Seaweed Soap Recipe

By Lisa Maliga

copyright 2012-2016

seaweed melt and pour soap recipe by lisa maligaSeaweed Soap is fun and easy to make. This recipe was created due to loving anything oceanic! Dried seaweed contains lots of minerals so it’s good for you. It can be found at any Asian market. Nourishing extra virgin olive oil is suitable for all skin types. Lavender and lemon essential oils add a touch of zest and make this soap smell clean and fresh!


32 ounces clear soap base

Dash of green mica

6-8 pieces dried seaweed

1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

1.5 teaspoons lemon essential oil

1 teaspoon lavender essential oil


3 part Ziploc divided rectangle mold


Place broken up pieces of seaweed into mold. Slice the soap base into small cubes. Just before the soap is fully melted add the colorant, olive oil and essential oils. Stir well. Slowly pour into the molds. Spritz away bubbles with rubbing alcohol, or avoid this step for a more realistic looking soap. Allow soap to harden in fridge, freezer, or remain at room temperature. Remove from molds. Make sure soap is at room temperature before cutting and wrapping. You may want to cut the largest chunk of finished soap into 2 to 4 slices. A wavy edge soap cutter is recommended. Wrap in cling wrap and label.

From the eBook 12 Easy Melt and Pour Recipes

3 thoughts on “Seaweed Soap Recipe

  1. Pingback: The Beauty of Olive Oil | lisa maliga

  2. Anne Villaflor

    gud day ms.liza thanx for sharing this how to making seaweed know why?I am very thankful because everyday I was looking how and what are the ingredients of seaweed soap.because I am very interesting now to make seaweed soap.not only seaweed soap all products from seaweed.because my home near the sea.and I want to teach my neighbor and we make production someday !wow! just dreaming but if God’s will
    Liza thank you….this is the beginning of my successful life someday…I claimed it…hahaha im funny…
    God bless Liza thank you again

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  3. Thank you so much for your kind words, Anne.
    That’s great that you live near the sea so you have access to lots of free seaweed!
    However, it should be dried before adding it to melt and pour soap. The reason for this is that it naturally contains moisture so it’ll cause the soap to mold within a few days.
    For best results, use DRIED seaweed. Here’s a link to a blog that shows you how to dry seaweed:

    Hope this helps.
    Happy Soaping!


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