This recipe and step-by-step guide (with images) shows you how to recycle soap bits to make homemade soap with added honey. You can also scent it with essential oils and fresh or dried herbs, and optionally colour it with food dye.
A complete illustrated guide to making votive candles the easy way. Try my personal foolproof techniques that get perfect votives every time!
This exfoliating bar is an easy melt and pour soap recipe that anyone can make.
In this article I explain how to make your own castile soap using both the hot and cold process methods for bars or liquid soap!
Bright pumpkins are a cheery way to decorate for the fall season and holidays. Here's how to make some festive candle holders using pumpkins and autumn trimmings to welcome guests to your home!
How to adapt Liz Ardlady's famous shampoo bar recipe to make liquid shampoo.
Learn how to use a pre-made rebatch soap base to create rustic-looking soaps! You can create them for yourself or give them away to friends.
Hot process soap making is one of the ways to make all-natural soap at home. But can you make the soap really, really pretty? What can you add to it to make it more interesting? Here's an account of some of my recent adventures in hot process soap making. You should be able to learn something, too!
Is Dove better or worse than handmade soap? Here's a soap maker's opinion of handmade soap vs Dove.
Making your own liquid hand soap is an easy afternoon project that will potentially save you hundreds of dollars. Choose your scent or opt for a fragrance-free soap. Make enough for a large family or plenty for gift giving.
Whether you're new to soap making or a seasoned vet, why use artificial ingredients to color your all-natural home made soap? Check out these easy to use natural ingredients that will give your soap the beautiful colors you're looking for!
Learn how to make simple, natural, authentic soap at home, using ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. Soap making does not have to be a costly hobby - in fact, you may find that it's ultimately cheaper than buying soap!
Learn about the fats and oils used in making soap as well as the differences between saturated and unsaturated fats.
How do you make a candle? As a person who has experience making candles, I am often asked this question. People are surprised to hear that it is much more than just melting wax, adding fragrance and color then pouring it into a container with a...
Are you intrigued by the art of making candles but think it's too messy and time-consuming to try? Here are three simple techniques that are actually easy to do! With these step-by-step instructions, you'll learn to make beeswax, melted wax, or hand-dipped candles.