Frankincense Cold Process Natural Soap

Announcement… Today is an important day here at the Soap Kitchen, with only 6 weeks to go until Christmas, this is your last chance to make any Cold Process soaps that will be cured and ready to go for Christmas day. So we’ve got an extra festive yet very traditional Cold Process soap- Frankincense. Below, […]

Firework Swirl Soap- Technique Focus- Lazy susan swirl

Remember, remember, the 5th November! In honour of Firework night we thought it’d be appropriate to show off a random, fun and colourful soap design technique. If you’re an experienced soap maker, why not give this method a try? You’ll uncover all sorts of fabulous patterns upon un-moulding.  Once cut, each bar is completely unique! […]

Jewel Coloured Pine Cones soaps

These exclusive Pine Cone moulds are great for adding a bit of seasonal nostalgia to Christmas. They are great for easily experimenting with colour and make unique gifts as well. What you’ll need: Melt and pour soap base Vegetable glycerine (optional) Your choice of Essential or Fragrance oil Soap Colourants (we used coloured micas and […]

Blackcurrant and Rose Petal Skull Bath Bombs

Just in time for Halloween and the ‘Day of the Dead’ Festival, this #makeit is a re-fresh on last year’s ‘Loaded Bath Bomb’ recipe that showcases our popular skull bath bomb mould. We’ve had some recent feedback asking us to demonstrate how to use our 2 piece plastic moulds, so hopefully our re-vamped step by […]

Linear Swirl – Cold Process Soap Technique Focus

For our recent winter campaign, we were inundated with lots of soapy inspiration and it made us makers in the creative team eager to try out some new techniques! One technique we were yet to try was the ‘Linear Swirl’. So, kitted out with Christmas-y coloured micas, we put it to the test. Our first […]

Gingerbread Men Bath Bomb

Sneak peek….our Gingerbread Men Bath Bomb! We’ve been counting down the days till Christmas since June here at TSK HQ! That’s compulsory when you have to prepare for Christmas campaigns well in advance.  Our bath bomb gingerbread men were by far the stars of the show. You may see them soon in some of our […]

Halloween Special – Pumpkin Whipped Soap

Want to make some handmade goodies in time for the late October festivities? Look no further, we have adapted our easy whipped soap recipe to reflect a subtle hint of Halloween. The colours and detail of this soap have been inspired by the popular event but, of course you can apply this recipe to whatever […]

Cosy Fireplace Reed Diffuser

NEW FRAGRANCE ALERT!! A new product always calls for a special ‘MakeitMonday’. Last week, 3 new seasonal fragrances made their way into the hands of the creative suite staff and it got us excited for the colder months ahead. With the autumnal equinox falling yesterday, the evenings will now be getting shorter, so it’s time […]

Butterscotch Ombre Candle (ft. ECO SOY)

  Its back! The ‘oh so popular’ EcoSoya wax has landed back in the Soap Kitchen. Of course, this calls for a candle related ‘Make it Monday’.  We love a good reason to get stuck in to the candle making ingredients we sell here at TSK and choosing a yummy fragrance is always fun! Let’s […]

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 […]