Learn how to make goat milk soap with honey! Simple, natural ingredients come together for a nourishing and beautiful handmade soap. Homemade soap made with goat milk and honey is perfect for your home and for gifts.
I’m cooking something up in the kitchen today. It’s not edible, but it’s going to be delicious!
This is soap making, made easy. Watch as I take some better-for-your-body basic ingredients to make handmade Goat Milk and Honey Soap.
The thoughts of soap making has always intrigued me, but intimidated me at the same time.
That was until I discovered melt and pour soap base. It’s as easy as it sounds… melt and pour.
Is Goat Milk Soap Good for Your Skin?
Oh yes! You can read more about the benefits of goat milk soap. If you’ve been with me for very long, you know I try to find all-natural solutions for anything because of our family’s intolerances.
Now, in the world of products, I’ve often found I can place ingredients under a bad/better/best category system.
So many products claim to be “all-natural”, but all the ingredients listed certainly don’t appear to be all-natural.
That’s where it’s important to do your research. Discover the chemicals that are actually bad for your health, avoid them like the plague, and look for better options!
That’s why, for this soap recipe, I’m using goat’s milk and raw honey. It doesn’t get more naturally than that!
I’ve found this melt and pour goat milk soap base to be a much “better” option.
The goat milk and honey found in this recipe is so nourishing for my skin.
I’ve found I don’t have to apply lotion after I wash my hands. I’ve even added some Vitamin E for good measure!
What Ingredients are in Goat Milk Soap?
Let’s talk about each ingredient and the supplies you’ll need, then I’ll show you how easy it is to make.
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- 3 Tablespoons Honey
- Raw is best
- 1 Pound Goat Milk Soap Base
- You could optionally use other soap base varieties, but I love the milky look and smell of the goat milk base.
- 1 Teaspoon Vitamin E Oil
- For extra nourishment for your skin.
OPTIONAL: Essential oils or a colorant
- Silicone molds work great
- Glass bowl
- Microwave safe. With a pour spout would be easiest, but not necessary.
- Wire whisk
- Measuring Spoons
- Cutting Board
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How to Make Goat Milk Soap with Honey (Melt and Pour Method)
The melt and pour method is actually really easy!
Cutting through the soft soap base is easy! Dice and cube into approximately 1-inch squares.
Melt the soap base in the microwave or a double broiler.
If in the microwave, heat in 30-second increments until melted to a milk consistency.
3) Add Honey
Add the honey and stir with a whisk.
4) Melt Again, if Needed
If the honey made the soap thicken up, add to the microwave for a little bit until milky again.
5) Add Oil
Add your vitamin E oil, essential oils or colorant. All optional.
Slowly and carefully pour soap into molds.
7) Harden and Set
Set aside where they can harden. It takes anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours to be hard enough to pop out of molds.
8) Pop Out
Remove the soap from the molds and let set for up to 24 hours before packaging and using.
That’s all it takes to learn how to make goat milk soap using the melt and pour method. Can you believe how simple it is?
I love how creamy and smooth these soaps look. Just like milk and honey!
They would make such a thoughtful gift.
Be sure to head over here to see some beautiful ways to package and gift your handmade soaps.
I hope you’ve enjoyed learning how to make goat milk soap. I hope you’ll give it a try! Feel free to even get the kiddos involved. They love it.
Now go and get the ingredients you’ll need to make goat milk and honey soap. You’ll have no excuse but to . . . Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
Have you tried making handmade soaps before? I’d love to know your experience and if you have any favorites.
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Goat Milk and Honey Soap
Simple, natural ingredients come together to make goat milk and honey soap.
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Cook Time: 5 mins
- Total Time: 15 mins
- 1 Pound Goat Milk soap base
- 3 Tablespoons Raw Honey
- 1 Teaspoon Vitamin E Oil
- Optional: Essential Oils or colorant.
- Chop soap base into 1 inch squares.
- Melt in a glass bowl in 30 second increments, until melted to a milky consistency.
- Stir in honey.
- Melt a little more if needed.
- Add vitamin oil, essential oils or colorant.
- Stir to combine.
- Pour into soap molds and let harden for 30 minutes to 2 hours.
- Pop out of molds and let set for 24 hours.
- Use, gift, enjoy.
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