Homemade Essential Oil infused Soap

Homemade Essential Oil infused Soap


  • 6oz of Shea Butter Soap Base
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of oats (optional)
  • 7 drops of lavender essential oil
  • 7 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 5 drops tea tree essential oil
  • Silicone soap mold of your choice


  1. Cut the shea butter soap base in small pieces as this will serve as your soap base.
  2. Put the smaller cut of shea butter in a glass bowl or microwave soap container.
  3. Heat in the microwave for 30 seconds.
  4. Stir the soap base and put it back in the microwave for another 20-25 seconds or until the soap base has been melted.
  5. Add 1-1/2 teaspoon of oats on the melted shea butter soap base (optional).
  6. Add your essential oils.
  7. Stir everything until combined.
  8. Pour into your silicon mold and wait for the mixture to harden.
Ellie's Best


Ellie's Best

Hi Trisha,

Yes it would be ok to use a Coconut Butter base rather than Shea Butter!

Let me know how this works & if you have any other questions!

Ellie's Best

Would it be ok to use Coconut Butter soap base rather than Shea Butter?

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