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Published: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:13:42 +0000

 



Make your own natural homemade soap today

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Learn how to make soap - start with this overview of the many different ways you can make your own natural homemade soap at home



Don't spill good soap - here's how to calculate...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to calculate the volume of soap needed to fill a particular soap mold.



Make homemade soap using the cold process "from...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make homemade cold process soap - recipes and easy-to-follow instructions to make your own natural handmade soap at home.



Where to Buy Lye for Soap Making

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Without lye, there is no soap. But the most common supplier for home-based soap makers, Red Devil, has been discontinued. Here are some places you can get lye for your soap making.



How to create your own custom homemade soap...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to create your own marvelous soap recipes at home - ingredients, and easy-to-follow instructions to help you get the perfect bar of homemade soap.



How to make your own homemade candles

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Make your own candles and bring some warmth and light into your home - learn candle making basics



6 Basic Soap Recipes for Beginners

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Want to start making soap? Here are a collection of tried and true basic recipes from the top soap makers in the country.



Just Soap - Recipe for Babies or Sensitive Skin

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

A soap recipe for an extra mild soap suitable for babies or those with extra sensitive skin.



Top things you need to know to get started...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to get started making homemade soap - basic information to get started making soap



How to Make Your Own Shaving Soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make your own cold process shaving soap - with a custom recipe just for shaving.



Want to Make Candles But Don't Know Which Wax...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

different types of candle making waxes - paraffin wax, soy wax, gel wax, palm wax



How to Use 100% Coconut Oil and 20% Superfat in...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Recipe for making a bar of soap that defies all of the rules - a 100% coconut oil soap, with a 20% superfat.



Everything You Need to Know or Get to Start...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Tips, information, shopping lists and examples of all you need to get started making candles today!



Make soap in Europe, Canada and Australia

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Resources to find and buy lye for soap making in Europe, Canada and Australia.



Add color to the fizz - with colored fizzy bath...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Step by step instructions for coloring your fizzy bath bombs



How to Make Homemade Bath Salts

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make custom homemade bath salts



Start Making Your Own Soap with This Basic...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

A great recipe to get started making soap - just 4 oils!



How to Make Your Own Liquid Soap at Home

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make natural liquid soap - how to instructions and recipe



How to Make Basic Melt and Pour Soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Easy illustrated instructions for making melt and pour soap! Melt and pour soap making gets you started right away making your own natural handmade soap.



What is superfat in soap recipes?

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

What is superfatting or lye discount in homemade soap recipes? How to superfat your soap recipes.



A great basic soap recipe to get started making...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Sandy Maine's Basic 3-oil Soap Recipe - starter recipe to make homemade soap



4 Great Basic Olive Oil (Castile) Soap Recipes

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

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Want more bubbles? A little bit of sugar...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Adding sugar to your soap helps increase lather and bubbles



Make your soap - then give it a proper label...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

A collection of examples of simple ways to wrap, label and package your handmade soap.



Problem batch of soap? Here's one way to save it!

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to rebatch soap = grating and remelting soap to save a batch or make hand milled soap



Making Homemade Soap? You'll Want to Use one of...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Lye Calculators for Cold Process Soap



Inexpensive soap molds to get you started today

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Ideas for inexpensive starter or beginner soap molds - boxes, cartons, tubes, pans, pipes, most of which are already in your kitchen.



A Simple, Safe Recipe for Lye-Water Solution...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to safely make a lye solution for cold process soap making - mixing, weighing and safety.



What tools and equipment do you need to make...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Soapmaking tools shopping list - all the basic soap making tools and equipment you need to get started making homemade soap



Which wax is better? Soy or Paraffin?

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Profile of soy candle wax - all about soy wax for candle making and other uses



Make Your Homemade Soap Extra Creamy By Adding...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make goat's milk soap - easy soap making recipe and instructions.



Can You Use Kitchen Salt to Make Bath Salts?

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Many different types of salt can be used to make bath salts!



Want to Make Soap But Don’t Know Which...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Qualities of soap making oils - creating homemade soap recipes - how to customize your soap



Candles and water do mix - how to make basic...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make basic floating candles - transform a plain bowl of water into a stunning centerpiece.



