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Avocado Soap Recipes

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Avocado Soap RecipesAvocado Soap Recipes

Anyone that is interested in creating conditioning cold process soap recipes, can find free soap recipes from Natures Garden. We have created all kinds of cosmetic soap recipes that are each wonderful for the skin. Of course, avocado oil is one of the nourishing soap makings supplies that we have used to create avocado soap recipes. If you are interested in learning more about these conditioning cold process soap recipes, then take a look at the various avocado oil soap recipes.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Gentle Avocado Cold Process Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Gentle Avocado Cold Process Soap Recipe

You can use this cosmetic oil to create Gentle Avocado Cold Process Soap Recipe. This cold process soap recipe uses avocado oil along with other conditioning soap making oils, like Palm Oil and Jojoba Oil. These cosmetic ingredients blend together to create a skin nourishing soap making recipe. Not only does this soap making recipe make soap bars that are conditioning and creamy, but this soap making recipe is scented with the Rice Petals & Shea Butter Fragrance Oil. So, our avocado soap recipe has the aroma of ozony sea water, crushed ginger root, and anise leaves. This aroma is followed by coconut milk and rice flower blended with a base notes of amber, musk, and sandalwood. So, this homemade soap is both a conditioning oil and a soul soothing scent.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Orange Swirled CP Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Orange Swirled CP Soap Recipe

The lovely, bright Orange Swirled CP Soap Recipe uses both cp soap and melt and pour soap to create an adorable soap recipe. First, the base of this homemade soap recipe is soap made from scratch. This soap bar blends cosmetic oils to create a conditioning cold process soap recipe. Plus, this scented cp soap swirls white and orange soap colorants. Then, this bar of soap is topped with an mp soap created to look like a juicy slice of orange. These soap recipes are scented with the aroma of our Blood Orange Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has an aroma of tangy, juicy orange scent with just a touch of floral thyme. So, this cute citrus soap recipe is a great cosmetic recipe that smells lovely and conditioning for the skin.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Refreshing Cold Process Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Refreshing Cold Process Soap Recipe

If you are looking for a refreshing and clean bath and body recipe, then the Refreshing Cold Process Soap Recipe is perfect! These wholesale cosmetic oils are a wonderful blend of soap making ingredients. These cosmetic ingredients are perfect for creating a conditioning and creamy batch of soap. Plus, this batch of soap use a fresh simple design. This cold process soap uses green soap dye to swirl white and green colored soap. Also, this soap making recipe is scented with the refreshing scent of our China Rain Fragrance Oil. This clean aroma has notes of fresh rose petals, middle notes of wisteria and cyclamen, bottom notes of sandalwood and vanilla. This aroma of soap is perfect for skin care as well as providing a clean soap scent.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap Recipe

Another great cold process soap making recipe is our Cappuccino Coffee Cold Process Soap Recipe. This homemade soap recipe is both perfect for coffee lovers and nourishing for the skin. First of all, this cp soap making recipe is scented with the scrumptious aroma of Cappuccino Fragrance Oil. So, the aroma of this soap is scented with the aroma of rich and strong fresh brewed coffee with heavy cream and sugar. Further, the aroma of this coffee scent is blended with the aromas of both freshly brewed coffee and whole coffee grounds. Plus, this delightful coffee soap includes luscious cosmetic oils that are used to care for the skin. The avocado oil and coconut oil combines with other skin loving oils to create a fantastic conditioning soap recipe.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Hot Fudge Brownies Cold Process Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Hot Fudge Brownies Cold Process Soap Recipe

Next, we have a soap making recipe that is perfect for ooey gooey chocolate lovers. Our Hot Fudge Brownies Cold Process Soap Recipe is deliciously scented and looks the part as well! First of all, this homemade soap recipe is made to look like warm, melting fudge brownie. This soap making recipe uses real Organic Cocoa Powder to provide a scrumptious chocolaty brown color. Further, the aroma of this cosmetic herb blends perfectly with the fragrance in this scented soap. This lovely soap recipe is appropriately scented with the yummy aroma of Hot Fudge Brownies Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has the aroma of freshly baked chocolate brownies that is smothered in hot fudge sauce with a hint of sweet vanilla. These cosmetic ingredients are perfect for creating scrumptious soap making recipes.

Avocado Soap Recipes: MP Embed CP Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: MP Embed CP Soap Recipe

Also, you can create a skin loving bath recipe that is cute and fun, too. The MP Embed CP Soap Recipe uses both mp and cp soap to create a soap making recipe that is both skin-loving and festive. First, you can create the cute purple, red, and white melt and pour soap swirls. After you make these swirls, you will be ready to create your pretty pink cold process soap.

