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  • Banana Soap Recipe: Cold Process Berry Banana Smoothie Soap

    Learn how to make a cold process banana soap recipe. Plus discover the benefits of banana soap when used as part of your daily, summer beauty regimen. Summer is all about fresh fruit — and fresh fruit smoothies! So I really wanted to create a seasonal summer soap with a smoothie theme. My berry banana smoothie soap recipe does just that! Made with real banana and a wild berries &…

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    Summer Citrus Soap Recipe with a Natural Essential Oil Blend

    This homemade summer citrus soap recipe contains a citrus inspired natural essential oil blend of peppermint, orange and lemongrass. Formulated to be both cleansing and conditioning, this natural soap works great at tackling sweat and grime without over drying skin. Discover how to make this cold process soap for your summer skin care routine. Plus get ideas for using the finished soap bars as embeds in an easy melt and…

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    Homemade Apple Donut Soap Recipe for Natural Anti-Aging Skin Care

    Learn how to make homemade apple donut soaps with real apple powder. This cold process donut soap recipe gently exfoliates and rejuvenates skin thanks to apple powder benefits. So it’s perfect for your anti-aging skin care regimen for natural beauty.   Apple Donut Soap Donuts continue to be on trend. And while your waistline may not agree with this particular trend, you can enjoy my homemade apple donut soaps without…

  • Natural Shaving Soap Recipe with Hydrating Lanolin and Neem Oil to Promote Skin Health! Making the switch to a natural shaving soap is a more environmentally friendly choice. This homemade shaving soap recipe with lanolin and neem oil is not only a great green alternative, but it's also budget conscience so you save money in the long run over purchasing a commercial product.

    Natural Shaving Soap Recipe with Lanolin for a Smooth, Skin Hydrating Eco-friendly Shave

    Learn how to make a skin hydrating natural shaving soap for a smooth, eco-friendly shave — even if you have sensitive skin! A wonderful addition to your natural skin care routine, this homemade shaving soap recipe is made with skin conditioning shea butter and lanolin, a humectant, to help lock in moisture and aid in glide. Keep reading to learn how to craft your own lanolin shaving soap recipe, plus…

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    Aloe Vera Soap Recipe with Neem Oil

    This homemade aloe vera soap recipe with neem oil is a cold process soap that uses aloe vera gel for its natural skin care benefits. It makes a great natural soap bar for daily skin care. Discover the benefits of aloe vera for skin, and learn how to incorporate aloe vera gel into cold process soap recipes to make soap with aloe vera. Homemade Aloe Vera Soap If you commonly…

  • This natural calendula soap recipe is handcrafted with skin nourishing ingredients that promote skin health like calendula hydrosol, calendula powder and chia seed oil. Natural shredded loofah is then added for gentle exfoliation to brighten and smooth skin. #soap #soapmaking #soaprecipe #calendula #handmade #diy #crafts #skincare #beauty #natural #naturalskincare #giftideas #coldprocessoap #palmfreesoap

    Natural Calendula Soap Recipe for Healthy Looking Skin After 40

    This natural calendula soap recipe is handcrafted with skin nourishing ingredients that promote skin health. Calendula hydrosol, calendula powder and chia seed oil are key ingredients for healthy looking skin. Natural shredded loofah is also included for its gentle exfoliation that leads to brighter, smoother skin. I had the unfortunate realization today, while reading an article on another blog, that I am a mid-lifer. I mean, mid-lifers are my parents…

  • Plantain Soap Recipe with Date Sugar & Frankincense! This natural soap recipe is handmade using the cold process soapmaking method. Perfect for dry or problem skin, this homemade plantain soap recipe produces low cleansing, super nourishing soap bars with an exceptional lather. Discover the recipe for this palm free plantain soap recipe now at Soap Deli News blog. #soap #plantainsoap #soaprecipe #soapmaking #diy #crafts

    Plantain Soap Recipe with Date Sugar & Frankincense

    Nourish dry skin and promote skin health with this natural plantain soap recipe with date sugar and frankincense. This natural plantain soap recipe is handmade using the cold process soapmaking method and is perfect for dry or problem skin. Formulated to produce a low cleansing, super nourishing soap with an exceptional lather, this homemade plantain soap is also palm free. Last summer I made a wonderful plantain herbal oil infusion…

