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DIY Exfoliating Mint Coffee Soap I’ve wanted to try making my own soap for a long time. Actually, real soapmaking involves making the soap base from scratch, using lye, oils, and precise measurements. But melt-and-pour soap couldn’t be much easier. It’s all in the name: melt the base, stir in additives like essential oils, herbs, colors or scrubby bits, and …

I’ve wanted to try making my own soap for a long time. Actually, real soapmaking involves making the soap base from scratch, using lye, oils, and precise measurements. But melt-and-pour soap couldn’t be much easier. It’s all in the name: melt the base, stir in additives like essential oils, herbs, …

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Soap Making – A Guide For Beginners Using Cold Process Ive made this basic soap recipe dozens of times. Its made with simple ingredients to make a great creamy natural homemade soap. It holds a good hardness and lathers up very well and is a good old fashioned lye soap recipe.

Ive made this basic soap recipe dozens of times. Its made with simple ingredients to make a great creamy natural homemade soap. It holds a good hardness and lathers up very well and is a good old fashioned lye soap recipe.

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Flower Infused Milk Soap I’m delighted to share a guest post with you today on making Flower Infused Milk Soap from Jan Berry, author of Simple & Natural Soapmaking and blogger at The Nerdy Farm Wife! I have read Simple & Natural Soapmaking and reference it often even though I’ve been making natural soaps for years. It is a real …

I’m delighted to share a guest post with you today on making Flower Infused Milk Soap from Jan Berry, author of Simple & Natural Soapmaking and blogger at The Nerdy Farm Wife! I have read Simple & Natural Soapmaking and reference it often even though I’ve been making natural soaps for …

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Single Oil Soaps – Learning Saponified Properties of Soapmaking Oils One of the best ways to start formulating cold process soap recipes is to learn the properties of soapmaking oils and to see first hand what they contribute to your recipe. The best way to do that is to create single oil soaps! Here are some that I’ve created and some of my notes. I …

One of the best ways to start formulating cold process soap recipes is to learn the properties of soapmaking oils and to see first hand what they contribute to your recipe. The best way to do that is to create single oil soaps! Here are some that I’ve created and …

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I’ve always wanted to make Goats Milk & Honey Handmade Soap! Here is a recipe fo… I’ve always wanted to make Goats Milk & Honey Handmade Soap! Here is a recipe for natural Moisturizing Hot Process Goat Milk & Honey Soap, PLUS how I changed the directions  from Cold Process Soap to the Hot Process soap making Method. Make your own soap! This recipe is from this incredible book: Natural Soap Making for Beginners, by Kelly Cable. #naturalsoapmaking

I’ve always wanted to make Goats Milk & Honey Handmade Soap! Here is a recipe for natural Moisturizing Hot Process Goat Milk & Honey Soap, PLUS how I changed the directions  from Cold Process Soap to the Hot Process soap making Method. Make your own soap! This recipe is from …

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6 DIY Skin Care Recipes 6 DIY Skin Care Recipes | A round-up of the body care products I’ve made over the last few months, since DIY skin care is my favorite kind of DIY! I’m not sure what it is, but I find there is something very satisfying about all-natural, homemade skin care. Who doesn’t like getting Lush-like products for a fraction of the cost?? Here are six quick and easy skin care ideas that you can make at home:

6 DIY Skin Care Recipes | A round-up of the body care products I’ve made over the last few months, since DIY skin care is my favorite kind of DIY! I’m not sure what it is, but I find there is something very satisfying about all-natural, homemade skin care. Who …

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The Detoxification Benefits of a Hydrogen Peroxide Bath The Detoxification Benefits of a Hydrogen Peroxide Bath | You can also use sea salt, epsom salts or essential oils, (great for detoxing!) right along with the hydrogen peroxide. I’ve used Epsom salts, essential oils, and herbal infusions for my peroxide bath soaks.

The Detoxification Benefits of a Hydrogen Peroxide Bath | You can also use sea salt, epsom salts or essential oils, (great for detoxing!) right along with the hydrogen peroxide. I’ve used Epsom salts, essential oils, and herbal infusions for my peroxide bath soaks.

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Easy Melt & Pour Lavender & Rose Soap With Gold Mica Powder I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt & pour soaps and wanted to create one combing both rose and lavender, with some gold mica powder. Since I found a bottle of Rose Absolute essential oil, I have been experimenting with different soaps using it (see the plain rose soap tutorial over here). If you’ve never tried making your own melt and pour soap making, you’ll be shocked at how easy it is. You can use natural and organic soap bases so you know you are making toxi

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt & pour soaps and wanted to create one combing both rose and lavender, with some gold mica powder. Since I found a bottle of Rose Absolute essential oil, I have been experimenting with different soaps using it (see …

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I’m really excited to share my homemade facial cleanser. Like many, I have acn… I’m really excited to share my homemade facial cleanser. Like many, I have acne-prone skin (which fluctuates with hormones) and winter-eczema. Since using a combo my homemade facial cleanser and homemade face moisturizer, my hormonal pimples, and eczema are no more–I’m not kidding. I’ve really had great results with this combo, and I sincerely hope someone …

I’m really excited to share my homemade facial cleanser. Like many, I have acne-prone skin (which fluctuates with hormones) and winter-eczema. Since using a combo my homemade facial cleanser and homemade face moisturizer, my hormonal pimples, and eczema are no more–I’m not kidding. I’ve really had great results with this combo, …

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