How To Make Foaming Soap
Making your own foaming soap is so easy and inexpensive – Use our “how to many foaming soap recipe” as a guide! Anyone can do this! You’ll never wonder what is in your soap, plus an average family using one bottle of foaming hand soap a week will save an average of $180 a year.
How To make Foaming Soap: Supplies
The first thing you need is an aerating dispenser bottle.
Ours came from re-using a container from another brand. Method makes one, and I reused a bottle from Clean Well for a year. After a year or so you will notice the bottle begins to have a “skunky” smell, that is when I know it is time to replace the bottle with a new one. If there are effective ways to sanitize and remove the smell from the bottle that you know – please share because I’ve yet to figure it out!
Once you have your aerating dispenser bottle – you can make a variety of foaming soaps. The recipe we’re sharing is a Vanilla Orange Foaming Handsoap, but don’t be shy, select your favorite essential oils for fragrance and adding small amounts of your favorite oil for moisturizing.
How to Make Foaming Soap
Vanilla Orange Foaming Hand Soap Recipe
1 1/4 cup of distilled water
2 TBS of Castille Soap – I used the Citrus. To create your own scent use unscented.
1 Capsule of Vitamin E Oil – Good for your skin and is a natural preservative.
3-5 drops of Vanilla Essential Oil
4-6 drops of Citrus Essential Oil
How to make foaming soap: Instructions
Combine the ingredients and in a measuring cup and use a funnel to pour into the dispenser. Soap will will dispense in an nice foaming lather… and if you kids use the whole bottle in 3 days, you won’t be furious!
Providing you go through your foaming handsoap quickly, the combination of distilled water and the vitamin e should suffice as a preservative, if you need to make this last longer or want to give it as a gift, you’ll want to use a preservative like Germaben 11 or Liquid Germall Plus, I know this is not perfectly natural, but it is preferable to the fungi and bacteria that can grow in the water.
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