DIY Handmade Tea Soap

Tea and soap. They are two of my favorite things. Combine them and what you’ve got is something amazing! I, myself, have made several tea scented soaps over the years including aWhite Tea Shea Butter Soap, but I’ve also created a Chamomile Tea Soap in the past and a super fun Southern Sweet Tea Soap.

My Southern Sweet Tea Soap was reminiscent of tea with lemon, sweetened with a touch of honey. I made it using a sweet tea fragrance oil and then added a touch of lemongrass essential oil. I also included real tea leaves in the soap recipe which were dotted throughout each bar for visual interest and exfoliation. It is sorely missed.

Recently, however, I ran across another fun soap recipe for a handmade tea soap and I just had to share it with you all. The recipe is for a Melt and Pour Earl Grey Tea Soap and comes to us from Cumbersome Blog.

Not only are these handmade soaps super simple to make – just combine your favorite melt and pour soap base with some Earl Grey Tea – but the packaging is brilliant and makes the result of this project perfect for gifting! You can find the full tutorial for this handmade soap project at Cumbersome Blog. It includes a how to for making and packaging the soap, along with free printable tea tags for your soapy creations!

Looking for more DIY soapmaking tutorials and recipes? Then check out my collection of soap recipes and links at Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen.

Comments

  1. Bookmarking this one! Love the packaging too, perfect for a gift!
    xo,
    Sena

  2. That packaging of that soap is just too cute! Love that the tea soap is in a tea bag. :) Thanks for linking this up!

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  4. Oh wow!
    loved this!

  5. I love this idea – can’t wait to make and share with friends! I am your newest follower and so glad to have found you through Amanda’s linky party. xoxo michele

  6. Love how you packaged the soap for gift giving! This would be a perfect link-up at the Pretty Packages Party starting today!
    http://blackberryvine.blogspot.com/2011/07/pretty-packages-party-11.html
    Hope to see you there!
    Smiles!
    Jami

  7. That tea bag packaging is really brilliant.

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  9. Wow! I would surely love some green tea soap ^^) thanks for sharing this lovely post!

  10. OMGosh! Love that tea bag idea!

  11. Love the idea of combining the tea and soap. I love hand made soap, great gift items also.