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: Natural Classic Lavender Soap Recipe

Classic Lavender Soap Recipe & Tutorial: All sliced up!

My mĆ©mĆØre’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: Rainbow Spin Swirl Soap Recipe + Video

Rainbow Spin Swirl Soap Recipe & Tutorial

I’ve had a ton of requests for more rainbow soaps, so I decided to get started with a simple spin swirl soap! This technique is one of my favorites in a slab because it’s super easy and versatile. No matter if you are a beginner or an experienced soapmaker, you should be able to pull […]

Tutorial: Modern Sandalwood OmbrƩ Soap Recipe

Finished Modern Sandalwood Ombre Soap!

The ombrĆ© trend is popular for good reason. It’s timeless, a show stopper and looks so effortless, especially as a soap design. It is also a good way to see your colorant in action. I know I am not the only one that wonders how my new mica will look in cold process soap. Sometimes […]

Tutorial: Midnight Star Melt and Pour Soap Cake Recipe

Ariane & Her Finished Melt and Pour Soap Cake with Star Embeds!

In my shop, I always have a Cake of the DayĀ soap sitting on the counter by the cash register. My regular clients love to come back weekly to check whatā€™s new on the cake plate! Melt and pour soap cakes are a wonderful way to test new fragrance oils, as you will know right away […]

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: Activated Charcoal and Tea Tree Soap Recipe

You canā€™t reinvent the wheel but you can definitely take a new spin on it. I love a classic activated charcoal and tea tree soap recipe myself! Instead of doing an all black bar or monotone bar of soap, I wanted to design a soap that paid homage to the tea tree plant with itā€™s […]

Tutorial: Espresso Almond Milk Soap Recipe

Espresso Almond Milk Soap Recipe

Recently I jumped on the almond milk soap bandwagon and I must say that I amĀ a fan! Itā€™s rich and luxurious, so of course, I had to soap with it! Milk soaps have been popular for quite some time, they are moisturizing, creamy, and they lather beautifully. Almond milk soaps have the added benefit of […]

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 […]