Category Archives: Making Soaps

CBD Oil -What are the Benefits of CBD Oil and Soapmaking

Can soap benefit CBD Oil or CBD Oil benefit soap? With the legalization of pot I have been asked this question many times if I make soap with cannabis. In fact, for many years I have been making Hemp soap.

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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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Handmade soap storage and care

How to care for your soap? The first thing you need to know about homemade handmade soap is that it needs to breathe. This is important to help the soap cure – the longer it cures the harder the bar … Continue reading

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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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