DIY shaving cream doesn’t work as well as DIY shaving soap. Find out why and learn how to make a natural homemade shaving soap that gives you a really close shave.
I make DIY travel soap so I can ensure I have a natural, chemical-free soap while traveling. I don’t like to bring full-sized bars because they take up too bulky and real estate is at a premium when traveling!
When people make DIY bar soap it often turns out too soft. We have the solution! Follow these 5 tips to make your bar soap hard and it will last much longer!
Curing soap takes awhile and can test your patience, but there are a few things you can do to speed up the process. There are also things to avoid that can slow the curing process even more. Let’s take a look.
This is a fun bath jelly soap recipe the kids love. It’s a wiggly soap that makes bath time more fun AND gets them clean in the process. And what could be better than that? Enjoy this recipe!
Learn how to make soap in a slow cooker. Our basic cold process recipe of water, lye, and fat can be used for crock pot soap. It’s a great base recipe for creating many awesome soaps, and it’s a simple process that doesn’t take a lot of time or effort.
In soap making, should you make measurements using weight or volume? The question may sound simple, but it is the subject of MUCH debate! The good news is, the answer ends up being similar on both ends of the argument.
There are two ways to make homemade soap molds out of silicone and we’ll show you how to do both. Both involve a bit of work and time, but the results are inexpensive and so satisfying! You can use clear or colored silicone for your molds.
You all know I love making soap, I’d be happy I could do it all day! I’ve been doing it for a long time now, and because experience is a great teacher, I’m ready to share even more of my soap making tips with you!
If you don’t want to use palm oil but still want to make soap, there are some good alternatives. If you do use it we recommend sustainably-sourced palm oil that is organic and RSPO certified. Do you use palm oil, or some other alternative? What are your thoughts on the subject?
These soap colorants tips show you 6 different methods for adding swirls of color to your soap. The good news is, swirling the colors in isn’t complicated.
I love using herbs in my homemade soaps. They add texture, scent, and many benefits for your skin. Most herbs can be used in making soap, but there are some that are better than others.
The benefits of African Black Soap are known far and wide, so let’s review them and go over the process for making it ourselves so we can maximize its effectiveness and enjoy the results first hand.
Homemade soap recipes are a perfect time to get creative. Making soap can be repetitive, so take time to be creative. Here are 3 of my favorite soap recipes.
Lye (sodium hydroxide) is a necessary component of soap making. Let’s learn what it is, how it’s made, its caustic properties, and how its used to make soap.
This goats milk soap recipe yields a soap that is great for your skin! It works with other milk types too: use what you have, follow the recipe, and get started!
Learn how to make soap at home and perfect it using 25 tips from expert soap maker Deb Maslowski. Her advice will help you avoid pitfalls and make great soap!
These 25 soap making tips will save you a lot of time and trouble. Years of mistakes and trial-and-error have forged the soap making secrets you’re about to discover!