Although this soap making recipe is cute, that doesn’t mean that this recipe can’t be nourishing as well. In fact, this cold process soap recipe uses luxurious cosmetic oils, like avocado oil, that will care for your body. Plus, this lovely soap recipe is scented with the aroma of our Bubble Luscious Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has the aroma of fluffy pink bubblegum with fruit and vanilla scents. So, this fun mp soap making recipe is perfect for skin care and has a lovely aroma.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Raspberry CP Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Raspberry CP Soap Recipe

If you are looking for a scrumptious soap that looks like dessert, then you will love our Raspberry CP Soap Recipe. This soap making recipe uses cp soap on the base and mp soap raspberries. First, this wholesale bar soap recipe uses conditioning oils, like avocado oil, to condition the skin. You will use the cold process soap batter to swirl pink and white soap color to create gorgeous soaps. After these homemade soaps have set up in the Large Square Tray olds, these scrumptious raspberry desserts are cut into squares. Once this soap making recipe is completed, this soap recipe is topped with mp soap raspberries. Further, this adorable soap uses Fresh Raspberry Fragrance Oil, which has a strong and true aroma. So, your cold process soap recipe is adorable, conditioning, and deliciously scented.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Argan Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Argan Soap Recipe

Another soap making recipe that you can try out is our Argan Soap Recipe. Of course, this cp soap recipe includes argan oil, which is wonderful for skin care. This nourishing cosmetic oil blends well with other soap making oils that provide conditioning properties and promote bar hardness. This quality bar of cp soap uses an in the pot swirl to creates a blend of orange, blue, and white colors. Not only does this soap recipe have a fun design, but this soap recipe is scented with our Kulu Bay Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil uses the energetic aroma of tamarind, crushed lychee berries, Tahitian Noni juice, and fresh cranberries. These scents are followed by the herbal freshness of sun-ripened figs with a base of basil and palm leaves. Together these bath and body ingredients will create a luxurious soap that you will love creating.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Champagne Pear CP Soap Cupcakes RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Champagne Pear CP Soap Cupcakes Recipe

One of our avocado soap recipes will allow you to create a gorgeous soap cupcake recipe. If you are interested in creating a cute cupcake soap, then you will love our Champagne Pear CP Soap Cupcakes Recipe. Of course, this cp soap recipe uses our Muffin Silicone Soap Mold to create the base of your cupcake bath recipe. Then, this lovely soap is topped with swirled whipped soap and an mp soap pear. Plus, our Champagne Pear Fragrance Oil provides this scrumptious soap recipe with a lovely blend of citrus and melon. This fragrance has notes of orchard pear and fresh apple balance at the heart of the fragrance. This scent has a hint of apple blossom with a light, luxurious musk. So, this lovely bath and body recipe is adorable and absolutely scrumptious.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Hot Process Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Hot Process Soap Recipe

Another avocado soap recipe that you can create is our Hot Process Soap Recipe. This soap is a perfect recipe for anyone that loves cosmetic soap and wants a faster process. This soap recipe allows you to create a bath recipe with luscious cosmetic oils. Not only does your hp soap recipe use nourishing ingredients, but this soap is scented with the NG Baby Powder Fabuloso Type Fragrance Oil. This aroma has notes of fresh citrus notes unfold to reveal an innocent floral bouquet in this soft floral scent. So, you can use hot process soap recipes to make refreshing soap that cares for your body.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap Recipe

Another unique soap making recipe that you can enjoy is our Cold Fashioned Lemonade Soap Recipe. First, this scented soap was created to look like a refreshingly cold glass of lemonade in the summer. Not only does this soap recipe look like lemonade, but this scented soap uses our Lemon Sugar Fragrance Oil. So, this cold process soap recipe includes the aroma of real lemon with warm base notes of vanilla and sugar. Also, this homemade soap recipe includes cosmetic oils that will both cleanse and care for your skin. Together, these soap making ingredients allow you to create a fun soap recipe from scratch.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Total Hot Man CP Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Total Hot Man CP Soap Recipe

