Homemade Mocha Soap Recipe[/caption This is a recipe for Mocha Soap that I found over at Soap Recipes 101.  The recipe combines coffee and chocolate.  It produces a thick, creamy and rich soap.  Mocha soap uses a variety of oils, cocoa butter, coffee and cocoa butter. Click on the Homemade Mocha Soap Recipe to see the recipe and […]

How to Make Chai Latté Soap (Recipe)

From time to time we like to go to a nearby Starbucks for a treat.  My favorite drink is their hot chai latte with whipped cream.  I have loved spicy chai tea for ages and the Starbucks chai latte is so good I usually moan after the first sip. So when I saw this recipe […]

Make Your Own Garden Potting Bench

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. This is a homemade, rustic potting bench made from wooden pallets.  I love the rustic look!  The project is from Better Homes and […]

How to Make Lemon Poppyseed Soap (Recipe)

Salt and sugar are used quite a bit in homemade products for exfoliation.  However, David of CandleAndSoap tries something more creative.  He uses poppy seeds for exfoliation in this soap recipe.   They are “scrubby” but not “scratchy.”  🙂 David uses a mixture of essential oils that are “bright and citrusy, and a little bit woodsy, […]

How to Make a Lime Margarita Mousse Lip & Body Scrub

Marie of Humblebee & Me developed this recipe for Lime Margarita Mousse Lip & Body Scrub.  The scrub is smooth and soft like a mousse.  Yet it still scrubs off dead skin with no trouble.  You can use it on your face and body. This scrub is a wonderful mixture of 4 different oils, salt, […]

Soap Making 101 – Making Cold Process Soap

In this excellent post the Jan provides a complete tutorial on how to make cold process soap.  She discusses equipment and ingredients.  There are step-by-step instructions with pictures.  Very well-done. Click on the Soap Making 101 – Making Cold Process Soap link below to see the complete article. Soap Making 101 – Making Cold Process Soap