Handmade Soap Recipes 

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Handmade soap recipes page provides recipes for handmade soaps and other handmade skin care recipes.

Raspberry Oat Powder Soap

handmade soap recipes for natural skincare

A handmade soap that uses oats:

  • 1/3 cup of dried oats
  • 4 ounces of MP soap base
  • 15 drops of raspberry fragrance oil
  • 1 drop of red food coloring (optional)

Start by grinding the oats into a fine powder using a food processor and then set aside. Melt the MP soap base. Remove from heat and add the raspberry fragrance oil, the red food coloring (if desired), and the oat powder, stirring until well mixed. Pour into a soap mold and let set for three hours or until the handmade soap has hardened.

Handmade Soap Recipes - Vanilla Almond Soap

This soap is not only great for your skin but it is also very fragrant:

  • 1/3 cup of whole almonds
  • 1 (4 ounce) bar Castile soap
  • 1/4 cup of distilled water
  • 1 tablespoon of almond oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon of vanilla fragrance oil

Start by grinding the almonds to a fine powder using a food processor or coffee grinder and set aside. Shred the soap and set aside.

In a heavy saucepan bring the water to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Remove the pan from the heat and add the almond powder, almond oil, and vanilla fragrance oil. Stir until well blended. Spoon the soap into a mold and let set for five hours or until hardened. Makes 1 bar. This soap is a great cleansing soap without drying out the skin

Honey Bee Soap

A very simple soap recipe:

  • 4 ounces of opaque MP soap
  • 1 tablespoon of beeswax pellets
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Melt the beeswax and keep it warm and in a liquid state. Melt the soap base and then mix in the beeswax. Add honey and keep stirring until all are melted. Pour into a soap mold.

Handmade Soap Recipes - Jojoba Oil M&P Soap

Another very simple recipe:

  • 1 pound of M&P soap
  • 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil
  • 1 teaspoon of beeswax

Melt all the ingredients together and pour into your mold. It makes a hard soap bar that is long lasting and lathers slowly.

Lavender Citrus Soap

This recipe for a handmade soap is a little more complex, but the end result is a great all-natural soap:

  • 2 cups of grated soap
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 vitamin E capsules
  • 1 tablespoon of ground dried lemon verberna leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of dried lavender buds
  • 10 drops of lavender oil
  • 20 drops of sweet orange oil

Melt the soap in the water. After it has melted, add vitamin E oil and the remaining ingredients. After the soap has cooled and thickened, scoop out a small handful of the soap and roll it into a ball. Flatten the ball to create a disk shape. As the soap cures, press the soap into a firmer and smoother shape.

Mix a little orange oil on your hands and polish the soap smooth. This soap will discolor if the lavender buds are added too soon to the melted soap.

Handmade Soap Recipes - Peach Tea Soap

This recipes takes advantage of the benefits of coconut for skin care as well as the antioxidant benefits of tea:

  • ½ pound of melt and pour soap base
  • 1 peach tea bag (take 1 tsp. of tea from this)
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • Peach fragrance oil
  • Peach colored dye
  • Peach shaped molds

Melt the soap base and coconut oil, stirring well. Remove from heat and add 1 teaspoon of the peach tea, peach fragrance oil, and peach dye. Pour into peach molds.

Other Soap Resources

For other soap recipes and resources see the homemade soap recipes page.

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Other soap recipes using a variety of ingredients can be found at the pages listed below:

handmade soap recipes | milk | beeswax | coconut oil | chocolate | herbs

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