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Try Something New Every Month February

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Deixei o projeto de Fevereiro para os últimos dias, por isso, só o acabei mesmo no último dia do mês. Infelizmente, apesar de ter fotografado no próprio dia, acabei por não conseguir publicar sobre o mesmo até ao dia de hoje. Para quem não sabe que do que falo, pode espreitar este post. O tema para este mês era uma manualidade tátil, o que me serviu de desculpa perfeita para finalmente fazer algo que eu queria experimentar há mesmo muito tempo. 

I left February's project for the final days, and that's why I have finished it right on the last day of the month. Alhough I was able to take photos right away, unfortunately it wasn't possible for me to post about it until the present day. To those who don't know what am I talking about, check out this post. The theme for the month was tactile crafts, which was the perfect excuse to make something I've been planning to for far too long. 

Já há alguns anos que cá em casa deixámos de comprar sabonete líquido, usamos sempre os sabonetes em barra porque a diferença de preço-duração é imensa, por isso, trocar uma coisa por outra foi um hábito que se ganhou entre nós. No entanto, o sabonete líquido é bem mais prático, é verdade, e é por isso que ando há tempos com isto na ideia, fazer em casa. Vejamos, eu não sei qual a quantidade ao certo que rendeu, mas foi o suficiente para durar por muito tempo, e pelo preço de uma barra de sabonete. Podem usar também raspas que sobrarão de outros. 

For a few years now, we gave up buying liquid soaps in our house, we always use bars because the price and time they long comparing to the liquid ones is too much, so, we switched one thing for the other and quickly got used to it. Of coursee, liquid soap is more practical though, and that's why I have been wanting to try this for a while. Let's see, I don't know how much exactly I got but I know it was enough to last a good while, and for the price of a soap bar only. You can also use scrapings from others. 

É das coisas mais fáceis de fazer. A sério. Bastou-me uma rápida procura pelo google para encontrar um sem fim de passo a passos para executar a técnica. Depois de ler vários, optei pelo que me pareceu mais simples, bastou ralar uma barra de sabonete, juntar 12 copos de água e 1 ou 2 colheres de sopa de glicerina liquida. Levar a aquecer em fogo lento, e quando ferveu mexi muito bem para diluir. Deixei arrefecer e colocar nos frascos. No caso do meu, ficou a arrefecer da noite para o dia e pela manhã estava pastoso e não líquido, mas foi só juntar mais um pouco de água quente e mexer bem até ficar cremoso. 

It is the quickiest thing to make. Really. After a quick google search, I found lots of tutorials on how to do it. After reading a few, I went the with what seemed easier to me, all I had to do was to grate a soap bar, mix it with 12 glasses of water and 1 or 2 table spoon(s) of liquid glycerin. Hit it on low temperature, and when it boiled, I had to stir to dilute well. Let it to cool down and put it in the jars. In my case, I let it cool overnight, so in the morning I had a more doughy product rather than liquid, but that was quick to fix, I just had to pour a bit of hot water and stir some more until it got just right. 


  1. Adorei!
    Cá em casa também deixámos de usar sabonete liquido pela mesma razão, mas nem me tinha lembrado desta opção - vou experimentar :)

    1. Entretanto - e porque levei uma eternidade a responder - já experimentaste fazer? Não sejas como eu que adiei imenso tempo e é tão fácil!! A minha próxima experiência será fazer detergente liquido... será que corre bem?! ehehehe


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