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Invigorate Your Skin with DIY Matcha Creamy Soap: A Refreshing Tutorial

About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
Her YouTube channel, Jinane World, has 600+ educational videos and 100K+ subscribers.
She is an accredited Master Trainer and gives courses at a reputed academy that has 16 branches worldwide. She sells online courses about natural skincare.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.

Introducing DIY Matcha Creamy Soap: Nourish and Invigorate Your Skin

Indulge in the ultimate skincare experience with our DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. This exquisite soap combines the natural goodness of matcha powder, foaming bath butter base, and coconut oil to deliver a deeply nourishing and invigorating cleanse.

In this comprehensive step-by-step guide, we will take you on a journey to create your very own Matcha Creamy Soap, leaving you with a radiant and rejuvenated complexion. Embrace the power of matcha and embark on a skincare adventure that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized. Get ready to pamper your skin like never before!

Ingredients Needed

  • Foaming bath butter base. You can buy it readymade or make it easily at home.
  • Matcha powder
  • Coconut oil
  • Polysorbate 80, optional
  • Mica color powder and oil color powder, both optional
  • Essential oil for fragrance, optional. Here, I will use mint with eucalyptus

Note: If you wish to use the DIY Matcha Creamy Soap on your face, then don’t put essential oil.

Choose high-quality ingredients to boost the effectiveness and safety of your DIY beauty products. Also, where an essential oil is included in my recipes, I utilize either of two types of essential oils: pure, if added in drops, or diluted, if mixed in grams.

Tools Needed

  • Scale to measure quantities
  • Bowl
  • Spoons
  • Whisk
  • Glass mixing rod
  • Jar or container for storing the creamy soap

Prior to use, ensure that both your utensils and containers are properly cleaned and disinfected. Wash them with warm soapy water, dry with a tissue, and then sanitize by spraying with 70% medical alcohol. Wipe them clean and let them air dry before use.

Steps: DIY Matcha Creamy Soap

1- Start by putting 200 grams (7.05 oz) of the foaming bath butter base in a bowl.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Add foaming bath butter base
Add foaming bath butter base

2- Add 20 grams (0.70 oz) of coconut oil.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Add coconut oil
Add coconut oil

3- Add 4 grams (0.14 oz) of matcha powder.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Add matcha powder
Add matcha powder

4- Using a whisk, mix the ingredients well.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Mix the ingredients
Mix the ingredients

5- At this stage, our DIY Matcha Creamy Soap is ready!

But, have you noticed how dull the color is? There is nothing wrong with the color; it is after all the color of the matcha powder. But to me, it looks boring. So, we are going to liven it and make it more exciting.

Adding color and fragrance – Optional

I will use 2 colors: oil color powder for its vibrant green, and mica color powder to give the creamy soap a shine.

To achieve a proper mix with the creamy soap, we will first add both color powders to an essential oil. Once we dissolve the color powders in the essential oil, we will then add the color solution to the creamy soap.

6- in a separate small cup, put 6 grams (0.21 oz) of an essential oil that you like. Here, I will use an essential oil made of both mint and eucalyptus.

7- Using the tip of a glass mixing rod, add a little of the mica color powder to the essential oil, and mix.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Add mica color powder to the essential oil
Add mica color powder to the essential oil

8- Add a little of the oil color powder to the mica powder and essential oil. Mix well to dissolve all the powder.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Add some oil color powder
Add some oil color powder

You can see how rich and vivid the green oil color powder is.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Vibrant green
Vibrant green!

9- Add the color solution to the creamy soap. Mix well.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Add the color solution to the creamy soap
Add the color solution to the creamy soap
DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Mix the contents well
Mix the contents well

10- Finally, add 3 grams (0.10 oz) of polysorbate 80. Mix thoroughly.

Including polysorbate 80 in the DIY Matcha Creamy Soap recipe serves two purposes. Firstly, it acts as an emulsifier, ensuring a non-greasy feel on the skin after use. Secondly, it helps prevent any color staining on the skin, especially when using higher amounts of oil color powder.

11- Scoop the creamy soap into a container for storage.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Final product
DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Final product

How To Use: DIY Matcha Creamy Soap

Using DIY Matcha Creamy Soap is a delightfully refreshing experience. Follow these simple steps to make the most of this nourishing and invigorating soap:

  1. Wet your hands or body with warm water.
  2. Take a small amount of DIY Matcha Creamy Soap and work it into a lather between your palms or onto a washcloth.
  3. Gently massage the creamy lather onto your skin, allowing the rich ingredients to cleanse and nourish.
  4. Take a moment to enjoy the subtle aroma and the soothing sensation on your skin.
  5. Rinse thoroughly with warm water, ensuring that all traces of the soap are removed.
  6. Pat your skin dry with a soft towel.
  7. Follow up with your favorite moisturizer or skincare routine for optimal hydration and care.

Pro tip: Due to the natural ingredients, it’s recommended to store your DIY Matcha Creamy Soap in a cool, dry place between uses to prolong its shelf life.

DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Final Product B
DIY Matcha Creamy Soap. Lovely green!

Benefits: DIY Matcha Creamy Soap

Indulging in DIY Matcha Creamy Soap brings a multitude of benefits for your skin. Here are some of the key advantages you can expect:

  1. Nourishment: The combination of matcha powder, foaming bath butter base, and coconut oil provides essential nutrients and hydration to your skin. It helps to replenish moisture, leaving your skin feeling soft, supple, and deeply nourished.
  2. Antioxidant Power: Matcha powder is rich in antioxidants, which help protect your skin from free radicals and environmental stressors. These antioxidants promote a youthful appearance by reducing the signs of aging and supporting overall skin health.
  3. Cleansing and Detoxifying: The gentle cleansing properties of DIY Matcha Creamy Soap effectively remove impurities, dirt, and excess oil from your skin without stripping away its natural oils. It helps to unclog pores, leaving your skin refreshed and revitalized.
  4. Soothing and Calming: Matcha has natural anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe and calm irritated skin. If you have sensitive or easily irritated skin, using this creamy soap can provide relief and promote a more balanced complexion.
  5. Aromatherapy Experience: The optional addition of essential oils adds a delightful fragrance to the soap, enhancing your bathing experience and providing a moment of relaxation and stress relief.

By incorporating DIY Matcha Creamy Soap into your skincare routine, you can enjoy these benefits and reveal a radiant, rejuvenated complexion. Treat yourself to the natural goodness of matcha and experience the transformative effects on your skin.

Here are more articles on how to make your own natural soaps:

Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps to make the DIY Matcha Creamy Soap are demonstrated in this video.

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