All natural, all the time

Soap making: All natural, all the time
The latest in our series of soap making inspiration: Have you ever wondered why commercial soaps can leave your skin feeling DRY, IRRITATED and ITCHY? Are you concerned about the ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT of commercial soap making processes and products? Making your own soap at home can ensure control over the quality of the ingredients and is a more environmentally friendly option for you and your family. Learn more and get started on our free blog at http://soapmakingadvice.com/ Read more

Liquid Soap Making Method

Practice makes perfect when it comes to your liquid soap. Photo courtesy of flickr user arenamontanus.
Practice makes perfect when it comes to your liquid soap. Photo courtesy of flickr user arenamontanus. This post covers off on just one of the many soap making methods available to you as a soap maker. Please click here to read our full, comprehensive post on the various options, with benefits and drawbacks, breakdowns of the process and much more covered for all the most popular soap making methods. Many soap making hobbyists start out by making bars of solid soap, because it is a fairly Read more

The Soap Making Made Easy Ebooks are now available for Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks and all major Ereader devices

Soap Making Made Easy by Michelle Gaboya
After many months in the planning, we are excited to announce (finally) that all 3 of our Ebooks: Soap Making Made Easy; Soap Recipes; and Soap Making Made Easy: A Quick Guide; are now available for Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks and all other major Ereader devices! You can now take full advantage of all the great features of Ereader devices, such as: - Optimised for reading on portable devices; - Easily add to your Kindle, iPhone, iPad, Nook, or other Ereader; - Adjust the font style; - Read more

How To Make Soap At Home: Learning The Soap Making Methods

There are various methods which can be used to make soap at home. Photo courtesy of flickr user trenttsd
There are various methods which can be used to make soap at home. Photo courtesy of flickr user trenttsd. In our last post, we explained some of the basic foundations for soap making, including ingredients, equipment and method. We have previously gone into detail on soap making ingredients and soap making equipment, so now it is time to expand on the soap making process. There are various methods which can be used to make soap at home. The basic process for making bars of solid soap is Read more

Soap Making For the Holidays, And A Free Recipe!

Photo courtesy of Flickr user theogeo Christmas is just around the corner! Have you found the perfect Christmas gifts yet? Why not make your own gift with elegant soaps your family and friends will love and cherish. With simple soap making recipe you can easily create elegant soaps. Here is a simple soap making recipe for those of you who haven't tried making soap yet. A lovely gift idea for friends and family would be to make your own homemade soap. A personalized gift that you made Read more

Scenting Your Soap – Fragrance Oils And Essential Oils

Fragrance oils are a great way to add a personal touch to your homemade soap. Flickr Markhillary
Fragrance oils are a great way to add a personal touch to your homemade soap. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Markhillary. Scenting your homemade soaps is a great way to personalise your soaps, but with such a wide variety of options is a matter of personal preference. There are two varieties of oils that can be used to scent soap: fragrance oils, and essential oils. Either can be used, according to the preferences of the soap maker. This article will give an idea of the benefits of each type Read more

Scent Your Homemade Soap With Soap Making Oils

There are many scents, such as beeswax, you can use to personalise your soap (photo courtesy of flickr user Cuttlefish)
There are many scents, such as beeswax, you can use to personalise your soap (photo courtesy of flickr user Cuttlefish). After you understand the basic soap making ingredients and have mastered a basic soap recipe, you can further personalise your homemade soaps by adding soap making oils. This article will give an idea of the benefits of adding oils to your soap, but for our comprehensive post on essential oils, fragrance oils, example oils, their properties and quantities to add to your soap Read more

Soap Making Fragrance Oils

Fragrance oils are a great way to add a personal touch to your homemade soap. Flickr Markhillary
Fragrance oils are a great way to add a personal touch to your homemade soap. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Markhillary. Scenting your homemade soaps is a great way to personalise your soaps, and with such a wide variety of options is a matter of personal preference. There are two varieties of oils that can be used to scent soap: fragrance oils, and essential oils. Either can be used, according to the preferences of the soap maker. Fragrance oils are made from a mixture of aroma chemicals. Read more