Want to sell your soap? Do it correctly and...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Instructions & guidelines on labeling your soaps for sale at craft shows, markets and retail locations.



How to Make Melt-and-Pour Men's Shaving Soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Make a custom shaving soap with a melt and pour soap base - by adding a few key ingredients.



How to make homemade soap with just ingredients...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Making soap with just oils you can get at the grocery store - simple soap making recipe



All about different types of candles to make...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Examples of different types of candles you can make at home - how to make votive, pillar, dipped, rolled and container candles



What are Your Favorite Soap Making Recipes?

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

What are your favorite soap making recipes?



Fun and Luxurious Bath Time with these Fizzy...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Easy to follow instructions how to make fizzy bath bombs - bring some fizz and some wonderfulness to your bath.



How to Make Soleseife or Salt Water Soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make soleseife or salt water soap - making brine/saltwater soap - soleseife recipe



Make soap in a crock pot and have it ready...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make hot process soap in a crock pot - easy hot process soap recipe.



Add Some Scrub to Your Soap with Natural...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

A little scrubby can make for wonderful soap!



Searching for Homemade Soap Recipes? Search No...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Soap making recipes of all types - learn how to make soap - milk soaps, basic soaps, specialty soaps, advanced soap recipes.



Beeswax and honey - perfect together, even in a...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Making soap with both beeswax and honey - using a honeycomb effect in the mold!



Fabulous Silicone Mold - Affordable and Easy to...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Review and information about the affordable new 12 bar silicone soap mold from Bramble Berry.



How to use a pre-mixed lye solution for your...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to use a liquid lye solution in soap making



Using Percentages vs. Measurements in Soap-Making

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Scale your recipe to any size as well as understand the proportions of each oil in the recipe.



Have you ever wondered how melt and pour soap...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

A preview of how you can make melt and pour soap base?



Everything you need to get started making soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

All the tools and equipment you need to get started making soap today - spoons, pitchers and soap making safety equipment



A wonderful minty wake up soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Step-by-step instructions for Morning Mint melt and pour soap - easy soap making project



How to make soap with different milks (not just...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Using goat's milk, cow's milk, coconut milk or other milks for soap takes some extra steps, but makes for wonderful, creamy homemade soap



Make Salt Soap Bars: An Easy Photo Tutorial

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Benefits of salt soap bars - how to make a salt bar - recipe and soap making instructions.



Add a bit of salt to make your soap harder

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Adding a bit of salt to your soap can help increase hardness - an inexpensive and easy soap making tip



How big of a mold do I need for my soap?

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Using a yogurt container - or other food container - as a soap mold - how to calculate how much soap to make to fill the containers.



A Luxury Soap with Two Butters for Moisturizing...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Luxury soap recipe with shea butter and cocoa butter.



How to make soap with milk, tea, beer or other...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make homemade soap with goat's milk, coconut milk, coffee, tea or even beer - custom soap recipes with alternative liquids



What's the Difference Between Sodium Hydroxide/...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

The difference between using sodium hydroxide for making bar soap and potassium hydroxide for making liquid soap



How to Create Your Own Scent Blends for...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Create custom fragrance blends of fragrance or essential oils for your soaps and candles with this simple blending guide



Don't burn down the house! Choose safe candle...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to choose safe containers for your container candles. Candle making safety.



Truly Unique Custom Candles - Inspired by...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Step by step instructions to make your own custom prayer or devotional candles.



How to neutralize your liquid soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to neutralize natural liquid soap - make liquid soap milder and neutralize any excess lye



Which olive oil should you use in your soap...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Which type of olive oil is right for your soap making recipes? - different grades of olive oil



Super bubbly milk soap - with coconut milk

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Step by step instructions for making soap with coconut milk - ingredients and special process to make soap with milk.



Easy DIY: How to Make Fizzy, Cleansing Toilet...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Clean your toilet bowl and elminate odors with fizzy toilet bombs - natural toilet cleaner and odor improver



A unique swirled melt and pour soap project

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Instructions to make a swirled melt and pour soap project.



Tips and techniques for making homemade liquid...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Resources, recipes and instructions for how to make natural liquid soap



How to make your candles safely!

