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.
Miller's Homemade Soap Page
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. Lye-Ability: Making Castile Soap
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! DIY Soap Making & Recipes – From Beginner To Advanced
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 processed 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.