Category Archives: Making Soaps

Wholesale Handmade Soap or Sell it yourself?

Soap Price – finding the right price In order to wholesale handmade soap bars, you will first want to figure out what it cost you to make a bar of soap. A few years ago I took the time to … Continue reading

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Rendering Fat for Soap

Grandma’s Lye Soap was made with rendered fat; this fat would have come from goat, beef, pork or lamb. When making soap with animal fats; the fats will need to be purified first. This is done by rendering the fat, … Continue reading

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Lye Spots on Soap

What do lye spots on soap look like? Below are two pictures – one that shows’ a lye pocket (this pocket is liquid) and the other shows’ lye spots (hard white spots)

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Exfoliating soap – what to add to your soap?

When washing with an exfoliating soap it will help to remove oil and dead skin, also removing any dirt that may be clogging the pores, this then helps the skin to absorb moisture. When the skin is able to absorb … Continue reading

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Recycle Bar Soap Pieces

When making and cutting soap you are sure to end up with all kinds of soap ends. Some ways to recycle bar soap pieces would be:

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Water on Soap

Soap and Water Hard and Soft Water A nice bar of soap will lather well with hard or soft water, but soap does lather way better in soft water.

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Shrink Wrap Soap – should you shrink wrap your soap?

Lately I have had a few people asking me about shrink wrapping their soap, I guess one of the benefits to this is that people will not touch the soap, put it to their noses when smelling it (that one … Continue reading

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Natural soap labels

Ideas for labelling and presenting your Natural Soap There are many creative ways to wrap and label you soap.

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Homemade Soap Ingredients…and where to find them

Finding Handmade Soap Ingredients Kit are available for the crafter starting out making soap. These kits supply everything you need to make a few bars of soap, the oils, scents and colors are all included. You can get these through soap supply … Continue reading

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What to Scent Soap

Scenting your soap can be an artistic process in itself, the most natural way to color your soap is by using essential oils, but there are some very nice synthetic oils out there too. Mixing or combining different scents can … Continue reading

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