Rebatching Soap Scraps

Rebatching Soap Scraps

I’m sure this is a familiar sight for any cold process soap maker – the container (or boxes in my case) of soap shavings and off cuts which are left over when you cut and tidy your soaps. All of our bathrooms at work have my soap off cuts for hand washing,...
Mica in Cold Process Soap – Part 2

Mica in Cold Process Soap – Part 2

If you haven’t read Part 1 of this post you can find it here It’s been one week since I made the test bars of soap. It took that long just to be able to un-mould the bars in one piece. You can see from the photo below that the bars were still very soft and...
Mica in Cold Process Soap – Part 1

Mica in Cold Process Soap – Part 1

As someone who has made cold process soap for several years now, I have certainly experienced my share of soap fails. Usually it was because I was unprepared or because I hadn’t looked up how a fragrance oil performs (‘cement’ soap in a bowl is NOT...

Beginner’s Guide to Soap Making

Anne-Marie from Soap Queen has make some great beginner soap making videos. These are a must watch for anyone that is new to cold process soap making! I recommend watching all four videos in the beginner series before attempting to make your first batch of cold...