The rugged Total Hot Man CP Soap Recipe uses a nourishing cosmetic ingredients to create a quality bar of soap. Plus, this layered soap recipe creates a fantastic design for men. Also, this scented soap recipe is topped with Hawaiian Black Salt Fine Ground. This cosmetic salt is perfect for exfoliating the skin. Plus, the activated charcoal in the black salt is perfect for cleansing the skin. Further, this masculine soap recipe is scented with the confident aroma of the Total Hot Man Fragrance Oil. Not only does this scented soap look and smell masculine, but this soap recipe is perfect for the skin.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Apricotie Hottie Soap RecipeAvocado Soap Recipes: Apricotie Hottie Soap Recipe

The last avocado soap recipe that we have formulated is our Apricotie Hottie Soap Recipe. This scented soap recipe uses conditioning cosmetic ingredients that will nourish your skin. Also, you can use the true scent of freshly ripened aroma of Apricot Fragrance Oil. Another benefit of this soap making recipe is that you can make it through the hot process soap making method. So, you can have all of the benefits of a skin nourishing soap recipe without the added wait that comes with cp soap.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Benefits for the Skin

Of course, this wholesale cosmetic oil is beneficial to help you care for your skin. There are all kinds of benefits that this soap making oil can provide for you. This cosmetic ingredient will moisturize, reduce inflammation, and accelerate your body’s healing process. If you want to get into some more specific benefits of avocado oil, then you should check out the article from Medical News Today called Eight Benefits of Avocado Oil for the Skin.

Avocado Soap Recipes: Reach Out to UsAvocado Soap Recipes: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you have found some lovely soap making recipes that you enjoy! If you have any further questions about any of these cold process soap making recipes, then feel free to reach out to us. You can find us on our HUG Line, in the NG store, or on our social media. You can reach out to us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use these social media platforms to ask questions, but you can share your own creations and ideas, too.


Ghost Soap

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ghost soapGhost Soap


        Alright everybody, how much do you love to celebrate Halloween? Are you looking for new and exciting ways to spook up your house? Here at Nature’s Garden we have plenty of products that are sure to fill your house with Halloween spirit! With fall now upon us, we have been coming up with all kinds of new and scary ideas for you! Have you made our Pumpkin Puke Soap Jelly or our Monster Snot Soap Jelly? You haven’t? Well get on that! But before you try those fun creations, here’s another Halloween treat for you! We would like to introduce our new Ghost Soap! Ghouls and goblins of all ages will love Ghost Soap! It sure to be a new favorite Halloween treat!

Ingredients for base:

200 grams of SLS FREE Glycerin Melt and Pour Soap

10 grams of Alien Type Fragrance Oil

1 gram of Fun Soap Colorant Black Oxide

Mold Market Molds for Cupcakes


Ingredients for frosting:

77 grams of Whipped Soap Base

9 grams of Vegetable Glycerin

77 grams of Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap

7 grams of Alien Type Fragrance Oil


Equipment and Other Ingredients:

8oz. Clear Bullet Bottle

24/410 Black Fine Mist Sprayer

Disposable Pipette

Hand Mixer

Mixing Spoon

Rubbing Alcohol

Deep Mixing Bowl




  1. Weigh out and melt down 200 grams of SLS FREE Glycerin Melt and Pour Soap in a clean bowl in the microwave. This should take about 30 seconds, however if it is still not melted you can put it back into the microwave for another 30 seconds.

SLS Free GLycerin M&P Soap for ghost soap

  1. Once your melt and pour is completely melted down, you can add in 10 grams of Alien Type Fragrance Oil.

alien type fragrance for ghost soap

  1. Next, add 1 gram of Black Oxide Fun Soap Colorant and mix it all together very thoroughly.

black oxide dye for ghost soap

  1. After you have mixed everything together, carefully pour your mixture into the base portion of the cupcake molds and then spray them with rubbing alcohol to get rid of any air bubbles.

cupcake mold for ghost soap


rubbing alcohol for ghost soap


5.  Then let your bases sit or they can also be refrigerated until they harden.

bases of ghost soap


  1. With any leftover mixture you may have, use a pipette or a spoon to carefully drop it onto the wax paper to make eyes and a mouth for your ghosts. Once your faces harden, peel them off of the wax paper.

faces for ghost soap

  1. Once your cupcakes are solid, you can start on the frosting. Weigh out 77 grams of Whipped Soap Base.

whipped base for ghost soap

  1. Add 9 grams of Vegetable Glycerin to your whipped topping.

veggie glycerin for ghost soap

  1. Next, weigh out and melt down 77 grams of Soya Milk Melt and Pour Soap.

soya milk M&P for ghost soap

10.  Mix your Soya Milk with the whipped base and add in 7 grams of Alien Type Fragrance Oil.

mixing for ghost soap top

alien fragrance for ghost top

11. Quickly but carefully frost your cupcake bases with your mixture and shape it into a ghost.

adding ghosts to bases

12. Quickly add your eyes and mouth to your frosting before it sets.

faces for ghost soap

13.  After adding your face, let them set for a little while and then voila! Your ghost soap is finished! Have fun with your new and spooky friends!


