Category Archives: Making Soaps

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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Soapwort – also known as Bouncing Betty

The soapwort in my rock garden is starting to flower.  This is one of my favorite flowers, not only is it beautiful and flowers from June to September, but it has many uses. Soapwort (Saponaria) has been know for thousands … Continue reading

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Wholesale Handmade Soap or Sell it yourself?

How to Sell Homemade Soap Soap Price – finding the right price When learning how to sell homemade soap the right price is key. First you will want to find out how much each bar or soap costs to make, … Continue reading

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How to Color Soap – Spices, Herbs, Plant Oils

How to color soap naturally Natural colorants are amazing, but it takes time to get the process down and figure out  what color you are going to get. With natural ingredients  you’ll find that a red color you have produced … Continue reading

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Natural Soap Making – so you want to start making your own soap

Natural Soap Making Natural Soap making can be a fun hobby, but I have to warn you it can be very addictive as well. I started making soap for myself a long time ago, and found there were so many … Continue reading

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What to do if you get Lye on your skin?

How to Neutralize Lye I’ve been making soap for many years and am very cautious when it comes to lye, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t experienced the affects of a lye splash on my skin.   It hurts! There are … Continue reading

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Soap Making Terms

Have you ever been confused by the many soap making terms and abbreviations that are mentioned on websites or in recipes. Well here is a pretty good list of abbreviations and terms to help you through.

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Directions to make soap

Suffering from Eczema most of my life I began making my own soap when I was in my twenties.  It took a long time of testing and trying before I came up with some recipes that really worked well for … Continue reading

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Benefits Charcoal Soap

Black Soap (Charcoal Soap) It sounds bizarre, but activated charcoal is used in natural soaps and cleansers all over the world and has a number of different benefits. It has been used for thousands of years by many cultures. Most … Continue reading

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Soap Making Recipes

Over the years, I have created many soap recipes some worked well others were to soft or to hard so I always went back to my basic few.  Here are 5 of the basic recipes I use when making my … Continue reading

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