Cold Process Soap Tutorials

Remember those chemistry sets that were around when we were kids? You could mix this and that together and exciting things would happen. Or not so exciting if you were mom and had to clean up the resulting mess. Thankfully, soaping is a mess that really cleans itself. It's like being a kid again - the excitement that comes from seeing the lye react to the oils and create... soap! Beautiful, cleansing, bubbly soap. And like bath & body, the possibilities are limitless when it comes to soaping. Pick a tutorial below and let's get to work!

Coconut Milk Soap Tutorial

by Autumn Burgess a cold-process soap made with yummy coconut milk   Items you will need Safety goggles Safety gloves Glass measuring bowls (heat safe) Thermometer Silicone/plastic spatulas Soap mold approved for cold process soap Freezer paper for mold (if wood mold) Digital scale Stick blender Whisk 8 oz palm oil 8 oz coconut oil […]

Whipped Soap – Great for Beginners!

by Bobbie Bohack -Jackson I will be honest here – I myself am fairly new to soaping. Out of a desire to use our fresh goat milk, and a love for all things creative, I have taken on the soaping challenge by jumping in with both feet! There have been some bumps in the road […]

Soap Packaging Ideas

by Rustic Escentuals   Packaging soap for sale or gift giving doesn’t have to be difficult. There are many simple ways you can pretty up your packaging with items you have around the house or a quick stop at the dollar or craft store! Before you package your soap, you need to know that Melt […]

Rescue CP/OP Tutorial

by Dreaming Tree Soapworks CP/OP is the common soaper abbreviation for Cold Process/then Oven Processing the batch. It’s actually a very simple procedure, but what’s more important is understanding the pros, cons, and precautions of this method. How CP/OP works is unlike regular Cold Processing (where the soap is left to fully saponify over a […]