Hey my beautiful ladies! Would you like to learn how to make your own soap? Homemade soap can be a luxurious treat for yourself, or a special, thoughtful gift for friends and family. And because there are so many different soap recipes you can make that it’s sometimes hard to know where to start, in this post I want to share 15 of the world’s best recipes for making your own soaps at home.
Just click the links to see step-by-step photos and tutorials for each soap.
DIY Orange Flaxseed Soap
The flax seeds are added for exfoliation when using the soap. If you wanted to, you could add an equal amount of poppy seeds instead.
Sweet Almond Honey Oatmeal Goat’s Milk Soap
This little beauty is a great gift for a baby shower or wedding shower. It would even be a nice fancy touch to a guest bathroom for when you have company over. It looks and feels expensive without actually being so, which is always nice 🙂
This soap is made with coconut milk and coconut-lime fragrance oil. With the added chopped coconut and lime zest exfoliant on the edge, these bars smell like summer on a beach.
Natural Homemade Raspberry Cold Process Soap Recipe
This natural homemade raspberry cold process soap recipe is made with ripe raspberries which are naturally rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants have been shown to help to prevent and repair skin damage caused by free radicals. In addition because antioxidants protect cells and encourage cell growth they are also believed to be helpful in fighting fine lines and wrinkles.
DIY Easy Pumpkin Spice Soap
The recipe can be somewhat customized. Not only can you use the oils of your choice, but you can also make a few other changes.
Chamomile Soap Recipe
Chamomile is widely known for its anti-anxiety properties and other health and beauty benefits. It soothes irritated skin, calming down inflammation and sensitive areas, and helping speed up healing of minor injuries and sunburns. Its antibacterial properties help fight acne and breakouts. Chamomile also acts as a mild skin-bleach, lightening up your complexion and giving you a nice, healthy glow.
DIY Rosewater Pink Clay Soap
This soap bar can be used as a facial cleanser or for a body soap. The clay is great for absorbing shine on oily skin.
Honey-Walnut Milk Soap
This recipe doesn’t use any fragrance or essential oils but the honey and walnut combination makes it smell amazing. The milk base makes for an extra moisturizing soap that’s perfect for the winter or for anyone with dry skin.
Cold Process Cucumber Soap
Honey Almond Chamomile Goat’s Milk Soap
10-Minute DIY Milk & Honey Soap
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. Because of these properties, honey is fantastic for the treatment of acne and aging and for general complexion brightening.
DIY Mocha Soap
This recipe makes a soap bar that is thick, creamy and super rich. The subtle smell of coffee and chocolate will make you want to eat it!
DIY Beer Soap
You can get different shades of amber in the finished soap, depending on which beer you use for your recipe. Beer makes for a very manly and gourmet soap, and it goes well with other additives such as honey and also exfoliant agents such as oats, coffee grounds, nuts and seeds.
Homemade Lavender Soap Recipe
This is such a fun and easy project! You will love the benefits of lavender, and the scent itself has the most relaxing properties about it.
Rosemary Lemon Kitchen Soap Recipe
This rosemary lemon kitchen soap recipe smells amazing sitting on a soap dish next to your sink, and it works hard to reduce cooking odors on your hands. Use this after cutting onions or garlic to wash your hands, and you’ll smell lemony fresh. Lemon essential oil has natural purifying and astringent properties, so it also leaves your hands feeling great after using it too.