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Fruit & Herb Soaps. Flower & Leaf Soap - Single Use Dipped Flower & Leaf Soap Video. Using silk flower petals and leaves, you can create an elegant hand soap that will liven up your bathroom.

Flower & Leaf Soap - Single Use Dipped Flower & Leaf Soap Video

Try making unique seasonal flower soaps at home.See Transcript Hi, I'm David Fisher for About.com. Today we are going to make a unique seasonal soap using silk flower petals to make single use hand soaps. Super Easy Hard Lotion Bar Recipe. These have been wonderful for my winter dry skin.

Super Easy Hard Lotion Bar Recipe

I used to coat my hands at night with petroleum jelly, because it was the only thing that helped with the dryness. Normal lotion didn’t help much at all, plus I don’t like the fragrance of most lotions, and many have questionable ingredients. Since I do a lot of dishes and wash my hands frequently, these bars have been a godsend. Creating A Basic Soap Recipe - How To Make Natural Soap. So you want to make some homemade soap?

Creating A Basic Soap Recipe - How To Make Natural Soap

Just like consulting a cookbook, starting out by using a recipe from a book or website is great. It's good to learn the craft of soap making by using a tested recipe at first. But think of those recipes as just a starting point - because there's nothing quite like creating your own recipe from scratch. How To Make Charcoal Soap - eHow. How To Make Soap & Making Lye With Step-by-Step Instructions & Videos. Soap Making Recipes & Tutorials. How to Make Your Own Soap: 10 steps.

Making Goats Milk Soap. What you need to have available before you even think about making soap: -A good scale that measures to the tenth of an ounce.

Making Goats Milk Soap

I do all my weighing for soap by ounces, but you do need the tenth of oz when making other things such as lotion, lip balm, etc. I found a new scale on ebay at a very good price. -Two stainless steel cooking pots that you will only use for soapmaking from now on – I use a 10 quart and a 12 quart. The smaller one you want to earmark for mixing the lye with liquid, the bigger one is the one you always use for the oils-melting/warming, and then you add the lye mixture to that one to bring soap to trace. How to Make Goat Milk Soap: 15 Steps. How to Make Homemade Goats Milk Hot Process Lye Soap. Dr. Brent Ridge's Goat Milk Soap. Use this how-to from Dr.

Dr. Brent Ridge's Goat Milk Soap

Brent Ridge to make unscented and chemical-free goat-milk soap. Nestled in the charming town of Sharon Springs, 200 miles north of New York City, is Beekman Estate. This slice of rich farmland is the home away from home for our vice president of healthy living, Dr. Brent Ridge. Brent has about 75 Saanen Sable and Nubian goats on his farm, and he uses milk from these goats to make natural soaps. How-To - Super Easy Goatmilk Soap. Step One ...

How-To - Super Easy Goatmilk Soap

Very Important! Step one is to get your oils ready and set aside since this is a very quick way of making 100% goat milk soap, even easier than using half water, half goat milk ... Homemade Soap Recipe By Robert Wayne Atkins. Grandpappy's Homemade Soap Recipe Copyright © 2007,2008 by Robert Wayne Atkins, P.E. All rights reserved and all rights protected under international copyright law. Click Here for a Microsoft WORD printer friendly copy of this article. Introduction During hard times sooner or later everyone runs out of soap. Easy, No-fail Homemade Soap Recipes.

Homemade Soap Recipes & Tips - Snappy Living. Palm Oil-Free Soap. Easy Homemade Soap. As the last generations of Depression-era children or back-to-the-landers take their leave of this world, their DIY skills go with them.

Easy Homemade Soap

When we try to learn from scratch, we soon discover that recipes in books don't tell half the story. DIY soap making and other skills slipping away I have never figured out why this knowledge started slipping away from us, but I am trying to re-learn some of the basics. I now make my own soap, hand lotion, yogurt and bread. I am trying to figure out toothpaste, but it is hard to find good information about abrasion damage. My soap recipe is customized to use full bottles of most of the oils, so you don't have a lot of inventory lying around, and you don't have to do a lot of measuring. S Homemade Soap Recipe by Robert Wayne Atkins. DIY: Natural, Non-Toxic Laundry Detergent. There are many ways to make your own laundry detergent but not all formulas are non-toxic.

DIY: Natural, Non-Toxic Laundry Detergent

For example borax, a popular do-it-yourself laundry detergent additive is quite toxic to humans. Check out this very simple and non-toxic recipe for a natural liquid laundry detergent. Formula: 2 1/4 cups of castile liquid soap (use Dr. Free Candlemaking & Soapmaking Projects & Instructions. Making Homemade Lard & Lye Soap - Surviving the Modern World. In my previous post, I described how to render fat to make lard.

Making Homemade Lard & Lye Soap - Surviving the Modern World

In this post, I will show you how turn that lard into homemade lye soap (cold process) that’s better than anything you’ll ever buy in the store. Before I begin, I should note that this post has lots of information. Don’t let this intimidate you! Making Soap From Kitchen Grease. Thank you for visiting Little House in the Suburbs.

Making Soap From Kitchen Grease

Please subscribe and you'll get great simple living tips and how-to articles delivered to your inbox, for free! If you’re saying to yourself, “Ivory, I don’t wanna to BUY fat to make my soap. I have plenty of fat in my grease can!” Then this is the post for you. So, how do we turn icky, blech-y, Mr. Rendering Fat For Cooking & Soapmaking - Surviving the Modern World. Rendering fat is much easier than you might expect. All you need is a good stock pot, some heat-proof utensils and bowls, and… some fat to render. It’s a great way to use “waste” products and turn them into either tasty stirfry or, better yet, homemade soap. To get the fat, you can take the trimmings off briskets or other store-bought pork and beef, especially handy if you plan to can the meat later. 20 lb bag of pork fat from Richardson Farms In this case, because I intend to turn pork fat into soap, I purchased 20 pounds of pork fat from the local Richardson Farms in Temple, Texas, who raise pastured (aka happy) pigs.

Before I began I needed to make sure the fat was as cold as possible but still manageable. This is how the fat looked out of the bag. Because I have no grinder, I chopped it up into cubes, roughly (and I do mean roughly) about 1/2 inch on a side. I was able to fit about 2/3 of the bag into two stock pots, each with about 1/2 cup of water added to the bottom. Like this: How to Render (Goat) Fat. How to Make Lye: 13 Steps. Edit Article Edited by G. Kent, Krystle C., Ben Rubenstein, Ash Furrow and 39 others Lye, also known as NaOH, sodium hydroxide, or caustic soda, is used in making soap and in biodiesel fuel production. Caustic potash, or potassium hydroxide, is also called lye. Like sodium hydroxide, it can also be used in the production of biodiesel, although the recipe will have to be adjusted somewhat; unlike, NaOH, however, it can more easily be made at home.

Ad Steps Lye Step 1.360p.mp4 00:00 00:08 00:08 spaceplay / pauseescstopffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster (latest Chrome and Safari)←→seek . seek to previous 12…6 seek to 10%, 20%, …60% 1Start a rain barrel to catch soft water. Tips Warnings Lye is a base, also known as an alkali. How To Make Lye For Natural Soap Making From Wood Ash. Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild.

SoapCalc. Saponification Chart For Soap Making.