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We had great fun today teaching eight eager ladies the basics of cold process soap making at Melton South Community Centre, Victoria. Our beginners soap making course is one of my personal favourites to teach because I do most of the instruction. We teach a minimum of four with a maximum of eight students per class. [...]
Castile soap is a soap made with olive oil, water, and lye. For centuries, people have been using this gentle cleanser for skin, hair, clothes, and more.
Cold process soap making is not only fun but also a great way to use your creativity and create a beautiful, skin loving practical product.
It's like time travel! Pioneers and homesteaders used to make soap from scratch all the time. Are you ready? Let's go over some soap making basics.
List of natural soap colourants. Learn what to use to colour your soap naturally with herbs, clays, oil infusions and more.
I was boxing up some soap to donate and ran across some naturally colored soaps. I decided to take a quick picture to share. These soaps were made adding the herb/spice/clay to trace. The photo was taken after 6 months so you can see that some (nettle) have faded.
121 · Looking for the perfect cold process soap recipe with tons of lather, skin loving moisture, and the ability to get you squeaky clean? This recipe combines base oils with mango butter, castor oil, avocado oil, and other great ingredients. A tutorial video is included for new soapers. #homemadesoap #coldprocesssoap
Baking & Spices
- 4 oz Avocado oil
Oils & Vinegars
- 2 oz Almond oil, sweet
- 4 oz Castor oil
- 11 oz Coconut oil
- 3 tbsp Fragrance oil
- 9 oz Olive oil
- 9 oz Palm oil
- 2 oz Mango butter
- 10 oz Water
- colorant or mica (optional)
- 5.83 ounces lye
- 2 teaspoons sodium lactate (optional, for a harder bar)