This cucumber melon soap recipe is one of my favorite homemade soaps, due to that fruity blissful scent of cucumber melon. I swear, it is my favorite fragrance on earth! This melt and pour cucumber soap recipe is such an easy soap for beginners, because you will only need three ingredients to make it!
I have so many simple soap and DIY bath/beauty recipes that I think you would like. While these items are great to make for yourself, they make even better gifts! My family looks forward to their gifts of soaps, bath bombs, and sugar scrubs. Check out these easy tutorials for more ideas:
- Calming Lavender Shower Melts
- Bath Bombs with Sprinkles
- Simple DIY – French Vanilla Coffee Sugar Scrub
- Strawberry Heart Sugar Scrub Bars
- DIY Eucalyptus Shower Melts
- Vanilla & lavender soap recipe using melt and pour
Is homemade soap better for your skin?
Since handmade soap contains glycerin, an emollient which attracts moisture from the air, it is an excellent moisturizer. This is just one of the reasons that homemade soap is good for your skin.
What can I add to homemade soap?
Of course, in addition to fragrance, you can add things to your homemade soap to make it look pretty, or to make it exfoliating for rough dry skin. Popular additions to soap include dried flowers and herbs, seeds, and oatmeal.
How do you make soap for beginners?
Making soap for beginners is easiest when you use a melt and pour soap base, which is what this cucumber melon soap recipe calls for. You will find this process of soap making to be easy, and practically effortless.
How to make cucumber melon soap recipe
Making your own cucumber melon soap is very easy and you will just need a few items to complete the process of making your own soap bars.
Makes 6 oval bars if using same mold
- 1 pound melt & pour goats milk soap base
- 10 drops cucumber melon fragrance oil
- 2 drops kiwi soap coloring
- Oval silicone mold
- Large measuring cup
- Wooden craft stick for stirring
- Melt the soap in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir. If it is not completely melted, put it back on for 10 second increments, until fully melted.
- Add the fragrance oil and soap coloring. Mix well.
- Pour into the silicone mold and let set for about an hour.
- Remove the bars of soap from the mold and store in an airtight bag or container. If gifting the soaps, I like to wrap them in twine.