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Topic: Super Exfoliating Melt and Pour Glycerine Soap  (Read 1609 times)
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« on: April 01, 2014 04:27:01 AM »

I've been dying to try some of the soaps containing crushed walnut shells I've seen on pinterest lately.  This winter has been really bad for dry skin so I thought I'd give it a try.  I didn't want to dull my Cuisinart by chopping up the shells up so decided to go for a little more chunky bar.  The peanut shells are leftover from my Floating Candle Tutorial and the hickory shells are from our yard.  This batch isn't scented.  For my next batch, I think I'll try a fragrance that reminds me of springtime.  Also, I won't use shells from salted peanuts, the soap kind of scratches and the salt isn't any fun.

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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2014 04:33:20 AM »

I bet that's perfect for exfoliating really crusty skin!
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2014 05:08:14 AM »

That looks like it would be really great after this long, dry winter!
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2014 05:14:30 AM »

What a smart idea! Have to let us know how good your skin feels now. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2014 06:11:17 AM »

Ah, this is a neat idea!  It's definitely going to whisk away the winter skin.
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« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2014 06:18:23 AM »

I bet the soap would be great for rough and dry winter feet!  Does it smell like peanuts?
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2014 06:19:13 AM »

NUT SCRUB!

I'll bet you feel clean to the bone using this amazing soap.
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« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2014 06:41:01 AM »

The salty peanut scrub idea might be a winner...double the exfoliation! Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2014 06:43:02 AM »

There really are so many possibilities with this.  So many nut varieties you could use!
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« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2014 06:48:59 AM »

This should really do the trick on those super rough areas such as knees, elbows, & heels!
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