DIY Projects & Crafts Bath Bombs and Soaps Homemade Soap How to Make Liquid Hand Soap This homemade mixture combines unscented castile soap with moisturizing sweet almond oil, raw honey, and herbal eucalyptus. It's gentle on the skin and perfect for handwashing. By Olivia Kanaley Inman Olivia Kanaley Inman Instagram Olivia is a freelance writer for MarthaStewart.com Editorial Guidelines Published on May 25, 2021 Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Olivia Kanaley Inman This idea comes from our friend Olivia Kanaley Inman. Natural and versatile, liquid castile soap is a wonderful homekeeping staple that can be used, once diluted, in everything from all-purpose cleaner to laundry detergent. Simply put, if you're keen on keeping a minimalist cleaning cabinet, it's a great option to have on hand. This mixture combines unscented castile soap with moisturizing sweet almond oil, so it's gentle on the skin and perfect for the frequently reached-for soap pump next to the kitchen sink. Raw honey lends a sweet scent alongside herbal eucalyptus notes. What You'll Need Materials Liquid castile soap (Dr. Bronner's Pure-Castile Liquid Soap) Sweet almond oil (Bramble Berry Sweet Almond Oil) Raw honey Eucalyptus essential oil (VITRUVI Organic Eucalyptus Essential Oil) Warm distilled water Soap dispenser, 16 oz. Spouted bowl Whisk Instructions Olivia Kanaley Inman Combine three tablespoons liquid castile soap, two tablespoons sweet almond oil, one tablespoon honey, and five drops of eucalyptus essential oil in a small bowl. Add a splash of water (about one ounce), and whisk well to combine. Olivia Kanaley Inman Pour the mixture into the empty soap dispenser. Fill dispenser with an additional 11 ounces water and gently shake to combine.