How to Make Homemade Soaps with Herbs

Learn how to make homemade soaps with our easy-to-follow instructions. These five healing recipes will become instant favorites, perfect for any occasion or skin-type.

Handmade soaps offer gentle therapy with herbal ingredients, shown here in antique saltcellars. Clockwise from upper right: calendula, lavender, pine, goldenseal, and a potpourri including ­cinnamon bark and bay leaves. At top, Lavender and Rosemary Soap.