  • Ginger Mint Soap Recipe! This homemade ginger mint soap recipe is a wonderful skin care option for caring for and nourishing dry skin! Made with gentle ingredients that include cocoa butter, olive oil and black cumin seed oil, this ginger mint soap is a year round delight for anyone in need of a gentle cleanser to soothe irritated or dry skin. #soap #soapmaking #skincare #soaprecipe #blackcuminseedoil #oliveoil #beauty #dryskin #dryskinremedy #gentlecleanser #cleanser #diy #crafts

    Ginger Mint Soap Recipe for Nourishing Dry Skin

    This homemade ginger mint soap recipe is a wonderful skin care option to care for, nourish and hydrate dry skin! Made with gentle ingredients that include cocoa butter, olive oil and black cumin seed oil, this ginger mint soap is a year round delight for anyone in need of a gentle cleanser to soothe irritated or dry skin. Winter is most definitely here. With the recent arctic outbreak, dangerously cold…

  • Orange Spice Tea Soap Recipe! If hot orange spice tea is one of your favorite winter luxuries, then this orange spice tea soap recipe should be on your weekend to do list! Scented with a blend of juicy seasonal oranges and zesty spices, this moisturizing homemade soap recipe nourishes dry skin while enveloping you with its warm, enticing fragrance. #soap #soapmaking #soaprecipe #diy #crafts #orangespice #tea #skincare

    Orange Spice Tea Soap Recipe for Seasonal Homemade Winter Gifts

    If hot orange spice tea is one of your favorite winter luxuries, then this orange spice tea soap recipe should be on your weekend to do list! Scented with a blend of juicy seasonal oranges and zesty spices, this moisturizing homemade soap recipe nourishes dry winter skin while enveloping you with its warm, enticing fragrance. Oranges. The Seasonal Winter Fruit. Oranges are a common gift throughout the holiday season. They’re…

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    How to Make Orange Soap with Blood Orange Essential Oil

    This orange soap recipe is made with real orange powder and blood orange essential oil. Similar to other citrus essential oils, blood orange essential oil has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antibacterial properties. This makes this DIY citrus soap especially suitable for acne prone and combination skin. Keep reading to discover how to create this orange cold process soap for your natural skin care routine this summer. DIY Orange Soap These DIY orange…

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    How to Make Apple Soap with Apple Fruit Powder (Cold Process Recipe)

    Discover how to make apple soap using real fruit powder. My green apple soap recipe is created using the cold process soapmaking method. Formulated using real apple fruit powder for its skin care benefits, this homemade soap makes a wonderful addition to your summer beauty routine. Learn how to get gorgeous glowing skin today when you make this natural summer soap for your face and body. DIY Apple Soap If…

  • This homemade chia & charcoal soap recipe is palm free and is made with chia seed oil, activated charcoal and Australian midnight black clay.

    Homemade Chia & Charcoal Soap Recipe to Naturally Hydrate Maturing Skin (Even If It’s Acne Prone!)

    This homemade chia & charcoal soap recipe is made with soothing and hydrating chia seed oil and naturally detoxifying activated charcoal. It’s an easy, natural way to hydrate maturing skin without any extra steps as part of your daily beauty regimen. Even if your skin is acne prone! Formulating A Natural Charcoal Soap for Maturing & Acne Prone Skin As I’ve aged – 42 this coming June! – my skin…

  • This yogurt & banana soap recipe with organic flax seed oil is formulated especially for dry skin. It's made using real banana powder, yogurt powder and organic flax seed oil. Crafted using the cold process soapmaking method, my yogurt & banana soap recipe yields a high conditioning / low cleansing soap bar.

    Yogurt & Banana Soap Recipe with Organic Flax Seed Oil

    This yogurt & banana soap recipe with organic flax seed oil is formulated especially for dry skin. It’s made using real banana powder, yogurt powder and organic flax seed oil. Crafted using the cold process soapmaking method, my yogurt & banana soap recipe yields a high conditioning / low cleansing soap bar. Banana powder, made from 100% banana, is rich in both potassium and vitamin A. It’s great for those suffering from dry skin…

  • Learn how to make donut soap from scratch using the cold process soap making method. If you love doughnuts but they don't love you, try making this DIY donut soap instead! Crafted using the cold process soapmaking method, these DIY donut soaps are formulated to be high conditioning/low cleansing bars.

