We purchase grass-fed beef, and it’s important to us that nothing be wasted, including the fat. Tallow is wonderful for cooking, soap making, and skin care. We have found that most homemade soaps made from vegetable oils melt away rather quickly. But soap made from tallow is hard and lasts a long time. That’s important […]
I have been making cold process soap for many years now. I decided to give hot process a try and let me tell you, I am never going back. Hot process is easier, faster and you can use your soap in a couple days instead of weeks.
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.
I’m sure you’ve heard of the no-poo method of shampooing – wash with baking soda and water, rinse with apple cider vinegar. I’ve heard that for some people it takes an adjustment period where their hair is greasy, but I tried it for a month and it worked perfectly, right from the start. But, oh, […]
Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) gives a great basic soap recipe but these advanced recipes will help you create one of a kind homemade soap.
I have been interested in learning more about soap making for quite a while. I’ll admit that I’m still a little nervous to get started, but the more I research the process, the more I want to try my hand at it. Want to join me? The first decision you have to make is which […]