Why make soap?
When youlearn how to make soap at home it does offer a number of advantages and one ofthe biggest is that it is a lot cheaper to make it in your kitchen rather thanpurchasing it from a shop.
The soapis made using ingredients that you want and you know what is going into to yourproduct. You are not paying for the packaging and marketing of expensivebrands.
Thesesavings can go towards having these soaps every day instead of only given toyou on special occasions. Life is too short to go without…
You cantap into your creativity and indulge your senses. Soap recipes and formulations can be tailored to your tastes andpreferences. When making your soap it is possible to add a wide range offragrances, essential oils, colors, flowers and dried and fresh herbs.
Soapmaking gives you the chance to mold and shape your soap for what works for youit and this can include the traditional rounds or blocks. Making soap at homecan really bring out the persons creative side, as they can be as daring or asbrave as they want when making and shaping the soap creations.
Startingoff simple is a good idea then let your imagination go wild! Exotic scents,creamy oils, vibrant colors are all possibilities. Although, sometimes I am inthe mood just for a nice simple bar of soap…
Made likeyou want
Manypeople have specific skin needs and that is what brings them to finding out howto make soap. Making soap at home allows you to tailor your recipes to reducethe harsh chemicals that can be found in soap.
Many addsoothing herbs, therapeutic essential oils to reduce acne and skins conditions.You can make soap that wakes you up or calms you down or both.
Most soapmakers do not stay in the closet for long. You will experiment, refine andbuild your “own” repertoire and as confidence builds so does sharing thesewonderful homemade items.
When choosing your soap recipes consider that some soap recipes have a cure time thatyou need to plan your soap gift giving but there are some melt and pour projects that can be done in less than an hour and evengetting the kids to help out makes for a great family tradition.
Extraincome – Home business
Manybudding soap makers are encouraged by their families and friends to sell theirsoaps and even share their knowledge by giving classes on how to make soap.Making money doing something you love is absolutely wonderful.
There isa growing market for handmade and artisan soaps and cosmetics may be your hobbywill you lead you to some extra money.
About Soap Making
Soap Making Methods
- How to Choose Soap Making Recipes
- Melt and Pour Soap Making
- Cold Process Soap Making
- Room Temperature Soap Making
- Hot process soap making
- Rebatching Soap Making
- Liquid Soap Making
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