The Epsom Salt Scrub Soap Bar is an incredibly easy item- perfect for the Beauty DIY Novice like myself- to make and with so many health benefits it will make you wonder why you never tried making these before.
Perfect as a quick crafty project with the kids or as a gift in a home-made hamper this healthy alternative to shop bought produce not only leaves your skin feeling rejuvenated and new, but the health benefits from all the ingredients really do make this soap bar worth giving a go!
Epsom Salt: Known for its relaxing properties Epsom Salt can cure skin problems, soothe pain and aching limbs and draw out toxins in the body.
Shea Butter: A fantastic moisturiser, Shea Butter can help cure numerous skin conditions such as dermatitis and eczema and help treat skin allergies from insect bites, stings and sunburn. It can also help circulation which can reduce the look of ageing in the skin.
Coconut Oil: The Jack of All Trades in skin care, Coconut Oil can be used for many different things from skin care products to a healthier option to fry your food in.the healthy properties present in coconut Oil allow it to be a fantastic moisturiser and skin softener, it is claimed to help with some skin conditions and even makes a healthy alternative to the commercial make-up removers.
Goats Milk Soap Base: Goats Milk Soap is fantastic at reducing the signs of ageing in the skin and boasts anti- inflammatory properties which help sooth and calm dry / damaged skin.
Take equal measures of the Shea Butter, Coconut Oil and the Goats Milk Soap Base, and melt gradually in the microwave. Once it has all melted and mixed in with one another pour into your moulds.
The amount of Epsom Salt you use is entirely up you depending on the result you want. I filled my moulds between 1/4 and 1/2 full so that one side of the soap would be the scrub and the other the lotion but it is all based on personal preference.
Leave your soaps to set somewhere cool until they have hardened completely- I left mine overnight just to make sure.
Once they have fully set you are good to go.