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Soap making

Explore 7 projects, 6 videos, and more

Fragrant Citrus and Fruit Soaps

Other Ideas:
Puree, DIY Beauty, Guests, Sage
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How to Make Goat's Milk Soap

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Heart-Shaped Soap

Steps:4
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Homemade Glycerin Soaps

Steps:4
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Fruit and Herb Soaps

Steps:6
Materials
  • Assorted citrus peels, berries, and herbs
  • Paper coffee filters, if using herbs
  • Clean, dry containers, such as milk cartons, drink boxes, juice-concentrate cans, or yogurt cups
  • Heat-resistant glass measuring cup or bowl
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray or petroleum jelly
  • Dough scraper
  • Glycerin soap base
  • Spray bottle
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Paring knife
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Lavender Soap How-To

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
DIY Beauty
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Tin-Mold Soaps and Soap-Making Basics

Steps:5
The varied hues, stimulating textures, and refreshing scents of our mix-and-match soaps rejuvenate the senses and wash away winter doldrums.
Materials
  • Glycerin
  • Molds
  • Liquid-measuring cup
  • Paring knife
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Bench scraper
  • Toothpicks
  • Spoon
  • Food coloring
  • Essential oils
  • Vegetable-oil spray or petroleum jelly
  • Paper towels
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Soap Cubes

Steps:5
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Savon de Marseille

Steps:5
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Kids, Soap
Wrapped in unbleached parchment paper and tied with waxed twine, our version of this classic soap is great to give as gifts and to use for houseguests -- but don't forget to keep a stash for yourself.
Materials
  • Double boiler
  • Olive oil-based soap
  • Essential oils
  • French green clay
  • Milk carton or mold
  • Knife
  • 1 tablespoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup warm water
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Goat Soap

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