You can make soap at home. Visit this page for easy-to-follow instructions.
You may add other ingredients for scent and texture. However, basic ingredients you will need are:
- coconut oil ⅔ cup
- olive oil ⅔ cup
- other liquid oil ⅔ cup
- ¼ cup lye – also called 100% sodium hydroxide
- ¾ cup cool water – use distilled or purified
Note that all soap has lye as an ingredient. Lye is a strong chemical that can burn your skin if you don’t handle it safely. To learn more about the ingredient, lye, in soap, visit this helpful explanation.