4 Deliciously Natural Soap Fragrances for a Neutral and Clean Kitchen Aroma


What are the best natural soap scents for your kitchen?

Anyone who has ever chopped garlic cloves knows that a strong, fresh, natural soap scent is needed to combat the residual garlic smell that can happen. An effective, yet gentle, soap is needed in the kitchen to help you clean up after cooking that delicious marina.

There are some necessary parameters for a great kitchen natural soap though. It should be gentle on your skin, effective at neutralizes strong odors, good for the environment (and the animals), smell great and be a neutral enough scent to work for all the cooks in your kitchen.

So what are the best scents for natural kitchen soaps?

1. Lavender

The pine-scented goodness of lavender makes it an ideal scent for the kitchen. Earth Friendly Products’ lavender hand soap is 100 percent plant-based, biodegradable and free of all sorts of chemicals you don’t want in your home, like: formaldehyde, petroleum products, GMOs, phosphates, chlorine and ammonia. It’s also friendly to your skin and won’t dry out your hands. It’s non-drying formula not only cleans but also softens hands.

2. Lemongrass & Lime

The refreshing combination of fresh lemongrass and bright limes scents makes a great natural soap for the kitchen. This mild and gentle Dr. Bronner’s soap is USDA Certified Organic,  Certified Fair Trade and free of synthetic detergents or preservatives.

3. Clementine

Citrus fruits like orange, lemon or even clementine are perfect for the kitchen. Citrus is not only a fresh scent, but it’s a great cleaner too. This Method clementine scented dish soap is also non-toxic, biodegradable formula and gentle on your hands.

4. Juniper Laurel Mint

Mint is a fantastically refreshing scent and the Caldrea combination of juniper and mint sounds divine. It’s made with ethically-sourced soap bark and aloe vera gel and is gentle enough to leave your hands soft.

And don’t forget that making you own natural soap is a great option. Here are some DIY tutorials for making handmade kitchen soaps. Choose your favorite scent when making your own handmade soaps. They make great hostess or holiday gifts too!

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