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This page is dedicated to oatmeal soap recipes using the cold process soap making method. Oatmeal is a great natural additive to soaps.You will use rolled oats, not instant for these recipes.

BENEFITS

  • Oatmeal is a cleanser.
  • Oatmeal is a great natural exfoliant that can be easily added to your soaps.
  • It has moisturizing properties and is known to calm itchy skin.

To make your oatmeal soap recipe you can grind the oatmeal in a food processor, silver bullet or coffee grinder. Leave oatmeal coarser for a more exfoliating feel or grind the oatmeal longer for a finer substance which will make a smoother soap.

Simple Oatmeal Soap

INGREDIENTS

Fats, oils and butters

  • 360 grams palm oil
  • 150 grams coconut oil
  •  90 grams sunflower oil

Lye – Water solution

  •  86 grams lye (sodium hydroxide)
  • 228 grams distilled water

Additive and oatmeal at light trace

  • ½ cup of ground oatmeal.
  • optional:20 to 36 grams of your favorite essential oils or fragrance oils (you will need a little over 30  milliliters bottle the equivalent of about one fluid ounce). 

This oatmeal soap recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of soap.


Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.

INGREDIENTS

Fats, oils and butters

  • 420 grams olive oil
  •  90 grams coconut oil
  •  60 grams castor oil
  •  30 grams cocoa butter

Lye – Water solution

  •  81 grams lye (sodium hydroxide)
  • 228 grams distilled water

Additive, scents and oatmeal at light trace

  • ½ cup of ground oatmeal.
  • 2 tablespoons of honey.
  • 20 to 36 grams of your favorite essential oils or fragrance oils (you will need a little over 30  milliliters bottle the equivalent of about one fluid ounce). I used a blend of cinnamon, clove and vanilla.

This oatmeal soap recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of soap.


Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.

Toasted Oatmeal Almond Soap

Homemade Oatmeal Soap Recipes

INGREDIENTS

Fats, oils and butters

  • 300 grams vegetable shortening
  • 150 grams coconut oil
  • 150 grams olive oil

Lye – Water solution

  •  85 grams lye (sodium hydroxide)
  • 228 grams distilled water

Additive, scents and oatmeal at light trace

  • 1/4 cup of ground toasted oatmeal (simply brown in skillet).
  • 1/4 cup of ground toasted almonds (simply brown in skillet).
  • 20 to 36 grams of almond fragrance or your favorite essential oils/fragrance oils (you will need a little over 30  milliliters bottle the equivalent of about one fluid ounce).

This recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of soap.


Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.

Oatmeal Milk and Honey Soap

INGREDIENTS

Fats, oils and butters

  • 228 grams lard
  • 150 grams coconut oil
  • 150 grams olive oil
  •  72 grams castor

Lye – Goat's Milk solution

  •  85grams lye (sodium hydroxide)
  • 228 grams of goat’s milk that needs to be frozen into ice cubes. You will add your lye to the frozen goat milk and mix very carefully.

Additive and oatmeal at light trace

  • 1/2 cup of ground oatmeal.
  • 2 tablespoons of honey.

This recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of natural soap.


Remember that ingredients (except for additives when indicated in volume) need to be weighted and not measured.Fragrance and essential oils should also be weighed.

Click here for cold process soap making recipe directions.

Click here, if you are looking for a Honey and Oats soap recipe, please look at the Honey Soap Recipes Page.

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