We all love to decorate our home for sure but making something which is practically very useful is always of great priority for us. We often buy fragrant handmade soaps from the beauty shops but do you know they can be made very easily at your home with some simple ingredients either? You can make pretty every sort of handmade soaps by yourself and when you will keep them in your bathroom, your bathroom will become classier and the best part is, you can customize your own soap with whatever ingredients you want in it. And they are a very good gifting option as well. So, these DIY recipes of handmade soaps are some of the bests to try out right now.
How To Get Started:
A brilliant soap making is all about two steps – combining the vegetable or animal fats with a highly alkaline base. This process is called, “Saponification”. The best tip for the novice soap maker is to use an already made soap base (which is needed to be melted down in the microwave) then you need to add all of your desired fragrances, color, herbs to it and then just put the whole mixture into the molds. Keep it for a few hours and you are ready with your handmade soaps. This procedure is known as Melt and Pour Process.
Main Ingredients You Need:
- Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls.
- Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons.
- Kitchen Scale (for accurate measurements).
- Essential Oils, Vegetable Oils, Herbs, And Natural Colors.
- Soap Base – Goat’s milk, Glycerin Or Shea Butter (melt and pour method).
Best DIY Recipes Of Handmade Soaps:
Yogurt And Banana Soap:
If you are a dry skin buddy you should try out this recipe of one of the most moisturizing handmade soaps. As main ingredients, you need powdered yogurt, banana powder, flax seed oil. Being enriched with the goodness of essential oils, vitamins A, E, and B6 this soap is excellent for your dry skin as it contains castor oil, cocoa butter, olive oil etc.
Charcoal And Green Tea Soap:
These homemade soaps are dark in color and they are enriched with lovely ingredients like green tea and charcoal. If you don’t like the smell of green tea you can add any smell by choosing different essential oils.
Homemade Chocolate Soap:
The name of Chocolate itself is enough to evoke our craving. And now this irresistibly fragrant soap! Your bathroom is going to smell like a chocolate bar this time. Add ingredients like cocoa butter, shea butter, and other stuff which can prove to be beneficial for your skin.
Homemade Herbs And Citrus Soap:
Lemons and herbs can do wonder for your skin. So this citrusy fragrant soap is a must try. You can use any unscented glycerin soap and add herbs and lemon to it. That rosemary and lemon scents are just to die for.
Homemade Peach Pie Soap:
Is it a name of a dessert item or is it a bar of soap? You are likely to be confused. This delicious homemade soap recipe is a versatile one and you can make apple pie, blackberry or cherry pie soap in the same way as you will be doing for this soap. Enriched with the goodness of avocado oil, coconut oil, palm oil this variation is one among the best handmade soaps.
Homemade Bunny Soaps:
These are going to be your kid’s favorite soaps for sure. Use ingredients which are not harsh on your kid’s skin. You have to get some cute bunny molds. They are far better than any chemical soaps you use for your baby.
Chai Latte Soap:
If you are a passionate soap maker and want to try something more creative; this soap is the one for you. They are lovely looking and the flavor they carry will remind you of the brewing smell of the Starbucks Coffee. Sprinkle some cinnamon topping for a contrast flavor. A very good gifting option too.
DIY Honey Soap:
We all know that honey is one all-rounder ingredient for our skin and body. A beauty must-have. So why not use a homemade soap which is infused with real honey? One of the must-try among the handmade soaps, it will help you to moisturize your skin and will keep any allergies at bay.
Homemade Carrot Soap:
An offbeat soap with the holy carrot in it. You can find all of the ingredients at low cost everywhere and the mixture of coconut, olive, carrot puree, honey will do wonder for your skin as well.
Cute Watermelon Soap:
One of the best summer fruits, watermelon is also good for your skin. For the perfect watermelon rind, use a combination of Kermit Green Mica and Green Chrome Oxide Pigment. This is the trickiest homemade soaps recipes of all but when you are done making it you will end up patting your own shoulder.
If you love your skin, you really need to chuck those chemical rich soap bars. Use these homemade soaps which are gentle on your skin and help you to get a healthier and smoother skin as well. The ingredients are budget-friendly and when you are gifting somebody these cute soaps you are actually gifting some healthy stuff to them. Wrap them in some artistic ways and the fragrant soaps will carry your love and creativity. Get inspiration from these yummy recipes handmade soaps and make one according to your choice.