How To Make Loofah Soap


Adding dried loofah to soap not only looks good but makes an excellent natural exfoliator which is particularly effective on knees and elbows or when used on the skin before applying any tanning products. About Natural Loofah Loofah is grown from a plant that’s very similar to the cucumber Continue Reading

The Basic Soap Recipe

homemade soap

I've made this basic soap recipe dozens of times. It's one of my favorite homemade soap recipes, it's made with simple ingredients to make a great creamy natural homemade soap. It holds a good hardness and lathers up very well. It's also a good old fashioned lye soap recipe that makes a great Continue Reading

Making Pretty Little Homemade Soap Balls

Pretty homemade soap balls

These homemade soap balls are adorable, and they look and smell lovely when displayed in a bowl or on a pretty plate in the bathroom. Homemade soap balls also make excellent homemade gifts, they are reasonably cheap to create and you can make a few or a whole batch of them in a number of Continue Reading

Homemade Vanilla & Chocolate Soap

Finished chunky vanilla and chocolate soap

My chunky homemade vanilla and chocolate soap smells good enough to eat... A must for all chocolate cookie lovers ;-) You will need one or two bars of the chocolate bar soap from my goat’s milk soap recipe, but don’t let that put you off as the chocolate goats milk soap is so lovely and Continue Reading

Nettle Soap with Lime and Spearmint

Homemade Nettle and Lime Soap

Common nettle weeds are frequently overlooked for their therapeutic values, mainly because of their nasty sting. Yet this common weed is said to relieve joint pains and improve skin irritations such as acne and eczema. Although the dried nettle leaves on the top of this soap will eventually float Continue Reading

Making Layered Melt and Pour Soap

Layered melt and pour soap

Layered melt and pour soap looks very impressive and can be created with almost any melt and pour soap base. The hardest part of layering soap is knowing when to pour the melted soap and at what temperature. Once you’ve mastered the melt and pour procedure it really is very simple and you will Continue Reading

Cream Coffee Soap Recipe

Cream Coffee Melt & Pour Soap

OK, so this cream coffee soap is not the prettiest or delicately fragranced mp soap recipe. But it is an excellent exfoliating bar of soap that can be used on the face as a deep cleansing bar to remove oil and combat both spots and blackheads. Coffee grinds are also known for their anti-cellulite Continue Reading

How To Make Castile Soap

homemade castile soap

If you are interested in learning how to make castile soap, I can defiantly say it's one of my favorite homemade soap recipes. This castile soap recipe is a very mild pure soap and one of the best to make if you're new to soapmaking. Although when you make castile soap it should really be made Continue Reading

Olive Oil Soap Recipes

making rosewood olive-oil soap

Although olive oil soap is beautifully creamy and moisturizing it often means soft and quick to dissolve. This week I've been experimenting by adding a little beeswax to my recipe and I have to say with some very nice results! The wax has helped to produce a hard and long-lasting homemade soap Continue Reading

Melt and Pour Glitter Soap

Melt & Pour Glitter Soap

Glitter soap can be as fun or subtle as you choose, for a delicate sparkling bar of glitter soap you will need to add the glitter once a skin has begun to form on the melted soap base or the glitter will sink towards the bottom of the mold (I’ve used this method in the fun lip gloss soaps Continue Reading

Luxury Homemade Face Soap Recipe


When it comes to making soap at home this luxury melt and pour recipe is great. It’s simple to make and is adaptable to suit any skin type just by choosing the correct oil to match your skin. Selecting The Oil For Your Homemade Face Soap Recipe: Select one of these carrier oils (based on your skin Continue Reading

Homemade Shaving Soap Recipe

homemade shaving soap

Most men need to shave every day; unfortunately this can often leave the skin feeling dry and taught. With this in mind, all of the ingredients in this homemade shaving soap recipe have been chosen for their excellent moisturizing and conditioning qualities. This moisturizing soap has a very Continue Reading