A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Did you know you can view all images posted by a member? Learn how here!
Total Members: 302,572
Currently Running With Scissors:
687 Guests and 29 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Oatmeal soap  (Read 1781 times)
Tags for this thread: soap , oatmeal  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Mienna
« on: November 28, 2007 11:13:31 AM »

I made some oatmeal soap and it's wonderful! I think next time I will crush up the oatmeal a little more 'cause it can be kind of scratchy. Here's a pic 'cause I'm addicted to my camera.

« Last Edit: November 28, 2007 11:13:44 AM by Mienna » THIS ROCKS   Logged

egg_salady
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2007 07:01:27 PM »

Those look lovely.  I love using oatmeal soap.  Sloughs the ol' dead skin off and moisturizes at the same time, can't beat that!  Did you scent them?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Mienna
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2007 07:36:41 PM »

I shredded some Dove soap, so it was already scented. I wasn't sure what to add to it, so I left it be. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

CraftyLittleDevil
Mostly harmless
Offline Offline

Posts: 280
Joined: 05-Jul-2006

the tooth fairy is a mountain devil


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2007 03:53:56 AM »

If I may ask, how did you make it? I have been looking everywhere for oatmeal soap but it seems near impossible to find, and when I do find some it costs a fortune.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Mienna
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2007 04:56:31 AM »

I used a cheese grater on two bars of Dove soap, and then I put about a cup of oatmeal into the food processor (I started by cutting it into smaller pieces with a steak knife but it was taking forever, hehe) ground it up until it was fairly fine (I'll make sure it's finer next time, though. The pieces I used with this batch were about a 4th of the original size of an oat), I then melted the soap in the microwave and mixed in the oats, and put it in the molds. That's about it. As a side note, I used oatmeal that wasn't instant, I'm honestly not sure if it would make a different, but I didn't want it turning into sludge when I put it in the melted soap.

Hope that makes sense, if it doesn't let me know and I'll try to explain. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

CraftyLittleDevil
Mostly harmless
Offline Offline

Posts: 280
Joined: 05-Jul-2006

the tooth fairy is a mountain devil


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2007 03:01:02 PM »

That makes sense- thankyou! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Choose a Soft Cup Bra
How to Choose a Softly Padded Bra
How to Choose a Demi Bra
How to Choose a Camisole
How to Choose a Corset with Garters
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.