I hope you have enjoyed creating our new Ghost Soaps! They are sure to be a fun Halloween treat! Your family, friends, and customers will have a blast with your new friends! Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any problems or questions! Be sure to try out all of our other great Halloween recipes and watch out for more Enlightened by Layla postings!

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Wedding Favor Scent

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wedding scentA Great Wedding Favor Scent

Wedding Day Fragrance OilFragrance Oil Spotlight

Imagine, if you will a gorgeous scent that is as memorable as your wedding day.  Well, that is exactly what wedding day fragrance oil is.  A merry wedding aroma that is filled with a lovely floral accord; reminiscent of the beautiful bouquet you held with pride.  If you happen to know a blushing bride to be, this fragrance is perfect to scent wedding favors in, or to scent a beautiful keepsake for her so she will always remember her special day.  In fact, Wedding Day Fragrance Oil is so popular; it is considered a keeper by many of our clientele. 

What does Wedding Day Fragrance Oil Smell Like?

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a Yankee duplication. A romantic complex fragrance oil with top notes of pears, and apricots; middle notes of rose, orchids, birds of paradise; with bottom notes of fresh English ivy, sandalwood, and musk.  A Best Seller!

How Do Our Customers Use Wedding Day Fragrance Oil?

For candle crafters and home scenters this scent is a huge hit.  Our customers use this fragrance oil in their soy tarts, tea lights, Palm Container wax, WOW wax, gel wax, Joy wax, and soy waxes.  A soft, feminine scent that has great hot and cold throw, Wedding Day makes your whole house smell good.  As for other home scenting ideas; this happy wedding scent works great in oil diffusers, electric burners, and sachet beads. 

On the bath and body end of products, the usage rate for this fragrance oil is 5%, and is used to make:  melt and pour soaps, bath bombs, shampoo, shower gel, body sprays, lotions, and body butters, all with a nice long lasting scent.  And, for those of you that are cold process soapers, this fragrance oil performs.  Here are the official results:  Slight acceleration, no ricing.  No separation.  Scent is strong and sticks.  What an amazing fragrance!  No discoloration.    


Top 50 Soap Making Blogs

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soap making blogs

Soap making has grown from a hobby, to a seriously competitive trade that attracts new talent all the time. The trick is finding the right soap making blogs to get the best recipes, ingredient list, tutorials, and expert advice to learn the pro’s tips on soap making. What I have created is the ultimate online resource that compiles the best of the best soap making blogs into one post.

I wanted to create a quality resource for people seeking information about soap making so I’ve collected what I believe to be some of the top soap making blogs out there. I endorse them so much that I’ve created a badge for them to display and be endorsed as one of the top soap making blogs on the Internet. The order below is not in any particular order. They are all #1 in my eyes.

Best Soap Making Blogs

1. Evik – The Curious Soapmaker – Evik has been making soap since she accidentally discovered a natural soap making book while browsing her favorite book store. Suddenly, she became more interested in a natural lifestyle and became a vegetarian and started learning more about the products and ingredients she was using in her every day life. Learn from her passion for soapmaking, the importance of selecting the proper ingredients, and basic recipes tutorials and principles.

2. Jennifer Young – Jennifer has a successful business of soaps, lip balms, salves and more. What makes her, and her blog, stand out are the four principles she runs her business by: she enjoys what she does, only uses natural ingredients in her products, supports the local community and economy, and treats the environment well. Kuddos to you Jennifer!

3. Amanda Griffin – Amanda shares her passion for soap making, and her gratitude for being a part of the “soaping” community. She loves all things soap, including talking, sharing, and teaching soap making. Follow her site for handmade soap, bath and body products, reviews, interviews, how-to’s and more.

4. Ruth Esteves – Ruth was trained as a laboratory assistant, and found herself craving more creativity in her life. She fused her passion for soapmaking with a career, and has successfully combined her talents for a business that “feeds her soul,” since 2006. Now she sells, teaches, and speaks about soapmaking and has even recently published her first eBook.

