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28 DIY Soap Recipes For Spa Days, Gifts and More!

Are any of you fans of natural beauty products? Ya know, the ones without all of the chemical-infused ingredients or harsh-on-your-skin materials? Then we’ve got a treat for you today! We’ve compiled a list of 28 DIY soap recipes to enjoy at home or make as a friendly, homemade gift.

1. Coconut Lime

DIY Coconut Lime Soap

As it states in the tutorial, this DIY bar of soap will help turn you bath into a true spa experience. Check out Shelterness for all the details and learn how to create this refreshing new addition to your bathroom routine.

2. Cream

DIY Cream Soap

With only four ingredients, you’re going to love Savvy Naturalista for featuring this wonderful recipe for cream soap. And did you know these soaps will make a great shaving cream too!

3. Precious Stone

DIY Stone Soap

Fall For DIY gives us a really special DIY to try our hands off. Making soap is one thing but making soap that resembles some semi precious stones is an entirely new and fun experience!

4. For Kids

DIY Soap for Kids

How about making something fun for the kids to enjoy? Crafts Unleashed show us how to make soap (with tissue paper confetti) just for the little ones of the family to have fun with!

5. On A Rope

DIY Soap on a Rope

Check out A Beautiful Mess and learn how to create these adorable soaps on a rope! And you’ll get to add some wonderful essentials oils to your liking.

6. Grapefruit, Mint & Poppyseed

Grapefruit Mint Poppyseed DIY Soap

And you can pop back over to A Beautiful Mess, if you want to try out making these charming grapefruit, mint and poppyseed bars. We think these would be great for gift-giving too!

7. Peppermint

DIY Peppermint Soap

Day2Day makes a soap that so many will love! Learn how to make some peppermint bars. And, yes, the recipe includes actual peppermints and/or candy canes!

8. Herb & Spice

DIY Herb and Spice Soap

If you want to get a bit fancier with your soap making – and more creative – Hello Natural has some great ideas for mixing herbs and spices into the mix.

9. Lavender


A Pumpkin and A Princess shows us how to make soap with the inclusion of one of the most popular fragrances: lavender! And it’s quite a beautiful final product as well!

10. Oatmeal Spice

DIY Oatmeal Spice Soap

You’ll definitely want to visit Crafts Unleashed if you’re looking for a soap recipe you can make at home that will be sure to help out your sensitive skin. Anything made with oatmeal will be sure to moisturize and stray from harshness.

11. Citrus

DIY Citrus Soap

Hello Wonderful makes these gorgeous citrus soaps that the entire family will love and may even wan to help in the making of!

12.Ginger Spice Cookie

DIY Ginger Spice Cookie Soap

Here’s another great soap recipe when you’re wanting to create a special gift for your friends or family. Visit Feathers in Our Nest to snag all of the details!

13. Coconut Oil

DIy Coconut Oil Soap

Now we have my personal favorite on the list! Visit Mommypotamus for the recipe and learn how to create pure coconut oil soap that can be used for both cleansing and laundry too!

14. Milk & Honey

DIY Milk and Honey Soap

The best part of this soap DIY from Happiness is Homemade is that it takes only ten minute to make! Grab the milk and honey and get started this afternoon!

15. Coffee & Milk

DIY Coffee Milk Soap

And Happiness is Homemade does it again with this recipe! Taking only ten minute you can have some homemade coffee and milk soap to enjoy at home!

16. Orange Zest Lemon

Orange Zest Lemon Soap DIY

Essentially Eclectic gives us a great citrus-focused recipe that works so well as a gift because of it’s universal appeal and beautiful finished look.

17. Oatmeal Cinnamon

DIY Oatmeal Cinnamon Soap

Simple Designing took another fan-favorite fragrance and turned it into a bar of soap that will moisturize and act as a great gift for one of your gal pals to enjoy!

18. Pink Lemonade

Pink Lemonade Soap DIY

Here’s a recipe that will really hit the spot come spring or summertime. Have a spa party with your girls and use these as favors. Check them out at PopSugar!

19. Peppermint Sugar

DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub Bars

These peppermint sugar scrub bars from Happy Mothering will both cleanse and exfoliate your skin, leaving a smoother, brighten complexion!

20. Rose & Shea Butter

DIY Rose Shea Butter Soap

How Do I Make Soap has plenty of great ideas when it comes to soap making, but this one in particular stood out for its feminine fragrance and beautiful finish look!

21. Jasmine & Dead Sea Salt

DIY Jasmine Dead Sea Salt Soap

This soap from Essentially Eclectic will smell wonderful but it will also exfoliate your skin, leaving it smoother and clearer than you’ve ever felt it before!

22. Vanilla Latte

DIY Vanilla Latte Soap

Do we have any coffee lovers? Or at least those that love the smell? Treat yourself by making some of this vanilla latte soap from She Uncovered!

23. Pumpkin Spice

DIY Pumpkin Spice Soap

Happiness is Homemade does it again with this 10-minute recipe. And this time it’s made with pumpkin spice!

24. Sea Mud

DIY Sea Mud Soap

Mommypotamus gives us a recipe that one of the easiest to make. So, it’s a great recipe to start with when you first dive into soap making!

25. Citrus Sugar Scrub

Citrus Sugar Cube DIYs

These cubes will cleanse and exfoliate just like its peppermint predecessor. The Idea Room gives us all of the details needed to create our own.

26. Lemon Cake

DIY Lemon Cake

Marte Ravn made these charming lemon cake soap bars that again act as both treats for yourself and treat your friends with a bar as well!

27. Himalayan Salt & Shea Butter

DIY Pink Salt Soap

Soap Queen made these gorgeous bars of soap using pink Himalayan salt and Shea butter. It’s truly a spa-like experience once made!

28. Rose Vanilla

DIY Rose vanilla soap

Here’s another ultra-feminine recipe that would be a beautiful gifting idea but also one that will be a true luxury for yourself. Visit Hello Natural for the details!

1 Comment
  1. Just wanted to say what a fan i am ! i love the DIYs! i started making my own soaps about a year ago and now i buy my supplies in bulk lol (bulkapothecary.com/categories/soap-making-supplies.html ) I just love it! thanks so much

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