Daily we use soaps, detergents, and other cleansing products that not only dry the skin, but may contain harmful chemicals. Toxins in your day-to-day environment can stress your immune system, and increase health risks. It's important to check the labels on the products you use, to avoid toxic chemicals being absorbed through the skin into your bloodstream.
It's vital to replace cleansing products containing harsh chemicals with more natural choices. The best way to ensure that you are using an all natural product is to make it yourself. With a few quality ingredients, and an empty foaming pump soap dispenser, you can make foaming soap and refill your container, for a fraction of the cost of the expensive commercial brands, that run about $4.00 a container. This DIY foaming hand soap recipe utilizes good clean, purified water and beneficial ingredients to cleanse and nourish your skin. It's so affordable, and easy to make. You'll want one or more to use in the kitchen and bathrooms.
FOAMING PUMP SOAP REFILL RECIPE
Naturally cleanses and softens your hands
8 to 10 ounces filtered and purified water
2 Tablespoons pure, liquid castile soap, Dr. Bonner's
1 teaspoon almond oil
8 to 10 drops of sweet orange, lemon or lime essential oil, for scent, opt.
8 to 10 drops of rosemary, frankincense or four thieves essential oil, for scent, opt.
Note: This foaming soap recipe is lightly scented with the fresh, clean, and purifying fragrances of essential oils. To intensify the aroma, increase the amount of essential oils used. Try various fragrant combinations.
About the Author:
Deborah Tukua is a nonfiction author, and editor of Journey to Natural Living. She is author of seven books including, Naturally Sweet Blender Treats: 55 Fresh from the Blender Recipes, and Marketing Strategies for Chiropractic Success. Deborah has been a regular lifestyle feature writer for the Farmers' Almanac since 2004.
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