“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

Your Guide to Soap Making

Soap making is a precise hobby so it's important to focus and work at improving your skills. Photo courtesy of Flickr user vastateparksstaff.
Soap making is a precise hobby so it's important to focus and work at improving your skills. Photo courtesy of Flickr user vastateparksstaff. Ingredients It is fun making your own soap, but you must pay attention to your ingredients. When you read the label on the soap that you have purchased, you will surely get the impression that a lot goes into making a bar of soap. This simply isn't true. There are only two things that are required to make a bar of soap: fat and lye. Of course, the Read more

Troubleshooting Your Soap Making Process

Making homemade soap is a challenging yet rewarding hobby. Flickr Slam Szapucki
Making homemade soap is a challenging yet rewarding hobby. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Slam Szapucki. Producing your own homemade soaps is a fantastic hobby with a great range of healthy benefits. As with anything however, the process is vulnerable to a number of difficulties, which can affect the outcome of the final product. Recently, a reader contacted us on Facebook with an issue on how to stop white bubbles appearing in her soap. Following on from this, we thought it would be a good Read more

How to get rid of white bubbles in soap

Soap bubbles, Flickr Keith Williamson
Photo courtesy of Flickr user Keith Williamson. We are always willing to help with any questions you have regarding making soap at home, or any particular issues you are having with your soap making process. Recently we were contacted on our Facebook page by JJ May with an issue she has been having: ...to get rid of the white bubbles that appear on the top of the soap once poured, [I've been told] you should spritz with surgical spirit. This is all well and good for getting rid of the Read more

Which Soap Making Colorants Do You Choose?

There are many variants for soap colorants
There are many variants for soap colorants – Photo courtesy of Flickr user necrocake. Soap Making Colorants—which one to choose? There are several different soap colorant options that are available for soap makers. Natural soap colorants are more favored by expert soap makers as it is much safer to use. You can get amazing results with natural dyes and you don’t need to go the synthetic route to get soap that people buy. The best soap making advice I can give you is to try the natural Read more

Lye Soap Making

This article briefly explains the properties of lye and the importance for lye as part of the soap making process. Please click here to read our full, comprehensive article on soap making with lye, including a free basic soap recipe, or to learn more about homemade soap download our free soap making guide. You may have asked this before, what exactly is lye? Lye is a caustic alkaline chemical that dissolves substances like fat, and has a high degree of reactivity with other materials. It Read more