How to Make Lavender Soap with Shea Butter

Do you hate all of the chemicals they add to commercial bars of soap? Let’s be adventurous and I’ll show you how to make lavender soap with shea butter.

This way you know the exact ingredients that go into your soap. These soaps are so gorgeous that you could easily gift these to your friends and family too.

DIY Lavender soap with shea butter

It’s all in the packaging and you can do something super simple to make these soaps look super elegant.

Wouldn’t you love to show these off in your bathroom?

Beautiful shea butter lavender soap

Wrap them up in cellophane or place them in a nice gift box to give away. They’ll be loved no matter who gets them.

Gorgeous diy lavender soap

I love knowing what kind of ingredients go into the things we’re putting on our skin on a daily basis.

Not only is good for you but they look amazing! In the summer I can go out to my backyard and pick out lavender from my garden. I love how it smells, it’s so soothing.

Lavender essential oil is extraordinary calming properties that help you relax in the bath or shower.

This could be a treat for yourself, you know when you don’t have kids knocking at your door or who want to be in the bathroom with you.

Homemade Lavender Soap tutorial made with shea butter

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How well your soap looks is all in the soap molds. You can get simple rectangle ones or get all fancy with flower or other patterns. Look how pretty!

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DIY Lavender Soap

Homemade Lavender Soap Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Difficulty: Medium

Know the exact ingredients that go into your soap by making your own lavender soap with shea butter.

Materials

Instructions

Remove the soap base from its container and then cut into small pieces into a microwave bowl.

Heat according to the package directions.

Add 10 drops of the essential oil.

To color the soap, add the soap colorant until you reach the desired shade of color. Be sure to mix it evenly.

Sprinkle the dried lavender petals into the soap mold.

Pour the melted soap into the molds and add more lavender petals if desired.

Allow the soap to set for 45 minutes.

Remove the soap from the mold and then package as desired.

Notes

Once the soap has melted, work as quickly as you can since the soap will begin to harden around the edge of the bowl.

If the soap begins to harden, then microwave for 10 seconds.

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3 Comments

  1. I love homemade soap and I love lavender – put the two together and you’ve got soap perfection! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Farmhouse Friday Monique – we’re featuring you at Friday’s party!

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