My Account Processing Times
1-2 Business Days
Orders Over $40
Get Free Shipping*
Education Center
RECIPE: Basic Body Wash

Get started making body wash with this simple recipe! This recipe uses Crafter's Choice Crystal Clear Shower Gel as the base, and is enhanced with a lovely lemongrass mint scent and light green color. Use this recipe as is or swap out the fragrance and color to fit your preference. If swapping out the fragrance, choose one without vanilla content and with an IFRA maximum of 1% or greater. For color, we recommend Stained Glass Liquid Colors. There are numerous fragrance and color combinations, and we have not tested all combinations. Be advised that some fragrances may not yield positive results.

Project Level: Easy
Estimated Time: 1/2 Hour
Yield: (3) 9.75 oz. Bottles


  • 32 Ounce(s) Shower Gel - Crystal Clear
  • 1.2 Ounce(s) FO & EO Modifier
  • 0.30 Ounce(s) Lemongrass Mint Fragrance Oil 379
  • 5 Drop(s) Stained Glass Forest Green Liquid Color
  • 3  8 oz Natural Boston Round Plastic Bottle 24/410
  • 3  24/410 Black Smooth Disc Top Cap


  •  Microwave
  •  Large Bowl with Pour Spout
  •  Scale - Digital Display (Professional)
  •  Spatula
  •  Beaker - Natural Polypropylene
  •  Small Spoon

Recipe Directions

NOTE: If you are making these products for sale, good manufacturing practices recommend you wear a hairnet, gloves and a mask. We also recommend a clean apron.
  1. Prepare for the project. Create a safe workplace that is clean and secluded from small children and pets.
  2. Empty two one-pound bottles of Crystal Clear Shower Gel into the large bowl with pour spout.
  3. Microwave the bowl and shower gel for thirty seconds.
  4. Pour 0.30 ounces of Lemongrass Mint Fragrance Oil into the small beaker.
  5. Add 1.2 ounces of FO & EO Modifier to the same beaker.
  6. Mix the fragrance oil and modifier together with the small spoon.
  7. Pour the fragrance mixture into the warmed shower gel and stir.
  8. Add 5 drops of Stained Glass Forest Green Liquid Color and stir with the spatula until the color is evenly distributed.
  9. Fill each bottle with body wash.
  10. Allow the body wash to cool and twist on the tops.
  11. (Optional) Finish by adding a cosmetic label to your product. Include the product name, directions for proper use, ingredients listed in descending order of predominance, your name or business name, contact information and net quantity of contents.

INCI Ingredient Label: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamide MEA, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Methylparaben, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Citric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Fragrance, Green 5, Yellow 5.

Wholesale Supplies Plus is not responsible for the products you create from our supplies. You alone are responsible for product and recipe testing to ensure compatibility and safety.
(Enlarge Image)

Be Inspired
All Free Recipes
Business Articles
Video Library

Question + Answer. Here you can ask or answer questions All questions are queued and answered quickly during business hrs. You can also answer questions posted by other customers if you have valuable information.
1 Question(s) Shown Below

WSP Questions And Answers

"What is an "FO & EO Modifier" for your shower gel recipe? Thank you."

Click Here To View 1 answer(s)
Posted By: Susan   |   February 15, 2017

Email Me When This Question Gets Answered

Sign up for our newsletter
Get exclusive emails and offers!
1-800-359-0944 Get to Know Us Let Us Help You Savings Center
Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 4:00PM EST

About Us
Privacy Pledge
Return Policy
Terms & Conditions
User Agreement
Digital Media Takedown Policy

Contact Us
Frequently Asked Questions
Calculating Processing Times
Donate Your Change
Free Shipping Program
Off-Shore International Agreement
Adding To An Order
Money Saving Coupons
Pickup Order & Save 15%
Rewards Program
Safe Sale Guarantee
WSP Bulk Purchases
Copyright © 2017 WholesaleSuppliesPlus.com Inc. All Rights Reserved