home made soap


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


Landscape Soap: Moon over black Sky
After successfully producing a batch of home made soap using Carrot Oil  and Activated Charcoal for coloring the soap, I found that black soap doesn’t mean black bubbles and black skin. On the contrary, the bubbles are white and the skin feels soft and cleansed after using soap colored with charcoal. […]

Activated Charcoal in 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


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 Soap from Scratch: Rosemary, Oat and Honey
Becoming confident in Cold Process Soap Making and loving every bit of it, I’ve got creative with Rosemary, Honey and Oatmeal in Soap making. I’ve got a few bars of round, nourishing, rich lathering antibacterial and scrubbing soap. It was also the first time when I used something different than […]

Rosemary, Honey and Oatmeal Soap Bar Recipe.



image of home made soaps using the cp method
Making soap from scratch at home is fun. Not only you control what goes in your soap but also you can give it as many colors, shapes and flavors as you wish, thus creating ideal personalized soapy gifts. Today I will write about cold process soap, as it is the number […]

Making Soap Bars at Home from Scratch: CP Method