DIY sulfur soap: instructions for making homemade sulfur soap, a miraculous remedy for oily skin and acne.
Who has the problem ofoily facial skinand he has now tried everything, he can finally solve it by exploiting the properties of sulfur soap. The use of the sapone to sulfur it is recommended by dermatologists for its astringent and refreshing properties. The sulfur soap it is contraindicated for those with dry skin: it completely eliminates the sebum, a factor that is useful for those with the oily skin but that can be really harmful for those with dry facial skin. Those with dry facial skin could take a look at the moisturizing properties of the olive oil used in the artisan preparation of Antioch soap, black Hammam soap andAleppo soap.
Returning to the oily skin, sulfur is able to detoxify the skin of the face, disinfect it and works as a powerful anti-inflammatory able to act as a natural remedy to soothe various skin disorders such as psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, acne, pimples and blackheads. In case of acne and pimples, it facilitates skin healing, restoring a smoother, brighter and cleaner face.
Sulfur soap is very easy to find on the market. It can be purchased in herbalist shops or by buying and selling online. On Amazon, the sulfur soap Mantovani is offered at a price of € 1.79 with free shipping for those who place combined orders and exceeds the purchase threshold of € 19. The Montalbano Natural Soap is also available online with the precious sulfur-based formulation.
Natural Sulfur Montalbano soap costs € 2.50 with fixed shipping costs of € 6, which means that whoever buys two sticks of Montalbano sulfur soap will pay € 11; by purchasing more natural soap sticks (for example, with Aloe vera for dry skin or with rice starch for combination skin and oily skin) the price of the shipping costs will be spread further so that 5 soap sticks would cost 3, 70 € each
With its formulation, the sulfur soap performs a slight antifungal action which is particularly useful for those who frequent places such as swimming pools and gyms and want to prevent fungal infections. For those who prefer do-it-yourself, we will see in the next paragraph how to make homemade sulfur soap.
DIY sulfur soap
For this preparation you will need a natural homemade soap such as castile soap or castile soap. If you have any natural handmade soap, you can use that, otherwise you will have to prepare the soap at home following our instructions indicated on the following pages.
How to make soap at home
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Natural soap will be the basis of your DIY sulfur soap. For the preparation you will need:
- 200 g. of natural Marseille soap (or any natural handmade soap)
- 100 ml of water
- 2 tablespoons of powdered sulfur
- 1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil
- 10 drops of lavender essential oil
- 5 drops of tea tree essential oil
The addition of almond oil and essential oils is optional but strongly recommended: sweet almond oil is a nutrient for the skin and will make your DIY sulfur soap also ideal as a cleanser and makeup remover. Lavender essential oil increases the healing properties of sulfur as well as tea tree oil increases its disinfectant power.
For the preparation, it will be enough:
- Grate the soap thinly and place it in a heat-resistant, airtight glass jar.
- Place the jar in a saucepan with water and melt it in a water bath. At the bottom of the pot put a folded cloth on itself to prevent the glass from coming into direct contact with the hot metal.
- When the soap begins to melt, add the water.
- Bring to a boil. Wait 20 minutes on very low heat. Remove the jar from the water bath and add the sulfur and the tablespoon of oil pushing it beyond the level of the water previously added.
- Close the jar and cook in a bain-marie for another 15 minutes. After which, take out the jar again and mix until you get a homogeneous mush.
- Request the jar and put it back in the water bath for another 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, definitely remove the jar from the heat, open it, add the essential oils and mix vigorously.
- Prepare any molds to use for the soap and pour everything very quickly, before the soap can solidify.
- Let the soap cool for a few weeks before use.
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