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Top Five Essential Oils for Soap Making

There are many essential oils for soap making and they contain numerous beneficial properties as well as intoxicating fragrances so, you will surely love using your natural beauty product. Herbal soap making involves uses of a wide variety of high quality aromatic oils for the purpose of fulfilling your cosmetic manufacturing needs. 

Essential Oils for Soap Making

Let’s have a discussion on the top 5 essential oils that highly contribute to processing wonderful soaps. 

1. Lavender

It has amazing soothing, calming and relaxing properties that help those who are dealing with nervous tension and stress, migraines and headaches. It is a common choice for healing various skin conditions such as bruises, burns, acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, inflammation, wounds and sunburn to name a few. Lavender blends well with different essential oils starting from citrus to floral essences. Soaps having lavender flavors are highly in demand in the beauty industry. 

2. Rosemary

Rosemary has the ability to instantly alter your mood. Bath products comprising this essential oil have a number of therapeutic benefits. So, if you are feeling a little down, just a small sniff will help in restoring and balancing your mental condition. Additionally, using it is great to aid in dermatitis, eczema and acne. Besides acting as wonderful skin care product, it can also boost your immune system.  When it comes to blending lavender with other oils, cedarwood, basil, peppermint and lemongrass are great options.

3. Peppermint

This natural oil has some excellent properties that act as stimulants to refresh and restore a depressed mental state. It helps in muscular pain, circulation and can boost your immune system and relieve asthma. It blends well with lavender, lemon, rosemary, eucalyptus and many other essential oils that are perfect to be used in the making of effective aromatic soaps.

4. Patchouli

A very small amount of patchouli can relax your mood to uplift and energize your mind to a great extent. It is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties. This essential oil is very useful in healing dry skin. It is one of the many essential oils that are popular for containing "anchor" scents. Keep in mind that this oil should be used in small amount while applying and blending, as it can easily get overpowering. It blends well with lemongrass, lavender, bergamot, clary sage, rosemary and many more.

5. Lemongrass

It contains several uplifting and refreshing properties. Lemongrass is a popular flavor for kitchen soaps. It helps in healing acne and improving muscle tone. This essential oil blends well with citrus lavender, geranium, bergamot and oils. You can also try combining it with peppermint or eucalyptus and a bit of patchouli.  

These top essential oils are among the most vital ingredients required for making natural soaps. Learn proper oil blending methods and make your own beauty products all by yourself. 

Disclaimer: This blog is for informational purposes only.  It is not used to diagnose, treat or cure any diseases.

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