With homemade soaps you have a fun DIY project and also skincare products you are totally in control of. When you make your own soaps you know exactly what ingredients you have used - and you'll be able to pronounce them all too! There are general homemade soaps or you can combine the ingredients needed to tackle your problem areas.
This is among the simplest homemade soaps out there and such fun for the kids to try their hand at soap making.
2 Cinnamon Hazelnut Coffee Soap
If you're new to soap making this resource gives you some brilliant background info and explains the rebatching process which is one of the easiest methods of soap making.
3 Lavender Soap
Goat's milk for moisturizing and lavender for a delicious aroma.
4 Oatmeal, Milk and Honey Soap
Oatmeal's really good when you skin needs soothing. Use ground oatmeal if you want a less abrasive effect.
5 Pumpkin Spice Soap
Made in 10 minutes and smells like fall? Yes please!
6 Aloe Vera Soap
Try this if you need a soap that gently moisturizes.
7 Sweet Almond Honey Oatmeal Goat's Milk Soap
Oats are used to soothe the skin, as well as reduce inflammation and heal dry, itchy skin. In soap, they also work as a great exfoliator. The honey has great antioxidants and the sweet almond adds more moisturizing effects.
8 Neapolitan Soap Pops
Some homemade soaps sure do look good enough to eat.
9 Basic Honey Soap
Honey soap helps to prevent acne, dryness and wrinkles.
10 Olive Oil Soap
Great for dry and itchy skin.
11 Sweet Almond Poppy Seed Soap
If you have dry skin - hands especially - you'll love this.
12 Beer Soap Recipe
There's homemade soaps that appeal to men too.
13 Lemon Soap
The zesty citrus will invigorate you first thing in the morning and set you up for the day.
14 Candy Cane Soap
A great choice for homemade Christmas gifts.
15 Peppermint Olive Oil Soap
An ideal soap if you have sensitive skin. Olive oil is a natural and hypoallergenic way to moisturize and nourish skin. The peppermint makes it smell yummy.
16 Coconut Loofah Soap
Do you exfoliate regularly? This homemade soap has actually got the loofah built in!
17 Black Raspberry Soap
This is made by the melt and pour method and is made even better if you can find raspberry seeds to include.
18 COCOA MINT SOAP Shea Butter Soap
With a Shea butter base, you just know this soap is going to be so rich and moisturizing.
19 Vanilla Latte Soap
If you love to relax with a Starbuck's latte, you're going to fall in love with this soap. When stress strikes, take a bath and drink in the scent of this aromatic soap.
20 Autumn Leaf Oatmeal Spice Soap
Looks pretty, smells great and the oatmeal gently soothes skin that's been battered a little by the autumnal elements.
21 Coffee Bean Soap
Smells great and the beans are a gentle exfoliant.
22 Shaving Soap
The link takes you to two recipes. Ignore the first one because that uses lye which is not easy to work with. The second recipe is based on glycerin which is easier to work with and a much better ingredient anyway.
23 Grapefruit Lavender Soap and Coconut Mint Soap
These soaps are pretty and full of good-for-you ingredients. They’re a treat for your skin and your nose.
24 Tea Tree Oil Soap
The antiseptic properties of tea tree makes the ideal ingredient for soaps to treat acne and breakouts.
25 Calamine Soap
Got the itches? Try this.
26 Frosted Cranberry Coconut Milk Soap
It might be time to start thinking about the toll winter can take on your skin. This soap targets dry skin and is made from rich, skin conditioning Shea and cocoa butter together with soothing coconut milk powder.
27 Avocado Soap
Avocado puree makes this soap super creamy.
28 Jasmine Dead Sea Salt Soap
Dead Sea Salts are legendary in their beautify properties and health prowess.
29 Lavender and Tea Tree Soap
This soap is black because it contains activated charcoal. This is a soap designed to tackle acne.
30 Honey, Oatmeal and Banana Soap
Be careful you don't munch down on this cos it looks and sounds like an energy bar!
31 Dead Sea Mud Soap
Dead Sea Mud is another great ingredient to attack acne.
32 Raspberry Lemonade Soap
I personally wouldn't make this soap because it uses palm oil (production of it destroys natural environments) but it's a personal choice.
33 Pink Himalayan Salt Grapefruit Soap
A beautiful soap made with just 3 ingredients.
34 Jelly Soap
Great for kids! Make them in a car or manly shape and you'll even persuade your grubby son to take a bath.
35 Lime Margarita Soap
The course salt gives an exfoliating effect.
36 Southern Sweet Tea Soap
Another homemade soap using dreaded palm oil! (sorry - I know - but I hate the unnecessary destruction of the world's natural resources.)
37 Lavender Lemon Soap
Two simple scents combine beautifully to produce a smell of home.
38 Green Tea & Agave Soap
This soap boasts the antioxidant powers of green tea.
39 Rose Vanilla Soap
Shea butter, roses and vanilla - what could be better?
40 Orange Clove Olive Oil Soap
This soap recipe is devised for dirty hands. Gardeners, mechanics, and decorators will appreciate it.
41 French Vanilla Soap
Smells creamy and the natural lanolin will leave your skin super soft.
42 Kitchen Soap
Keep this by the sink for washing after preparing smelly food ingredients.
Soap making is a fun creative hobby and one that produces great results. You can be as inventive as you like with your ingredient combos and homemade soaps make such great gifts. Have you ever made your own soap?
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