Once the soap has melted, let it cool down for not more than 2-3 minutes. Add all the ingredients. Remember, you have to work fast.
Mix the ingredients well. In case the soap has started to harden, heat it again for a while.
Pour the mixture into soap molds. Spray rubbing alcohol to make the bubbles disappear. Let them set for 24 hours in a cool and dry place.
Take the bars out of the molds, and they are ready to use. You don’t need to cure them.
Aloe vera has been used as a natural remedy for many skin issues for ages. Among all the other aloe species, aloe vera is considered the most biologically active as it has over 75 active compounds that benefit you tremendously. Let’s look at a few benefits.
Benefits Of Aloe Vera Or Aloe Vera Soap
1. It Helps in Soothing Skin Irritation
Topical applications of aloe vera or home made aloe vera soap help in relieving rashes, itching, burning sensation, and other damages to the skin. A review of more than 40 studies summarized the dermatological effects and benefits of aloe vera. Aloe vera has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties, and it works wonders in soothing dermatitis, psoriasis, burns, frostbite, and inflammation (1).
2. It Can Treat Burns
The topical application of aloe vera protects your skin from radiation damage. It relieves burns and damage caused by UV exposure (2).
3. It Helps In Wound Healing
In a study, researchers found that aloe vera accelerated wound healing in patients suffering from wounds/abrasions caused by dermabrasion procedure. However, scientists are not sure how aloe vera does this (3).
4. It Moisturizes Your Skin And Prevents Aging
Aloe vera contains mucopolysaccharides that do not let moisture escape your skin. It also promotes the production of collagen and elastin fibers. These two compounds make your skin elastic and prevent wrinkles (4).