Friday, August 28, 2015

Why cold process soap doesn't work as a shampoo (for most people)

Have you every wondering why cold process soap does not work as a shampoo?  If you wonder why it does not work for you, you are not alone...it does not work for most people.  The biggest reason for cold process soap does not work for washing your hair is the ph level.  According to Point of Interest, shampoo are generally have a pH value of 6.0 or lower whereas soaps have a pH over 8.  This means CP soaps are not pH balanced for our hair.  If you would like to learn more about this topic, read Point of Interest's post called Why cold process soap doesn't work as a shampoo (for most people).

Thursday, August 27, 2015

RECIPE: Peach Zinfandel CP Soap Loaf

The luxurious feel as you lather up is just divine! A perfect blend of oils and butter that quench your skin's thirst. If you love the crisp, refreshing peach notes perfectly, you will love how the fragrance complements the vibrant colors of this soap.  If you are an advanced cold process soapmaker, then try this recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus called Peach Zinfandel CP Soap Loaf.  This recipe gives you (20) 1" slices.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Mango Papaya Sugar Scrub Recipe

Be carried away to the place where warm breezes blow and palm trees sway when you indulge in this scrumptious sugar scrub from Wholesale Supplies Plus called Mango Papaya Sugar Scrub.  Moisturizing oils and accompanying exfoliants are infused with the aromas of papaya and mango in this skin polishing treatment. This is a very easy recipe to make and it will take you no time to complete it.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Top 10 Essential Oils for Cold Process Soapmaking

Have you started making your own cold process soap?  Or you an old timer?  And you you are having trouble coming up with a new combination of scenting your next soap recipe?  Here is a posting from Lovin' Soap called Top 10 Essential Oils for Cold Process Soapmaking that may inspire a new scent for your next recipe.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Shimmery Ski Lip Balm Tutorial

Even though winter ski season is long way off and summer ski is still in full swing, it is just as important to protect your skin protected from the elements all the time especially when water or snow ski sports are involved.  Here is a tutorial from The Soap Queen  for a recipe for a Shimmery Ski Lip Balm. It is a very easy recipe that would only take about 30 minutes to complete and you would get about 4 -5 tubes of lip balm.