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Easter ideas: How to make egg-shaped soap

Easter it close and brings a challenge to each soapmaker:  how to make an egg-shaped soap? Some two years ago, I amused myself making soap eggs from melt and pour soap base I have made from scratch [the link is in Slovak only, sorry]. I used some plastic eggs for the purpose and found it rather Read more...

100% coconut liquid soap

100% coconut oil soap has perfect cleansing properties, able to clean in very hard water and the only able to clean in sea water, but can be drying. But I wanted a soap to use mainly as detergent for dishes and laundry.   Tips:  Making 100% oil soap is practical, because you can use it for your Read more...

How to make melt and pour soap base

I like the advantages of melt & pour method – no alkali to deal with, we can literally make only one bar of soap, almost any colors and fragrances are stable in less quantity.   But as a soapmaker from scratch, I am not pleased with the idea to purchase a soap base! Not only that I cannot influence Read more...

How to make transparent soap

Making transparent soap from scratch is not very difficult, but patience is definitely needed, as it definitely takes several hours. Introduction   You can read in almost all of the “how to make transparent soap” manuals, that to master the technique, it is a big advantage to be familiar with the Read more...
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