Sometimes it’s a bit hard to know where to start and what you will need. The following basic tutorials are created to help you on your way and are suitable for complete beginners, but also for those who need a little refresher!
Soap making isn’t hard and should definitely not be stressful. Here are some handy hints to turn your soap making journey into a fun and successful one!
Making your own lipstick can seem daunting at first, but once you’ve made your first lipstick, you’ll want to keep making more! Not only can you make sure you only use natural ingredients, you also get to do the fun part of playing with colours. For extra fun, why not make it a girls night in and turn it into a crafty lipstick party?
Bath bombs are pure balls of fizzy fun at bath time. Not only that, bath bombs can have positive effects on your skin, body and mood. Depending on what ingredients you add, they can either be skin soothing, relaxing, invigorating or detoxifying. Here is a simple basic bath bomb tutorial for you to try.
Infused oils are very versatile and useful. Depending on the herbs and flowers you have used, you can use them in your cooking, as a skin oil, for massage or you can add them to
your balms and lotions.
Lip balms are fun and easy to make. You only need a few ingredients: a liquid vegetable oil, such as sunflower oil or sweet almond oil; a vegetable butter, like shea butter or cocoa butter; and a wax, which is usually beeswax or candelilla wax for a vegan option.
Balms are very versatile and can be made for many uses, depending on what ingredients are added. A good place to start formulating balms is by using equal parts of wax, oil, and butter
Melt and pour soap is basically melting a pre-made soap base and then pouring it into a soap mold, hence the name! The technique of melting and pouring the pre-made soap is very simple.
Soap making isn’t complicated, but it does require you to work accurately and safely. And although this is a simple soap recipe, it will teach you the necessary skills to continue on to more advanced techniques