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Natural Homemade Lavender Milk Soap Recipe

August 3, 2014

Natural Homemade Lavender Milk Soap RecipeMake your own natural homemade milk soaps with my new homemade lavender milk soap recipe! This homemade lavender milk soap recipe contains lavender essential oil for it’s relaxing aromatherapeutic properties. It also formulated for those prone to dry skin so it contains moisturizing Argan and apricot kernel oils in addition to organic cow’s milk.

I used Horizon Organic Milk for this particular soap recipe since it’s shelf stable for extended periods of time. My local Kroger generally has these on sale 1 for $10. (I’m not a huge milk drinker. I generally keep half and half for coffee and not much else so buying these makes sense for me. Of course there’s always the option to sub with half and half!)

I then topped my homemade lavender milk soaps with lavender blossoms and roses to add visual interest. You can of course omit the botanicals, but if you choose to add them be sure to turn your soap loaf upside down when you go to cut it into bars. This will keep the flowers where they belong and won’t cause drag lines down the sides of each bar as you cut them.

Another tip, opt for lavender 40-42 essential oil if you’re on a tighter budget. It costs less than both Bulgarian and Spike Lavender essential oils but still smells great in homemade soap.

Natural Homemade Lavender Milk Soap Recipe

You can find my palm free cold process homemade lavender milk soap recipe in the new August 2014 issue of Wholesale Supplies Plus’ eHandmade Magazine. Just skip ahead to page 21 for the recipe and directions.

For more of my homemade soap recipes visit Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen and also be sure to follow my DIY Bath and Body Board on Pinterest! Or check out my past submissions to eHandmade Magazine: Honey, Oatmeal & Banana Soap Recipe (July 2014), Stars Forever Homemade Soap Recipe (June 2014), DIY Sunburn Relief Rescue Soap Recipe (May 2014), Honeysuckle & Rose Homemade Soap Recipe for Mother’s Day (April 2014), Spring Inspired Bamboo Scented Homemade Soap Recipe (March 2014), Deodorizing Cedarwood & Baking Soda Homemade Soap Recipe for Men (February 2014), Silk & Rose Clay Heart Shaped Soap Recipe (January 2014), Handmade Eucalyptus & Tea Tree Soap Recipe for Men (December 2013), and my Frosted Cranberry Scented Coconut Milk Soap Recipe (November 2013.)

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  • Rebecca

    August 3, 2014 at 11:27 am

    Wow. That’s beautiful soap. I love making soap but have had no time lately. I’ll live vicariously thru you!!

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