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DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bars

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DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Are you looking to make some all natural changes in your hair care routine? When you realize the amount of chemicals in the hair products that we use can be daunting and scary, for sure. Plus, the amount of chemical buildup in your hair is noticeable sometimes. Did you know that shampoo bars are SUPER easy to make and work so well for moisturizing your hair. These DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bars use a few ingredients and are awesome for moisturizing your hair.

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Supplies:

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Instructions:

Step 1: Cut the soap base into squares and place into a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds.

Step 2: Add shea butter to bowl. Return to microwave and heat for an additional 30 seconds.

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 3: Add coconut oil to the bowl

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 4: Add olive oil to the bowl

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 5: Add the tea tree essential oil

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 6: Add the orange essential oil to the bowl

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 7: Add the peppermint essential oil to the bowl

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 8: Add the sea salt to the mixture.

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 9: Add orange zest to mixture and stir in gently.

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 10: Add food coloring if desired.

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 11: Spray bottom of the mold with rubbing alcohol.

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 12: Gently pour shampoo bar mixture into mold.

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 13 Spray the top of the soap with the rubbing alcohol.

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Step 14: Allow to harden for at least an hour. Gently pop out and store in an airtight container or ziplock bag until ready to use.

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

Use these shampoo bars to replace your regular shampoo routine and let me know the difference you notice. Then, check out these other awesome DIY recipes for skin and hair care.

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DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar

DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bars

Materials

  • ½ pound glycerin soap base
  • 1 teaspoon shea butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 10 drops tea tree essential oil
  • 10 drops orange essential oil
  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 2 oranges, zested
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • Orange food coloring (optional)
  • Spray bottle of rubbing alcohol
  • Soap mold

Instructions

  1. Cut the soap base into squares and place into a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds.
  2. Add shea butter to bowl. Return to microwave and heat for an additional 30 seconds.
  3. Add coconut oil to the bowl
  4. Add olive oil to the bowl
  5. Add the tea tree essential oil 
  6. Add the orange essential oil to the bowl
  7. Add the peppermint essential oil to the bowl
  8. Add the sea salt to the mixture. 
  9. Add orange zest to mixture and stir in gently. 
  10. Add food coloring if desired. 
  11. Spray bottom of the mold with rubbing alcohol.
  12. Gently pour shampoo bar mixture into mold.
  13. Spray the top of the soap with the rubbing alcohol.
  14. Allow to harden for at least an hour. Gently pop out and store in an airtight container or ziplock bag until ready to use

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