Beeswax Soap Recipe

When you're a beekeeper, you find yourself with lots of beeswax laying around and you find ways to use it. One of my favorite uses for beeswax is in soap making. We'll host a soap making class a little later in the season, but here's the recipe I've been using for a few years now and it's my favorite.


  • 360 g olive oil

  • 225 g coconut oil

  • 175 g palm oil

  • 32 2 castor oil

  • 7 g beeswax

  • 264 g distilled water

  • 114 g sodium hydroxide

  • about 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 – 2 tablespoons fragrance or essential oils, as desired

This recipe has worked well for me, creating a creamy colored bar that does not turn to mush in the shower while still providing good lather. 

Not into making your own soap? We sell it here in the store.