Oatmeal soaps are excellent for the skin. Investigate this article to learn how you can make oatmeal soaps in the comfort of your own home.

Oatmeal Soap Recipe

If you are in the mood to pamper yourself with an elaborate bath, why not make oatmeal soaps and mollycoddle your skin? Yes, versatility is the other name given to oatmeal soaps, as they can exfoliate, cleanse, moisturize, soothe, and protect your skin. Oatmeal is something that is very useful. It is used to do facials and suits any type of skin ranging from dry to oily and sensitive skin as well. These soaps have the capacity to balance the pH levels of the skin and also act as cleansers. Oatmeal soaps not only provide your skin with a soothing, but also protect it against harsh weather conditions.  Oatmeal can also be combined with various ingredients and modified into soap for a particular skin type. For example, oatmeal can be combined with other products like olive oil, honey, avocado and shea butter to treat dry skin and it can be combined with aloe vera gel, sea salt or sugar to make a scrub for oily skin types. These soaps are a good option that can make your skin smoother, healthier and younger. Read on to know how you can make oatmeal soaps at home.

Making Oatmeal Soap 

Oatmeal Honey Soap Recipe

  • 1 oz bar of Lye soap
  • 1 cup Oatmeal (coarsely ground)
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 5 tsp of Water
  • 1 Vessel
  • Soap Molds
  • Grate the bars of lye soap into small pieces.
  • Add water and honey to the grated soap and cook it and allow it to melt.
  • Add the ground oatmeal to the soap that is melted.
  • Mix it well until the oatmeal blends well with the mixture.
  • Pour this mixture into soap moulds.
  • Allow it to cool for sometime under room temperature.
  • Put the mould into the fridge at least for a day.
  • Next day, remove the soap from the mold and your basic homemade oatmeal honey soap is ready for use. 

Method To Make Oatmeal Soap In Microwave

Things Required
  • 1 bar Soap (any soap that is mild)
  • 3 tbsp Oatmeal
  • 4 tbsp Water
  • Large microwave bowl
  • Soap mold
  • 1 Knife  
  • Powder the oatmeal until it turns into flakes.
  • Grate the bar of soap into small pieces and put them in a microwave bowl.
  • Add water to the soap mixture and keep it on high for 1 or 2 minutes in the microwave. Make sure the soap doesn’t bubble and come out of the bowl. Stir the mixture as needed.
  • Remove the bowl from the microwave and add the oatmeal mixture to it and mix the ingredients well.
  • Pour the mixture into the soap molds.
  • Allow it to cool under room temperature for some time and then keep it in the refrigerator for a minimum of 24 hours.
  • Remove from the mold and your soap is ready to be used. 

Herbal Oatmeal Soap

  • 4 oz Castile soap
  • ¼ cup of dried Oats
  • ¼ cup distilled Water
  • 1 tbsp dried Chamomile
  • 1 tbsp dried Rosemary
  • 1 tbsp Jojoba oil
  • 1 Sauce pan
  • Soap molds
  • Grate the 4 oz bar of castile soap.
  • Grind the oatmeal like a fine powder.
  • In a saucepan add ¼ cup of distilled water and allow it to boil. Remove from heat and add the chamomile and dried rosemary and allow it to reduce for half an hour to get a strong herbal mixture.
  • Strain the herbs out of the water and allow the herbal mixture to boil again. Bring down the heat and add the grated castile soap little by little until a sticky mass is formed.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and mix the oatmeal powder and the jojoba oil. Stir well until the powder and oil are mixed well.
  • Pour this mixture into molds and allow it to cool for some time in room temperature and then refrigerate for a day.
  • Remove the soap from the molds after it is hardened. Your herbal oatmeal soap is now ready for use.

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