Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Choosing Oil Substitutions for Cold Process Soap Recipes

Photo by The Soap Queen
Are you new to cold process soap making? Has it ever happened to you when you do not have a particular oil for your favorite recipe?  And you are wondering how to choose an oil to substitute for the one you do not have?  I found this video from Lovin' Soap called Choosing Oil Substitutions for Cold Process Soap Recipes

Monday, April 16, 2018

Karma Bath Bomb Tutorial

Here is a great bath bomb recipe from The Soap Queen called Karma Bath Bomb. If you love patchouli, Bramble Berry's Karma Type Fragrance Oil is for you.  It is inspired by Lush'a original scent, it features top notes of juicy orange with base notes of patchouli, sandalwood, musk, and pine.  This complex blend is perfect for bath products.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Recipe: Pistachio & Magnolia Exfoliating Wash

Here is a simple exfoliating wash recipe from Bath Body Supply called Pistachio & Magnolia. The base of the wash is made with a pre-made suspension gel liquid soap.  I never thought of combing pistachio and magnolia together as a fragrance oil but it sounds interesting.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Mini Lemon Poppy Seed Soap DIY

Many years ago when I took a cold process class at The Nova Studio, I feel in love with Lori's Lemon Poppy scented soap because it smelled exactly like a lemon poppy seed muffin.   If lemon poppy seed muffins are your favorite and you make soap by the melt and pour method, I found instructions from The Soap Queen for Mini Lemon Poppy Seed Soap.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Swirled Rose Soap Tutorial

Here is a really nice swirl cold process recipe from The Soap Queen called Swirled Rose.  This recipe is a blend of old and new...it has a classic design with a modern scent.  The subtle swirl is created with a technique known as an in-the-pot swirl which is very easy to do and it gives each bar of soap a different look.