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With over 300 unique articles, the Natural Soapmaking (once Soap Naturally) Website covers the widest available range of free information on how to make natural handmade soap . The whole site is regularly updated, and this means that sometimes older files are renamed, replaced or removed. The page you have tried to reach does not appear to exist, as typed, at http://www.natural-soapmaking.net . You can refer to the Natural Soapmaking (once Soap Naturally) Web Table of Contents for information on how to access the Natural Soapmaking (once Soap Naturally) mailing list , as well as for the largest online collection of natural handmade soap recipes and natural skin care resources . If you are new to soapmaking and would like to learn how to make soap without wasting time, money and resources... we suggest that you start with a good soapmaking book: Soap Naturally - Ingredients, methods and recipes for natural handmade soap answers all questions about natural soap.
You might want to make your own soap because you want to avoid some of the common chemical ingredients in store-bought soap, or because it saves money, or just for the fun of mixing your own scents and molding them into decorative shapes. Making soap from scratch isn’t a simple process, and you will need to be careful with the lye – make sure you understand what the dangers are and how to avoid them before you start. Or you can make things much simpler and “rebatch” your own soap , using another soap (like Ivory, which already has the lye) as a base. You can also make a smallish batch of soap right in your blender, following the instructions here or here . You can also make liquid soap in a blender . Whatever method you choose, here’s where it gets fun: the recipes.
Nothing’s more fun than sharing and swapping a good recipe. Here are a few of our favorites for making everything from skin nurturing soaps and scrubs, to solid perfume and more. Share your recipes by using the “comment box” at the bottom of this page. Brown Sugar Body Scrub 2/3 cup Brown Sugar, packed 1/3 – 1/2 cup Almond Oil 1/2 tsp. of Vitamin E 45-60 drops of F ragra nce or E ssential Oil
This exotic soap is supposed to have curative properties. Cucumber juice has long been used as an astringent face-wash. 1 & 1/2 c. clean rendered tallow 1 c. cucumber pulp or fine chopped lettuce 1/2 c. vegetable oil 3/4 c. cold soft water 1/4 c. lye flake3s 1/2 tsp. wheat germ oil or vitamin E oil (external use) 2 drops oil of cloves (optional) Grate cucumber fine, peel and all, or if using lettuce-be sure to chop it fine. Melt tallow and add lettuce or cucumber. Keep on lowest heat for half an hour or on back f wood stove for several hours.
These chocolate soap recipes are easy and fun. Most use a simple melt and pour soap base. Before attempting these recipes, check out the chocolate soap preparation tips on the previous page. Chocolate Soap Recipe #1 1/2 tsp cocoa butter 1/2 tsp shea butter or mango butter 2 lb clear coconut melt and pour soap base 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 cup goat’s milk powder 2 Tablespoons chocolate fragrance oil 1-2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder Melt the butters and soap base.
Milky Rose Soap Bar Recipe of the Month - November, 2006 Goats Milk is very beneficial to your skin to help make it smooth, supple and relieve dry skin. These are just a few benefits from Goats Milk! Rose has long been used for is properties to help deter the effects of aging on your skin. What you need: Glass Measuring cup
When people ask for a glycerin soap recipe, they usually mean a melt & pour recipe. Melt & Pour (MP) is one of the easiest methods for soap making. It basically consists of buying a pre-made glycerin soap base, that can be transparent or opaque, melting it and than casting it into a mold with the desired shape, fragrances and colorants. It’s a pretty straight-forward process that even kids can do, as long as supervised by a responsible adult. You can learn more about the MP process on this link: http://www.teachsoap.com/soapmakingmethods.html Coffee and Cream Soap
Liquid / Gel Soap 2 cups soap flakes or grated bar soap 1/2 gallon water 2 tbsp glycerin Mix ingredients together in a large pot or dutch oven. Set over low heat, stirring occasionally until the soap has dissolved. Transfer to a jar and cover tightly. For a less thick gel soap, use 1 gallon of water.
This Avocado Oil Soap uses comfrey infused Olive Oil which is reported to have skin healing properties. The addition of Sweet Orange, Lemongrass, Geranium and Patchouli essential oils give the soap a soft herbal lemon scent. The recipe is a three step process (if you make it to look like mine as seen above) so be sure to read it through first. Water as % of Oils = 36.23 Super Fat/Discount = 8% Step One Make a batch of the Basic Homemade Soap and when it is finished insulating, follow the directions for creating soap curls. Step Two Make a comfrey infusion with the olive oil.
Scrubs are a luxurious way to pamper skin since they exfoliate and moisturize at the same time and will leave skin feeling smooth and soft. There’s no need to buy expensive stuff, make it yourself for a quick and easy way to have a spa experience right at home. They make great gifts too! Here’s a bunch of recipes to get started with, I’ve sorted them into separate groups for easier browsing. First a few tips:
We used a pound of glycerin soap to make four to five bars of soap. Tools and Materials Scissors Wheatgrass, health-food stores Blotter paper Flower press Melt-and-pour glycerin soap base, thesage.com (regular soap base available at Pearl Paint ) Sharp knife Glass measuring cup Grass fragrance oil, naturesgardencandles.com 4-inch mini loaf pan, broadwaypanhandler.com Spray bottle filled with rubbing alcohol Waxed paper Twine Grass Soap How-To Cut a 5-inch-square section from a flat of wheatgrass.
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