i won’t make soap because i’m afraid of the lye. i have breathing issues and so far, no drs have ok’d it. you may be afraid of lye because of other reasons. at any rate, click the link for all the info.
Soaps using a goat milk base are creamy and leave your skin feeling silky smooth. Many people have claimed that their allergies or acne have gone away completely since switching to a goat milk soap. Real soap leaves your skin feeling great while actually getting you clean.
Cleaning out the sewing room recently, I came across a good stash of homegrown calendula petals from last year that were dried and ready to go. Ah, yes, calendula soap. I had wanted to have a crack at this for quite some time and my memory had been jogged after chatting soap and calendula with a vegie groupie just last week. Calendula is well known for it’s skin soothing properties and as an added bonus, the petals actually keep their colour during the saponification process, when the lye and oils mix together to form ‘soap’. I just had to give it a go..
(**This is not a detailed tutorial for making soap. Certain safety precautions need to be observed when making soap at home which I haven’t covered here. See Rhonda’s cold pressed soap recipe if starting out with handmade soaps for the first time.**)
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also, check out the other article entitled:HOW TO MAKE COLD PRESSED SOAP
Nourishing all-natural soap makes a wonderful gift for yourself and others. Check out these recipes for Lemongrass Ginger Coffee Kitchen Soap, Rosemary Spearmint Energizing Shower Soap, and Orange Vanilla Cinnamon Soap. With natural vegetable ingredients, pure essential oils, natural colours, and herbs from the garden, you can feel good about taking care of those who use your handmade soap.
FOR ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK