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How to Make Soap at Home?

This article will help you to know a variety of ways to make soap at home. Making soap at home is not everyone’s hobby. But those who love to make soap at home are crazy for vivid recipes of soap making. They are always in search of new ideas and ways. The most important fact is that making soap at home is quite easy. And also, it’s less expensive when you make it in bulk. The charm enters when you make it in different colors and fragrances which are the extensive part of soap making. And, added fragrance in your soap making is the icing on the cake. You yourself will fall in love with your soap because of its color, texture and fragrance. All you need to do is collect or gather the best ingredients in one place. Then move on to experimenting with different ffragrances. Once you are done with your experimenting, you can even use those soaps as a part of gifting ideas. You can gift your hand-made soaps to yours friends and relatives as a part of any upcoming occasion. Here are some of the best recipes to make soap at home.

Different Ways to Make Soap at Home:

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1.) Make Aloe Vera Soap at Home

The name itself says a healthy soap for skin. Aloe Vera has the essence of all the goodness for your skin. So try out the recipe of making Aloe Vera soap.

Ingredients Required:

  • Olive Oil
  • Coconut Oil
  • Shea butter
  • Lard
  • Aloe  Vera gel
  • Lye (NaOH)
  • Water

All you need to do is boil the water and add lye it. Mix it well and keep it aside to cool down when it is properly mixed. After that till the lye cools, add all the essential oils in a pan and bring to heat till it melts down. While the heating temperature remains same add lye in it and mix it. After which, add Aloe Vera gel in it. Now try to mix all the ingredients well till the mixture thickens in nature. And pour it in the soap making molds to give different shapes. Now let it cool down for 24 to 48 hours and cut it into slices. Thereby, you can easily make soap at home.

2.) Make Walnut, Honey and Milk Soap at Home

The combination of milk, honey and walnut sounds different. But the outcome of the soap making recipe is much more satisfactory. Because the milk and honey substance is good for your skin while walnut has added an extra flavor in it. The fragrance is amazing of the soap. These ingredients will soothe and moisturize your skin as well.

Ingredients Required:

  • Coconut Oil
  • Canola Oil
  • Sunflower Oil
  • Lye
  • Milk in frozen or slushy state
  • Honey
  • Walnut
  • Safflower oil

While doing the procedures make sure that the milk is in frozen or slushy state so you can add lye in it and mix it well. While the lye is mixed with milk gradually, try to add honey in it. And follow the same procedure of heating the oils. Slowly add all the ingredients together. Then mix it well. And pour in the mold cases to give the shapes. And cut it after the same time as mentioned in point 1.

3.) Make Lavender Soap at Home

The lavender itself might have brought your nose to smell the fragrance instantly. Well, it is a very simple and amazing soap that will leave you to use your home-made lavender soap more and more.

Ingredients Required:

  • Goat milk soap cubes (if not available can try with thick cow’s milk).
  • Lavender oil
  • Organic lavender flowers
  • Lye
  • Other essential oils (if you want to add)

In this the first step is to melt the goat soap cubes and add lye in it. Try to follow the same procedures as mentioned in point 1 and point 2. After which heat the lavender oil and add other essential oils if you wish to pour in it. Mix it well and gently. Then add the organic lavender flower petals in it. Pour it in the molds to give shape and cut it when it’s ready.

4.) Make Loofah Soap at Home

This is actually for you to use the combination of loofah and soap altogether. Instead using a soap and then a loofah, you have it in two combo soap.

Ingredients Required:

  • Goat milk cubes.
  • Loofah
  • Honey
  • Orange extract
  • Lye
  • Essential oils

For this loofah soap two steps are involved in following the procedures. Firstly, arrange for the natural loofah. And then make a paste of orange extract by following soap making procedures. Then pour in the mold and add small cut out natural loofahs in it. Let it dry to and cut out in cylindrical shape. After which, add that in another mold. And place it in the middle of the mold and add the next mixture of paste that includes honey, goat milk and lye. Then let it set and when its dries completely cut out into different sizes.

5.) Make Olive Oil Soap at Home

Now you can get the goodness of olive oil in your soap also. The essence of olive oil in your soap will help you to have a smooth and soft skin.

Ingredients Required:

  • Olive oil
  • Lye
  • Essential oils
  • Shea Butter
  • Water

Just like the Aloe Vera shop making process, follow the same procedure. And your Olive oil soap is ready.

6.) Make Shea Butter Soap at Home

The Shea butter is one of the essential ingredients that is mostly added in making a variety of soaps. But the making a soap of Shea butter itself is an easy process.

Ingredients Required:

  • Shea butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Lye
  • Castor oil

You will need to follow the same procedure as mentioned in the above points.

7.) Make Pumpkin Soap at Home

The pumpkin soap is a new and a unique soap. Try out this unique flavor of soap. You will definitely love the richness of pumpkin soap.

Ingredients Required:

  • Canned pumpkin
  • Water
  • Lye
  • Essential oils

In this process you will need to follow the water and lye mixing process. And at the end mix the canned pumpkin in the already prepared mixture. Your pumpkin soap is ready when you cut it to give different shapes.

8.) Make Soap at Home Glycerin

The appliance of glycerin is good for your skin. It makes your rough and dull skin soft and smooth by adding a little shine ion it.

Ingredients Required:

  • Clear glycerin soap.
  • Food coloring
  • Goat milk (if not available choose cow’s milk)
  • Petroleum jelly

Firstly, heat the glycerin soap in microwave. And keep on stirring after every 15 minutes. After which mix the food coloring in a different bowl and stir it well. On the other side, mix the milk with petroleum jelly and bring it to heat in very low flame. And then before the milk cools down add the liquid glycerin in it and the food color. Now mix it well all the ingredients before it cools down. And, now let it set in the mold cases to give them shapes.

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