Café Latte Cold Process Soap Recipe

Café Latte Cold Process Soap Recipe

Café Latte Cold Process Soap Recipe – 4lbs By weight unless otherwise stated 17 oz Coconut oil 76° 17 oz Olive oil 8 oz Palm oil 8 oz Goat’s milk, frozen, by volume 8 oz Coffee with distilled water, by volume 6.2 oz Sodium hydroxide 2 oz Vanilla essential oil, by volume 1/3 cup Coffee grounds, by volume Follow cold-process …

Orange Blossom Cold Process Soap Sneak Peek

Orange Blossom Cold Process Soap Sneak Peek

I whipped up a batch of my Orange Blossom soap this evening. I usually make it a peach and cream swirl with a sprinkle of dried orange peel on top. This time I made it with a deep shade of orange and the cream was a bit darker, too. I then topped it with dried orange slices as well as …

Soap Making Swap Reveal

Soap Making Swap Reveal

Soap Making Swap Reveal  – Soap swaps are a fun way to try other soapmakers’ products.  Some suppliers will host them to give people a chance to experience different scents.  Others are organized within forums.  In my scrapbooking days, I participated and hosted scrap swaps all the time.  So it made sense to participate in a soap version now. This soap swap …

Soap Making Question - Favorite Soap Cutter

Soap Making Question – Favorite Soap Cutter

Up until now, when I make a soap in a log, I’ve been using a wood soap cutter with a metal tool that you slide through a cut out in a wooden base. I don’t like it for two reasons: 1. The soap doesn’t always come out perfectly smooth. The blade sticks to the soap, you have to pry it …

Repost Watermelon Soap Tutorial

Repost Watermelon Soap Tutorial

Amy from Great Cakes Soapworks let me post this awesome tutorial for making cold process watermelon soap last year. Now that summer is here (at least in FL it’s here), I thought I would repost the tutorial. If you would like to see the full post with information about Great Cakes Soapsworks click here. Amy’s Watermelon Soap Tutorial Looking for …

Sunday Spotlight – Rustic and Primitive Soaps

I find rustic and primitive soaps equally as artistic as intricately made soaps. From charming farm style soaps to country primitive soaps, rustic style is still as popular as ever. They look natural and somehow like a piece of history. Enjoy this fabulous collection of rustic and primitive soap artisans. As always, the name of the artisan is a link …

Simple Lavender Cold Process Soap Recipe

Simple Lavender Cold Process Soap Recipe – 5lbs By weight unless otherwise stated 24 oz Avocado oil 8 oz Coconut oil 76° 5 oz Palm oil 12 oz Sunflower oil 12 oz Sweet Almond oil 19oz Distilled water, by volume 8.25 oz Sodium hydroxide 2.5 oz Lavender fragrance or essential oil, by volume ½ cup Lavender buds, by volume Purple …

Lemon Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap Recipe

Lemon Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap Recipe

Exfoliating soaps are all the rage.  Their skin sloughing capability is a huge draw for many customers.  Poppy seeds not only provide an exfoliating quality, they also look beautiful in a soap.  This soap is gently colored and smells of refreshing lemon.  It is very easy to make and recommended for beginners. Lemon Poppy Seed Cold Process Soap Recipe – 5lbs By …