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Cute and Clean: Make Your Own DIY Soap Leaves

Cute and Clean: Make Your Own DIY Soap Leaves

Take daily washing up from a boring necessity to a lovely excuse for some handmade luxury with pretty DIY soap leaves! Use local leaves as molds to make unique custom soap leaves for gifts, guests, or just because. (Just make sure you’re using leaves that don’t contain skin irritants—that would certainly be an unwelcome surprise!) […]

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DIY Beauty: Simple Stained Glass Soap

DIY Beauty: Simple Stained Glass Soap

Handmade soaps make wonderful gifts, and a surprisingly simple batch of stained glass soap is a beautiful place to begin! If you’re a soap-making novice—or if you’re just looking for a quick and easy recipe—glycerine soap can help you get gorgeous results the first time around, and without the several-weeks-long curing time! Ready to bring […]

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How to Make Soap from Your Homebrew Leftovers

It’s nearly summer, so we at Noble Brewer would like to take the opportunity to offer you a special summer activity that involves making beer and beer-infused soap! Introduction to making beer and soap At Handbrewed Soaps, we believe that brewing beer and soap are both a science and an art. Just like a science experiment, […]

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DIY Beauty: Pink Lemonade Soap

DIY Beauty: Pink Lemonade Soap

Ready to bring some springtime joy to your daily washing routine? Whip up a batch of delightfully zesty pink lemonade soap! The pink hue comes from the addition of Australian pink clay. I love adding clay to my soaps for added slip and cleansing power, and I especially love to take advantage of my clays […]

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Beauty Basics: DIY Tea Tree and Activated Charcoal Soap

If you’re new to DIY beauty products, making your own soap can seem like a really intimidating process. Luckily, there are plenty of fantastic non-lye melt-and-pour soap projects out there–like this tea tree and activated charcoal recipe–that are definitely both easy and beginner-friendly.

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Milk and Honey Soap

As an engineer, I tend to gravitate towards the mechanical and electrical posts for Make, but all of us (hopefully) use soap. Some days, like when doing preventive maintenance, engineers need quite a lot of it, and possibly even a new set of clothing. In the video below, you can see some of what appears […]

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How-To: Homemade Herb and Spice Glycerin Soap

If you’re ready to give soap making a try, this lovely homemade herb and spice glycerin soap tutorial is a great beginner-friendly introduction that yields very pretty results!

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