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Skin-Clearing Bodywash

Use the power of essential oils to banish bacne for good with this DIY skin-clearing body wash.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time20 mins
Resting Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 30 mins
Course: Bath and Body Soap
Cuisine: Beauty
Keyword: essential oils, honey, soap
Yield: 5 cups
Author: Stephanie Pollard
Cost: $10


  • Medium pot
  • Cheese grater (optional)
  • Immersion blender
  • Pump bottle



  • In a medium pot, bring water to a rolling boil. Add castile soap and stir until completely melted.
  • Pour melted soap mixture into a bowl and let cool overnight.
  • Add remaining ingredients and use an immersion blender or food processor to mix thoroughly. It's going to be pretty think, so add more oil as needed to get a smooth, pourable consistency.
  • Pour soap into a squeeze container or pump bottle. Store what's left in a mason jar in the fridge until ready to use (it should keep for several months in the refrigerator).



Use daily to keep bumps and inflammation at bay.
If needed, halve or even quarter this recipe if you'd prefer to make a smaller amount. Use within 2-3 weeks.