How to Rebatch Soap (Almond Oil Method)

Want to make your own soap but don't have time to start from scratch? Then follow this guide to re-batch soap!


  1. Image titled Grate 2 bars of soap Step 01
    Grate 2 bars of soap in blender or food processor.
  2. Image titled Make a double boiler Step 02
    Boil a pot of water and put a glass bowl over the pot (like a double boiler).
  3. Image titled Add almond oil Step 03
    Add in a few drops of almond oil. Do this carefully, as most almond oil is very concentrated.
  4. Image titled Add soap into the bowl Step 04
    Put the blended soap into the bowl.
  5. Image titled Put some water to the bowl Step 05
    Take the water from the pot and add it into the bowl until soap changes into a paste.
  6. Image titled Add other ingredients Step 06
    Add the essential oils, color, and vitamin E (optional).
  7. Image titled (put soap into a mold Step 07
    Pour it into a mold.
  8. Image titled Air soap on wax papaer Step 08
    Air it on wax paper for a day or until set.


  • Ice-cube trays, jell-o molds, and cookie cutters may be used as molds.
  • True homemade soap involves saponification of oils.


  • Rose petals and lavender may rot if not dried out completely.
  • Never use food coloring, as it stains skin. Always use soap safe dye.
  • Utensils should not be used for food afterwards. If you must, rinse out very thoroughly!

Things You'll Need

  • Bars of fragrance-free soap
  • Essential oils of your choice (lavender, rose, and jasmine work well)
  • Vitamin E Oil (optional)
  • Almond Oil

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Categories: Soap Making