Christmas Stocking Stuffer Idea: Easy DIY Shea Butter Soap

Golden Rootz
by Golden Rootz
11 Materials
15 Minutes

Looking for DIY stocking stuffer ideas? I wanted to show you guys this DIY shea butter soap recipe, with juniper berry and rosemary oil. It is so quick to make, and these 3 bars will last up to 2 months. Let’s give this a try together.

Tools and materials:

  • Shea butter melt and pour soap
  • Cutting board
  • Soap mold
  • Latex gloves (optional) 
  • Alcohol spray
  • Glass measuring cup
  • Sharp knife
  • Microwave
  • Spoon for mixing
  • Rosemary oil
  • Juniper berry oil
Tools for DIY shea butter soap

1. Prepare your tools

Prepare your soap mold by spraying it with alcohol spray.

2. Cut the shea butter block

Cut the shea butter into small pieces. This will make it easier to melt in the microwave.

Cutting the shea butter block

3. Microwave

Pop the shea butter cubes into the microwave and check on it every 30 seconds until it is just melted.

Overheating it will ruin its nutrients. If there are a few lumps remaining, just stir them until they melt.

Melted shea butter

4. Add fragrance

I added both rosemary and juniper berry oil.

Besides smelling great, the juniper berry oil is a natural toner for the skin, keeping it clear and healthy by reducing blemishes.

Rosemary essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties 

5. Spray and pour

To avoid bubbles, spray alcohol on top. Then pour the melted shea butter into your mold. 

Pouring shea butter into mold

After this, I waited 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Here's how the shea butter soap came out. I wish you could smell it!

I really like the minty fragrance, as well as the benefits of using natural soap during my pregnancy. But anyone can reap the benefits of natural shea butter soap. 

Completed DIY shea butter soap

Shea butter soap

Making natural skincare products is easier than you think! I hope this tutorial inspired you to try this DIY shea butter soap recipe. It’s the perfect treat for yourself or as a stocking stuffer for friends and family.

If you liked this, check out my melt and pour soap with flowers tutorial.

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