Pumpkin Spice is one of my favourite soaps to make, not only because of the delicious I-want-to-eat fragrance, but because the added fresh pumpkin puree gives extra texture and colour to the soap. Using several swirling techniques, blends the colours both within the soap and on the surface!
Avocado oil, like the fruit itself, contains many healthy vitamins and minerals for your skin. Incorporating it into your soap will add creaminess and increase the conditioning properties of the soap, and the combination of avocado oil with fresh avocado will make for a silky, creamy bar that is great for your skin.
Using fresh ingredients in soap making has become very popular in the last years, largely due to the demand for more natural products. However, fresh ingredients will add extra water, sugar and/or fat to your soap, which alters the formulation and affects the outcome of your soap. In this post, I will explain what is needed and how to avoid common pitfalls.
Keeping your skin well-moisturised and calm after a shave is important to prevent irritations and redness. This tutorial will show you how to create an all-natural aftershave balm, which is soothing, cooling and moisturising, keeping your skin soft and calm.
A shaving soap needs to have a creamy lather, and have ‘slip’ so that the razor glides smoothly over the skin. This tutorial will show you how to make a shaving soap with a rich, creamy lather and extra ‘slip’. It is the perfect Father’s Day gift for children to make for their dad!