Love making your own bath products? Perhaps you like buying those luxurious soaps at Lush, you know, the ones that end up costing you $50 before you walk out of the store? Either way, we think everyone needs to learn how easy it is to make amazing soaps at home. Not just for those special occasions, cool looking, awesome smelling soaps made from luxurious oils and scents can be yours for any and all occasions. Homemade soap is so much easier to make than you would think. I was blown away when I learned how quickly I could make a huge batch. Then there is the fun part, which involves mixing and even marbling. Be careful when you get into this, though, you may never be able to quit. Sensory play for adults! Mixing fancy glitters and colors, swirling them into soap, divine! I am officially making soap for everyone I know this Christmas, and once you see some of these amazing soap tutorials, I bet you will, too!
A silky natural soap, great for sensitive skin, made with cold pressed organic extra virgin olive oil, organic virgin shea butter and organic coconut milk. This Coconut Shea Butter Soap is super easy to make. It smells delicious and has a luxurious lather. Check out this soap making DIY tutorial from Simply Stacie and get whished away to somewhere tropical and warm with this creation.
This lemon poppy seed soap is perfect for spring! The DIY is super easy to make, it smells amazing, and the poppy seeds provide a little exfoliant. It only takes a few ingredients to make a completely unique blend that you can claim as your own. The soap recipe looks awesome and I’m really interested in trying to make this myself.
I’ve been wanting to make a batch of soap for my husband. He likes citrus-y smells. The blend of lemon and lime essential oils makes this a perfect soap for summertime. Fill your shower with a refreshing aroma with this easy to follow soapmaking instructions from Humble Bee and Me.
Are you ready for the ultimate homemade milk and honey soap recipe? Milk and honey are the most powerful duo for skin care. And there’s something about making your own soap that makes you feel capable and crafty. Homemade milk and honey soap has always been one of my favorites. It smells divine, and there are loads of skin benefits from the honey – it’s moisturizing, clarifying, soothing, and also naturally antibacterial.
This Lavender Chamomile Soap is the perfect way to relax after a long day. It would make a wonderful Mother’s Day, birthday, or just because gift. You could also wrap them in pretty packaging to give as baby shower or wedding favors. The possibilities are endless and you’ll be surprised by how easy they are to make. It’s as easy as melting, mixing in a scent, and pour into a mold.
This ‘semi-precious’ soap, designed to look like an amethyst geode, has a collectible quality to it and makes a unique decorative accent in kitchen or bath. Despite the number of steps involved in making geode soap, there’s no real right or wrong way to do it. It’s more about your own creativity. So think of my soap geode tutorial as an art class – one where you’re given free reign to make and create whatever your heart desires.
Activated a great detoxifying ingredient to use in bath products, but the rich black just a little scoop of it creates is outstanding. The cosmic effect makes this easy charcoal soap recipe extra exciting. Just a simple note, when bathing with charcoal soap there is a dark color to the suds. No worry is rinses right off and is great at pulling toxins and deodorizing.
Making your own soap is easy and fun. Glycerin melt-and-pour soap is readily available at your local craft stores and there are a wide variety of unique molds to choose from to customize the shape and size of your finished soap. Simply add a few herbs, essential oils and other additives, and you can make lavish soaps in a variety of aromatic scents.
This winter forest soap recipe is scented with essential oils from forest trees making it both fresh and woodsy. Quite refreshing for your morning shower! Follow along with Garden Therapy so you can start making afresh batch. This is a great gift idea perfect for the holidays.
The combination of rosemary and peppermint essential oils boast both a pleasant and invigorating scent blend while also lending their anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. So with the Holidays coming up whip up a few of these Homemade Soaps and tie a gorgeous twine bow around 3 soaps and hand out as gifts.