DIY soap bar with essential oils

DIY Natural Soap Bar with Essential Oils

Commercial soaps are loaded with chemicals and other harsh ingredients that can be harmful to your skin. DIY natural soap bars, on the other hand, use natural ingredients like essential oils and vegetable oils that are gentle and beneficial for your skin.

Not only are natural soap bars better for your skin, they can also be fun to make! You can personalize your soap recipes by choosing your favorite essential oils and other ingredients.

Top 5 DIY natural soap bar recipes

These recipes are 100% with natural ingredients with tons of therapeutic benefits for your skin.

Goat milk soap base is used in these recipes which is made with real goat milk. It contains many nutrients that are beneficial for the skin. Goat milk is high in fat, which helps to moisturize and protect the skin. It also contains lactic acid, which can help to exfoliate the skin and improve its texture.

1. Lavender and Chamomile

This lavender and chamomile soap bar recipe is perfect for those who have sensitive skin. The lavender essential oil is very calming and relaxing, while the chamomile essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties that can help to soothe the skin.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup organic lavender flowers (optional)

1/2 cup organic chamomile flowers (optional)

3 tablespoons organic extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon organic raw honey

1 teaspoon organic lavender essential oil

1 teaspoon organic chamomile essential oil

4 ounces organic soap base (I used goat’s milk soap base)

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2. Rosemary and Peppermint

This rosemary and peppermint soap bar recipe is perfect for those who need a pick-me-up. The rosemary essential oil is invigorating and refreshing, while the peppermint essential oil has a cooling effect that can help to wake you up in the morning.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup organic rosemary leaves (optional)

1/4 cup organic peppermint leaves (optional)

3 tablespoons organic extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon organic raw honey

1 teaspoon organic rosemary essential oil

1 teaspoon organic peppermint essential oil

4 ounces organic soap base (I used goat’s milk soap base)

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3. Orange, Clove, and Cinnamon

This orange, clove, and cinnamon soap bar recipe is perfect for fall. The orange essential oil is refreshing and uplifting, while the cloves have a warm, spicy scent that is perfect for colder weather. The cinnamon essential oil also has a warm, spicy scent and it can help to increase circulation.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup organic oranges, peeled and diced (optional)

1/4 cup organic cloves (optional)

1/4 cup organic cinnamon sticks (optional)

3 tablespoons organic extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon organic raw honey

1 teaspoon organic orange essential oil

1 teaspoon ground cloves

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

4 ounces organic soap base (I used goat’s milk soap base)

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4. Lavender and Orange

This lavender and orange soap bar recipe is perfect for those who need to relax. The lavender essential oil is soothing and calming, while the orange essential oil is refreshing and uplifting.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup organic lavender flowers (optional)

1/2 cup organic oranges, peeled and diced (optional)

3 tablespoons organic extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon organic raw honey

1 teaspoon organic lavender essential oil

1 teaspoon organic orange essential oil

4 ounces organic soap base (I used goat’s milk soap base)

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5. Rosemary and Sage

This rosemary and sage soap bar recipe is perfect for those who need a boost. The rosemary essential oil is invigorating and stimulating, while the sage essential oil is grounding and balancing.

Ingredients:

1/4 cup organic rosemary leaves (optional)

1/4 cup organic sage leaves (optional)

3 tablespoons organic extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon organic raw honey

1 teaspoon organic rosemary essential oil

1 teaspoon organic sage essential oil

4 ounces organic soap base (I used goat’s milk soap base)

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Instructions:

1. Infuse dry flowers and herbs in the olive oil for 2-4 weeks. You can do this by placing the ingredients in a jar and then covering them with the olive oil. Store the jar in a cool, dark place. You can skip this step you don’t want to use infused olive oil.

2. After infusing the ingredients in the oil, strain out the flowers and herbs and add the honey and essential oils. Stir well to combine.

3. Melt the soap base in a double boiler or in the microwave. Add the infused oil mixture and stir well to combine.

4. Pour the soap mixture into molds and let them set for 24 hours before using.

There are endless possibilities when it comes to DIY natural soap recipes. Below are the best 10 essential oil blends you should try in your homemade soaps.

10 Essential Oil Blends for DIY soap bars

Love blend: 4 drops each of lavender, ylang-ylang and rosewood essential oils

Energizing blend: 3 drops each of grapefruit, rosemary and peppermint essential oils

Detoxifying blend: 3 drops each of lemon, juniper berry and lemongrass essential oils

Relaxing blend: 3 drops each of chamomile, clary sage and geranium essential oils

Immune-boosting blend: 3 drops each of eucalyptus, rosemary and tea tree essential oils

Uplifting blend: 3 drops each of bergamot, lemongrass and grapefruit essential oils

Calming blend: 3 drops each of lavender, ylang-ylang and chamomile essential oils

Refreshing blend: 3 drops each of peppermint, lemon and eucalyptus essential oils

Soothing blend: 4 drops each of lavender, chamomile and geranium essential oils

Warming blend: 3 drops each of cinnamon, clove and ginger essential oils

Remember to always test your soap on a small area of skin first before using it all over your body. If you have any allergies to any of the ingredients, do not use that recipe. And as always, consult with a doctor if you have any medical concerns.

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