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The Best Fragrance Oils for Soap Making



Interested in making your own soaps? Or maybe you’re already a soap-maker and you’re looking for new inspiration? Whatever the reason, you’ve come to the right place for the best soap fragrance ideas.

Here at Africa Imports, we love helping our customers to get creative with perfume, fashion, and just about anything else. We work hard to be able to provide the best fragrance oil for soap making, and we’ve written this guide to help you understand the process and what your options are when it comes to the art of making soap.

Keep reading for all our soap making scent recommendations.

Fresh & Floral Fragrances

Out of all the most popular soap fragrances, floral fragrances are surely near the top of the list, followed closely by fresh fragrances.

Our Fresh Lemon fragrance is easily one of our most popular scents for soap making, seeing as lemon is so connected to being clean, fresh, and pure.

The Fresh Peach fragrance is another popular scent like the lemon, but with a little bit more of a fruity floral fragrant punch.

For a fresh scent that is also a great natural moisturizer, try our Fresh Coconut & Eucalyptus oil. Rich in fatty acids and Vitamin E, it will bring out the best qualities of your skin while also protecting it from impurities.

Fruity Fragrances

When it comes to fragrance for soap making, you can’t beat fruity fragrances. A combination of fresh and sweet, fruity fragrances offer the combination of cleanliness with a fragrant soap scent.

We recommend our Green Apple oil for a refreshing soap aroma that will leave your hands with a long-lasting scent.

The combination of lemon and lime is unbeatable for fruity freshness. That’s why we created our Lemon Lime oil for our soap making fragrances collection. The citrus scent will transport you to a sunny grove on a calm day.

For something a bit less common, try our Cucumber Melon oil. It’s a fascinating combination of juicy unique aromas that offers freshness from the cucumber and fruitiness from the melon.

Herbal & Earthy Fragrances

It might surprise you, but the natural scent of cannabis is very popular for soaps and other fragrance products. The scent of our Cannabis Oil can provide relaxation, promote a positive mindset, and induce meditation. Many people enjoy the scent of cannabis oil without the relaxation benefits it can provide. If you’re unsure, you’ve not got much to lose by giving it a try in your soap creations.

The properties of lavender are well known for reducing tension, stress, and insomnia. That’s why we created our Lavender Oil for our customers. Most of our customers burn the lavender oil to get these benefits, but we also recommend adding it to your soap creations. Lavender has been known to be effective as a natural antiseptic and de-toxifier, and this can be utilized when combined with soap.

Fresh and cool, our Eucalyptus & Spearmint Oil is a great option for your soap creations. It’s a particularly strong and luscious scent that will keep your hands and body radiating delightful perfume for hours and hours.

Designer Fragrances

Some people prefer basic natural scents for their soaps, and others prefer the professional combinations of designer scents. Here at Africa Imports, we’ve got you covered for whatever you need.

The Chanel Coco Mademoiselle fragrance is a stylish scent that embodies the spirit of youth, femininity, and luxury. It combines such a wide range of incredible scents, including bergamot, orange, grapefruit, rose, jasmine, lychee, patchouli, vetiver, and vanilla. Add these scents to your soap to achieve a powerful aroma.

For a masculine fragrance, try the Dior Sauvage (M) Type. It’s a classically earthy fragrance that combines notes of Sichuan pepper, Reggio bergamot, and Ambroxan.

Another one of our favorite masculine fragrances is the Creed: Aventus (M) Type. It’s provocative and daring, crafted from a blend of blackcurrant, apple, bergamot, rose, pineapple, dry birch, oak moss, Moroccan jasmine, musk, vanilla, and ambergris.

That’s right, we have one of our perfumes named after Michelle Obama – and it’s one of our most popular products ever. Just read the product reviews. People will follow you down the street just to ask what you’re wearing. Now you have the chance to combine it with your soaps. The scent of the perfume reflects Michelle Obama’s love for fresh and clean citrus fragrance. It’s a delicate combination of citrus and orange blossom with a soft musk – a beautiful scent for every woman.

Food & Drink Fragrances

For those who want something a bit different, try our Pumpkin Pie oil in your soap. It’s a cozy and warming fragrance that will give your hands and body a homely scent.

Pamper your senses with our popular Strawberry Oil. If you’re looking for a fresh and fruit scent for your soaps, strawberry fragrance is a good place to start.

At Africa Imports, we love finding unique scent combinations. Our Chestnuts & Brown Sugar fragrance is a great example of this. The earthy, nutty scent is the perfect choice for the fall season, reminiscent of chestnuts roasting on an open fire.

Fragrance Oil Samplers

Finally, if you’re unsure about what to go for, then you should try our Set of 12 Top Oils. At only 1/3 oz per bottle, you can just get a taste of the fragrance before investing properly. The set includes, Baby Powder (W), Black Woman (W), Barack Obama (M), Creed: Aventus (M), Chanel: Coco Mademoiselle (W) Type, Dior: Sauvage (M) Type, Egyptian Musk, Frank & Myrrh, Issey Miyake (M) Type, Lemongrass, Michele Obama (W) and Pink Sugar (W) Type.

Get in touch

We hope we’ve helped you with new fragrance ideas for your homemade soaps. Please comment below about your own soap perfume combinations to give everyone even more inspiration.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch by phone or email. We love helping our customers in any way we can, and we look forward to hearing from you.