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These DIY Lemon Peel Soap Bars are Refreshingly Sweet-Smelling

 - Sep 4, 2014
References: everythingetsy & everythingetsy
These handmade lemon peel soap bars are a great way to make your own chemical-free hand cleaners. These rustic soaps would also make great gifts to give to friends and loved ones.

These DIY soaps are incredibly easy to make and they'll save you from spending a fortune on store-bought alternatives. To make these citrus soaps begin by purchasing either a shea butter soap or goat milk soap base. Then add dehydrated lemon peels and some sort of citrus extract like lemon, grapefruit or wild orange. Blend the mixture and pour it into plastic molds to set. Add a layer of lemon peels to the bottom of the molds for a fun artisan look You can make rectangular soap bars if you'd like or use a different shape like lemon, heart or circle.