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Candle making safety - tips, rules and instructions for making candles safely



Natural Ways to Add Color to Your Homemade Soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Instructions on how to add/use natural colorants - infused into soap making oils - in your cold process soap recipes.



All about paraffin wax for candle making

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Profile of paraffin candle wax - all about paraffin wax and its uses.



7-Step Photo Guide for Basic Container Candles

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Many candle makers get their start making container candles. They're fun, pretty easy, and you can use many different kinds of containers for your candles.



A variety of salt recipes for all occasions

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

A collection of wonderful bath salts recipes



Try something new in the New Year with these...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Start your new year soap making out with this collection of soap making recipes, soap making techniques and other projects to try



It's the time of year for pumpkin soap!

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Pumpkin is a wonderful additive to soap - adding vitamins and great natural color...and perfect for fall soap making.



Basic 3-Oil Soap Recipe

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Basic 3-Oil Soap Making Recipe - A good super simple recipe to get started making soap



How to Make Old Fashioned Pine Tar Soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Pine Tar is reputed to help with skin conditions like eczema, dandruff, psoriasis and other itchy skin conditions like insect bites.



Use wonderful natural colorants in your soap...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Natural soap colorants like spices and plants don't have to be boring and muted. Use these natural colors in your soap recipes.



How do you make lye from water and wood ashes?

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Links to sources of how to make lye the old fashioned way - from leaching wood ashes through water - primitive pioneer soap making



Make Loofah Soap

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Putting loofah into a bar of melt and pour soap gives you easy-to-make soapy exfoliation.



How to make your own hand made pillar candles

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make an easy pillar candle at home - basic candle making instructions for pillar candles - how to make candles



Cold Process Soap Making Instruction Videos

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

A collection of step by step videos demonstrating cold process soap making



Warmer weather does not have to mean melted...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How can you keep natural whipped body butter from melting in warm temperatures?



Pumpkin candle tea lights - for the entire...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Instructions to make pumpkin tea light candles - easy Thanksgiving or Autumn Table Decorations - using mini pumpkins and tea lights



What's the difference between fragrance and...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

A discussion of the difference between fragrance oils and essential oils in candle making and soap making.



All natural soap recipes you can make at home

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

While there are many reasons that people start making their own soap, a more natural, homemade product



A great software to easily calculate, resize...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Soap making software that allows you to easily calculate, scale, adjust and store your custom homemade soap recipes - even with custom mold sizes and special oils.



Top safety tips for homemade soap makers

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Soap making can be completely safe to do - but accidents can happen if you don't follow these basic safety guidelines in your soap kitchen



Speed Up or Slow Down Trace in Soap Making

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Trace is the point at which the soap has thickened and blended enough to have formed a stable emulsion. Here's how to speed up the process without ruining your soap.



Is your soap in a big gloppy ball? It could be...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

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Mixing water and wax - how to make an ice candle

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make ice candles - setup, materials, equipment and instructions to make an ice candle at home



How to clean the soap pot safely after making...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to safely clean up your kitchen and equipment after making soap - getting the soap pot, stick blender and measuring cups clean



How to use flowers and vegetables (from the...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

A garden of possibilities abound when you use flowers and vegetables to incorporate into and inspire your soap making and candle making.



How to infuse natural colors in your soy candles

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Natural Colorants in Candles - How to infuse natural colors into soy wax to create natural soy candles - how to make natural candles



How to use teas and other herbs in your soap...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to best use teas and herbs used for tea in your soap making and soap recipes - preventing botanical bleed



You Can Easily Convert Your Homemade Soap...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Recipes and instructions to make your own fabulous homemade shampoo bars.



Some essential oils can be dangerous to use -...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Toxic and phototoxic essential oils - using essential oils safely in soap, bath and body and other products that involve skin contact



What sort of soap can I use on my camping trip?

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Going camping? You can make your own homemade soap that will be biodegradable and environmentally kind.



Make a Candle "Dripless"

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

You can try to make almost any molded candle dripless. Find a tutorial and tips here.



How to Make Marbled Container Candles

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

How to make a container candle with swirled marbled colors!



How to Make an Herbal Oil Infusion for Homemade...

2016-09-27T11:13:42Z

Directions on How To Make an Herbal Oil Infusion for Soap Making