Holiday Soap Idea: How to Make Christmas Tree Soap

Holiday Soap Idea: How to Make Christmas Tree Soap

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Holiday soap is an amazing idea for soap-makers, gift-givers, and lovers of the holidays in general. I love the smell and look of my Christmas tree soap! The pine scent with eucalyptus is so fresh and festive, while the green tones swirl against a white base.   I plan on making four Christmas soaps for my FIRST EVER LINE (YAY!) of soap products I plan to sell. *Phew!* Such an exciting time, but also an incredibly anxious one.   This Christmas tree-scented soap is the first Christmas soap I made and it came out amazingly. I dared to use 3 colours this time and, while I did scramble, I managed (and I’m so glad I did!)   The end result is a GORGEOUS, 3-toned soap that smells just like fresh…
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How to Make Coffee Soap Using Real Coffee

How to Make Coffee Soap Using Real Coffee

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There are so many benefits to making and using coffee soap. Coffee acts as a natural deodorizer eliminating strong scents (like onions!) from our hands. If you decide to use the grounds in the soap (like I do), the soap becomes mildly exfoliating, which helps to remove dead skin and keep it nice and clean.   Visually, coffee soap is just beautiful. If made right, the pictures almost sell the soap itself. Call it gimmicky, but people are drawn to this type of soap. My recipe is palm-free, uses actual brewed coffee and its grounds. There are two tones: brown for the body and a soft white to mimic fluffy cream on top.   This recipe is kind of advanced, so if you’re new to soaping, I don’t recommend this…
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Step-by-Step Lavender Soap Tutorial

Step-by-Step Lavender Soap Tutorial

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This lavender soap recipe makes a two-toned, swirly bar of purple and white. A lot of soapers make lavender bath products because the scent is amazingly fresh and seems to be a big hit with customers. It’s also really fun and beautiful to use purple in coloring your soap. If this is your first time making soap, take a few minutes to read the articles below before progressing: Lye safety Soap equipment - what do I need? Yield: 2.5 lb batch of soap   Ingredients:   Oils: Almond Oil, sweet - 1.37 oz (5%) Palm Oil - 8.19 oz (30%) Olive Oil - 8.19 oz (30%) Coconut Oil - 8.19 oz (30%) Shea Butter - 1.37 oz (5%)   Lye Solution: Lye - 3.93 oz Distilled water - 8.74 oz…
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