Homemade Shower Gel

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    • #266614

      1 cup of unscented shampoo
      1/2 cup of water
      1 1/2 tablespoon salt
      12-15 drops of essential oil or fragrance oil.

      In a bowl mix together the shampoo and water. Add salt and mix
      well. The salt will help the shampoo to gel.

      Then add your
      essential or fragrance oils a few drops at a time. You don’t
      want to over due the scent. If you want to add some food
      coloring to give it a bit of color you can, but that is totally

      You can either bottle it up and make it all fancy with ribbons, or use it for your self!!


    • #403619

      Thanks Lynn! I think I may make some for gifts!!

      Jaime OH

    • #403634

      Thank you Lynn. This is the kind of thing I like to do. I have always liked to take one thing and creat something new from it.

      Thanks again.

    • #403637

      Your welcome Jaime, I make alot of my gifts, I think sometime I have more fun making them 🙂

    • #403646

      Are you using regular table salt with this recipe? Thanks. Have never tried this before.

      One other question what type of shampoo do you use ( brand that is)…….

    • #403678

      Hey JoAnn, I use regular table salt and plain VO5….. Hope that helps 🙂

    • #403688

      Ok THanks — I just wanted to do this correctly.

    • #403691

      Oh its all good, you can substitue and adapt this to your liking actually… Good luck dear friend!!!

    • #405477

      Why couldn’t you skip the fragrance oil and use a pretty scented shampoo. But two bottles of shampoo, turn one into shower gel and have a pretty matching gift set?

    • #405479

      That’s a great idea Janice. I like that, it would make a nice gift.

    • #405480

      Suave makes shampoo & matching conditionersin all sorts of fragrances and it’s very budget friendly. A pretty basket, hand made wash cloth (If you crochet) and 3 matching bath products. Very nice gift.

    • #405594

      Excellent idea Janice, I may have to go find some items for this tomorrow!!

    • #405612

      This sounds great!! 🙂

    • #405614

      Hope you enjoy this idea Suey!!

    • #405603

      Sounds great, but where would I find unscented shampoo?

    • #405693

      CVS has the plain unscented shampoo 🙂

    • #421960

      This sounds wonderful and easy. I’m all about easy you know. Could anyone please tell me where they get their containers to put this in.

      Any help would be great!! Have a blessed day all!!



    • #423292

      Syndy, they sell all sorts of nifty containers at Hobby Lobby and Michael’s. Do you have access to those? Dollar Tree usually has appropriate containers as well.

    • #424944

      Cool idea! I like matching shower gel to shampoo.

    • #445181

      Great ideas!! Thanks to everyone for their input!!!

    • #445252

      Good recipe for hardworking bodies at the end of the day (of yard work, house work, work work!) Thanks!

    • #445497

      I am so exited to have found this recipe!! I sure am going to try this!

    • #445511

      Thanks, I am making this for my family. Everyone can have their own scent.

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