for the skin.
To help you on the way to creating your own bases, here is a directory of ingredients and additives that can be readily found on the internet. The majority of the ratios derive from the manufacturer’s suggestions. • Butters: Butters such as aloe, cocoa, and mango butter have been staples in body maintenance systems long.
Harder to find will be the new rainforest butters such as Babassu, Coffee, Cupuacu, Ucuuba, and Murumuru. These butters are very luxurious and offer both tactile and fragrant variations on the butters we are already acquainted with. Add 1-5% to melted opaque or clear cleaning soap base. NOTE: Bases with butters applied will require an antioxidant avoid oils from going rancid. It’s advocated that Rosemary oleoresin vitamin supplements or draw out E T-50 are further at amounts between 0.1 – 0.5% to melted butter before increasing melted soap foundation. • Clays: Many types of clay are reputed to be good for removing waste from your skin.
One of the most popularly used is Bentonite clay, which is formed from volcanic ash and is also called calcium mineral bentonite. Bentonite clay is utilized thoroughly in natural curing circles for its purported ability to absorb toxins from the body. Usage levels for soaps are between 3 – 5%. Dilute with distilled mineral water, training any clumps.