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These 3 amazingly simple foaming hand soap recipes will have you clean in no time

by Ruth
3 easy homemade all natural DIY Foaming hand soap recipes. Lemon scented handsoap, Winter Forest handsoap and Rosemary Mint Handsoap. byoilydesign.com YL member # 3177383

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Have you ever met a Foaming Hand Soap snob?

Back in my pre-mommy and pre essential oil days, I worked for the state health department. One thing that I took away from my 6 plus years with working in the health industry was an obsession of washing my hands. Seriously, I wash my hands all the time, which has turned me into a foaming hand soap snob.

I admit it. I’m a hand soap snob.

I loved expensive scented hand soaps. At any given time, I probably had half a dozen different scented soaps hanging around in the bathrooms and kitchen of my house.

One of my all-time favorites is the Winter Forest hand soap by William Sonoma. They use to sell it only around the winter holidays. Each year as a Christmas gift to myself I would buy a huge bottle.

Other favorites for me were, Rosemary Mint and Lemon

But now that I'm embracing a healthier lifestyle and I'm going frugal, I like to make my own DIY essential oil foaming hand soaps.

*This post contains affiliate links to the essential oils and other products I talk about in the post.

3 easy homemade all natural DIY Foaming hand soap recipes. Lemon scented handsoap, Winter Forest handsoap and Rosemary Mint Handsoap. byoilydesign.com YL member # 3177383

3 amazing DIY Foaming Hand Soap Recipes

In this post, I’m going to share with you recipes for each of the three soaps. Plus, I’m going to share a top secret tip that I’m really not sure if anyone else in the world but me knows. It’s one of those aha moments that made a huge difference in my DIY foaming hand soap.

Now that Essential Oils are apart of my life, I’ve found a great way to get my special hand soap in a more inexpensive way.

What I love about essential oils is that you can make some pretty darn amazing foaming hand soaps with just a little castile soap, water, essential oils and a dispenser.

Save money on Foaming Dispensers

Seeing I can at times be thrifty, I was smart enough to save up several of my old foaming hand soap dispensers and I am creating my DIY foaming hand soap with essential oils in those.

But fear not, if you don’t have some old dispensers hanging about you can buy empty foaming hand soap dispensers pretty inexpensively.

I know that essential oils can after a while eat away at any non-hospital grade plastic, so in the future, I’d love to purchase some glass foaming hand soap dispensers. For now, I’m pretty happy with what I’m using.

 

Basic Foaming Hand Soap Recipe

3 easy homemade all natural DIY Foaming hand soap recipes. Lemon scented handsoap, Winter Forest handsoap and Rosemary Mint Handsoap. byoilydesign.com YL member # 3177383

 

Basic DIY foaming hand soap recipe

So here is the base recipe- (you may have to tweak this recipe depending on how big your foaming hand soap dispenser is)

Ingredients

½ Cup of Bronner's Castile soap (you can buy it here)

½ Cup water (distilled or boiled if you don't plan to use the soap within a few weeks)*

1tsp of Dawn dish detergent ** (yes this is my secret ingredient. You can buy it here)

20-30 drops of your favorite essential oils (get your oils here)

 

My favorite soap blends recipes

 

Winter Forest-

10 drops YL Evergreen Essence

10 drops YL Northern Lights Black Spruce

 

Rosemary Mint-

15 drops YL Rosemary

10 drops YL Peppermint

 

Lemon-

25 drops of YL Lemon

 

Instructions

  1. In a mason jar or recycled soap dispenser, add the water first (to prevent bubbles) then the liquid castile soap, followed by the oils. Shake the ingredients together.
  2. Before each use lightly shake the bottle to distribute the oils and soap. Apply to hands and rinse with water.

 

The Tools I use for this DIY-

*The hand soap in my house gets used up very quickly. Typically every two weeks I’m making a new batch. If your hand soap may last more than a couple of weeks I would suggest using distilled water in making this recipe. That way there is less of a chance for bacteria to begin to grow in your soap.

 

**I started using the Dawn when I kept forgetting to buy glycerine to help with sudsing. Seeing I always have dawn on hand I’ve just kept using it as a substitute. If you prefer to use glycerine you can get it here.

 

***Essential Oils- Feel free to try all sorts of Essential Oil blends. You never know what you can come up with that will smell amazing. For smaller kids, I would avoid using Peppermint oil as it could cause irritation to their gentle skin.

 

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Molly December 24, 2017 - 2:59 pm

Where is the actual recipe?

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Ruth December 27, 2017 - 11:33 am

Hey Molly, Sorry about that. I removed a recipe plugin last week and forgot to add the recipe back into the post manually. It should now be there where you can read it. Thanks for reaching out and asking! Ruth

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