This post contains affiliate links. I have always been a sucker for a pretty bar of soap! I love the way they look, the way they smell and how giddy I feel when I buy one! But it baffles me to see the price of these boutique type soaps. Why would you pay more than $5 for one bar of soap when you can make 4 bars from my Lavender And Herb Essential Oils Soap Recipe for the same price or less?
Skip Buying Those Expensive Boutique Soaps And Make Your Own!
Skin Softening Lavender And Herb Essential Oils Soap Recipe
My Rosemary and Lavender Goats Milk Soap smells incredible and makes your skin super soft. The essential oils and the exfoliating nature of the herbs will have your skin summer ready! If you are thinking that soap-making is intimidating, it isn’t! With my recipe, you’ll see how accessible the ingredients are and how easy each step is.
The best part about soap-making is that you can make it to your liking. You can add your own herbs, flowers, essential oils and coloring. I love to use essential oils in my soaps. For instance, in this soap, I used the lavender essential oil because it is known to help with problematic skin like acne. To protect your skin from biting insects, you can make my easy, affordable and effective Essential Oils Bug Spray!
Here is what you will need to make your Lavender And Herb Essential Oils Soap Recipe:
- 1 lb. goats milk soap base
- 2 tablespoons chopped dried rosemary
- 2 tablespoons dried lavender
- 15-20 drops rosemary essential oil
- 15-20 drops lavender essential oil
- Soap coloring (optional)
- Soap mold.
- Spritz bottle filled with rubbing alcohol
Step 1: Chop rosemary into fine pieces and set aside
Step 2: Cut the goats milk soap base and place into a microwave safe bowl. Heat at 30 second intervals until soap is melted.
Step 3: Add rosemary essential oil to the bowl
Step 4: Add lavender essential oil to the bowl
Step 5: If you are going to add coloring to soap mixture, here is where you do it!
Steps 6-10: Add your dried rosemary and lavender to bowl. Mix everything together. Spray bottom of mold with the rubbing alcohol. This prevents bubbles from forming.
Steps 11-12: Spray the top of the soap with the rubbing alcohol. Allow to harden for at least an hour. Gently pop out and
store in an airtight container or ziplock bag until ready to use.
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Have you made your own soap? If so, please tell me about it! If not, tell me your thoughts on giving it a try!