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How to Make Spa Soap That Will Chill You Out!


Regular use of a spa provides physical & mental health benefits that go much deeper than just relaxation and pleasure. Hydrotherapy, or warm water therapy in hot tubs combine the elements of heat, buoyancy, and massage to create an experience that is not only relaxing but has many health benefits.Whether you have difficulty sleeping, experience joint and/or muscle pain or, like so many of us, are just stressed out, spending time in a hot tub can provide therapeutic benefits for just about everyone.

A spa can improve the health of a person when used with bath oils and spa salts. These can improve the removal of bodily toxins and enhance the oxygenation of the extremities and joints, blood circulation is improved bringing that youthful glow back to your skin.



2 oz Avocado Butter (6,45%)

1 oz Sweet Almond Oil (3.2%)

1 oz Shea Butter (3.2%)

7 oz Coconut Oil (22.6%)

8 oz Olive Oil (25.8%)

12 oz Vegetable Shortening, very moisturizing ( Crisco which is palm/soybean is what I used)

4.2 oz Lye (sodium hydroxide)

10.2 oz distilled water

1 TBL Vitamin E added at trace

1 TBL Honey, warmed and added at trace

1 TBL Oatmeal, finely ground into powder in my coffee grinder! blended in at trace

1/2 tsp Ginger at trace. (Optional ) Ginger is an antioxidant (meaning it inhibits free radicals), and has anti infammatory compounds called gingerols. This is an optional ingredient that I used in the adult soap, not in the baby soap.

50 drops pure essential oil of choice ( optional ) for a very subtle scent ( added after the cook)

Total oil weight : 31 oz

Total batch with oil and water : 45.45 oz


This soap recipes was borrowed from specialized Spa ebook containing more than 126 step-by-step product recipes (plus many other professional ‘secrets’).





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