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Soap-making can quickly become an obsession, and we love playing around with different ingredients. The best thing about making soap is that you can make blends at a fraction of the price of their shop-bought counterparts – a definite win-win situation!

Sea moss has incredible skincare properties. It moisturizes and nourishes your skin, helping to combat the signs of aging and keep it in peak condition. So, while this recipe might be a bit longer than some of our simple recipes, we think it is definitely worth the effort.

Here’s a quick guide on how to make this sea moss soap.

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Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Sea moss deeply nourishes the skin with essential vitamins and minerals.
  • The anti-inflammatory properties of sea moss will leave your skin feeling healthy and revitalized.
  • This recipe creates a luxurious soap at a fraction of the price of store-bought versions.
  • Sea moss soap is ideal for all skin types and is particularly beneficial to sensitive skin.
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Ingredients

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This makes around 12 soaps if using the same mold. 

Instructions

  1. Place the sea moss in a bowl of filtered water, fully submerging it. Let it soak for 48 hours to expand and soften.
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  1. Drain the sea moss and blend it with fresh filtered water until smooth.
  2. Chop the melt and pour the soap base into small squares.
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  1. Melt the soap base in the microwave on low heat, using 30-second intervals and stirring in between, until completely melted.
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  1. Allow the melted soap to cool slightly, then stir in 2 to 3 tablespoons of the sea moss gel.
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  1. If desired, gradually add mica powder, one teaspoon at a time, until you achieve the preferred color.
  2. Pour the mixture into your mold and let it set for a few hours or overnight until solidified.
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  1. Once hardened, remove the soap from the mold and enjoy!
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the shelf life of Sea Moss soap?

As sea moss soap contains natural ingredients, it may not last as long as other homemade soaps. Make small batches to prevent wastage and store it in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.

Is Sea Moss good for the skin?

Sea moss is very good for the skin thanks to its gentle cleansing effect and natural healing properties. This homemade soap is particularly good for people with sensitive skin, but will give a healthy boost to all skin types.

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