HOW TO FORMULATE A DIY HOMEMADE SOAP FOR ACNE AND PIMPLES – ZIGIHOW.COM.NG
Few days ago, I wrote an article on how to formulate a diy homemade acne and pimples cream. And in that very article I explained vividly what acne is all about, what causes acne and pimples and finally how to get rid of them by formulating a diy Anti-acne cream.
In this very article we’re going to learn how to formulate a diy homemade soap for acne and pimples, using the best natural ingredients combination to achieve prompt and best results.
A Brief Definition Of Acne.
Acne (pimples) also known as Acne vulgaris is a skin inflammation that occurs when the hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin.
I understand how embarrassing it can be to have acne (pimples) on your skin, therefor it’s high time you get rid of them with the most effective homemade soap for acne and pimples.
This acne and pimples soap which I’m about disclosing how it’s going to be formulated contains all natural Ingredients. We will take a look at these ingredients to briefly know about them and how effective they are towards getting rid of acne and pimples.
Raw Honey – Raw undiluted honey reduces the appearance of the inflammed skin, (redness) due to acne and pimples. Raw honey works to make inflammatory acne look less angry because it has an osmotic effect on the skin it can draw out [excess fluid] and help reduce inflammation. Ensure to use the best grade of honey Raw and undiluted.
Raw Sheabutter – Shea butter can help reduce the appearance and redness of acne, thanks to it’s Vitamin A, E and F Content.
Sheabutter penetrates down into the skin pores sooths inflammed skin, reduces skin redness as a result of acne and pimples, cleanses the pores and at the same time moisturizes the skin, keeping it well hydrated. To get the best from sheabutter, you need to purchase a pure and unrefined sheabutter of high quality. It is important to use precisely unrefined oil, in which the original composition of all valuable substances is fully preserved.
Coconut oil – Raw coconut oil is high in lauric acid, which helps kill the bacteria that cause acne. Applying coconut oil to the skin can kill acne-causing bacteria and increase moisture, which may also reduce acne and pimples scarring. According to some study, lauric acid which is richly found in coconut oil was more effective at killing acne causing bacteria (p acnes) than benzoyl. Ensure you purchase Raw, organic, virgin coconut oil.
Aleo vera gel – Aleo vera contains anti-bacterial, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties, aloe vera gel kills the acne causing bacteria, sooths the inflamed area caused by acne, cleanses and shrinks the skin pores to avoid further occurrence of acne and pimples. Ensure to use the purest form of aleo vera gel, straight from it’s plant, but if you don’t have access to the plant, you can purchase pure aleo vera gel in any reputable organic beauty store.
Sandalwood essential oil – Sandalwood oil is a highly effective, and a gentle essential oil that is used to treat many common skin condition such as acne (pimples), rashes, eczema etc. Sandalwood oil battles the bacteria and oil that block pores and cause blackheads and pimples, cleanses the skin pores of impurities thereby keeping it clean and avoiding the occurrence of further acne and pimples.
Peppermint essential oil – Peppermint essential oil extracted from peppermint plants acts like a skin pores cleanser. Due to its antimicrobial properties, peppermint oil helps reduce levels of acne causing bacteria in the skin which helps treats pimples. The cooling property of menthol within the peppermint oil reduces acne inflammation, inhibits bacterial growth and reduces testosterone 5 ALPHA-reductase production.
Lavender essential oil – seeking to sooth and heal your pimples? Then lavender essential oil is your best choice. Levender essential oil which is extracted from lavender flowers helps fights those acne causing bacteria which results to pimples, calms skin inflamed area and reduce blemishes and redness at the same time.
Tea tree oil essential oil – Tree tea oil contains Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Tea-tree oil is rich in terpinene-4-ol, which makes it significantly more effective in treating acne than commercial options like benzoyl peroxide. Tea tree oil is a very concentrated and potent essential oil that target and gets rid of any bacteria causing acne or pimples in the skin. Tea tree oil penetrates deep into the skin unblocks sebaceous glands, dry out whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and other blemishes, as well as well as disinfect and clear the pores of impurities.
All the above mentioned ingredients are all natural and individually effective in getting rid of acne and pimples, but works rather very effective when put together. So we shall be learning how to formulate a diy homemade soap for acne and pimples using the above mentioned natural ingredients.
Here We Go
- 1-2 Soap base
- 5 Teaspoon Raw honey
- 2 teaspoon Sheabutter
- 3 Teaspoon Coconut oil
- 5 Teaspoon aloe vera gel
- 10 Drops sandalwood essential oil
- 10 Drops peppermint essential oil
- 10 Drops lavender essential oil
- 10 Drops tree tea essential oil
- 2 Teaspoon Preservatives. Recommended: Garmall plus or Optiphen plus
Method Of Preparation
Step 1: Melt down your soap base in a mixing bowl to a paste consistency, (using a microwave or double boiler method). I use pure translucent glycerin soap base.
Step 2: Add aleo vera gel, using a knife cut out the aloe vera pulp (gel) add 5 teaspoon.
You can still use the cosmetic grade (The ones sold in beauty stores)
Step 3: Melt your sheabutter and pour to the mixture. I added sheabutter, coconut oil, honey, to serve as a moisturizer so that your face won’t dry out while using the soap.
Step 4: Add the essential oils, in accordance to measurement stated above.
Step 5: Then add your preservatives in accordance to measurement stated above. Ensure to use preservatives in liquid form, for easier incorporation.
Step 6: Stir the mixture thoroughly,
Finally: Then you can pour the liquid soap in a soap moulder to give it a nice shape while you allow it to cool and solidify. You can Still put the soap in the refrigerator to solidify even faster.
How To Use.
Use morning and night (evening)
Wash the affected area with the diy homemade acne and pimples soap you just formulated using a warm water, leave the soap foam on the affected area for 3 minutes, before you wash off with warm water.
Keep using this soap until your pimples vanishes. You can use this soap along side diy acne and pimples cream for an even more faster result.
Just incase you finished formulating your soap and it doesn’t Foam. Follow this link to learn how to fix a soap that doesn’t foam after formulation.
Enjoy a smooth acne free skin.🙂🙂