Tutorial: Fresh Turmeric and Almond Milk Soap Recipe

Nothing gets my creative juices flowing more than trying new ingredients. So, when I spotted fresh turmeric at my local Fresh Market store, I knew right away what my next soap would be! Although turmeric has been around since ancient times, it has recently become more mainstream as people discover its benefits. I recently tried […]

Tutorial: Natural Classic Lavender Soap Recipe

Classic Lavender Soap Recipe & Tutorial: All sliced up!

My m√©m√®re’s favorite is a bar of classic lavender soap and she relies on me to keep her stocked up! Even though I don’t sell soap anymore, I still make batches here and there for friends & family, this was no exception. The plus side is that I can also take y’all along for the […]

Tutorial: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Soap Recipe

Tutorial: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Soap

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and with it comes all of the sweets and treats! To celebrate the season, I’m sharing my take on a chocolate covered strawberry in soap form! (Chocolate covered strawberries are my very favorite thing to say “Be my Valentine!!” – Perfection!) This chocolate covered strawberry soap involves making your own […]

Tutorial: Fall Medley Soap with Homemade Apple Cider and Pumpkin Puree

Tutorial: Fall Medley Soap with Homemade Apple Cider and Roasted Pumpkin Puree

Fall is here!! And with it comes all of the lovely foods and drinks and colors and scents. Why not incorporate fall into a soap? I couldn’t decide what I liked more – apple cider or pumpkin, so I thought a fall medley soap that uses both apples and pumpkins would be perfect! This soap […]

Tutorial: Vegan Friendly Milk and Honey Soap Recipe

I am not a vegan. But as a chef, I have always wanted to know as much as possible about food, the way it works, and how to make things taste good! I discovered nut milks and cheeses many years ago and was hooked. When I began to make soaps, I started to experiment with […]

Tutorial: Rainbow Linear Swirl Soap Recipe with Natural Colorants

Soapmakers often marvel at all of my rainbow soaps, but often forget that natural colorants can give you a full spectrum of beauty, too! I wanted to show off some rainbow goodness with natural colorants, and the linear swirl soap design technique is the perfect way to do that! (It truly lets the colors shine, […]

Tutorial: Shaving Soap Recipe with Stearic Acid

Tutorial: Shaving Soap Recipe with Stearic Acid

Last year, Veronica shared her palm-free shaving soap recipe, and it’s been quite the hit! However, a lot of soapmakers have been requesting two modifications: A wet shaving soap formula with palm oil (not palm-free) A palm free shaving soap formula without soy Today, we’re going to tackle the first request: a traditional shaving soap […]

Tutorial: Layered Basil Tomato Soap Recipe (Using Food in Soap)

The basil tomato soap recipe has big ole bubbles!

There is nothing more exciting than going to a farmer’s market in summertime. So many amazing fruits and vegetables are available and at their peak! I live in Florida, and can pretty much get most things all year, but fruits and vegetables taste the best and cost the least during their real season. And there […]

Tutorial: Rosewater Soap with Rosehip & Jojoba Oils

Tutorial: Rosewater Soap with Rosehip & Jojoba Oils

Last spring, I collected tons of rose petals from our garden and made my own rosewater for skincare, including a toner and this lovely little rosewater soap. As I went through so much trouble to make my own rosewater, I wasn’t scared to use some luxury¬†oils and ingredients in this¬†rosewater soap formula. The essential oil […]

Tutorial: Neem Soap with Rosehip & Evening Primrose

Tutorial: 20% Neem Soap with Rosehip & Evening Primrose

My two favorite facial soap formulas are activated charcoal and tea tree facial soap and neem soap. Everyone and their dog’s uncle has an activated charcoal and tea tree soap recipe out there, so I decided to whip up this neem soap tutorial and recipe for y’all. I always use at least 20% neem oil […]