These handmade soaps make gifts that are both welcome and practical.
Making beautiful bars of fragrant herbal soap has never been easier. Purchase glycerin- or coconut-oil-based soap blocks at a crafts store, cut them into chunks, and melt them in the microwave. Add herbs, color, and fragrance to the liquid soap and pour into molds. Purchase soap molds, or use kitchen items such as tart tins or small gelatin molds.
See below for complete instructions.
You can add any number of special additives to make custom soaps for specific uses. Add them alone or in complementary combinations. See below for some suggested combinations: