DIY Clay Eucalyptus Soap

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DIY Eucalyptus Soap

Contributor post by Emily and Erick of Heidis Bridge.

 Whether you’re in need of a last minute-gift or just want to save money and DIY presents this year, this Clay Eucalyptus soap is a quick and thoughtful gift for the holidays. This soap feels luxurious with french green clay–the clay used at spas to draw impurities from pores–and a sudsy lather, but at a price that won’t break the bank. Bonus: the eucalyptus scent will relieve stress and even help with congestion–perfect for soothing holiday-related stress and winter colds.

Ingredients

You Will Need:
-.5lb Goat Milk Soap Base
-1 tsp. French Green Clay Powder
-1 tsp. Melted Coconut Oil (Optional)
-Eucalyptus Essential Oil
-Pieces of Eucalyptus Leaves

Directions:

Step 2
1. Measure .5 lbs of goats milk soap base in a glass measuring cup. Microwave in 30 second intervals until the soap is all all melted. 2. Mix in 1 tsp. of melted coconut oil, if desired. 
Step 3
3. Add in a five drops of eucalyptus essential oil and mix.
Step 4
4. Stir in 1 tsp. french green clay powder. 5. Add in tiny pieces of eucalyptus leaves for exfoliation.
Step 5
6. Pour into your mold and let harden for an hour or so. Enjoy!

Jan Halvarson

Jan founded Poppytalk in 2005 while a student at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (now ECU) to catalogue inspiration from typography to interior design. Since then she’s collaborated with Target (creating a limited edition glamping collection), a wallpaper collection with Milton & King, as well has written as a contributor at Wired, Martha Stewart and Huffington Post.

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