Today I’m sharing a fabulous exfoliating DIY soap recipe that will leave your skin feeling smooth and fresh. This mint poppy seed soap is great for exfoliating and helps provide you with a soothing soap bar that you can use whenever you’re looking to moisturize your skin.
Using peppermint essential oil, kiwi soap colorant, poppy seeds, goat’s milk melt and pour soap base along with some other supplies, you’ll soon have a colorful DIY soap for décor in your guest bathroom, soap to use for exfoliating, or gifts to give during the holiday season.
Are poppy seeds good for your skin?
Poppy seeds are an excellent DIY soap ingredient that helps exfoliate your skin. You’ll love how easy it is to remove dry skin from your body as you wash using this mint poppy seed soap.
What is peppermint soap good for?
This mint poppy seed soap calls for 30 drops of peppermint essential oil. This means that you’ll not only be gaining the exfoliating properties of the poppy seeds, but reap the benefits of peppermint soap. Peppermint essential oil is known to help with skin inflammation due to acne and skin blemishes. Mint poppy seed soap is also good for use as an antiseptic soap as the peppermint essential oil soap has been used for centuries as an antiseptic soap to help with itching and other skin issues.
You’ll love the cooling effect that this mint poppy seed soap provides to your skin as well as your mind as you smell the aroma of peppermint. The scent of peppermint has been known to help with nausea and is often used as aromatherapy to reduce stress. Using this mint poppy seed soap helps with so many different ailments and skin problems that you’ll enjoy using this DIY soap to reduce signs of acne, improve relocation, and encourage silky smooth skin regularly.
How to Make Mint Poppy Seed Soap
- 1 lb Goats Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base
- Rectangle Loaf Soap Mold
- 2-3 drops Kiwi Soap Colorant
- 30 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
- 1 tablespoon Poppy Seed, set aside 1 teaspoon
- Microwave safe measuring cup – 4 cup size
- Wooden craft stick for stirring
- Straight soap cutter (comes with soap mold listed)
Cut your soap into 1 inch cubes, and place into microwave safe measuring cup
Heat on high for 30 seconds. Remove and stir. Heat for additional 10 second increments, until fully melted, stirring between.
Stir soap base well and let stand for a few minutes to allow the temperature to lower.
Add soap colorant and essential oil, stir well.
Add poppy seed. Stir until combined. Pour soap mixture into mold.
Sprinkle remaining 1 teaspoon of poppy seed down the middle of the soap mold.
Let soap set for 4-6 hours until hard.
Cut into 1 inch bars.
Try these other homemade bath and body recipes:
- Pear Scented Sugar Scrub Bars
- Coffee Sugar Scrub Cubes
- Bath Bombs with Sprinkles
- DIY Fizzy Bath Salts
- DIY Lavender Oatmeal Bath Bombs