Making our own kid-friendly hand soap is an easy and super fun project that the entire family can work on together. Our children can be involved with choosing the scents they want their soap to have and even help to mix all the ingredients together.
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Castile soap is a cold process soap made with 100% olive oil. The name “Castile” refers to the Castile region of Spain, which is where this type of soap is thought to have originated. Olive oil is a popular choice for soap making that works well in combination with many other oils.
Once you are comfortable with the soap making process, you may want to branch out and experiment with different aromas. Essential oils are the best way to naturally scent your soap but picking different oils, determining how much to use, and how to blend them can be a bit daunting.
Activated charcoal detoxifies the skin, unclogs pores and provides gentle exfoliation. Tea tree essential oil lends its antiseptic and anti-fungal properties to further combat acne and soothe the skin.
is a part of the saponification process. Though this is a part of the soap making process that can happen naturally, it is not completely necessary. Your decision on whether or not to let your soap gel depends on the result you’re looking for.