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Honey, Oatmeal and Glycerin Soap Recipe

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This honey, oatmeal and glycerin soap recipe is perfect for those with sensitive skin. It’s gentle, moisturizing and easy to make at home.

Honey, Oatmeal and Glycerin Soap Recipe

Honey, Oatmeal and Glycerin Soap Recipe

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If you're looking for a gentle and moisturizing soap, look no further than this honey, oatmeal and glycerin soap recipe. Not only is it easy to make at home, but it's also perfect for those with sensitive skin.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cooling time 1 day
Course Personal Care
Servings 1 bar of soap

Equipment

  • Soap mold
  • Double boiler or heat-proof bowl
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Mixing spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 4 oz. beeswax
  • 4 oz. coconut oil
  • 4 oz. olive oil
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup oatmeal
  • 1 tbsp. glycerin

Instructions
 

  • In a double boiler or heat-proof bowl, melt the beeswax, coconut oil and olive oil together.
  • Once melted, remove from heat and stir in the honey, oatmeal and glycerin.
  • If desired, add in a few drops of essential oils for scent.
  • Pour the mixture into a soap mold and let it cool for 24 hours.
  • Once cooled, remove the soap from the mold and it's ready to use!

Notes

  • Make sure to use pure, natural honey and oatmeal for best results.
  • If you don't have a soap mold, you can use a small container or even an ice cube tray.
  • You can adjust the amount of honey, oatmeal and glycerin to suit your skin's needs.
 

How to Use

 
  • Wet your skin and lather up the soap in your hands.
  • Gently massage the soap onto your skin, avoiding the eyes.
  • Rinse off with warm water.
  • Use as often as needed, or as directed by a skincare professional.
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FAQs

What are the benefits of using honey, oatmeal, and glycerin for skincare?

  • Honey is a natural antibacterial and antioxidant that can help moisturize and protect the skin. Oatmeal is a gentle exfoliant and can soothe irritated skin. Glycerin is a natural humectant that can help the skin retain moisture.

Can honey, oatmeal, and glycerin be used for sensitive skin?

  • Yes, honey, oatmeal, and glycerin are all gentle ingredients that are suitable for sensitive skin. They can help soothe and moisturize the skin without causing irritation.
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How can I use honey, oatmeal, and glycerin for skincare?

  • You can use honey, oatmeal, and glycerin in a variety of ways for skincare. You can make a face mask by mixing together equal parts honey, oatmeal, and glycerin, and applying it to your face for 15-20 minutes. You can also make a soap like this recipe or a body scrub by mixing together honey, oatmeal, and glycerin and using it in the shower.

Can I use this recipe if I have oily skin?

  • Honey, oatmeal and glycerin are all good ingredients for oily skin as well. Honey has antibacterial properties that can help control acne and oatmeal can absorb excess oil. Glycerin is a humectant that helps keep the skin hydrated. However, you should be careful with the amount of honey you use, as it can be sticky and may clog your pores.

How often can I use this soap?

  • It’s recommended to use this soap 1-2 times a day, or as needed. However, it’s best to listen to your skin and adjust the frequency accordingly.

Can I use other essential oils in this recipe?

  • Yes, you can use any essential oils that you prefer. Some good options for sensitive skin include lavender, chamomile, and tea tree oil. Be sure to use only a few drops and not to use any essential oils that cause irritation to your skin.
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Can I use this recipe for both face and body?

  • Yes, this recipe is suitable for both face and body. It’s gentle and moisturizing, making it great for all over use.

How long does the soap last?

  • The soap will last for a few months, depending on how often it is used. Be sure to store it in a cool, dry place to prolong its shelf life.

Can I use this recipe for other skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis?

  • Honey, oatmeal, and glycerin can be beneficial for those with eczema or psoriasis. However, it’s always best to consult with a dermatologist before using any new skincare product, especially if you have a specific skin condition.

Can I use this recipe on my baby’s skin?

  • Yes, this recipe is gentle enough for babies. However, it’s always best to consult with a pediatrician before using any new skincare product on a baby’s skin.