Monday, September 1, 2014

Handy Guide to Soapmaking Methods

Have you just discovered soap making?  And you just discovered that there are several different processes in making soap, right?  Cold Process, Hot Process, Melt and Pour and Rebatched are the process in which you can make soap.  And you are wondering which one is the right one for you?  The Soap Blog has recently posted a Handy Guide to Soapmaking Methods which goes into detail about each one.  From pro and cons in this article can help you decide which process is the best one for you.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Undiluted Aroma Oils + Plastic Don’t Mix

Have you ever wondered why fragrance oils might be in a plastic bottle and essential oils are in glass?  Well, there are reasons why. The Soap Queen explains why in a posting call Undiluted Aroma Oils and Plastic Don't Mix.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Liquid Soap with African Black Soap

I have heard of African Black Soap but I have never used it before.  But here is a recipe from Learn How to Make Soap called Liquid Soap with African Black Soap.  Amanda say this recipe is nothing fancy....just African Black Soap (ABS) mixed into liquid soap.  IF you love products with ABS then you will love this one.  Amanda is working on a scrub.  When she posts that recipe, I will share it with you.  Stay tuned!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Chamomile and Calendula Infused Toner Recipe

Between washing and moisturizing your skin, it is a good idea to use a toner.  It is a great way to keep skin feeling refreshed.  This Chamomile and Calendula Infused Toner recipe from the Soap Queen is good for both dry and oil skin types.  This is a simple recipe for someone who is a beginner and would you believe that you would get (2) eight ounce bottles?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Cold Process Beginners Kit How-To + Free Soap Band Template

Are you new to making your soap by the cold process method?  Well, you are in luck.  The Soap Queen has this Cold Process Beginner's Kit that includes a cranberry fig scent. I think that would be a perfect scent for the holidays.  If you have never made cold process soap before, it recommended that you check out the free four part Soap Queen TV series on cold process soap making which is available for access through the post.