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Calamine Soap

Like a DIY Fresh Farmacy without sodium lauryl sulfate, this healing calamine soap is ideal for parched, easily-irritated skin.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time10 mins
Cooling Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 20 mins
Course: Bath and Body Soap
Cuisine: DIY
Keyword: essential oils, skincare
Yield: 3 bars
Author: Stephanie Pollard
Cost: $10

Equipment

  • Medium bowl
  • Soap mold

Materials

Instructions

  • Chop soap into small chunks and place in a medium-size microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second intervals until just melted.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir well to combine.
  • Pour into your soap mold and let cool completely.
  • Remove from mold and store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

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Notes

If you can't find elderflower oil, feel free to just leave it out.
As for the soap base, I like to use something nourishing, such as goat milk or oatmeal, but you can use any kind of soap base you like!