Using Glycerin “Melt & Pour” soap base is a super easy way to make your own custom soaps. It allows you to spend less time worrying about dangerous chemicals & measuring oils and more time having fun creating custom soaps! Following are 5 easy to try design ideas for beginners to help you try out […]
Want to get started with soap making but don’t know where to start? Glycerin “melt & pour” soap is a great way for beginners to wade into the wonderful world of soap making. Because the soap base is pre-made for you, melt & pour soap has several advantages over traditional cold process soaping for beginners.
Homemade moisturizing body wash is easy to make with ingredients you probably already have on-hand. By using only natural ingredients, you can feel good about lathering up the whole family with this simple recipe. Customize your suds with essential oils, add more or less of this or that to find the best body wash for […]
I reckon there are three types of people who want to make soap: 1) people who just want to follow the recipe and don’t want to understand the chemistry behind soapmaking 2) people who want to know enough to design their own recipes, but not the full detail 3) chemistry geeks who want to know […]
I know a lot of people would like to try making soap, but are put off by the cost of ingredients and equipment, the perceived danger of using caustic or the complexity of the recipes. Soap making does not have to be expensive, dangerous or complex. I want to share a few tips to get […]
For all of my soap recipes I use 1 kg of oils (including tallow), the amount of caustic to react with the oils (a little less to allow for “superfat”) and about 330 mL of water. Someone asked me recently why I don’t specify an exact amount of water. I had to go back to […]