Making your own soap might be pretty daunting at first, but here’s a recipe for beginners to practice and can help prepare them for other soaps in the future. With some palm oil, castor oil, and a little bit of coconut oil, you can make a great easy-to-make soap. Get the full, rookie-friendly recipe here:: Beginner’s Cold Process Soap Recipe
You can make some great melt-n-pour soap with a multi-colored heart design encased in the bar. This makes for a great Valentines Day gift or just an any-occasion gift for the sweetie in your life! Get a full tutorial here:: Rainbow Hearts Melt & Pour
When making crafts it can easy to make your crafting space cluttered. Tools cluttered throughout, guides and magazines everywhere, etc. A cluttered workspace can slow you down and make it easy to lose items. What are some ways to fix that?
Cube organizers and filing cabinets are great places to keep bulkier items and paperwork. Front facing book racks can help you stack and see the various sewing guides and recipe books at face value. A dry erase board is perfect for writing up to-do lists. These small steps can make craft-making time more efficient. For more suggestions on how to keep your craft area clutter-free, click here:: Craft Storage Inspiration
Get some cheer and pep into your shower with soap that smells of lemon and exfoliates with poppy seeds. Using coconut oil, olive oil, lemon verbena fragrance, and poppy seeds, you can make an invigorating soap that’s great for you, friends, and soap shop customers. Get the full recipe here:: Lemon Poppy Seed Cold Process
A dollop of whipped shea butter can replenish and moisturize dry skin as the Tamanu treats any redness and itchiness. It is easy to make at home using silk powder and arrowroot powder and makes a great gift for soap shop customers to purchase. Get the full recipe here:: Whipped Tamanu & Shea Butter
No one can achieve everything on his or her own. Even the best handcrafted soap makers needed some help in order to successfully sell their items online. Who can you turn to for a helping hand?
Family members can help you get started on your business, whether its to help support you financially in the beginning stages or an extra pair of hands to help make your items. Local organizations and classes can help teach you how to manage and organize your business more efficiently. There are also online forums to help you answer questions and get support from your peers. Having a good support network can help your soap business thrive. For more suggestions on helpful hands, click here:: 8 Places to Get Help with Your Handmade Business
Use some of that leftover white wine to make decadent cold process soap. Mixing the wine in with lard, castor oil, rice brain oil, and pomace olive oil can make a soothing, replenishing soap fit for you, your friends, or craft shop customers. Get the full recipe here:: White Wine Cold Process Soap Recipe
With some honey fragrance oil and some melt-n-pour base soap, you can make a handcrafted soap that contains the sweet scent of honey. This easy-to-make soap makes a great gift for the honeybee in your life. Get the full recipe here:: Save the Honey Bee Melt and Pour Tutorial
Bath bombs can add a layer of luxury for to any bath. The bubbling sensation and scent can make bath time a relaxing time. Why not make them at home? The Soap Guy has a great tutorial for anyone who wants to make great bath bombs for yourself or your craft soap shop. Get a full video tutorial with tips below.
Give yourself a sweet scent with a sense of fun while you get clean. You can make homemade whipped cream-like soap in a dessert parfait style with some foaming bath butter base, some essential oils, and utensils around your kitchen. Get a full tutorial here:: Whipped Cream Soap for Bath Parfaits