How to Make DIY Hand Soap for Pennies

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Begin with a bowl, grater and good quality, all natural bar of soap. I used Basil Lime French Milled Soap.

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Grate the soap.

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In a deep pot, add the gallon of water, 2 Tb glycerin, and grated soap. Over medium-high heat stir until the soap is dissolved.

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It will look like sudsy water when it is through dissolving. Mine had lovely bits of basil floating in it and smelled divine!

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Let it sit for 10-12 hours. It will begin to set up and become solid. Use a hand mixer and give it a quick mix. If it is too thick, add a little warm water until it is your desired consistency.

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Pour into a large gallon container to store. Dispense in a normal hand soap dispensre. It makes nice gifts, smells great, and costs just pennies to make. The gallon+ cost less than $3.00

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