One of my friends asked me to make some of my Spearmint-Eucalyptus soap for her, so I thought I’d share my recipe with you! I use the hot process method of soap making most of the time because the soap can be ready to go right away, even though you’re using sodium hydroxide (lye), which […]
Do you LOVE coffee? Need that jolt of caffeine to get you moving in the morning? Did you know that your skin loves coffee too? Coffee is a great source of antioxidants. Washing with a coffee soap helps get those age defying antioxidants deep into your skin to wash away toxins and cleanse your pores. […]
I absolutely LOVE Peppermint! I love the smell of peppermint! I love the color! I love the way peppermint wakes me up! I love the way peppermint makes my skin tingle! Therefore, I love making my own Peppermint Essential Oil Hot Process Soap! This was supposed to be an article for holiday gift giving, and […]
Frankincense and Myrrh oils are famous for being gifts for Our Lord Jesus on the day of his birth from the Three Kings. Both of these oils were more valued than gold in those times. These days, they are revered for their health benefits, and Frankincense, in particular, for its anti-aging and skin healing properties. […]
Making soap from our homekilled beef tallow has been a goal for a few years now. I didn’t like the idea of making soap using oils that I had to buy, it just didn’t fit with our aims for self-reliance. First I learnt to make a tallow and oil soap, and then I tried the […]
Making your own soap is fast and easy. Why pay $4-$5 a bar for handmade soap, when you can make your own for a fraction of the cost. This post will show a beginner how to make safe, fast and high quality soap in the comfort of your home.