Whipped Juniper Soap (Cold Process)

#Makeitmonday You may have seen a rather luxurious looking juniper soap in some of our recent advertising images, so we thought we’d let you know how we made it. Below is the basic recipe for ‘Palm free’ cold process soap, made using the whipped technique. For the adverts, we used a mixture of 2 different […]

A Tablespoon of Earth and a Teaspoon of Nature

A Quick Guide on Using Natural Clays in Cosmetics and CP Soap You may have seen our current advert campaign in the press or online recently that involves a subtle and traditional approach to soap and bath bomb making. Being a summer campaign, we wanted to reflect the image and feeling of ‘handmade’ and ‘rustic’ […]

#MakeItMonday – Cold Process Whipped Seaside Soap

  #MakeItMonday – Seaside Whipped Soap Did you know that the Soap Kitchen is situated in a small North Devon coastal town? We are so lucky that we can just pop to the seaside on a sunny day! This week, we wanted to create a #MIM soap recipe with an extra DIY twist and a […]

#MakeItMonday – Heart Soap on a Rope

#MakeItMonday – Heart Soap on a Rope Are you feeling the love this Monday after the royal wedding festivities? we certainly are! That’s why this #MIM is perfectly timed. In the TSK kitchen, we have been thinking of crafty ways to utilise the odds and ends we have in our soap cupboard. Whilst stumbling upon […]

#MakeItMonday – Cold Process Confetti Soap!

#Make it Monday – Cold Process Confetti Soap Yay a new Soap technique!! It’s a very colourful one too. Last week’s sunshine has got us creatives here at the soap kitchen thinking about tropical fragrances and lots of colour. We also have a bride-to-be amongst us so, why not combine all of these and make […]

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, […]