DIY Foaming Hand Soap With Essential Oils

Say goodbye to your worries about the toxins in your hand soap; now, you can enjoy the magnificence of foaming hand wash without fear by making your own soap with Homebody Essential Oil Blend and a few other simple ingredients. All while getting to say all the fun things like “foam me away” or “magic bubbles.” Not only that, but you’ll be able to create a naturally colored and scented recipe that is perfect for you! So what are you waiting for? Start creating your masterpiece of homemade foaming hand wash today and rejoice in the beauty of suds!

The Benefits of Foaming Hand Soap?

It’s More Hygienic

One of the primary benefits of foaming hand soap is that it is more hygienic than traditional hand soap. This is because the foam dispenses evenly onto your hands and doesn’t require touching the pump, which can often be covered in bacteria.

It’s More Economical

Another benefit of foaming hand soap is that it is more economical than traditional hand soap. You only need to use a small amount of soap to get a good lather, meaning each bottle lasts longer.

It’s More Eco-Friendly

Foaming hand soap is also more eco-friendly than traditional hand soap as it contains no harsh chemicals or artificial fragrances. Additionally, most foaming hand soaps are made with recycled materials, which helps to reduce your carbon footprint.

It’s More Gentle on Your Hands

Foaming hand soap is also more gentle on your hands than traditional hand soap, as it contains no harsh chemicals or abrasives. This makes it ideal for people with sensitive skin or those who suffer from conditions such as eczema.

It’s More Fun to Use!

Last but not least, foaming hand soap is more fun to use! The light, airy texture of the foam feels refreshing on your hands, and the dispenser often makes a satisfying ‘squish’ sound when you press it, which can be oddly satisfying!

What’s in This DIY Foaming Hand Soap Recipe?

Castile Soap

There’s something special about Homebody Foaming Hand Soap! The secret? Castile soap. This mild, vegetable-based soap has been around since Roman times, but it’s still the secret weapon in top-of-the-line foaming hand soaps. Castile soap helps make Homebody’s exhilaratingly sudsy foam, which will make you want to wash your hands all day! Plus, with its soothing and non-irritating composition, you don’t have to worry about any funky chemicals irritating your skin.

Homebody Essential Oil Blend

Homebody’s foaming hand soap ushers in a new level of self-care with its natural and safe ingredient: the luxurious Homebody Essential Oil Blend. With a warm and woody aroma, this soothing blend will soothe your senses as you wash away bacteria and dirt from your hands. It’s even safe for children and pregnant/breastfeeding women – making it perfect for families that want to practice gentle hygiene without all of the harsh chemicals found in traditional hand soap!

Distilled Water

Homebody Foaming Hand Soap is made with only the most carefully selected ingredients, including distilled water. We use distilled water in our foaming hand soap because it’s free of sediments, calcium, or other minerals that irritate your skin and leave your hands feeling dry and uncomfortable.

Foaming Hand Soap Dispenser

A foaming hand soap dispenser is incredibly easy to use and touch-free, keeping areas cleaner than ever. Perfect for everyday use and ideal for combating even the most persistent dirt and grime, Homebody Foaming Hand Soap is everything you need for clean hands!

Things to Remember When Using This Recipe

Always dilute an essential oil when using it on the skin. This essential oil recipe is unlikely to cause skin irritation when diluted properly. If the oil has been oxidized (left with the cap off for long periods of time) it is more likely to cause skin irritation. Check out this dilution chart for diluting this essential oil properly. 

If you are pregnant, consult your doctor prior to use.

This recipe is safe to use with kids aged 2+.

This essential oil recipe is generally safe to use around cats. For more information on using essential oils with cats, check out this blog post.

This essential oil recipe is generally safe to use around dogs. For more information on using essential oils with dogs, check out this blog post

We don’t recommend ingesting essential oils unless under the direction of a doctor certified in aromatherapy. For more information on why we don’t ingest essential oils check out this blog post

*Please note: This post is a compilation of suggestions made by those that have extensively used essential oils and has not been verified scientifically with clinical tests nor reviewed by medical experts. It is anecdotal information and should be treated as such. For serious medical concerns, please consult your doctor. The statements given in this blog post have not been verified by the FDA

Homebody Foaming Hand Soap Recipe

DIY Foaming Hand Soap Using Homebody Blend

Time: 2 minutes
Est. Shelf Life: 6 weeks
Yield: 4.5fl oz
Dilution Rate: 3%


  • 1 Tbsp castile soap

  • 8 drops Homebody Essential Oil Blend

  • Foaming handsoap dispenser

  • ½ cup distilled water


  • Add essential oils and castile soap to foaming handsoap dispenser.
  • Swirl to mix.
  • Add ½ cup of distilled water to soap mixture.
  • To use, wet hands, dispense soap into hands and scrub, rinse away. 

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