Lavender Soap Jellies

Updated: April 12, 2019
Originally Posted: June 12, 2018

Today’s little craft is fun and smells good! Have you heard of soap jellies? Our lavender soap jellies are wiggly, jiggly, foaming soap cubes that smell SO GOOD! You can use them in the bath, as shower jellies, or just as hand soap.

LAVENDER SOAP JELLIES! Wiggly, jiggly, foaming soap cubes that smell SO GOOD! Can be used in the bath, shower, or as hand soap. These are fun to make and even fun to use! #SoapJellies #lavender #BathJellies

Lavender Soap Jellies

Soap jellies bounce and jiggle all while cleaning your skin. Have a favorite liquid soap, try using that! Today we used a deliciously smelling (and calming) lavender body wash. The Homemade Jelly Soap recipe I’m sharing today can either be used for hand soap or body wash.

How to make Lavender Soap Jellies!! #SoapJellies #lavender #BathJellies

These little soaps are squishy, jiggly, and lots of fun for hand or body washing! Little ones love taking a bath with soap jellies. The lavender scent of these is perfect just before bedtime!

How to make Lavender Soap Jellies!! #SoapJellies #lavender #BathJellies

Ingredients

To make lavender soap jellies, you will need 1 package of gelatin (found in the baking aisle at the grocery store), hot water, and lavender-scented liquid soap. We used this lavender body wash by Dial found HERE

LAVENDER SOAP JELLIES! Wiggly, jiggly, foaming soap cubes that smell SO GOOD! Can be used in the bath, shower, or as hand soap. These are fun to make and even fun to use! #SoapJellies #lavender #BathJellies

We don’t have issues with these soaps melting at room temperature but if your home is hot (or it’s the summer when you make them) you may want to keep your excess soaps in the fridge. If your soaps are sticking to each other in the jar, you can try a light coating of corn starch. (Some readers have said they have individually wrapped each soap in plastic wrap, too.)

How to Make Soap Jellies

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Lavender soap jellies wash away bacteria and moisturize all at the same time. Squeeze them, squish them, or watch them gently wobble. There’s no wrong way to use soap jellies! These would be fun to make for a craft night, a sleepover, or as gifts.

How to make Soap Jellies!! #SoapJellies #lavender #BathJellies

What I love most is how great these little wiggly lavender soap jellies smell. Not a fan of lavender? That’s ok! Use whatever kind of fragrance you love. I think it would be fun to make pumpkin spiced scented soap jellies in the fall.

How to make Soap Jellies!! #SoapJellies #lavender #BathJellies

Tip: you can make these soaps in bars by pouring into a casserole dish and cutting them into squares, or shapes using the method described in this post.

SOAP JELLIES! Wiggly, jiggly, foaming soap cubes that smell SO GOOD! Can be used in the bath, shower, or as hand soap. These are fun to make and even fun to use! #SoapJellies #lavender #BathJellies

Here are our other homemade soaps and cleansers:

Lavender Soap Jellies

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Lavender Soap Jellies

You Will Need

  • 1 package of gelatin (found in the baking aisle at the grocery store)
  • 2/3 cup of hot water
  • 1/2 cup of lavender-scented liquid soap. We used this lavender body wash by dial
  • Measuring cups
  • Mixing spoons
  • Small mixing bowl

Directions

  1. Add 2/3 cup of boiling hot water to a mixing bowl
  2. Add the packet of gelatin and stir until the gelatin powder is completely dissolved
  3. Pour in 1/2 cup of lavender scented liquid soap and stir until the ingredients are completely combined
  4. Pour the mixture into an ice cube tray
  5. Let it set for 3 hours until firm (or 1.5 hours in the refrigerator for quicker results)
  6. Use with water on hands or body, depending on the type of liquid soap chosen
  7. Just like regular Jello, these jellies will melt if they are left out of the refrigerator. So, we recommend keeping them chilled:)

*Soap cubes can be cut into smaller pieces if desired!

2 thoughts on “Lavender Soap Jellies

  1. How adorable are these? I made a batch earlier today and just turned them out. My grandchildren will love them! I’m curious if they need to be refrigerated? ie: will they melt under normal house temperatures like regular jello? Such a wonderful project – I have some Mickey Mouse silicon molds and think the grandchildren will have a blast helping me make Disney style molds. Thank you for sharing!

    1. You are absolutely correct! It’s best to keep them chilled so they don’t melt like regular Jello would:) I’ve updated my post to point that out!

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