Homemade Natural Body Wash

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When I performed soccer in highschool, I spent some huge cash on fancy physique wash merchandise (and fancy private care merchandise usually). I purchased into all of the claims that these merchandise would make my pores and skin softer or tighter, odor nice, help with acne, and many others. I even had a number of totally different physique washes I combined and matched to get the scent and impact I needed (chemical cocktail, anybody?).

I don’t use most standard merchandise anymore and often default to utilizing bar cleaning soap. When I would like the skin-softening, nice smelling advantages of pure physique wash, I make my very own. This DIY pure physique wash recipe comprises components that present added advantages to your pores and skin with out harsh chemical substances.

Why Use Natural Body Wash?

There are plenty of advantages of utilizing a pure selfmade physique wash.

First, this physique wash recipe is tremendous easy and can solely take minutes to place collectively when you’ve got the components. If you don’t have a selected ingredient, you should utilize substitutions. You might even get your children concerned in making this with you.

This recipe is flexible. There are many nice combos so that you can select from utilizing your favorite essential oils. It’s enjoyable to match your skincare product scents with the seasons, a vacation, and even your present temper. Plus, you may make totally different variations for everybody in your loved ones if you would like.

Although you would possibly want to purchase components the primary time you make this DIY physique wash recipe, you’re going to get plenty of batches of physique wash out of those components. This will prevent cash in the long term. If you wish to give a homemade gift to your buddy or member of the family, this physique is a superb alternative; and you’ll lower your expenses on items too!

Unlike store-bought skincare merchandise, selfmade physique wash doesn’t include chemical substances or synthetic fragrances. With this recipe, you may whip up a pure preservative-free, hydrating physique wash in minutes! Using these pure components to your physique wash will nonetheless offer you an ideal lather, so that you received’t be lacking out on any of the suds you get from store-bought physique washes.

DIY Body Wash Ingredients

This pure physique wash combines a number of of my favourite pure skincare components. Each one gives distinctive advantages to your pores and skin.

Raw Honey

I’ve posted earlier than about how honey is a great skincare ingredient by itself. Did honey can be wonderful for wound healing (and even utilized in hospitals)? In this recipe, honey helps soften your pores and skin and is of course soothing & antibacterial. When potential, I exploit native, uncooked honey. If I can’t discover any honey regionally, I exploit organic raw honey (like this one).

Natural Oils

Natural oils are nice cleansers for our pores and skin. I exploit the oil cleansing method to scrub my face every day, and my pores and skin has by no means seemed higher. This recipe makes use of pure oils to perform a number of the similar advantages as oil cleaning for the entire physique. And utilizing pure oils in your physique wash will assist hydrate dry pores and skin. Natural oils additionally work as service oils for the important oils included on this moisturizing physique wash.

I exploit a mix of castor oil and olive oil, however you should utilize no matter oils you may need available, equivalent to jojoba oil or candy almond oil. Olive oil is wealthy in antioxidants and would even be a sensible choice. If you wish to use coconut oil, you can strive fractionated coconut oil. It would work properly because it stays in a liquid type. Regular coconut oil hardens when it will get chilly, so it may not work nicely with this recipe.

Liquid Castile Soap

This provides the physique wash the cleaning capability. I exploit Dr. Bronner’s Baby Mild, which is unscented in order that I can customise the scent with important oils, however any scent of natural liquid castile cleaning soap will work. Keep the scent of your castile cleaning soap in thoughts when deciding on your important oils to verify the smells mix nicely collectively. This ingredient provides your selfmade physique wash nice suds!

Essential Oils

Essential oils are an effective way to customise it. There are so many combos of scents you can use! You might even change up the oils you utilize seasonally or primarily based on the vacations. I purchase organic essential oils in bulk for recipes like this and different selfmade care merchandise.

Some of my favorites are lavender and chamomile important oils for a relaxing physique wash, peppermint essential oil for an invigorating physique wash, and ylang-ylang and lavender important oils for a stress-relieving mix. Keep in thoughts that if you have sensitive skin, you would possibly wish to avoid sure important oils.

Pump Bottle

Since important oils don’t retailer nicely in plastic containers, it’s finest to maintain your selfmade physique wash in a glass container. If you utilize one with a pump, you may put it on a shelf in your bathe in order that your physique wash is all the time simply accessible. I like to make use of a pump bottle that additionally foams my physique wash, so I get further suds, however you should utilize any cleaning soap dispenser. Another choice is to make use of a mason jar and a dispenser lid. If you aren’t a fan of utilizing glass within the bathe, there are some excellent silicone and stainless steel choices out there too.

Notes: I exploit a pure sea sponge (like this one) with this physique wash, and it foams up very well. If you don’t have a sea sponge, a washcloth will work nicely too!

Shelf life: Since all components on this recipe are shelf-stable, it appears to final a very long time, although I nonetheless make it in small batches so I can customise the scent to my ever-changing favorites.


Moisturizing Natural Body Wash

This physique wash combines skin-softening components to create a lavish, chemical-free cleanser.

Prep Time5 minutes

Total Time5 minutes

Author: Katie Wells


  • Carefully combine all components by hand with a spoon in a glass liquid measuring cup. Do not use a blender, whisk or hand mixer as this may create bubbles and make it inconceivable to get right into a container.

  • Pour right into a (ideally glass) container and use within the bathe as a physique wash. I exploit this selfmade physique wash with a pure sea sponge for simple use.


This selfmade hydrating physique wash will final for a number of months at room temperature. Customize your scent along with your favourite important oils, and benefit from the lather of your preservative-free wash.

Other Uses for DIY Body Wash

This physique wash is so versatile! If you must shave, it really works nice as a shaving product. You may also use this selfmade physique wash as a face wash or hand cleaning soap. If you might be touring, take a small silicone container with you, so that you don’t must pack as many toiletries because it covers a number of bases.

Need a present for somebody who loves all issues pure dwelling? This physique wash is a superb selfmade reward to provide to somebody particular. You can customise the scent to their persona too. Wrap it up with a pure sea sponge, and you’ve got a considerate, personalized reward! You may also reward this to somebody who often buys store-bought bathe gel and present them how wonderful selfmade physique wash may be!

What do you utilize for moisturizing physique wash? Or are you a bar cleaning soap kind of individual? Weigh in under!

This homemade body wash combines natural ingredients like liquid castile soap, honey, oils and essential oils for a skin nourishing recipe that works.

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