Salt Soap Tutorial by Ladybug Soapworks. Note: These instructions are written for someone who has experience making soap and knows the potential dangers due to working with sodium hydroxide. 1.
A sample recipe would have 80% coconut oil and 20% liquid oils. I like to use Avocado oil and castor oil as my liquid oil components. You can play around with proportions, but generally coconut oil should be kept above 50%. Soap Making Recipes and Tutorials. Miller's Homemade Soap Page. Lye-Ability: Making Castile Soap. I always thought soap making would take a lot of specialist equipment and expensive ingredients.
But like so many things when you dig deeper, soap making can be done on the cheap. I chose Castile soap for my inaugural soap making experience. DIY Soap Making & Recipes – From Beginner To Advanced. These make lovely gifts and the great thing about them is that various fragrances and ingredients can be mixed and matched to get exactly what you want.
This big list of tutorials and recipes has everything from using grated bars of ready-made soap to whipping them up from scratch using lye and other items. Lots here for everyone! How to make cold processed soap. I'm sure many of you are wondering: "Why make soap when I can buy it cheaply at the supermarket?
" My cold process soap is made with vegetable oils and when it is made and cured, it contains no harsh chemicals or dyes. Often commercial soap is made with tallow (animal fat) and contains synthetic fragrance and dye and retains almost no glycerin.