Category «Homemade Cleaning Products & Toiletries»

Castile Soap

Helen Prout shows us how to make castile soap from scratch   Soap making, once you’ve gotten your first loaf or two out of the way, is a relatively straight forward affair.  There are a few steps that must be mastered first – once you’ve gotten the hang of these, more advanced techniques, involving various …

How To Make Your Own Salt Soaps

by Helen Prout Salt soaps are undoubtedly one of the soaping industries best kept secrets.  They produce a heavy, long lasting bar, with a creamy lather that leaves your skin feeling soft, clean and moisturised. Due to salt’s natural anti-microbial  properties, people have been using it to preserve food for millennia.  This property translates to …