My Favorite Things Soap Related

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I get asked all the time what my favorite soap related “things” are…  Here’s my list!  Leave your list in the comments!  I’d love to know what your current favorites are! My favorite soap making molds. Right now I’m loving … Read More

Flowers on Cold Process Soap

Original flower design tutorial here… Here is how to create flowers on top of your cold process soap.  You’ll need a slow moving cold process soap recipe, squirt bottles and skewers. The recipe: Sweet Almond oil – 1.25 oz Coconut … Read More

Creating Custom Colors using Oxides and Ultramarines – Color Palette 1

One of my favorite things to do as a soap maker is to mix colors! I’m by no means an expert but I wanted to share how I mix, test and use colors. In this post we’ll focus on oxides … Read More

The Peacock Swirl Soap Design

Inspiration here.  I saw this paper on Paper Mojo and thought it would make a wonderful swirl in soap!  So here’s how I did it. You’ll need a slow tracing/moving recipe.  Something high in olive oil, low in castor and … Read More

Hot Process Soap Series: The Great Pumpkin Loaf

Moya, Minnie and I decided to start off with a project perfect for fall.  A pumpkin loaf made with real pumpkin, oatmeal and scented with an EO blend of Orange, Cinnamon and Clove. The Recipe: Palm oil – 8 oz Coconut … Read More

Color Soap Naturally – Calendula and Paprika, Layers and Swirls

This is an advanced soap design using natural colorants.  It includes calendula and paprika for color and texture and swirling and layering techniques.  I’ll also show you how to do the thin cocoa line you can see between layers. Bring … Read More

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