The point I would like to make in this Soap Making Blog is that you need not stick to a plain recipe but you can alter it easily to make it something more special. Don't be afraid to change things around a bit, get creative and come up with different ideas. Start with a good basic recipe i.e. the one below and then switch it up. 164g x Coconut Oil 164g x Olive Oil 140g x Shea Butter 125g x Water 64g x Sodium Hydroxide To make the soap go to the Basic Soap Making Bl
All over the papers and television we are all being encouraged to ditch plastic to help our wonderful planet. What better way to do this than to make your own soap! Making soap is fun, therapeutic and very, very satisfying. You do not have to buy expensive equipment most of it can be found in your kitchen cupboards, even the moulds you can make yourself very easily. The ingredients are easily sourced on the internet and even in supermarkets and they do not cost huge amounts.
When you decide to make your own soap don't be tempted into being to adventurous by adding lots of different oils/butters, colours, botanicals and patterns. Although some photos of gorgeous looking soap might make you want to dive straight in I'd suggest choosing a simple basic recipe to start with - no colours, no additives, no superfatting, no pattern just basic soap with a basic aroma. I suggest you start with gorgeous oils/butters like Coconut Oil, Shea Butter and Olive O
I have realised over the years that so many of my clients have loved the Soap Making workshops, gone on to make soap at home for friends and family, loved every moment of it and then decided they wanted to create their own bespoke soap business – hence my One to One Business Counselling workshop was formed. This workshop helps my clients take that next step, apply for Safety Cosmetic Assessments and start up a unique business with an aim to making a very good profit. I know t