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  • Soy candles burn longer, release less toxic soot and burn cooler than paraffin candles. Here's how to make your own at home.

    How to Make Soy Candles

    How to Make Soy Candles

    by Viola Horne0

  • 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!

    Home Made Soap Made Easy, with Recipes for Natural Soap

    Home Made Soap Made Easy, with Recipes for Natural Soap

    by Rachel Koski76

  • 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!

    Hot-Process Soap Making Adventures, with Recipes

    Hot-Process Soap Making Adventures, with Recipes

    by Rachel Koski37

  • Home made soap usually needs to cure for a month. But Hot Process Soap Making speeds up cure time. Heating the soap cures it quickly, makes it safe to use in one week creating hard long lasting bars.

    How to Make Quick-Cure Hot-Process Soap

    How to Make Quick-Cure Hot-Process Soap

    by Dolores Monet16

  • Recipe for easy-to-make coconut milk soap. This recipe will produce a soothing, healing and moisturising soap ideal for sensitive skins. Can be used to wash hair also. Vegetarian and vegan friendly.

    Coconut-Milk Soap Recipe

    Coconut-Milk Soap Recipe

    by Sleepylog180

  • Castile soap is the purest soap ever. Make your own Castile soap by following this easy recipe. This soap is ideal for vegetarians and vegans.

    Castile Soap Recipe

    Castile Soap Recipe

    by Sleepylog10

  • 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...

    Candle Making: Three Important Steps For Beginners

    Candle Making: Three Important Steps For Beginners

    by caitlynk5

  • 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.

    How to Save Money by Making Your Own Liquid Hand Soap

    How to Save Money by Making Your Own Liquid Hand Soap

    by Graham Gifford9

  • When the hunt is over, save that deer fat and put it to good use by making easy tallow container candles. Would be a great Christmas or Holiday present.

    How to Make Tallow Candles From Deer Fat

    How to Make Tallow Candles From Deer Fat

    by Maggie Bonham0