Juniper Berry Soap

Juniper berry soap

This is a soap Benjamin and I made for Prairie Soap Company’s holiday lineup.  He makes a soap called Sweet Earth which uses juniper berries in the lye water.  He grinds the juniper berries up using a coffee grinder.  Added to the lye water they soften, produce a bit of color and impart a bit […]

Orange Oatmeal Breakfast Salt Bar

orange oatmeal breakfast salt bar

I LOVE SALT BARS. Did you miss the Cocoa and Coffee Salt Bar or the African Black Soap Salt Bar?  Be sure to check them out for more details about why I love salt bars and how to make them.  This is simply another variation that I love. Because they set up fast and hard, […]

African Black Soap Salt Bar

This past weekend I was hanging out with Benjamin (Prairie Soap Company) at the shop and decided to knock out a few projects for my blog. I took along my favorite molds for salt bars and decided to do three different salt bars using interesting additives, natural colorants and amazing essential oil blends (which Benjamin […]

Color Soap Naturally – Advanced multi colored design with infusions

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Okay, so making a solid colored soap with an infusion is easy. But what if you wanted to color a soap four different colors using different infused olive oils? You wouldn’t want to make your standard recipe, divide the traced soap in individual containers and add a tablespoon of infused olive oil to each container. Why not? You […]

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