How to Blend Essential Oils for Soapmaking

Do you want a soothing natural way to scent your soaps? Do you love having essential oils in your beauty products? If so, read on!


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    Buy at least five essential oils, and make sure they all go well together. Here are just a few oils blend well:
    • Geranium, jasmine, eroli, and ylang ylang and Black pepper
    • Estrogen, violet, leaf, and helional
    • Bergamot, lemon, lime, and orange
    • Sandalwood, cedar, and patchouli
    • Oakmoss, lavender, and coumarin.
    • Amber, civet, bergamot, and rose
    • Vanilla, tonka bean, and cinnamon
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    Find a container to store your blend. Use an empty perfume or empty essential oil bottle.
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    Time to create! Once you master these recipes, you can mix and match with the oils listed in step one. Don't be afraid to experiment!
    • Feel Good Blend: 12 drops of ylang-ylang oil, 30 drops of patchouli, 10 drops of black pepper, 100 drops of palmarosa, 100 drops of rose geranium, and 10 drops of Neroli.
    • Rescue Blend: 40 drops of frankincense, 20 drops of myrrh, 100 drops of lavender, 20 drops of elemi
    • Eau De Cologne: bergamot 32 drops, 30 drops of petitgrain, 30 drops of lemon, and 2 drops of orange.
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    When you have your essential oil done and stored in a bottle, Make sure the lid is tight and put it in a dark, stable, place for about a week. During that time, the oils will start to blend themselves. Do not be tempted to open it up and stir it! When it is done, you can take the oil out and use it in soaps.
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    With your mix, melt soap base in a microwave in a microwave-sturdy cup, but not before you add coloring dye. Then, use a dropper to add 2-5 drops in the base. Then pour the base in an appropriate mold and wait for it to cool. You now have your own customized soap!


  • Essential oils and soap making supplies can be purchased at Michael's, Jo-Anns, Hobby Lobby, or local health food stores. You can also try buying online from Amazon, eBay,, Brambleberry, or


  • Label your oils, as it can be hard to decide them apart.
  • Using too much oil can cause harm, so be careful!
  • Keep the mixtures' lid tight because it can spill everywhere.
  • You may be allergic to some oils, so test any chemicals you use on the back of your wrist before using them in your soaps.
  • Try not to keep your oil on a counter, as it can spill.

Things You'll Need

  • Soap base
  • Essential Oils
  • Microwave
  • Container(s)

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Categories: Soap Making | Essential Oils