5. Rebecca Dillon – Soap Delicatessen is a one woman operation that has been running since 2001. She started out making soap as an alternative to commercial brands that often irritated her very sensitive skin. Over a decade later, now she creates her own unique recipes for various skin and bath products and sells them on her site.

6. Rene Whitlock – Rene started with aromatherapy and essential oils before she discovered her love for soap making. Now she passionately shares her discovery for better ingredients, natural products, and converting commercial product consumers to products more beneficial for their skin and the planet.

7. – The Soap Bar is a fun spot for the soap makers out there. This site is loaded with contests, challenges, creative new tips and ideas, and wonderful tutorials to keep your soap making fresh and inspired. Follow along for wonderful recipes and a fun community of soap makers.

8. TheSoapMagician – Sharon has done her homework and has plenty of certificates to prove it. She has been making soap for well over a decade, and has no plans on stopping. Share her fountain of knowledge from aromatherapy to holistic uses of herbs, and how she incorporates all that into soap making.

9. – This country gal loves her handmade soap and she can’t deny it! Her soap, Heirloom, is featured in local shops and on etsy. She shares the joys of soapmaking, making a messing, learning the tricks, and more on her oh-so-passionate blog.

10. – A true self-proclaimed soap nerd, this mom has an entrepenurial spirit and a true talent at that. Follow her exploration of soap making where art meets science. Beautiful pictures are always the end result that you’ll find yourself wishing you could smell through your computer screen.

11. Stacie – Another successful business created as the result of a suffering tale of overly sensitive skin. Stacie’s first line of products resulted in her true love for sharing her results with others and the benefits she discovered in natural soaps. Share her recipes and learn about her new products, and cute crafts, on this charming site.

12. Angela – Angela, and her husband Brian, are the savvy creators of this blog that will educate and inspire you to spend more time together creating healthier, more natural products for you and your family. Browse their recipes and tutorials; it’s a great place to get started at making your own soaps.

13. – Beginner soap makers rejoice; here is the perfect spot for you to try your talent at soap making. Learn the basic process of melt-and-pour (MAP) soap making, and new tips and tricks “not available anywhere else.” A wonderful place to learn recipes, colors, and fragrance tips for your first, or twentieth batch of soaps.

14. Gavin Webber – Gavin’s site is delightfully personal, refreshingly real, and absolutely inspiring. He deems himself an ordinary man that had a sudden epiphony while watching a documentary and seriously overhauled his life. Follow his progressively shrinking carbon footprint, and marvel at his conversion to a green life.

15. – A true self-proclaimed soap nerd, this mom has an entrepenurial spirit and a true talent at that. Follow her exploration of soap making where art meets science. Beautiful pictures are always the end result that you’ll find yourself wishing you could smell.

16. Tiggy – Future Primitive Soap Co.’ is Tiggy’s blog to share, and sell, her fine bath goods and aromatic oils. With names as catchy as the ingredients list, you will likely be as intrigued as you are curious. Inspire the soapmaker in you, or buy from the creator of soaps like, “Mama Didn’t Listen So I Told The Bees soap.”

17. Annie – Follow Annie’s adventures through soap making and “other things.” Shop her homemade lip balms, custom cupcake soaps, and body butters. She posts her creations on her blog, often swaying reading over to her “shop,” section linking to her good-enough-to-eat etsy store where she sells all of her fabulous creations.

18. Jenny – From melt-and-pour soap making to cold process soap, Jenny shares her hobbyist adventures in all things soapy. Follow her recipes through candle making, soaps of all colors and styles, and even men’s shaving cream.

19. – This busy crafter may slack on the updates, but certainly not on the content. Follow some amazing recipes for colorful soaps. Learn how to make soap for a baby or bridal shower from start to finish, or give soap to friends and family and save some money this holiday.

20. – Did you know pictures of soap could literally make your mouth water? If you don’t believe me, check out ‘Soap and Restless,’ and just scroll through the photos. Those soaps are so beautifully made they honestly look good enough to eat. What’s not to love that the recipes, and plenty of tips and tricks, are shared for readers to delightfully attempt to recreate.

21. Erin Nute – Erin has learned the in’s and out’s of soap making and is happy to share her successes, and failures, so that you can create your own natural products. She’ll teach you layering techniques, color tips, and even how to make a long-lasting bar of soap. If you like what you read, you can pick up her new book, “Soap Making Made Easy.”

