20 How to Make Homemade Soap Recipes


Homemade soap is easier to make than you think!  Learn how to make soap several different ways using ingredients like oatmeal, goat’s milk, glycerine, castille, shea butter, and even how to make bath bombs! There are almost 100 homemade soap recipes on Tip Junkie, so if you can’t find the perfect recipe here, be sure to check there!

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Soap Recipes


1. Lavender Honey Soap ~ If you love lavender, then you’ll love this recipe for making lavender honey soap. It’s an easy recipe to make since it uses a soap suspension that you just have to melt.

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3.  10-Minute Apple Pie Soap ~ You can make your own homemade soap that’s perfect to keep for yourself or to give as a gift in 10 minutes! The tutorial even comes with a few printable for gift giving.

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4. Homemade Pink Lemonade Soap ~ This pink lemonade soap would make the best Mother’s Day gift. There are actually three different and appealing soap recipes on this post, so be sure to check it out.

Bath and Shower Bombs


5. Homemade Bath Bombs ~ Learn how to make relaxing bath bombs! These recipes for lavender and serenity bath bombs are relaxing and moisturizing. These bath bombs smell amazing and look beautiful.


6. Milk and Honey Bath Melts ~ These bath melts are excellent if you have itchy skin. Relax in the bath and soothe your skin!


7. Best Shower Bombs ~ These homemade shower bombs will not only make you feel better in the shower, they’ll help with nasal conjestion. They make excellent gifts, and even come with a free printable tag for your jar.

Homemade Soap Recipes

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8. 10 Minute DIY Milk and Honey Soap ~ One of the things we love most about this soap is the soap mold. The shape of the soap is so cute. We also love that you can make this recipe in 10 minutes! WOW.


9. DIY Peppermint Soap ~ You can make the perfect holiday gift with only 3 ingredients! This peppermint soap is a perfect gift for the women in your life!

Shea Butter


10. Coconut Shea Butter Soap ~ You can get everything you need to make this Shea Butter soap at your local craft store. Easy to make and lovely to use!


11. Lime Cilantro Soap ~ This recipe uses fresh herbs and only a few ingredients. It’s a great way to use herbs that you have at home and you can switch the recipe up using different herbs and oils.

Castile Soap

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12. Castile Soap 411 ~ Here’s everything you need to know about castile soap includig how to make it into laundry soap, take it from solid to liquid form and how to clean with it!

Goat Milk Soap Recipe

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13.  Grapefruit Mint Poppyseed Soap ~  We love that this recipe uses fresh grapefruit and poppy seeds and the result is stunning!


14. Rosemary and Mint Soap ~This recipe is made with real goats milk. There’s no soap suspension used here, so get ready to make soap like your grandparent’s probably did, using lye.

Oatmeal Soap

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15. Honey Oatmeal Soap ~ This honey oatmeal soap is easy, doable, and an easy craft you can make if you use a soap suspension!

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16.  Homemade Oatmeal Soap ~ This microwavable recipe for homemade oatmeal soap is super easy and relatively inexpensive.  The ingredients make a bar of soap that is moisturizing, exfoliating and smells great.  It uses almond scented oil and goats milk plus oatmeal.  It would make a wonderful gift.  Fantastic!


17. Handmade Oatmeal Cinnamon Soap ~ The cinnamon sticks and oil make this oatmeal soap smell incredible!

Gylcerine Soap

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18. Colorful Confetti Soap ~ This colorful confetti soap make with a glycerine pour and melt soap base and felt is so cute we can hardly stand it. It would make an incredible gift!


19. Lemon Zest Soap ~ Glycerine soap is so pretty because it’s almost clear. The lemon zest in the soap gives it color naturally.


20. Cold Process Cucumber Soap ~ This cold process cucumber soap is a palm-free alternative to soap make with palm oil. Cucumber is known for it’s soothing properties so this is great for dry, itchy skin.

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