CP Castile Soap Recipe


Home made Castile Soap recipe
Soap making instructions Picnic in the Forest Dotty Soap Recipe 500 grams Olive oil, 150 grams Coconut oil, 50 grams Shea butter Sodium hydroxide as calculated by this lye calculator with 10% Superfat Coconut water and coconut milk: 300 grams 1tsp Honey Pre-made dots: chocolate soap, cocoa soap, aromatic herbs soap, honey […]

DIY Cold Process Polka Dots Scented Soap


adding salt in cold process home made soap
I was looking for a way to achieve the cleansing, exfoliating and detoxifying qualities of a salt spa bath  in a handmade natural soap. That meant that I had to attempt making a salt soap. Here’re a few of the benefits of a sea salt soap on the skin:  Sea salt draw toxins […]

Adding Salts to Home Made Soap


Hand made soap with ground avocado seed. lemon peel and apricot kernel milk
After eating loads of apricots this summer and saving all those flavorful kernels for family consumption. Apricot kernels or bitter almonds caused web debates on whether the apricot kernels are safe to eat or not.  Among the nutrients  contained in apricot kernels there is one called amygdalin, which is also known […]

Apricot Kernel Milk in Natural Soap Making



artisan hand made sunscape soap with blue sea and orange sky
I love a good painting and I find landscapes,  fascinating. Since playing with oils and lye in various attempts to make extra special natural soaps at home, I wanted to combine art and soap making and recreate the seascape that I see on my daily evening walk: turquoise sea, far away […]

Artisan Soap Design: Seascape at sunset


Rectangular Black and Orange Swirls in Hand Made Soap
So, as a result of me getting hold of a lot of fresh Aloe Vera Gel, I became eager to use it in my soap making projects and a lot of it. Now, the problem is that most the lye calculators online recommend using only about twice the amount of […]

Aloe Vera and Olive Oil DIY Soap.


Home made Castile Soap
Recently I’ve got into soap making and I’m loving it. I simply can’t stop myself from trying out a new soap recipe almost every day. For my first ever cold process soap, I made this Home Made Castille Soap  which I could actually call my own as it’s an adaptation of […]

Simple White Home Made Castile Soap Recipe