There’s probably nothing more indulging than treating our skin with the immensely beneficial and skin soothing properties of aloe vera and one of the best ways to do so is to prepare 100% organic soap bars with the same. Here are some amazing recipes for preparing aloe vera soap bars and these are so easy to prepare that you will want to make more of these every time you finish preparing a batch. These serve as wonderful gifts too and your friends will never stop loving you for gifting them these purely natural aloe vera soap bars.
5 Aloe Vera Soap Recipes To Sooth Your Skin
Shea Butter Aloe Vera Soap
Shea butter is one of the best known moisturizers that Mother Nature has gifted us with. Aloe vera on the other hand, is considered a boon for skin due to its healing and skin calming properties. You will need 2.5 oz. shea butter, 13.4 oz. olive oil, 9.6 oz. diluted aloe vera gel, 6.7 oz. lye, 15 oz. coconut oil, 10.5 oz. lard and 9.9 oz. water to prepare this soap. Follow the standard lye and water mixing procedure for preparing this soap and then add a mixture of melted shea butter, coconut oil, lard and olive oil to the lye solution. Add the aloe vera at last. Whisk up the solution nicely to thicken it up. Pour it into a soap mould or loaf tin and let it sit for 3-4 days to harden it.
Coconut Milk Aloe Vera Soap
You can easily indulge your skin in the nourishing properties of coconut oil and aloe vera by preparing this soap at your home and without having to waste a lot of money by buying the same from the market. Here is the recipe to your aid. You will need to have 35 oz. olive oil, 6.3 oz. aloe vera gel, 3.5 oz. coconut milk, lye and a tablespoon of fresh lemon zest, lemon essential oil, water and grapefruit essential oil to prepare this soap. For this, mix the lye and water solution to olive oil and coconut milk. Finish off by adding the aloe vera gel, lemon zest and essential oils. Give a nice whisk before pouring into mould and letting it harden.
Nettle And Aloe Vera Soap
A rather uncommon concoction, the nettle and aloe vera soap is extremely soothing and nurturing for skin and the best part of making this soap is that it is unbelievably easy to prepare. For this soap, you will need 1 cup glycerine soap base, 2 tablespoons crushed fresh or dried nettle leaves and 1/8th cup of aloe vera gel. Mix all the ingredients nicely and pour into a soap mould once it thickens up a bit. Allow it to cure for 2-3 days before cutting into slices.
Lemon, Honey And Aloe Vera Soap
This is yet another easy to prepare yet extremely nourishing and skin soothing soap. You will need 2 250 grams glycerine soap bars, 4 tablespoons honey, lemon zest, 3.38 oz. olive oil, 3/4th cup fresh aloe vera gel for this soap. Begin by melting the glycerine soap bars. Add the remaining ingredients to the melted glycerine soap base. Pour the mixture to a soap mould and let it sit for 1-2 days.
Mint And Aloe Vera Soap
Beat the heat with these unbelievably soothing aloe vera soap bars which incorporate mint for intense soothing nature. For this soap you will need 10.5 oz. melt and pour soap base, fresh mint leaves, peppermint essential oil and 1.7 oz. aloe vera gel. Melt the soap base cubes in microwave and then add it to the aloe vera gel. Add the remaining ingredients to prepare the soap mix. Pour the same into your desired soap mould and let it sit for 6-7 hours.