Chocolate soap recipes are provided to help moisturize your skin and take advantage of the cell renewal and skin rejuvenating properties of chocolate. Chocolate is an important ingredient in some making because it contains antioxidants that help protect the skin from damage and premature aging.
Therefore, chocolate is not only delicious to eat but can have numerous benefits for the skin. Listed below are some examples of soap recipes utilizing chocolate as an ingredient. Try them and take advantage of the benefits that chocolate can provide for healthy skin care.
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Below is the recipe for a basic chocolate soap. It is very simple to make but still provides all the benefits to the skin that chocolate can provide.
12 oz grated soap
5 oz water
1/4 cup instant cocoa powder
1/8 oz chocolate fragrance oil
Combine the grated soap and water in a saucepan and heat on the stove at medium heat. When the soap has completely melted, add the cocoa powder and chocolate fragrance oil. Stir the mixture well, place the soap into molds, and let it harden. After the soap has hardened,remove it from the molds and enjoy the skin care benefits that chocolate can provide.
This soap looks like a sandwich cookie but is still a fairly basic soap to make and once again provides the benefits of chocolate for skin care.
1 lb. opaque MP soap base
1 tablespoon cocoa butter
cocoa powder for colorant (or brown dye)
1 tablespoon chocolate fragrance oil
Start the soap making process by melting the MP soap. Remove the melted soap from the heat and slowly stir in the cocoa butter and add just enough cocoa powder to make the mixture turn a pale brown or tan color. Add the chocolate fragrance oil. Reserve enough of the soap to make a darker brown color. Pour the lighter shade of brown soap into molds. Add more cocoa powder to the reserve batch of MP base to make a darker brown. Marble the darker mixture into the pale brown soap.
If you like these soap recipes that use cocoa/chocolate and are into soap making using these and other natural ingredients that are good for your skin, then this soap recipes page is a useful resource.
Other soap recipes using a variety of ingredients can be found at the pages listed below: