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Homemade Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin

Does your best friend have a problem with itchy skin? If so, help soothe the itch with these easy-to-make Homemade Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for itchy skin!

These dog shampoo bars are easy to make at home using a few simple ingredients and most, importantly, your 4-legged friend will sigh in relief!

Homemade Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin

All dog parents know that our furry best friends can develop itchy skin for a variety of reasons.

What you don’t know is that sometimes soothing their itch is as simple as a relaxing bath with the right shampoo.

While I know you can go the route of purchasing expensive shampoos, most of the time they have unwanted ingredients and still don’t solve the problem.

So, why not give these easy homemade dog shampoo bars a try?

They are made with soothing oatmeal, sweet almond oil, and essential oils that come together for a luxurious bath bar that will have your dog sighing in relief!

After their relaxing bath, why not treat them to a full spa experience by massaging their paws with our homemade moisturizing paw balm?

Your pup is sure to feel loved and pampered!

For now, let me show you how easy these dog shampoo bars are to make!

Homemade Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin

DIY Dog Shampoo Soap Bars to Sooth Your Pup’s Itchy Skin

Yield: 6 – 3.5-ounce bars

Ingredients needed:

  • 1-pound melt and pour soap
  • 1 tablespoon Sweet Almond oil
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup lavender
  • 10-15 drops of cedarwood essential oil
  • 10-15 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 10-15 drops of chamomile essential oil
  • Spray bottle of rubbing alcohol
  • Silicone Oval Mold
  • Measuring cup

**All ingredients and utensils used can be found on Amazon or at Walmart, Hobby Lobby, Michael’s, etc.

How to make these easy Dog Shampoo Soap Bars:

DIY Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin process

Place the soap base in a microwave-safe bowl and melt in 30-second intervals until completely melted.

DIY Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin process

Once melted, add the almond oil and essential oils.  

DIY Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin process

Spray the mold with rubbing alcohol.

DIY Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin process

Then, pour just enough soap to cover the bottom of each cavity of the mold.

Spray again with the rubbing alcohol. This will help keep bubbles from forming.

DIY Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin process

After the soap hardens, sprinkle roughly a teaspoon of each of the oatmeal and lavender into each cavity of the mold.

Spray again with the rubbing alcohol.

After the soap has completely hardened, fill each cavity with more of the melted soap almost to the top and spray with rubbing alcohol.

Allow the soap to harden for about 30 minutes or until a semi-hard film has formed.

Homemade Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin

For the final step, sprinkle about a teaspoon of oatmeal and a teaspoon of lavender into each cavity of the mold and cover with the remaining soap.

Allow the mixture to harden for at least two hours.

Store in a plastic bag or a container with a lid.

Homemade Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin

Print the instructions for making these Dog Shampoo Soap Bars!

Homemade Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin
Yield: 6 – 3.5-ounce bars

Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 50 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Does your best friend have a problem with itchy skin? If so, help soothe the itch with these easy-to-make Homemade Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for itchy skin! These dog shampoo bars are easy to make at home using a few simple ingredients and most, importantly, your 4-legged friend will sigh in relief!

Materials

  • 1-pound melt and pour soap
  • 1 tablespoon Sweet Almond oil
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup lavender
  • 10-15 drops of cedarwood essential oil
  • 10-15 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 10-15 drops of chamomile essential oil
  • Spray bottle of rubbing alcohol

Tools

  • Silicone Oval Mold
  • Measuring cup

Instructions

  1. Place the soap base in a microwave-safe bowl and melt in 30-second intervals until completely melted.
  2. Once melted, add the almond oil and essential oils.
  3. Spray the mold with rubbing alcohol. Then, pour just enough soap to cover the bottom of each cavity of the mold.
  4. Spray again with the rubbing alcohol. This will help keep bubbles from forming.
  5. After the soap hardens, sprinkle roughly a teaspoon of each of the oatmeal and lavender into each cavity of the mold.
  6. Spray again with the rubbing alcohol.
  7. After the soap has completely hardened, fill each cavity with more of the melted soap almost to the top and spray with rubbing alcohol.
  8. Allow the soap to harden for about 30 minutes or until a semi-hard film has formed.
  9. For the final step, sprinkle about a teaspoon of oatmeal and a teaspoon of lavender into each cavity of the mold and cover with the remaining soap.
  10. Allow the mixture to harden for at least two hours.
  11. Store in a plastic bag or a container with a lid.

Notes

All ingredients and utensils used can be found on Amazon or at Walmart, Hobby Lobby, Michael’s, etc.

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Homemade Dog Shampoo Soap Bars for Itchy Skin

Debbie P

Tuesday 4th of October 2022

I can't wait to make these. Thanks!

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