How to Make Castile Bar Soap ~ a Recipe & Tutorial

This is a recipe and tutorial for making castille soap from     There are a lot of tips, tricks and step-by-step pictures. The soap is scented with an essential oil blend of grapefruit (pink) oil, pink essential oil, bergamot essential oil and some other ingredients. If you don’t have a local source, you can get […]

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, […]