    How to Make Donut Soap Using the Cold Process Soapmaking Method

    Learn how to make DIY donut soap bars with watermelon powder. These small batch, artisan soaps are made using the cold process soap making method, and are a great way to nourish and care for skin.  DIY Donut Soap If you love doughnuts but they don’t love you, try making this DIY donut soap instead! Crafted using the cold process soapmaking method, these DIY donut soaps are formulated to be…

  • This palm free olive and babassu soap recipe is easy enough for beginners and requires only three soapmaking oils! Formulated to be low cleansing and extra conditioning, this olive and babassu soap recipe is perfect for winter or year round for anyone who suffers from dry skin!

    Palm Free Olive and Babassu Soap Recipe

    This palm free olive and babassu soap recipe is easy enough for beginners and requires only three soapmaking oils! Formulated to be low cleansing and extra conditioning, this olive and babassu soap recipe is perfect for winter or year round for anyone who suffers from dry skin. Plus, it’s simple enough that even beginning soapmakers can give this homemade soap recipe a whirl! My boyfriend, James, recently wanted me to…

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    Coffee and Cocoa Soap Recipe (Chocolate Soap with Coffee and Egg)

    Learn how to make this coffee and cocoa soap recipe. This natural soap is made with fresh brewed coffee, cocoa powder and egg yolk to cleanse, nourish and condition skin. An easy chocolate soap recipe for natural skin care, this homemade soap recipe boasts rich, thick lather — and it’s palm free! Learn how to make this cold process soap recipe to use as part of your skin care routine…

  • This homemade sal butter and salt soap recipe contains a high percentage of skin conditioning sal butter and mineral rich pink Himalayan salt that aids in detoxing, healing and nourishing skin.

    Pink Salt and Sal Butter Soap Recipe

    This homemade pink salt and sal butter soap recipe contains a high percentage of skin conditioning sal butter and mineral rich pink Himalayan salt that promotes healing and aids in detoxing and nourishing skin. As people with latex allergies and sensitivities are often also allergic to shea butter, I wanted to create an alternative to a homemade shea butter soap. Sal butter, like shea butter, is a superb moisturizer and is believed to help…

  • Learn how to make this luxury double butter soap recipe with high percentages of both cocoa butter and shea butter that's perfect for dry winter skin.

    Luxury Double Butter Soap Recipe

    If you have dry skin, start your daily natural skin care routine with this double butter soap recipe. Crafted with high percentages of both cocoa butter and shea butter this cold process soap recipe is perfect luxury for your dry skin care needs. Double Butter Soap for Dry Skin Care My son, like me, suffers from dry skin in the winter and asked if I could make him a really…

  • A collection of cold process palm free soap recipes for soapmakers who wish to make homemade cold process soaps without palm oil.

    Palm Free Soap Recipes

    Why Palm Free Soap Recipes? Traditionally, one of the main ingredients of cold process soap has been palm oil. However, as the use of palm oil has increased primarily due to its cheap price and wide availability, there has been controversy within the soapmaking community regarding its use. Production of palm oil in Southeast Asia has resulted in not only the depletion of the rain forest which is being torn down to create palm plantations, but it…

  • Turmeric soap recipe with green tea. Learn about the skin lightening benefits of turmeric and the anti-aging skin care benefits of green tea. Then combine them to make this DIY turmeric soap for your natural beauty regimen for glowing skin. Craft a convenient, everyday natural skin care product that harnesses the benefits of turmeric and green tea for their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and skin lightening properties. Care for your skin with this simple green beauty product for clean beauty.

    Green Tea & Turmeric Soap Recipe for Natural Anti-Aging Skin Care

    For this homemade green tea and turmeric soap recipe I really wanted to combine two natural ingredients that have shown to have wonderful properties when used in skin care – green tea and turmeric root powder. The result was a convenient, everyday product that harnesses green teas antioxidant properties and combines it with turmeric’s powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and skin lightening properties perfect for those age spots. How to Make Green…

  • This homemade peppermint and patchouli Castile soap recipe lends a fun twist to a basic Castile soap.

    Homemade Peppermint & Patchouli Castile Soap Recipe

    This homemade peppermint and patchouli Castile soap recipe lends a fun twist to a basic Castile soap. Made using olive oil, this peppermint and patchouli Castile soap recipe also combines peppermint and patchouli essential oils for a fabulous unisex fragrance blend along with mineral rich Red Hawaiian Alaea Salt and a touch of Australian midnight black clay. Peppermint & Patchouli Castile Soap Recipe © Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen Ingredients: 36 oz. virgin olive…

  • This Coconut Oil Facial Soap Recipe for Acne Prone Skin combines ingredients known for their acne fighting properties to help skin acne free!

