How To Make Soap With Milk

How to Make Milk Soap From Scratch (Palm Free)

This tutorial will teach you how make your own creamy, skin-nourishing milk soap! Pretty much any cold process soap recipe that calls for water, can be made with milk, or a milk substitute instead. You just need to take a little different approach to make sure you don’t scorch the milk or overheat your soap. If you’d like more in-depth cold process soap making information, tips on coloring soaps naturally and lots of palm-free recipes, along with … Continue reading

Lemon Balm Soap

Lemon Balm Cold Process Soap Recipe

Lemon balm grows like crazy around my house (which is a good thing!), so, of course, I had to turn some of it into a soap! For further inspiration on ways to use this prolific plant, be sure to check out my post on 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm.   This is a Cold Process Soap recipe. If you’ve never made soap before, be sure to thoroughly research the process and precautions before … Continue reading

Honey & Dandelion Soap Recipe

Honey & Dandelion Soap Recipe

Honey & Dandelion Soap is probably the most popular soap I’ve ever made. It sells out as quickly as I can make it and happens to be a personal favorite, as well. It’s loaded with fresh dandelions from our fields, raw honey from our bee hives and organic tamanu oil – making it especially useful for those with persistent skin conditions such as eczema & psoriasis. My original version used two types of palm oil, … Continue reading

Carrot & Honey Soap Recipe

Carrot and Honey Homemade Soap Recipe

This carrot and honey soap is one of my most popular bars! Most people like to use it as a gentle facial cleanser, but it can be used as a body bar as well. I loaded it up with anti-aging and moisturizing ingredients, so it’s especially suitable for dry, mature skin. Though, having said that, a teenager I know loves how it helps their acne-prone skin as well. Each time I’ve made this recipe, I’ve … Continue reading

Oatmeal & Honey Soap Recipe

Oatmeal and Honey Soap

Not long after my children went on a gluten free diet, they came down with chicken pox. It sounds silly, but I couldn’t stop dwelling on the sad fact that I couldn’t use the traditional oatmeal baths and lotions and such that are so helpful for itchy skin afflictions. As soon as I learned how, I determined I’d make my own skin-soothing oatmeal & honey soap free of gluten, dairy and soy. This recipe is … Continue reading

Rosa Rugosa Soap Recipe (Palm Free)

Rosa Rugosa Homemade Palm Free Soap Recipe

Quite possibly my favorite part of the year is that time around May when all of my roses start blooming at once. When that happens, I gather together large amounts of rose petals and make all sorts of things from them, including this rosa rugosa soap. If you don’t have access to fresh rose petals, don’t use ones from the grocery store or florist unless you’re sure they’re organic. Most are treated with pesticides that … Continue reading