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DIY Dove liquid body wash: 1 bar of grated soap, microwaved till melted + 2 cups hot water. Stir over medium heat until COMPLETELY melted-may take a while. Pour into glass jar or bowl to cool. Will thicken over 24 hours. Add more water if it's too thick for you. Pour into plastic bottle for shower use. Plastic Bottle, Homemade Body Wash, Homemade Soaps, Semi Homemade, Good Things, Soaps Provide, Bar Soaps, Homemade Bodywash, Diy Body
DIY Body wash: 2 cups grated bar soap, 1/2 gallon of distilled water, 2 TBsp of glycerin, 15 drops of essential oil - grate soap place everything but essential oil in pot on low heat, heat until soap dissolves stirring occasionally, add essential oil and remove from heat
Homemade body wash. 1 bar of Castile soap.(can use other brands) Grate soap. Add to 12 cups water and simmer on stove until dissolved. Add 2 tbs glycerine. Take off heat and let sit for about 10 hours until thickens and cools. Can add 3 tsp of essential oils at this point if desired for fragrance. Makes about 3 qts. If adding essential oils, use aromatherapy, candle or food grade oils.
body-wash I halved this recipe to give it a try. I made one batch with Dial soap for kids & one with Irish Spring. I found that the consistency of both batches were like that of egg white or as my daughter called it, snot. lol. It also doesn't lather like commercial body wash. If you're looking for clean & low in cost, then this may be for you. I wasn't thrilled, but may try it with a higher end soap to see if it is any creamier.