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Soap Making 101 - Making Cold Process Soap

Soap Making 101 - Making Cold Process Soap
While there are other methods of making soap (hot process and melt & pour), this tutorial will provide a basic overview on how to make your own all natural cold process soaps. It will be added to the Soapmaking page on my blog along with other helpful links and recipes; so be sure to bookmark or pin it for easy reference. (For more in-depth information including tips on coloring soap naturally, how to read a lye calculator, plus 25 of my favorite palm oil free recipes, check out my ebook: Natural Soap Making: Cold Process Basics & Recipes!) Making soap is one of my favorite hobbies. There are so many ways to personalize a single recipe, that I rarely make the same soap twice! Once you get the hang of it, you will never want to go back to store-bought again! A few things to note, before we start: Many people are afraid to make soap because it involves handling lye. Okay! (1.) (2.) (3.) (4.) (5.) (6.) (7.) (8.) (9.) (10.) (11.) (12.) This wraps up my post on the basics of soap making.

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Total Nutrition – Make your own Homemade Multivitamin and Mineral Formula Doc Shillington not only sells his Total Nutrition Formula, which is available at Green lifestyle Market, he also tells us how to make our own. One of the reasons we love working with Doc is that he empowers people to take their health into their own hands. And as you know, here at OLM we love DIY healthcare! 50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making As a society, we have become over-reliant on “ready made” products. We have lost the ability to make things from scratch. Rather than blend up some peanuts to make delicious, tasty and fresh peanut butter, we’ll spend many dollars on a jar from the store that contains artificial preservatives, unnecessary packaging and that simply lines the pockets of huge, unethical multinational corporations. Aside from foods, you can also make your own personal care products, beauty and make up products, cleaning products and home accessories that taste, work or look better than store bought, without the harmful chemicals and toxins and free from excessive, earth damaging packaging. Foods Homemade Ketchup – This ketchup won’t brake the bank, tastes better than the real deal and contains no added sugar – so it’s nutritionally good for the whole family.

How to Naturally Clean Indoor Air Turns out that indoor air can often contain more toxins and chemicals than outdoor air. Everything from mattresses to pots/pans to kids PJs can contain harmful chemicals in indoor air. It’s best to reduce chemical exposure in any way possible, but in today’s chemical laden world, it is practically impossible to completely avoid harmful toxins. For the remaining chemicals in indoor air, there are some natural ways to help reduce your family’s exposure. I’ve mentioned houseplants before and they are a great option for improving indoor air (read my full list of recommended plants here).

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Pallet desk DIY tutorial This pallet desk idea is incredibly simple, space-saving, smart and economical. More information: Peculiarmee How To Make Your Own All-Natural Herbal Tooth Whitening Powder Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit DIY Aloe Vera Gel This Instructable will show you how I (and I emphasize I) make homemade Aloe Vera Gel. I personally use it as a moisturizer on my aging sun-kissed, exposed chest skin and neck, hoping that it will rejuvenate it over the long run and keep that part of my skin looking young. One of the reasons I am posting this tutorial is because I know this mixture helps heal sunburns. Soap Making 101 - How To Make Cold Process Soap Soap Making 101 – How To Make Cold Process Soap Please be sure to Join our email list and receive all our latest and best tutorials daily – free! 8K+ Background image – Have you ever wanted to make your own “personalized” soap using your favorite herbs?

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