Reader review and hands on with bath bombs!

Bath bombs from the Soap Making Advice ebook recipes
Recently a fellow blogger wrote a review of the Soap Making Made Easy ebook package and shared it on her blog, including a hands on review of the soap making process, producing her first batch of bath bombs! Here's the recipe that Alyssa used, based on one of the 50+ recipes included in the Soap Making Made Easy ebook package: Ingredients 1 part citric acid 2 parts baking soda Witch Hazel Colorant Fragrance Dome-shaped mold (I used mini-cupcake tins) And the final result looks great, Read more

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

Who doesn’t want to save money?

The latest in our series of soap making inspiration: Do you want to be able to create cost effective and meaningful gifts for your friends and family? Do you want to express your creativity while making a product that is practical and useful? Have fun creating healthy, environmentally friendly soaps and save money at the same time - after your first batch of soap you will be making savings! Learn more and get started on our free blog at http://soapmakingadvice.com/ Read more

“Soap Making Made Easy” book review on curious-soapmaker.com

Soap Making Made Easy by Michelle Gaboya
Earlier this month, Evik from curious-soapmaker.com posted a comprehensive, honest review of our Ebook package, including "Soap Making Made Easy", "Soap Recipes" and "Soap Making: A Quick Guide" on her blog and shared with her readers. Below are some comments that Evik shared about the Ebooks, which you can read in full on her blog (see here for the full review). Thanks to Evik for sharing this review and for your honest feedback. Here are some of the comments that Evik shared in her review: The 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

Making Your Own Herbal Soap With A Free Soap Recipe!

Anyone can make herbal soap at home, with ingredients that are readily available in any grocery store or supermarket. Photo courtesy of flickr user nico paix.
Anyone can make herbal soap at home, with ingredients that are readily available in any grocery store or supermarket. Photo courtesy of flickr user nico paix. Herbal Soap Making has become very popular in recent times, although herbal soaps have been pushed out of the spotlight somewhat since the invention of synthetic soap making processes, which tend to yield a more consistent and cheaper product. However, there are still many reasons to make your own herbal soap. You have control over the 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

Soap Making With Lye, And A Free Soap Recipe

Lye is one of the fundamental ingredients of soap making, so it's important to understand how to use it properly (photo courtesy of flick user maoquai). If you enjoy this article and want to learn more about making soap at home, get instant access to our free soap making guide which covers all the basic elements of soap making, or get 10 years of soap making experience in our comprehensive Soap Making Bible with exclusive web bonuses for less than the cost of your first batch of soap. Lye Read more

Soap Making Basics: Soap Ingredients

Soap Making Basics: Soap Ingredients
Before you try to experiment with your homemade soap it's important to understand the basic soap ingredients - photo courtesy of flickr user mommyknows. There are a variety of reasons that people decide to make their own soap. Some do it for a greater degree of customization; some because commercial soaps are too harsh for their skin; still others because it's a fun and rewarding hobby. To get started making your own soap, you will need to consider three things: * Your ingredients; * 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