Transparent soaps have an opaque and shiny texture that is very soft and smooth on the skin. The look and appearance of the Transparent soap make it look luxurious and rich, unlike other ordinary soaps. Transparent glycerin soaps are versatile and easily customizable as you can use different fragrances, coloured pigments, essential oils, etc. you can get your unique Soap Bars.
Apart from the cast and appearance of Transparent Melt and Pour Soap Base, it has many skin benefiting traits too. This soap base is made from Glycerine, Organic Natural Oils, and Fatty Acids, making it healthy for the skin. So rather than using Chemical-based Soap bars, one should opt for soap made from a Transparent Soap base as it is natural and chemical-free. So let’s check out how we can make a clear soap base at home in 30 minutes.
Benefits of Homemade Transparent Soap Base
- Hypoallergenic: Transparent or Glycerine soaps are hypoallergenic, so they effectively reduce the allergy risk and treats various skin ailments like rashes, irritation, acne, Itchiness, dryness, etc.
- Moisturizing Effect: The natural ingredients present in Transparent soap bars help in conditioning and moisturizing the skin. It also helps in treating flaky skin and prevents dryness and Itchiness on the skin.
- Suitable for Sensitive Skin: Glycerin or Transparent Soap bars are made from nontoxic and chemical-free ingredients, so they are completely safe and healthy for sensitive skin types.
- Anti-acne Soap: Natural oils and glycerine present in homemade clear soap bar help in soothing Acne-prone and Oily skin. It also even-outs the textured or bumpy skin and erases acne marks.
- Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Clear soaps are anti-inflammatory and antiallergic to help pacify the irritated or inflamed skin easily. It also prevents various skin conditions if it is used regularly.
- Reduces Wrinkles: Transparent Soap Bar holds antioxidant properties that help in reducing signs of ageing by minimizing wrinkles and encouraging blood flow to the skin.
Homemade Transparent Soap Recipe Ingredients List
You can easily find these ingredients while making clear soap base from your local market, or you can even check out the VedaOils store to get these items at affordable prices.
- Transparent Soap Base - 450 gm
- Soap making Mould
- Petroleum Jelly - 2 Tablespoon
- Essential Oils - 1 ½ Tablespoon
- Fragrance Oils - ¼ Teaspoon
- Dried herbs and Flowers (Optional)
- Glass Jar
Transparent Soap Bar Recipe - DIY Step By Step
Now Follow this easy DIY Clear Soap Bar Recipe steps to get crystal clear soap bar. We are making a recipe from scratch, so this will helps if you are a beginner in soap making. As we collected all soap base items, follow the steps properly:
Step 1: Cut Transparent Melt and Pour Soap Base
Take the VedaOils crystal clear soap base and dice it into the pieces of 1 inch (2.54-centimetre) with a sharp knife. Ensure that the pieces are not significant in size as the smaller pieces will take less time to melt and the process will be smoother and faster.
Step 2: Melt Pieces of Soap Base in Microwave
Add the chunks of Transparent Soap base in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave it for at least 3 minutes. Stop the microwave's timer at check it after every 30 seconds to check if the soap base is melting properly. Stir the melted mixture if needed. Make sure that the soap base does not boil and do not heat it directly on flames.
Step 3: Add Essential Oil in Melted Soap Base Mixture
Let the melted Transparent soap base cool down for a bit, and then add your preferred Essential Oil and Fragrance Oil to customize the soaps according to fragrance and traits required in your soap. Remember to Dilute the Essential oils before adding them into the melted soap base.
Step 4: Customize Your Melted Soap Base with Desired Ingredients
Add the preferred soap-making ingredients like preserved herbs & flowers, sparkles, etc. to customize your unique soap bar. Stir the ingredients well with the melted clear soap base.
Step 5: Pour Melted Transparent Soap Base into Moulds
Mix the mixture of clear soap base properly and pour it into your preferred soap-making moulds. Coat the inside of moulds with petroleum jelly If you use a mould made from Plastic for smooth and effortless results. Let the mixture cool down for around 24 hours at room temperature.
Step 6: Release Set of Soap Bars from Molds
Turn the mould upside-down and gently pop out the transparent soap base bars from the Mold. Be patient while the transparent soap bars loosen their grip and release from the moulds. Make sure you pick the Transparent Soap only after they have dried completely.
Step 7: Store the Soap Bars in Glass Jar
The cooling and setting process of soaps can take a few days so it would be better to store the batch of soaps into a glass jar so that its shape and texture remain intact.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
These are some common questions listed below to clear your all doubts while making a homemade transparent soap base bar. If you have any other questions or queries related transparent glycerin soap bar, please mentioned them in the below comment; we will try to answer them as soon as possible.
Q: Can I make transparent soap without alcohol?
Ans: Yes, you can make transparent soap without alcohol or any other chemicals by following the step-by-step recipe.
Q: Can I make a Clear soap base without adding lye?
Ans: yes, you make a Clear Soap Base without adding lye by following our easy DIY homemade soap Recipe.
Q: How to make transparent soap with propylene glycol?
Ans: VedaOils Transparent Soap Base contains propylene glycol. You can use it to make a handmade soap easily at your home.
Q: What is the shelf life of homemade clear soap bars?
Ans: It completely depends on the usage of soap; since this soap bar is completely created from natural ingredients, you can store them for upto 12 months or more.
Q: Does Transparent Soap lighten the skin?
Ans: Using a homemade transparent soap bar helpful in removing dead skin cells, retain moisture and protect skin from various infections but there is no specific evidence of skin lightening.
Q: Is a homemade clear soap bar good for babies?
Ans: Since Baby skin are sensitive, so try to avoid adding colour pigment, fragrance oil and add glycerin, jojoba oil, Chamomile & Olive Oil in your homemade transparent soap base. It will give a gentle cleansing to baby skin without drying.
Q: Is transparent soap good for acne and dry skin problem?
Ans: You can add some glycerin to your transparent soap bar recipe to get extra skin hydration. It will keep your dry skin hydrated and also reduce acne over time.
Q: Does transparent soap offer antibacterial properties?
Ans: For that, you can add antibacterial Essential Oil to your clear soap bar recipe.
Enjoy the process of making a DIY Transparent Soap Bar at your home using your favorite ingredients. Use your creativity to customize it according to your wish. We are pretty sure your skin and you will definitely love using this soap bar as it is beautiful looking as well as skin-loving.