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How to Make Pine Tar Soap

By January 20, 2014

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A soap, made and celebrated for centuries, that is surrounded by some controversy, pine tar soap has been often touted to help with help with skin conditions like eczema, and psoriasis - but the controversy over whether pine tar contains the carcinogen creosote has stifled its manufacture and sale by home based soap makers. Whether you use a creosote-free pine tar, or disregard the controversy, adding some of this gooey pitch to your soap recipe, with its smoky, pungent, woodsy, leathery scent, is a wonderful soap making adventure!

How to Make Pine Tar Soap

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October 18, 2013 at 10:13 am
(1) Steve Winston says:

I also love the smell of pine tar soap in fact if there was a pine tar cologne, I would definitely use it.

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