Cap off your Hemp History Week celebrations by making hemp soap. Hemp oil contains essential fatty acids and poly-unsaturated fatty acids known for their excellent emollient and lubricating properties.
Get our expert advice on homemade options for laundry soap.
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Learn how to make soap with Robin Bedford of Possum Hollow Farm Soap.
Skip the packaging and synthetic chemicals and learn how to make your own, cold-processed shampoo bars.
Learn why making soap doesn't have to be as intimidating as it may sound. Katherine from Bramble Berry chats with an Herb Companion editor.
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Here are three easy Easter basket items for you to make. Children can act as helpers, or you can surprise them. Make rainbow crayons, mini soaps and bath bombs.
Easy handmade soap recipe using tallow and lard.
Making a batch of homemade soap for family use can be done quickly and simply.
Here are instructions for making a quick and easy batch of stained glass soap. Once you get the basics down you can make all sorts of unusual and beautiful embedded soap to give as gifts or enjoy for yourself.
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Let’s break down the soap-making process and start scrubbin’ with homemade bars!
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To make liquid hand soap all you need is a bar of soap and a cheese grater. What could be easier?
What’s with glycerin? It’s a soap-making byproduct with antibacterial properties, but it’s often made with animal fat derivatives, which isn’t really our thing. So, we figured out how to make our own veggie version with coconut oil, opening up a whole world of kitchen pantry beauty concoctions.
USDA-organic personal care line now styled after Dr. Bronner’s iconic castile soap label.
Take a lesson from Southerners, who know a thing or two about keeping cool naturally. These homes take advantage of old-fashioned and cutting-edge passive cooling techniques to stay temperate even during hot Southern summers.
Part II of a tutorial on how to make cold-process soap. The directions are intended for the absolute beginner and use easy-to-locate materials.
Part I of a two-part tutorial on how to make soap for the absolute beginner. Readers will assemble materials and prepare the mold this week in anticipation of combining the ingredients to make a batch of cold-process soap.
Have you ever considered using lard to make soap? It is easy to locate, inexpensive, and has a long history as a soap-making staple. This recipe adds a few extras to improve the conditioning qualities of traditional lard soap.
This DIY washing powder is simple to make, costs just pennies and smells heavenly.
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Learn about advertising-induced fear of an innocuous, food-grade substance, vinegar. Plus, get interesting information about vinegar being used for bioremediation of extremely dangerous chemicals.