Category Archives: Soap Making

The Art of Soap Making – Instructions for making soap at home.

Making Homemade Goat’s Milk and Honey Soap

I learned to make homemade soap from my grandmother who is now 97-years-old. Way back when I was a young girl this was a monthly process I helped with. Grandma would ask her friends from church, the quilting bee and Elks Lodge to save all their grease drippings for her to make soap with. Read more

Adding Clay to Soap

Clay has been known as a therapeutic agent for thousands of years. Before we'll discuss the wonderful benefits of clay to the skin when used in soap and cosmetics, let's take a glimpse at fascinating facts about clay and its uses. (more…)...
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Creative Soap Crafts

Soap is a craft that is fun and easy to make. It's a great project to do with your kids. Simply follow the instructions below and you'll be on your way to one of your first bars of soap..... where you choose all the soap colors and shapes. Read more

Borax Facts – Making Homemade Soap

Borax is a natural, white powder, mineral of colorless crystals that dissolve in water easily. It was discovered in the dry lake beds of Tibet. Its chemical formula, Na2B407-10H2O, is a combination of sodium, boron, oxygen and water. (more…)...
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Tea Tree Oil Soap Recipe

All the major brands selling natural and wellness products, have introduce the products containing tea tree oil. The customer preference for natural products have made it an important ingredient in cosmetic and medicinal products requiring antiseptic, anti fungal and anti inflammatory products. (more…)...
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The Basic Mistakes Of Beginning Soap Makers

I would like to tell you about the most widespread mistakes which can occur while making homemade cosmetics and especially soap. The process of making of handmade soap requires accuracy and knowledge of some peculiarities of components used. Some of the rules can be difficult to understand without any practice but still you should know...
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Goat Milk Soap With Natural Colors

Goat milk soap has many interesting characteristics. Many people seek it out because of the feel and the properties the milk seems to lend to soap. Another plus to the soap lies in the color. Make it in what I consider the right way and you automatically get a colored soap, that sets it apart...
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Soap Cutter – Making Homemade Soap

Are you looking for the right soap cutter? There are different types of cutters: air soap cutters, manual soap cutters, loaf soap cutters and hand soap cutters. Some just use a butcher knife or chefs knife for cutting through their soaps! (more…)...
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Soap Making – How To Make Soap Crayons

The kids are home and they are bored. They don't want to play indoor games or make cookies. However, all kids love to play in the bath. Let them help you make soap crayons, so they can be creative and have fun in the bath afterwards. This can be an ideal project for wet days...
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How to Make Antibacterial Hand Soap

Liquid hand soap has inevitably found its way into the homes of almost everyone. Be it about their easy usage, less wastage or the unsullied drop for each person, liquid hand soap are definitely the best way to fight germs and avoid infection. The antibacterial properties attached to the soap make it all the more...
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Skin Friendly Oatmeal Soap Recipe

Oatmeal is a delicious breakfast cereal taken with milk and/or fruits. It has been in the limelight due to its valuable health benefits and recently, as a recognized natural ingredient, it has also been found out to have beneficial effects on the skin. A good oatmeal soap recipe that can help protect and nourish the...
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Homemade Herbal Beauty Products

Basic Ingredients The most important consideration to bear in mind when making herbal preparations is to only use the best quality products you can find. Good quality oils and natural essential oils will combine to make a far superior product than that produced by cheap oil and chemical, synthetic oils. Natural products are far less likely...
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Lavender Soap

Lavender is a traditional cottage garden plant. Its gray-green spikes of foliage and purple flowers provide color all year. (more…)...
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Beginners Guide to Soap Making

Making your own soap is a lot of fun. I love making my own soap for myself and also giving it as gifts to family and friends. If you’re interested in making your own soap but not sure where to start, here’s a brief explanation of the three different soap making processes: Read more