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 […]

Sneak Peek Tutorial: Citrus Breeze Brine Soap by The Nerdy Farm Wife

Citrus Breeze Brine Bars

A few months ago, I received an email from Jan Berry, the rockstar creator behind TheNerdyFarmWife.com, regarding her upcoming book. She wanted to be sure she credited me with the creation of the tiger stripe technique and asked if I knew the creators behind other techniques she used in the book. I was so impressed […]

Tutorial: Fresh Peaches and Cream Soap Recipe with Coconut Cream and Peach Puree

Slice and peel fresh peaches, or thaw frozen peaches.

Is there anything more classic and pure than peaches and cream? Consider this peaches and cream soap recipe a twist on the classic!! Instead of using traditional cream, we’re going to dive in using coconut cream. To double up the peaches and cream, we’ll puree our peaches and create a batch of soap. Then, shred […]

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: 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 […]

Video: Rainbow Clyde Slide Soap Recipe & Tutorial

Over the last year, I’ve fallen behind on all the trendy and new soap design techniques introduced into the soapy wild by talented soapmakers! The clyde slide soap design technique popularized by Clyde of Vibrant Soap is one that I’m tackling today! I love Clyde’s approach to soap designs, focusing on color theory and taking […]

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 […]