Oatmeal soap is wonderful at helping to exfoliate your skin, so I think that you will like this almond oatmeal soap recipe. It is a simple recipe that uses a melt and pour goat’s milk soap base, so it is perfect for those beginning to dabble into soap making or even those of you who are already into it but prefer not to use lye in their soap. If you are completely new to soap making, I’ve put together a simple step by step soap making guide, that will get you started.
Just 3 simple ingredients and you are on your way to making this lovely homemade soap. This one is perfect for gift giving too since the fragrance is very light and will appeal to wide audience of people. The oatmeal in this recipe, together with the goat milk will moisturise your skin and can help to calm down mild eczema and other skin problems. So, let’s get started with our almond oatmeal soap making:
- ¾ pound melt & pour goats milk soap base
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 20 drops almond fragrance oil
- Silicone soap mould
- Large Pyrex measuring cup
- Wooden stir stick
- Rubbing alcohol in spray bottle (optional)
- Melt the soap base in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir. If it is not completely melted, put it back on for another 10 seconds at a time until fully melted.
- Add the rolled oats to the soap base. Mix well.
- Add the almond fragrance oil. Mix again.
- Poor into the silicone mould and let set for about an hour.
- Spray lightly with rubbing alcohol, to help prevent bubbles from forming (this is optional)
Notes: Makes 6 oval bars if using the same mould, but you can use any soap making mould that you have at hand.
These are a few items I find helpful when preparing this Almond Oatmeal Soap:
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