While it is super convenient to pop in to a local store and purchase liquid soap of your choice, it’s fun and quite easy to create your own DIY soap for a change. Here you’ll find a step-by-step guide to how you can make your own hand soap and save money!
Things You Will Need:
⦁ Castile Soap
What is castile soap, you ask? Castile soap is simple, plant-based soap made from entirely natural ingredients. Since this soap lacks chemicals, it is 100% safe for people with the most sensitive skin. Using castile soap in your homemade hand soap is a great idea. The soap will last for a longer time than it may if you use it on its own.
Even though you can purchase scented castile soap, it is better to save a few extra dollars and get the unscented one. You can add our next soap ingredient for a nice fragrant, i.e., essential oil!
⦁ Essential Oil
You can pick any essential oil you like to make your liquid soap smelling fresh and lovely. You can go for rosemary, cinnamon, lavender, peppermint, or chamomile.
However, if you want an essential oil that is antiseptic or anti-bacterial, you can go for lemon or blood orange essential oil. If you suffer from itchiness or redness, using peppermint oil can be a smart choice.
Last but not least, you will need clean water. Make sure you use cold water so that you don’t end up ruining the quality or potency of the essential oil….
DIY Liquid Hand Soap Directions
⦁ Take 1 to 2 tablespoons of castile soap into your preferred soap dispenser. If you are using a bigger dispenser, add at least 3 tablespoons of Castile soaps.
⦁ Add 10 – 15 drops of essential oil of your choice. Add in essential oil until you can smell the scent of the oil from the top of the dispenser.
⦁ Next, add in water almost to the top of the dispenser.
⦁ Secure with a pump lid.
⦁ Shake well.
Things to Keep In Mind
Please note that this liquid soap will be thinner than any commercial soap, as this recipe is deprived of any chemical additives. Take a little bit of soap in the palms of your hands and rub it together, you’ll see nice, foamy lather will form.
However, in case you can’t seem to find caster soap at any store, you can consider caster soap alternatives such as coconut soap, Aleppo soap, or goat’s milk soap. Whatever you go for, make sure it is toxic and chemical-free.
Try out this amazing DIY hand soap recipe today and enjoy a safe, eco-friendly hand cleansing experience!