Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Classic Heart Melt & Pour Soap

Valentine's Day is just around the corner.  Are you looking for something to show your love to those special in your life?  Here is a recipe from The Soap Queen called Classic Heart Melt and Pour Soaps that would be perfect to way to let your Valentine that you love them.  It takes just a few short hours to make these beautiful soaps and one batch makes about 8-10 bars.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Pretty Pink CP Soap Recipe

Do you happen to love the color pink?  Here is a cold process soap recipe from Wholesale Supplies Plus that surely pink.  This bright pink soap recipe called Pretty Pink CP Soap uses the hanger swirl technique to give it its distinctive look.  It also has a wonderful smell of sugared berries with notes of apple and magnolia and uses the following oils of olive oil, macadamia nut oil, and coconut oil to give this bar of soap a luxurious feel.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Preservatives Quick Guide

Preservatives are an important part of DIY bath and body products.  Why they are important?  It is because they help prevent mold and bacteria growth, which extends the shelf life of your products and makes them safe to use.  The recommendation for using preservatives is to use them in prodicuts made with water or products that get water splashed during use.  But you are probably wondering if you need to use a preserative for soap?  To answer your question, the post from The Soap Queen  entitled Preseratives Quick Guide will tell you what you need to know. According to author, the posting gives you general rules and may be different based on your preference, how the product will be used, whether you are selling the product, etc.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Relaxing Lavender Bath Bombs

After a long hard day, would you love to take a soak in the tub?  Why not add these Relaxing Lavender Bath Bombs to your bath?  This recipe from The Soap Queen is very simple to make.




Monday, January 14, 2019

Uplifting Orange Soap

We are just a couple of weeks into winter. Already, I am looking forward to spring.  If you are like me and need a little something to lift your spirits, here is a melt and pour soap project from The Soap Queen called Uplifting Orange Soap. This project is a perfect beginner soap maker and gives some really good tips.