Tips and techniques for using madder root to naturally color soap shades of pink. Also includes ways to use both…
Places to source natural soap making supplies, including oils, lye, beeswax, essential oil, honey, and herbs. Includes ideas for sourcing locally produced ingredients, what to look for, avoiding suspicious sellers, and soapmaking suppliers by country.
How to transform soap scraps, old soap, and failed recipes into beautiful new soap using the partial rebatch method. It involves grating old soap bars and adding them in a certain ratio and method to new soap recipes. It’s an easy way to rebatch soap without a crockpot and will make your old soap new again!
each soap making step, temperatures, bringing soap to ‘trace’, molding, and curing soap. This is part four in the Natural Soap Making for Beginners series.
Use just three ingredients to make this simple coconut oil soap. It uses a 20% superfat stops the bars from being too drying and is one of the bubbliest soap recipes to make. You can even make it without an immersion blender!
Use all-natural ingredients to make massage candles for you and your partner or for romantic gifts. Massage candles are lit like ordinary candles, but you use the melted oils directly on the skin as a warm massage oil. They’re warm and relaxing and the combination of ingredients is great for your skin!
Use real pumpkin puree and natural essential oils to make pumpkin spice soap using the cold-process method. Instructions include making homemade pumpkin puree and how to use it to naturally color soap orange.
Use golden calendula flower petals to make natural yellow soap using the cold-process method. This calendula-infused oil soap recipe uses calendula petals infused in olive oil and a few other natural soap ingredients.
How to make a beautifully scented and refreshing rose petal facial mist with fresh or dried rose petals. Once made, you keep it refrigerated and spray on your skin whenever you’d like rose-scented skin cooling and hydration.