    Coconut Oil Facial Soap Recipe for Acne Prone Skin

    This coconut oil facial soap recipe for acne prone skin combines ingredients known for their acne fighting properties to help keep skin acne free! Like the name implies, this coconut oil facial soap recipe is formulated using refined coconut oil at 100% with a 20% superfat so it doesn’t over dry skin. Neem oil, sea buckthorn oil and a blend of essential oils are also included in this natural homemade soap recipe to…

  • This palm free cold process soap recipe is scented with a pepper fragrance oil that's also blended with patchouli, clove and cinnamon essential oils. The spicy fragrance blend of this palm free cold process soap recipe makes it suitable for either sex due to it's unisex scent.

    Spicy Pepper & Patchouli Palm Free Cold Process Soap Recipe

    This palm free cold process soap recipe is scented with a pepper fragrance oil that’s been blended with patchouli, clove and cinnamon essential oils. The spicy fragrance blend of this palm free cold process soap recipe makes it suitable for either sex due to it’s unisex scent. However, as both pepper fragrance oils and pepper essential oil both  accelerate trace and can quickly cause cold process soap to seize, this palm free cold process soap…

  • This traditional Castile soap recipe is made using 100% olive oil and is scented with natural basil, lemongrass and rosemary essential oils.

    Traditional Castile Soap Recipe

    Learn how to make a simple 100% olive oil, traditional Castile soap recipe that’s scented with natural essential oils. This traditional Castile soap recipe is scented for spring with natural basil, lemongrass and rosemary essential oils. Unlike my Castile soap recipe with bee pollen powder I shared recently, this traditional Castile soap recipe is made using 100% olive oil. However, as 100% olive oil soaps tend to be a softer soap that takes…

  • This homemade Castile soap recipe is made with 50% olive oil and bee pollen powder which has skin soothing and anti-inflammatory properties.

    Castile Soap Recipe with Bee Pollen Powder

    While a traditional, pure Castile soap recipe is made using 100% olive oil, a modern Castile soap recipe may contain additional oils so long as olive oil is part of the Castile soap recipe and it consists of all vegetable oils. However Dictionary.com offers a looser definition defining Castile soap as any hard soap made from fats and oils, often partly from olive oil. While Merriman-Webster defines it as fine hard bland soap…

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    How to Make Wine Soap: Cold Process and Rebatch Recipes

    Need a creative way to use up leftover wine that’s sat too long or simply wasn’t to your liking? Try making wine soap! This post covers two ways to use wine to make homemade soap. The first is a cold process soap that replaces the water with wine in the recipe. The second wine soap recipe teaches you how to rebatch soap, also referred to as hand-milling, to make a…

  • This homemade bacon soap recipe makes a great DIY Valentine's Day gift idea for men! Made with real bacon fat this homemade soap recipe yields a hard, extra conditioning soap that can either smell like bacon or any other scent of your choice!

    Homemade Bacon Soap Recipe for Men

    This homemade bacon soap recipe is the perfect DIY gift idea for men who love bacon! And with Valentine’s Day right around the corner what better way to say “I love you” than with a bar of heart shaped bacon soap? Made using real bacon (rendered) fat, this homemade bacon soap recipe yields nine hard, extra conditioning homemade soap bars perfect for the shower! So there are plenty to go…

  • Nuts Over You Homemade Cold Process Soap Recipe

    Nuts Over You Homemade Cold Process Soap Recipe

    My Nuts Over You Homemade Cold Process Soap Recipe is all about using natural nut oils! And you would certainly be hard pressed to get a homemade soap bar any nuttier than this one! This homemade cold process soap recipe includes macadamia nut, hazelnut, sweet almond, walnut oil and coconut oil in addition to coconut milk powder. I then scented it with a coconut lime verbena fragrance oil though you…

  • Palm Free Cold Process Macadamia Nut Salt Bar Soap Recipe

    Cold Process Macadamia Nut Salt Bar Soap Recipe

    This fabulous homemade macadamia nut salt bar soap recipe is made with a generous percentage of moisturizing macadamia nut oil and natural sea salt that your skin will simply love. You can scent this one with your favorite fragrance oil – I used white tea – or omit the fragrance all together for the light natural scent of macadamia nut! Homemade Cold Process Macadamia Nut Salt Bar Soap Recipe © Rebecca’s…

