Reviving Family Traditions: Making Lavender Soap at Home

Reviving Family Traditions: Making Lavender Soap at Home

Hey there, fellow soap enthusiasts! I'm thrilled to share with you a little piece of my heart today: the joy of making lavender soap. This family activity is not just a fun hobby but also a meaningful way to revive our family's cherished tradition.

About Lavender:

Now, lavender holds a special place in my heart. Its calming aroma is an instant mood-lifter and, bonus, it's wonderful for the skin. Honestly, the moment I inhale the soothing fragrance of lavender, I'm transported to the serene fields of Provence!

Choosing Your Soap Base:

Okay, let's talk soap bases. There's a whole lot of options out there: melt and pour, cold process, hot name it! But for beginners, I recommend our tried-and-true Essencetics soap base. It's what I used when I first started, and I must say, it's pretty easy to work with, not to mention it's filled with quality ingredients.

Necessary Tools and Ingredients:

Ready to start crafting? Here's what you'll need: lavender essential oil, Essencetics soap base, mica powder for color (I'll get to this fun part soon), a soap mold, and a microwave or double boiler. Not to forget a sprinkling of love and enthusiasm!

Recipe: Lavender Soap with Essential Oils and Mica Powder

Step 1: Chop up your Essencetics soap base into small chunks and gently melt them. Be patient here; you don't want to scorch your base!
Step 2: Now, the magic ingredient - lavender essential oil. Remember, a little goes a long way. You want your soap to have a subtle, relaxing scent.
Step 3: Time for some color! Add your mica powder, but remember - less is more. A dash of powder is enough for a beautiful hue.
Step 4: Pour your soap mixture into your favorite mold. Here's a family secret: to avoid bubbles, pour slowly and aim for a smooth top.
Step 5: Let your soap harden, then gently remove it from the mold. Give it some time to cure before you enjoy your first lavender-infused shower.

Safety Tips:

One small reminder - safety first. Please be cautious when working with essential oils and hot soap base. You want this experience to be fun and safe!

Wrapping Up:

I encourage you all to embrace this wonderful tradition, try this recipe, and enjoy the process. With our Essencetics soap base, even beginners will find this journey smooth and fulfilling. And who knows? You might end up making gifts for everyone you know!


Isn't it incredible how we can revive old traditions and create magic right in our homes? The smell of homemade lavender soap in the morning – it's simple, yet so delightful. I can't wait to hear your soap making stories and see your lovely creations!