Turn Bar Soap into Liquid Soap
Edited by Doug Collins, Eng, Inukshuk
I would like to thank Rebecca Kelsey Sampson from Rebeccakelsey.com for the awesome video on how to turn Bar Soap into Liquid Soap. I organized it into a wiki for anyone with a hearing impairment, or for those who just prefer to read the steps. Hope you enjoy it. :)
Today I am going to show you how to make a DIY a liquid soap easy out of those old tiny soaps that you get from hotels. When you go on a vacation, and you feel it's such a waste to leave the soaps so you say "I should take these with me" or "look free soap, let me bring a lot of soap home". I've been doing that my entire life like since I was twelve. Every time I go on vacation with my family, I'll be the one in charge of taking the soap. Did we ever use the soap? No, because we just do like to buy our soap. It was wasteful, and underneath my sink I have like twenty bins of soaps. So I am going to figure out how to make use of it. I searched online on how to make a liquid soap out of bar soap, and that's what I am going to show you here.
There are a lot of soap collected over the year, and finally, I am going to use it.
We need to grate the soap with a cheese grater.
Rub the soap with the cheese grater until you have one cup of soap. It took me about 4 to 6 of small pieces of soap to make one cup, but it could be just one normal large soap.
Then we're going to need Glycerin and a spoon.
The stove isn't turned on yet, we're going to put in the soap, and add 2 spoons of Glycerin. There are 2 types of Glycerin, animal based Glycerin and also vegetables based Glycerin, we can choose any kind.
Basically, it ends up looking like soapy water.
Turn on the stove and keep it up around the height level, and wait for the soap to dissolve, so that is totally just a running water and it doesn't have any particles or anything in it.
We will add a sweet orange essential oil, and we will see if it will make the soap smell like oranges, we will be experimenting this for the first time here.
We're going to add half spoon of this oil into my mixture and see if it makes a difference.
Now we are going to start things around.
It does smell a lot like oranges so it looks like one spoon is enough.
The soap now is totally dissolved. if there is a little occasional random floating pieces don't worry about it, that's totally fine, as long as over the warming majority of it is dissolved. Then we can turn he stove off and go on to the next step.
Now, we have to wait for it to cool. a lot of the websites are saying to wait for 10 hours. to gain time we will put it in the fridge and check on it every hour, it shouldn't take too long, just until it gets thicker in consistency but not rock solid. in the purpose of this video, we have some remedies to help if it's rock solid, just it needs to be thicker than water.
Next, we are going take this soap and put it into this container.
The soap is a thicker consistency but it is not totally soap yet. it's been like 2 hours.
Now we are going to put the soap into this container. It will be very easier if we use a funnel, But we are going to use the cup instead.
It is going to take some time.
This final look when and it's all in the container. and now we have soap for the entire year. That is the end of this video, Thank you for watching.
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