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Video: Lavender & Cedar Split Tiger Stripe Soap soap recipes and tutorials

I've been spending a lot of time playing in the soapy workshop this month, swatching colorants for a new edition of Swatch Mania and creating tutorials for y'all.

When I got my hands on the new ...

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Tutorial: Pastel Four Color Gradient Layers Soap (ISC) soap recipes and tutorials

It's time for another Inspiration Soap Challenge tutorial!

Jaime from Sleeping Gypsy received one of the ISC kits, and whipped up this bright treat inspired by Mungo...

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Tutorial: Exfoliating Natural Ombré Soap (ISC) soap recipes and tutorials

It's time for another Inspiration Soap Challenge tutorial!

Cynthia from Five Golden Apples was one of the lucky receivers of the fifteen ISC kits, and made this gorgeous...

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Video: Rainbow Soap with Petal Technique soap recipes and tutorials

Over the weekend, I was playing around with a cake design technique that I've been wanting to translate to soap. I do this a lot with techniques - baking and soaping go hand in hand!

One of my...

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Tutorial: Layered Modified Mantra Rainbow Soap (ISC) soap recipes and tutorials

It's time for the first Inspiration Soap Challenge tutorial! Hurray!

Kellyann from Tranquility Bay Bath was one of the lucky receivers of the fifteen ISC kits, and made this stunning tiger stripe...

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How to Make a No-Leak PVC Pipe Soap Mold (on the Cheap!) guest contributors soap recipes and tutorials
Guest post alert! This fab post is brought to you by Akeylah from Halcyon Bath. Check out her bio at the bottom! Have some super soapy wisdom you want to share with Modern Soapmaking's...
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Tutorial: Blackjack Tuxedo Anise and Mint Salt Soap soap recipes and tutorials

Summer is here, and that means it's time to start using my favorite soap type ever: salt soap! I'm a huge fan of salt soaps. They gently exfoliate and feeling amazingly smooth and creamy in use.

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Tutorial: Lemon Zest + Blueberry Yogurt Soap Recipe soap recipes and tutorials

You know what happens when you accidentally buy twice the amount of yogurt you normally do? You make soap, of course. (Okay, I guess you could eat it, but bah!)

Inspired by a recent foray into...

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How to Make Natural Lemongrass & Coconut Milk Soap soap recipes and tutorials

Soapers who make vegan friendly handmade soap often get a little stuck in their soapmaking. Without additives like honey, milk, or silk, it can be a little trying to get a nice creamy addition to a...

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Tutorial: Using Mica to Stamp Cold Process Soap (+ a New Custom Soap Stamp!) soap recipes and tutorials

You know how much I love my custom soap stamps! They are a great way to add a unique flare to cold process soap and incorporate your branding into your naked (unpackaged) soap!

Can it get any...

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Soap Challenge 2014: Rainbow Drop Swirl Video + Coconut Oil Free Soap Recipe soap recipes and tutorials

It's been awhile since I did one of Great Cakes Soapworks' Soap Challenges, but the drop swirl was something I've been wanting to revisit. Plus, I broke out a coconut oil free soap recipe for this...

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Tutorial: Luxury Argan & Creamy Avocado Soap soap recipes and tutorials

I've been destashing lately and had a little over six ounces of argan oil hanging around. So, I decided it was time to whip up a luxurious facial soap by using a little pureed avocado. I...

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