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    Cigar Band Label Help

    I need a little advice or help on this issue. A few years ago I was selling soaps at the Farmers Markets and noticed that my cigar labels would slide off the soap after a few weeks. My soap were shrinking, which was causing the label to become to big all of a sudden. Has this ever happened to...
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    Starting Back with Soaping

    After a few years of being unable to make my own CP soap, I thought I would come by and ask a few questions...and hopefully get started again. As I have been out of the soap making business for quite some time, I was wondering what are the popular soap scents? When I was working at farmers...
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    Soap tops

    I've been making soap for quite some time, but never figured out how to make a nice "top" like in the picture below. I've always covered my soaps and made them flat because of the ash that would form on the exposed soap while it was curing. My questions are; How can this be done without having...
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    Bubble bath soap bars

    Im wondering if it's possible to make bubble bath soap with soap shavings? If so is there a recipe somewhere online? I have all these old soap bars and want to make something new and creative with them. Thank you in advance.:grin:
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    Body Butter and Lotions

    What is the difference between the both? I've been doing a bit a research and I can't seem to figure out the difference between the both. I recently purchased shea butter body cream, and was hoping to make some body butter with it. Is it possible to do this with the cream I got? As well...
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    Bath Bombs

    I'm so proud today!! I made a ton of bath bombs
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    Sage Soap

    Hi there! I'm trying to make some cp sage e.o. soap. Unfortunately I can't get the scent to stay more than a couple of days? Is there a way to keep the e.o. there? Thanks, Michelle
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    My first Sugar Scrub Cube

    Last night I saw this awesome recipe for sugar cubes; Lavender and Rose, so I thought it would be a great thing to try. Here's a pic of them:
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    Craft Juice

    Have any of you posted on craftjuice before? I'm currently posting my soaps there every now and again. I wonder if there are more sites like this where I could post my soaps. Anyone have a clue? Thanks, Michelle
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    Astringent for soap

    I've been recently approached by a lady who owns a salon. She's requested for me to create 2 different soap bars for her. One regular shampoo bar and one with an astringent in it. My question is, what can I use as an astringent? I've never made soap bars before, but I imagine its the same...
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    Bentonite Clay

    Hello, I have 227grams of Bentonite Clay and I have no clue what to do with it. I was thinking of incorporating it into my soap making process, but don't know if it's worth it. What do you guys think? Any links you can share regarding the clay? Thanks, Michelle
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    Changing my Oils

    Hey guys, I've just decided to make one change to my oils. In the past I was using veg. oil, crisco and coconut oil. I found that this made my soaps quite soft. I'm wondering if this mix will give me a nice hard bar. crisco: 30oz coconut Oil: 9oz Palm Kernal Oil: 19oz I'm also...
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    Men's Shaving soap

    Alot of men have asked me if I could make my shaving soap with a little more tingle and a thicker lather. I'm wondering how to get the "tingling" into the soap, what's needed for that. Here is my recipe: 36% Canola oil 29% Coconut oil 34% Crisco Could it be the oils that I am using...
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    Soap Ash Help

    Has anyone have this happen to their soaps? Last week I unmolded my CP soap and cleaned off the ash that I was on top with a wet cloth. Now that another week has passed, I find that the ash has reappeared!! How can this happen? Is there anything else that I can use to stop that ash?
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    CP Soap Swirling

    Hello everyone, I was hoping that someone could help me out. Yesterday, I decided that I would make some swirly CP soap. The swirls came out beautiful as you can see from the pic below. As usual, I covered my soap and left it overnight....and look what happened, they don't look as...
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    CP Soap Swirling

    Hello everyone, I was hoping that someone could help me out. Yesterday, I decided that I would make some swirly CP soap. The swirls came out beautiful as you can see from the pic below. As usual, I covered my soap and left it overnight....and look what happened, they don't look as...
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    Goat's milk lotion?

    Is it possible to make goats milk lotion? Meaning substituting the water for the milk? I know you need to boil the water, so I'm thinking maybe 50%water and 50%milk? Michelle
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    Making Lotions

    Hello everyone, I've finally gotten into making lotions! I never realized how much easier it is than making soap...haha. Anyhow, my question is; I'm currently using sweet almond oil and apricot kernel oil, to make my lotions, would it be possible to make the lotion with coconut (hard)...
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    Opinion on my new little shop

    Hello, I was wondering if I could receive some feedback from my little shop on ArtFire. I just set it up and would like to know if there's anything that I could improve on or add. http://www.artfire.com/users/BlackberrySoaps Thanks, Michelle
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    remilled soap to liquid soap?

    I'm wondering if there's a way that I can use my remilled soap to make liquid soap. Do I add my milled soap to a percentage of water? If so how much water? This would be for a 50oz batch thanks, Michelle
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