Each of us at least once in their life gave gifts.Even the most selfish nature-given gifts to himself.And in our time, when everything seemed to be a huge selection, the problem of the original and memorable gift gets hot enough.Especially in front of mass holidays: New Year, February 23, March 8 ... We must congratulate not only relatives, but also quite a large number of friends, work colleagues (and fellow students), teachers, educators in kindergarten, doctors, etc.What can we say about such a holiday as a birthday or Valentine's Day.
Financial expenses are looming, you know what ... You do not really want otdarivatsya chocolate with a card or a Chinese trinket, but want to please a small and interesting gift (in this case, it is desirable that only you know its true value).There are of course many shops "unusual" gifts, but their range is not changed substantially, over the years and has become quite commonplace.So what's to come up with?Try handmade soap.Recipes its production so diverse that you can easily create their own hands the perfect gift.And not necessarily in the form of small interesting surprise because handmade soap can become serious, a good gift if we approach the matter with the mind.
Of course, you will need some simple ingredients and tools.Before cooking handmade soap, get at least the most simple components, and is:
- soap base or the usual children's soap;
- oil-base (it is a base oil such as peach, almond, apricot and any other);
- essential oil (depending on the needs of the skin);
- dye (or a special soap or food or natural as chocolate, cocoa, vegetable or fruit juices);
- supplements (milk, glycerin, honey, herbal infusions and herbal teas, cream, etc., and for soap-scrub - ground coffee, oatmeal or ground walnut shells);
- water (preferably purified, for future soap dilution of the extract).
course to make handmade soap, utensils needed, and it is desirable that in the future in this dish is nothing but soap is no longer prepared.If you melt the ingredients in the microwave, then you need the appropriate utensils.But better still, cook soapy water bath, so the two old kastryulek you will be quite enough.For mixing the future bathroom of bath accessories sacrifice spoon and let from now it will be only for this purpose.
To get a quality handmade soap, recipes must be followed very precisely.When nabete hand, will be able to create their own proportions of the components, and in the meantime take a fine grater, and if you take as a basis for children's soap, rub it on her.Then mix together one tablespoon of glycerin and oil-base and put the mixture on a steam bath.When the oil-glycerol mixture warms up, gradually add to it grated soap, and to speed up the melting process of blow off some slightly waters.
When the soap is completely melted and mixed with glycerin and the foundation, start adding to it an essential oil.But remember, adding it to the handmade soap recipes recommend to pour a few drops, not teaspoons or milliliters.After each "blotches" mass stir well to spread the smell of oil soap evenly.Finished with essential oil, start adding a colorant and a filler.Stir the hot mass is now necessary to pour formochkam.They can serve as anything: bakeware figure biscuits, baby sand molds, jars of yogurt and even under the form of candy.
spill on the forms handmade soap recipes are advised to give it to cool first, and then put in the refrigerator.When it is well frozen, remove from the molds (you can put the molds in hot water to soap easily taken out) and leave for a couple of days to dry.That's all the soap is ready for use.And if it turned out really beautiful and fragrant, decorate it in the original packaging and giving from the heart.