Category: Soap Making

Swirly Birds of Paradise Tropical Soap for Valentine’s Day

Here’s a useful and whimsical gift idea for your loved ones – Birds of Paradise tropical scented pure coconut oil soap!  The fragrances in this soap combine sweet and tangy fruity scents with island hibiscus, making for a true tropical getaway. This is another one of my favorite superfatted pure coconut oil soaps – I …

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Pumpkin Patch 3 Oil Soap Recipe

I love this recipe because it only requires three oils which you can find in the grocery store, making it an easy recipe to satisfy a quick soap making fix! Ingredients: 8 oz. olive oil 8 oz. coconut oil, 76 deg. 9 oz. vegetable shortening like Crisco 9.5 oz. water 3.6 oz. lye 1 oz. Pumpkin Patch …

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How to Make Aromatherapy Bath Bombs to Treat Sore Muscles

Whether it’s from over-exercising, helping a friend move or shoveling snow, we’ve all woken up stiff and sore. Bath bombs are a wonderful way to relax sore muscles and leave you feeling better. When you make bath bombs at home, you can tailor the recipe to provide exactly the benefit you want. A bath bomb …

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How To Make Soap The Easy Way: A Step-by-Step Guide

Making soap can be a fun craft project for all ages!  I make them for my own personal use because most commercially made soaps simply don’t compare to good handmade soaps.  Also, I have fun choosing the base and fragrance combination to make my own perfectly customized bars of soap.  It’s also a great project …

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Soap Recipe Using 3 Grocery Store Oils

Making homemade soap is fun and rewarding for me, however I don’t always have the time or money to shop for a long list of specialty oils. This is when a simple trip to the grocery store will suffice. You can make some very fine soap with oils found in most every grocery store. The …

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Lemongrass Jasmine Green Tea Soap

This weekend I’ve combined some of my very favorite fragrances for a fresh, invigorating soap: lemongrass and tea. I’ve chosen Jasmine green tea because of the wonderful scent and I thought it would go well with lemongrass. For this soap recipe, I used organic lemongrass essential oil, not fragrance oil, which is stronger scented and …

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