This lovely and easy to make homemade calendula soap is a great way to reap the benefits of the calendula plant.
4" soap mould
melt and pour soap base
golden mica powder,
yellow mica powder,
calendula infused oil,
or 50 drops Calendula essential oil
dried calendula petals
Cut the soap base into cubes that are around 1 inch in size.
Place into a microwave safe measuring jug.
Heat in the microwave for 30 seconds, remove and stir, then heat for additional 30 second increments, until fully melted, stirring well between each heating session.
Add mica powder, if using, and stir well until color is fully combined.
Add the infused oil or essential oil, and stir.
Add calendula petals, reserving a bit for the top of the soap. Stir to combine.
Pour soap base into soap mold.
Sprinkle remaining calendula petals on the top, pushing them into the soap.
Allow soap to set overnight.
Remove soap from mold and cut into 1 inch bars.
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