Basic Body Wash/Liquid Soap


Basic Body Wash/Liquid Soap

Basic Body Wash/Liquid Soap

Make your own body wash/liquid soap. You'll save money and know what's in it.


  • 8 ounces of bar soap (I used Ivory)
  • 1 gallon of distilled or filtered water
  • 2 tablespoons of glycerin
  • essential oil (optional)


  1. Grate soap into a large pot.
  2. Pour water and glycerin in pot. Stir to mix.
  3. Heat over medium until soap is dissolved.
  4. Remove from heat and let sit undisturbed for 12 hours.
  5. Blend the mixture with a hand mixer. If necessary, add water, a little at a time, until it reaches the desired consistency.
  6. Add essential oil.
  7. Funnel into container.

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