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Striderfreak72

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Was wondering if anyone has put fresh coffee grounds in their soap before. Was wanting to try this out soon. :)
 

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Yes, nice & scrubby but can leave a mess to clean up, esp if you use the bar in the tub, the grounds will float, stick to the sides of the tub & cause your husband to say bad words :lol: .
 

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:lol: Tabitha :lol:

I put coffee grounds and make my lye solution out of coffee. Great kitchen soap, kills odors, but the brown drizzle off the soap takes a little getting used to. :)
 

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I always dry out used coffee grounds and have no trouble with dripping brown soap.

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I made a fabulous kitchen soap to get rid of garlic and onion odors from your hands.

It's got lots of coffee grounds for good scrubbing action, and has a strong tangerine fragrance. It was really unexpected at first, but now I love it! (And wish that I had written down the recipe :wink: ).
 

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chlobue said:
I always dry out used coffee grounds and have no trouble with dripping brown soap.

Chris
Great idea! Thank you for the tip! :)
 

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I've used it, and they can leave a mess but coffee grounds have been said to help remove odors on the skin so if that's the kinda soap you're looking for it's great to use.
 

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A friend of mine is a salon owner and cosmetologist, and she uses my coffee soap after giving perms. It takes the stink right off her hands. :)
 

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JumpinKaren said:
I made a fabulous kitchen soap to get rid of garlic and onion odors from your hands.

It's got lots of coffee grounds for good scrubbing action, and has a strong tangerine fragrance. It was really unexpected at first, but now I love it!
Tangerine smell? That's better then burned coffee smell. I noticed the bad smell when I mixed the lye water with instant coffee mix. So at trace, I tried to cover the bad smell with some peppermint EO - 10 drops. Also added more fresh coffee grounds for the little specks too.

I just cut them into bars earlier today and hoping the smell with disappear by the time it's cured. :wink:
 

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I didn't mix coffee with the lye. I just added coffee grounds to the mix. The tangerine is the dominant scent, you barely smell the coffee. But it does seem to work well.
 

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cambree said:
Tangerine smell? That's better then burned coffee smell. I noticed the bad smell when I mixed the lye water with instant coffee mix. So at trace, I tried to cover the bad smell with some peppermint EO - 10 drops. Also added more fresh coffee grounds for the little specks too.

I just cut them into bars earlier today and hoping the smell with disappear by the time it's cured. :wink:
It will be gone by the time it's cured. :)

I made some cinnamon coffee soap over the weekend. Smells wonderful, although the FO accelerated trace to a frantic pace. :lol:
 

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Tabitha said:
Yes, nice & scrubby but can leave a mess to clean up, esp if you use the bar in the tub, the grounds will float, stick to the sides of the tub & cause your husband to say bad words :lol: .
:lol: :lol: :lol:

JumpinKaren - Tangerine in coffee soap sounds wonderful!!

Digit
 

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