What oils can you use to make cold process soap?

What oils can you use to make cold process soap?   Well, in theory, any oil when mixed with lye will saponify and produce soap. But there are several reasons that some oils are used more than others. The “perfect” soap bar needs to be long lasting but not too hard, cleansing but not drying, […]

#MakeItMonday Rose and Charcoal Soap.

Creating Rose and Charcoal Soap. Now Spring has sprung and Summer is on the way, it’s time for a bit of pampering with the added benefit of detoxing and rejuvenation. We’ve recently expanded our selection of clays, so we were inspired to make this beautiful rose clay soap. Clay can be used in many cosmetic […]

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 […]

Lump Of Coal Soap

#MakeItMonday- Lump Of Coal Soap (& Free Label!)

I don’t know about you but I’m starting to feel festive; a nip is in the air and the scarves have come out. I don’t want to be that person, but I’m starting to get excited about Christmas. I have been thinking about some great presents so this week I have made some lump of […]

Cool as a cucumber

Cool As A Cucumber Cold Process Soap Recipe

The cucumber tends to make the lye go slightly brown so I have added a little liquid green soap colouring to make it look more authentic. I also suggest that you include a small amount of cucumber peel cut into tiny pieces to give a speckled effect. Since cucumber has a high natural water content, […]

Tea Tree and Spirulina Soap - Soap Daze Soap

Recipe for Tea Tree and Spirulina Soap

I love healthy food and try to follow a plant based diet. This was the inspiration for a recent range of soaps. Spirulina is a favourite smoothie additive, rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. It has been around for about 3 billion years, and must be pretty perfect as it hasn’t evolved much since. The […]

Beer Soap

Cold Process Beer Soap Recipe

Prep for beer: For your beer soap to work well you firstly need to remove the alcohol and carbonation (fizz) from it by boiling the beer for about 15 minutes keeping a close eye on it ensuring it doesn’t boil over. *If you do not boil the beer and remove the alcohol it can react […]