Summer time around our home in the South Valley means regular visits to the local farmer’s markets, growing flowers, and making homemade spa recipes . . . including the honey lavender soap recipe below.
Here’s a great summer soap project we do every year in our home, and it’s so easy that you can do it with your kids. It makes a great gift, and it’s wonderfully fragrant and moisturizing.
What you need for honey lavender soap:
32 oz of Goat’s Milk Melt and Pour Soap Base (Amazon or Hobby Lobby)
2-3 Tablespoons of dried lavender (Local Farmer’s Market)
2-3 Tablespoons of honey (Local Honey)
15 Drops of Lavender Essential Oil (Personal Preference)
Cut your soap into small pieces so that it melts quickly. I highly recommend a double boiler rather than the microwave so that you can keep an eye on the soap to ensure it doesn’t burn.
While soap melts, measure out your honey and lavender buds to have ready.
Once the soap is completely melted, add the 15 drops of lavender essential oil BEFORE adding honey and buds. Stir.
Add honey and lavender buds. Stir.
Pour mixture into your silicone soap molds and let sit for 3-4 hours. Once solid, pop out of silicone mold.
Wrap and package however you choose! I like using strips of burlap with actual lavender flowers tied neatly to the front of the bar.
Originally published July 2019.
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