soap-making-techniques

How to Make Shea Butter Soap Three Ways
September 16, 2020 · · Soapmaking

If you’ve already made soap from scratch, you know how to make shea butter soap. Just add shea butter, then alter the other oils for proper saponification, and you have a moisturizing and luxurious bar.

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Old-Fashioned Lard Soap Recipes, Then and Now
August 28, 2020 · · Soapmaking

Homesteaders cooked a lard soap recipe in kettles over fires. You can make it in your own kitchen.

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Wash With Nuts…Soap Nuts!

Want to save a ton of money on laundry detergent and household cleaners? The long unnoticed soap nut is nothing but 100% natural and has a plethora of uses.

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How to Make Tomato Soap
August 11, 2020 · · 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.

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How to Make Goat Milk Soap in 7 Easy Steps
June 23, 2020 · · Soapmaking

Learning how to make goat milk soap doesn’t have to be complicated. Follow our step-by-step goat milk soap recipe and see for yourself.

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Soap Scents in Home Soap Making
June 20, 2020 · · 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.

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Can You Make Goat Milk Soap Without Handling Lye?
June 10, 2020 · · 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 to make soap.

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Fiber Festival Fun
May 9, 2020 · · Sheep

One way to maximize your wool value is to target fiber festivals which include spinners, weavers, and dyers. As a small producer specializing in fine wool sheep, our business depends upon finding innovative and profitable ways to market our wool.

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Kids and Soap: Homemade Arts and Crafts for The Holidays
December 6, 2019 · · Soapmaking

Add to Favorites Winter holidays often involve cold weather, hot drinks, and homemade arts and crafts. It also means the kids are out of school for one to three weeks. …

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Easy Melt and Pour Soap Recipes for Holiday Giving
November 22, 2019 · · Soapmaking

Add to Favorites Want a fun project that kids can do? Try easy melt and pour soap recipes for holiday giving. Use as stocking stuffers or quick gifts for friends …

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Coloring Soap Naturally
August 16, 2019 · · Soapmaking

Add to Favorites When learning how to make homemade soap, will you use dyes, micas, or try coloring soap naturally? There are many ways to achieve beautiful colors in your …

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How to Make a Hydrosol

Add to Favorites By Erin Oberlander, Certified Holistic Aromatherapist Hydrosols are becoming more well-known in the home and natural health care communities, and this is causing many to wonder how …

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How to Make Milk Soap: Tips to Try
July 7, 2019 · · Soapmaking

Learning how to make milk soap provides another use for that excess goat milk. It’s not as hard as you’ve probably heard!

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Sodium Laureth Sulfate and Soap’s Dirty Secrets
February 13, 2019 · · Soapmaking

Add to Favorites By Rebecca Snowden Sodium laurel sulfate and sodium laureth sulfate. What do those terms mean? And will they harm you or the environment? Soap making is one …

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How to Make Green Soap: An Excursion Through Time
February 13, 2019 · · Soapmaking

Add to Favorites Ancient Syrians knew how to make green soap used by Queens Cleopatra of Egypt and Zenobia of Syria. It’s a timeless method that abounds today. Some scholars …

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