DIY Lavender And Rosemary Soap
DIY Lavender And Rosemary Soap

DIY Lavender + Rosemary Soap

Feeling crafty? Make a big batch to have on hand and you’ll never be caught without a great hostess, holiday, or birthday gift.


Making your own soap is easy and lots of fun. The only catch? You have to let it set a whole month before using or gifting, so plan ahead!


Materials

3 tbsp of dried lavender buds

3 tbsp of dried rosemary

2 cups distilled water

1½ tsp of lavender oil

1½ tsp of rosemary oil

3 cups clear or white glycerin soap base

Soap molds (muffin tins, special soap mold, etc.) – available at craft stores.


Directions

Step 1

Pulverize dried rosemary in a food processor, or buy ready-made.

DIY Lavender And Rosemary Soap

Step 2

Make the infusion (infusion means “to make tea”) of the lavender and rosemary: Boil distilled water (non-chlorinated water is best) and then pour the 6 tablespoons of ground, dried lavender and rosemary and let sit for 10 minutes.

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Step 3

Add the lavender oil and rosemary oil to the infusion.

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Step 4

Melt the glycerin soap base and add ¼ cup of infusion per 1 cup of soap base. Stir until blended and then pour into molds.

DIY Lavender And Rosemary Soap Step 4

Step 5

Let sit for one month to completely set mold.

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