Soapmaking

Avoiding Contamination While Making Goat Milk Lotion
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

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 …

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Tips for Using Botanical Extract Benefits in Soap
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

Using extracts in soap making and homemade body products can add many great botanical extract benefits for your skin. They are fairly simple to use and will give your soaps …

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Using Kaolin Clay in Soap
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

The use of kaolin clay in soap occurs for many different reasons. Among soap additives, it is one of the most common. Especially in shaving soaps, kaolin clay in soap …

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Make a DIY Soap Mold – Instructions With Video!
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

If you look around your home, there are probably dozens of items that can serve as a DIY soap mold. From potato chip cans to reclaimed wooden drawers — with …

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The 17 Best Oils for Face and Skin
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

Is coconut oil good for your face? And what other oils do faces love? Here is a list of 17 of the best oils for face and skin tone. While …

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A Recipe for the Best Coffee Scrub (or Two or Three)
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

by Rebecca Sanderson What makes the best coffee scrub? That depends on what you are specifically using it for. Some people claim the caffeine in a coffee scrub can help …

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2-in-1 Laundry Butter and Foaming Bath Butter
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

Laundry butter is just soap without any extra fat. It’s a wonderful cleanser for your hand-wash items, can be scented however you like, and leaves your fabrics fragrant, clean, and …

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How to Make Tomato Soap
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

In August, hopefully your garden is in full swing. Tomatoes are ripening, and the fresh herbal snap of tomato leaves fills the air each time you brush past them. Why …

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Making Homemade Lipstick
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

Learning how to make homemade lipstick is easy and gives you control over the ingredients. You just need a lip balm base, micas, and containers. In the wave of homemade …

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Making Shampoo Bars
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

Making shampoo bars is a very different process from making body soap in a lot of ways. Unlike body soap, it is important to limit the number of unsaponifiable substances …

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Enjoy Egg Whites for Skin Tone with Egg Soap
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

There are many recipes using egg whites for skin, as it is a natural and effective astringent and pore tightener. Astringents are ingredients that tighten the skin and give a …

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Jewelweed Soap: An Effective Poison Ivy Remedy
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

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 …

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How Does Soap Work?
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

How does soap work? It is a question people have explored since ancient times. As early as 2800 B.C., a soap-like substance was found in cylindrical clay containers during the …

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Can You Make Goat Milk Soap Without Handling Lye?
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

The idea of making goat milk soap without handling lye is certainly appealing, but the truth is that somewhere along the line, someone has had to use lye in order …

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Soap Scents in Home Soap Making
February 13, 2019 . · Soapmaking

Cosmetic-grade soap scents can transform the experience of using handmade soap. There’s nothing like the simple luxuriousness of a good, gentle bar of natural handmade soap. Except, perhaps, for handmade …

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