  • Green Tea and Agave Palm Free Cold Process Soap Recipe

    Green Tea & Agave Homemade Cold Process Soap Recipe

    This homemade cold process soap recipe is formulated with skin conditioning oils like safflower and evening primrose oils and boasts the anti-oxidant power of natural green tea. A touch of agave is added for its humectant properties. I also used up the rest of my comfrey, calendula and plantain infused olive oil that I made a while back for my homemade black drawing salve recipe in this soap. However, you can…

  • Homemade Naughty Kitty Palm Free Cold Process Soap Recipe

    Naughty Kitty Palm Free Cold Process Soap Recipe

    This fun new palm free cold process soap recipe is made using Australian Midnight Black Clay known for its naturally detoxifying and conditioning properties and is scented with a Vera Wang fragrance oil dupe. Beeswax and stearic acid help to create a naturally hard soap bar while a combination of safflower oil, shea and cocoa butters add their moisturizing properties perfect for washing delicate and dry skin! This pink and…

  • Ginger and Lime Homemade Shampoo Bar Recipe with Silk

    Ginger and Lime Homemade Shampoo Bar Recipe with Silk

    This homemade shampoo bar recipe is formulated with ingredients hair loves like argan, babassu and jojoba oils, cocoa and shea butters and even silk! It’s then scented with a ginger and lime fragrance oil to give your sunny summer mornings a bit of extra lift. Don’t feel restricted to just using this homemade shampoo bar on your hair and scalp though. It’s also great for your face and skin with…

  • Baking soda soap recipe. How to make deodorizing baking soda soap with cedarwood essential oil for natural skin care. This homemade baking soda soap with cedarwood essential oil is great for getting rid of dirt and grime and deodorizing odors caused by sweat and food smells. It also works great on acne prone skin. A cold process soap recipe with baking soda with tips on making baking soda soap that's not rebatch baking soda soap. The perfect homemade soap for restaurant workers and cooks!

    Cedarwood & Baking Soda Soap Recipe for Cleansing & Deodorizing Skin

    Learn how to make a baking soda soap recipe. This homemade baking soda soap with cedarwood essential oil is perfect for getting rid of dirt and grime, while also deodorizing odors caused by body sweat and food. It also works great on acne prone skin. Plus it’s palm free. Can You Make Cold Process Baking Soda Soap? Is it possible to make a cold process baking soda soap recipe? Chemists…

  • Homemade Valentine's Day Gift Idea - DIY Silk and Rose Clay Facial Soap Recipe - Also makes a great body soap and shampoo bar! (Palm free recipe)

    Handmade Heart Shaped Valentine’s Day Soap Recipe

    Get a jump start on your homemade Valentine’s Day gifts with my new cold process Silk & Rose Clay Facial Soap recipe! It’s just one of the many amazing bath & beauty recipes featured in Wholesale Supplies Plus’ January 2014 issue of eHandmade magazine. Simply click here to download this issue in PDF format and skip forward to page 24 for the recipe. This new homemade soap recipe is palm…

  • Acne soap recipe for your natural skin care routine. Learn how to craft a natural facial soap recipe for your acne prone skin using organic essential oils and activated charcoal, clay and spirulina powder.

    Activated Charcoal Facial Soap Recipe for Acne Prone Skin

    This natural activated charcoal facial soap recipe for acne prone skin is crafted with clay, essential oils and activated charcoal to detox skin, calm inflammation and aid in acne prevention. Keep reading to learn more about the natural ingredients used to craft this DIY facial soap. Plus how to make your own charcoal facial soap recipe to use as part of your daily skin care routine for acne prevention. Formulating…

  • This homemade patchouli soap recipe is perfect for the hippie in you! It contains a naturally exfoliating "granola crunch" and patchouli essential oil. Comes with free printable cigar band soap labels.

    Natural Homemade Patchouli Soap Recipe with Printable Cigar Band Labels

    I’ve been wanting to make a new patchouli soap recipe for a while. I had stopped making it some time back as the cost of patchouli essential oil had gotten so high. Now that it’s come back down, I decided to formulate a homemade patchouli soap recipe with a hippie theme. While the fragrance of patchouli essential oil is already the stereotypical hippie scent, I thought why not throw some…