Floral Handmade Soap Recipe

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floral handmade soap

The two floral handmade soap recipes below are great, you don’t have to moisturise after using them and they will leave your skin feeling soft and you feeling revived!

Luxury Handmade Soap Recipe

This is one of the first soap recipes I made and it has a lovely feminine and exotic aroma. With the help of frankincense, may chang and the uplifting citrus oils you’ll have all you need to fight off the signs of ageing. It simply relieves tension and allows you to start the day with a smile.


If You’ve Not Made Soap Before…

Start by watching the short video on soap making below or take a look at the full tutorial here.

Specifics To This Recipe

Use the method outlined in the cold process tutorial plus the following recipe specific steps:

  • In Step 4 – Combine oils and lye when both temperatures equally reach 130° F (55 C)
  • In Step 6 – Reaches trace very quickly less than a couple of minutes with a stick blender and about 10 to 15 minutes by hand.
  • In Step 7 – Once you have poured the soap into the mold you can make a pattern on the soap by dragging a fork across the surface to make a ripple, or you can create your own.

Photos From This Recipe:

how to make floral handmade soap

Soothing Calendula Soap Recipe

The second recipe is created using calendula and sunflower, it’s a full of natural vitamins and minerals and is excellent for soothing chapped and cracked skin.

This really is a neat looking soap that has a medium to hard feel about it together with a frothy lather and creamy texture. It’s suitable for all skin types so would make a great gift.


Makes 12 bars (half for a smaller 6 batch)

Specifics To This Recipe

Use the Cold Process Method plus the following recipe specific steps:

The Cold Process Method

  • In Step 4 – Combine oils and lye when both temperatures equally reach between 130° f (54 c) and 150° f (65c)
  • In Step 5 – Mix the turmeric with a small amount of soap taken from the batch and then return it to the batch stirring rapidly.
  • In Step 8 – Needs 5-week curing time.

Do you make handmade soap? What ingredients do you use?

Angela Wills

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  1. I have been trying to figure out gifts to give my family for Christmas. I would love to make my own soap! I am going to try these recipes for myself this weekend. Thank you for the information.


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