Jewelweed soap is fun to make this time of year, when the plant is just starting to send up tender, young shoots full of soothing juice. Jewelweed uses lots of water to make this wonderful juice, and is often found in very wet environments near running water.Read More
Making goat milk lotion isn’t difficult, but there are some steps that shouldn’t be avoided.
When making goat milk lotion, care must be taken to reduce and attempt to eliminate any possible bacteria.
Did you know there’s a fourth method for creating soap? It offers the creamy and opaque look of a rustic Hot Process bar with the smooth and silky finish from Cold Process.Read More
Tallow soap has many wonderful qualities to recommend it, such as a hard, long-lasting bar and creamy lather. It has similar qualities in soap as palm oil. It can also be very emollient when combined with other soap making oils, such as olive oil.Read More
We are so often cautioned to wash our hands, with soap, for at least 30 seconds in order to have clean hands and get rid of the bacteria. What happens to the bacteria that were on our hands? Is all soap antibacterial?Read More