Homemade Foaming Hand Soap

Simple, effective, and economical, this foaming hand soap is an excellent alternative to conventional soaps.

Our family enjoys a combination of peppermint and orange essential oils or just lemon in our hand soap. Be creative and blend with your favorite essential oil to provide this soap with health-promoting properties and a lovely scent.

Foaming hand soap pumps can be purchased online or at many health food stores.


— Foaming soap pump

— 2 tablespoons unscented liquid Castile soap

— ½ teaspoon fractionated coconut oil

— 10-15 drops essential oil

— Filtered water


1. Place the Castile soap, fractionated coconut oil, and essential oils in the bottom of the soap bottle.

2. Add water slowly, leaving enough space for the pump.

3. Tightly secure the lid and shake.

Share this post:

Sign up for Family Life updates!

Get weekly updates from Family Christian on all things Family Life!

Additional Family Life Articles