#MakeItMonday Dog Shampoo

#MakeItMonday – The perfect Pooch Shampoo! To celebrate national pet month, we thought it would be appropriate to put forward a recipe in honour of our lovable, stinky balls of fluff that we call part of the family! The additional ingredient in this basic shampoo bar recipe is the wonderful natural oil called ‘Neem’.  Neem […]

Why Packaging is Important.

    Why Packaging is important and what to consider when choosing the packaging for your precious makes.   People always say “Don’t judge a book by its cover” and of course, I agree that once you have done your research, read the reviews and spoken to a sales advisor, you might just about uncover […]

#MakeItMonday- Royal Bath Bombs

With the royal wedding fast approaching, this week’s #MakeItMonday is a recipe for some royal bath bombs, so you can also be treated like the royalty you are! You can change the colours and glitter to your heart desire, or keep it the same! Ingredients: 300g Bicarbonate Of Soda 100g Citric Acid 10ml Fragrance Oil […]

The Basics of Product Photography.

Good Morning, Creators. My names Joseph Davis and I’m the product photographer and promotions assistant for the Soap Kitchen. My role is to photograph, edit and produce images not only for the website and social media but for magazines such as Mollie Makes, Natural Health, Reloved and Craft’s Beautiful. Today I will run through the […]

Natural & Rustic Soap Using the Perfect Round Mould!

Natural & Rustic Soap Using the Perfect Round Mould This week’s ‘Make it Monday’ recipe shows you how to utilise the packaging of a popular household treat! Who knew that an empty Pringles tube can double up as the perfect round cold process Soap mould!? Alongside our basic recipe for CP soap, this super simple […]

When soap stopped being soap

When soap stopped being soap It’s early Tuesday morning in spring. Market traders slowly amble into life, setting up their stalls and displaying their wares in a way to tempt and delight the anticipated crowds. The high-pitched singsong chatter floats above the medieval rooftops of Caylus before dissipating into yet another azure blue sky. In […]

An Easter Weekend Crafty Project!

Because its bank holiday weekend, this Monday our ‘Make it’ is a follow on from last week’s Easter Egg Bath Bomb recipe. This crafty project will give you a little idea of a fun way to decorate your left over Egg bath bombs using two simple ingredients. What a perfect and entertaining way to spend […]

How Your Small Business Can Help Save The World!

From a child everyone wants to save the world, and with a recent influx in social justice warriors and brilliant television like Blue Planet 2 grown ups want to change the world too. And for the most part, we are trying really hard, but sometimes it can be hard to know what you can do […]

#MakeItMonday- Easter Egg Bath Bombs

On the pursuit of health, Easter is always one of my major downfalls. With chocolate coming out of my ears it’s hard to resist so this year instead of choccy eggs I am going to make some Easter Egg Bath Bombs to indulge with instead. Ingredients: ( Makes 6) 600g Bicarbonate of Soda 200g Citric […]

Loofahs: What Are They And How Can You Grow Loofahs Of Your Own?

Loofahs, a great exfoliation tool and addition to your homemade soaping, but do you know where they come from? In this blog The Soap Kitchen talks about where loofahs come from and how you can grow loofahs of your own. What are Loofahs? Loofahs are usually grouped in with natural sponges and therefore people tend […]