Soapmaking for Absolute Beginners {Free} Mini eMail Course

10 Things to Make With Violets

If you want to try making your own soap, but feel intimidated, scared or unsure of what to do first, I’ve created the perfect mini course for you! Over the span of 6 email lessons, I’m going to teach you: common soapmaking terms all about basic soapmaking equipment what soapmaking ingredients you need why we use lye (and why it deserves respect, but not fear) plus an easy soap recipe, perfect for beginners Throughout the … Continue reading

List of Equipment You Need to Make Soap at Home

List of Equipment You Need to Start Making Soap

Before you can begin making soap at home, you need to gather some specific pieces of essential equipment. Below, I’ve assembled a list of must-have tools for soapmaking, followed by a couple of extras that are also useful to have on hand. Note: If you want to print this article out, scroll down and look for the green “Print Friendly” button. Some links on this site are affiliate links. These help offset the costs of … Continue reading

How to Make A Simple Natural Homemade Soap

How to make an all natural simple organic soap recipe from scratch

This simple natural soap tutorial was created for those seeking an uncomplicated basic recipe, making it perfect for beginning soap makers and those with multiple skin sensitivities. It features: lots of olive oil, for its gentle, skin-conditioning properties coconut oil (or babassu oil – if allergic), to add hardness and bubbles castor oil, to help promote a better lather For this project, I used a small 4-inch silicone loaf mold that yields 4 bars of … Continue reading