22. Patrice – Even those that don’t make soaps will fall in love with Patrice’s blog. She shares her passion for soap making, candle making, bath goods, and oil, but her personality is what keeps you coming back for more. Patrice has been at it for years, so share what she’s learned and have fun!

23. Bianca – This Brooklyn-based beauty is a full-time designer and hobbyist soap maker. Her blog is a meeting place for the best of both of her talents; where soap making meets design. Eye candy for the masses here, but definitely visual inspiration for the soap makers and designer readers.

24. Claudia Mold – Follow a busy mom of six through crafting projects, soap making, cooking, of raising her kids. Learn the recipe behind her “happy,” rainbow soap, or her mouth-watering handmade cheeseburger.

25. Erica Pence – Erica’s blog is more inspiration than the secrets of soap making, and if I were you, I’d listen. This business woman is savvy, successful, and passionate about what she does. She shares all of her interests from bath and body, to candles and business advice. Need more? Check out her tutorials and contests.

26. – What a fun story behind this successful soap making business. After deciding to use some leftover goat’s milk to make some soap, an event 10 days later led to the first selling and teaching of soap making. Business officially began just months later, and has been a success ever since.

27. Magdoline – Addicted to Soap,’ started out of a mom’s need to help her eczema diagnosed children heal their sensitive skin. An encouraging husband pushed her to start selling her beautiful creations, and alas, a business was born. Browse the site, take a class, discover the joy of soap making.

28. – Handmade soap is an art, a hobby, but most importantly a passion. ‘Lion and Rose Handmade Soap,’ has them all. Share in the day-to-day family life behind this soap-making mom, and enjoy her honest opinion, recipes, and delightful creations on her site.

29. Aunt Nancy – Aunt Nancy’s blog is chock-full of homemade soap recipes. From pumpkin soap, to oatmeal & honey goat milk soap, you’ll have enough recipes here to keep you busy for an entire year (and more!)

30. Amy Warden – Amy’s soap is a work of art. If you have a few minutes and want some inspiration, I highly recommend going to her website and reviewing the amazing concoctions she has created. Absolutely stunning!

31. Tatania – Tatania’s soap is so beautiful it looks more like artisan fudge. I’d caution you against making her banofee pie soap as you really might confuse it for fudge!

32. Cee – Cee’s soap recipes are so unique! Pumpkin maple soap… Doesn’t get any better than that for fall, does it? How about a gift for mom of cocoa butter soap with lavender and lemon infused oil? My goodness! A must bookmark blog.

33. Jennifer – Add Jennifer to your list of soap blogs you must follow. From peppermint bark soap to polka dot themed apple, peach & cinammon, her soap recipes will inspire you for hours.

34. – HomeMadeBathProducts is a site I know you will love! The writers feature great recipes and products from around the web.

35. Angela – Jamaican vanilla café, Hummingbird, Hula Hula… Angela’s soap names are as unique as the soap itself. Great photos and great blog… Just wish she provided more of her recipes.

36. Sabons Carmeta – This Spanish soap blog features beautiful soap recipes… From lavender and shea to Marigold… You won’t be disapointed by Sabons Carmeta.

37. Celine – Celine’s soap looks like it could be decoration in a pop movie. Full of sparkles, ridges & beauty, you’ll be hard-pressed to find more bubbilicious soap photos than hers.

38. Sue – Although the content has rarely been updated over the last few years, this blog features beautiful soap that you just must look into.

39. T.A. Helton – I Just love what T.A. Helton does with her blog. Occasionally you’ll see her featuring ‘soap porn’ so you can admire the greatest soaps she makes on her site, from apples & oak to bay rum spice… we love it all!

40. Elizabeth – Elizabeth shares her soap making adventures on this blog and we love it! She even shares how she uses her Vitamix for soap making (And for smoothies!).

41. Julia – Julia’s Spanish soap making blog is amazing. Beautiful designs, photos, packaging… You get the entire package here.

42. Milla – Milla not only shares photos of her end results, but even creates videos of how she prepares her soap. Definitely worth a read!

43. Super Soapers – Super Soapers is amazing: They feature soap artists every month to help inspire and educate you. This is one you must bookmark.

44. Ana Maria – Ana Maria shares her soap making adventures in this Spanish soap making blog. Just wish there were more recipes to accompany her beautiful photos

Our Favorite Soap Recipes

45. Nina Nelson – Nina shares her recipe for a homemade herbal bar soap here. She uses marshmallow root and calendula petals to make this bar soap very soothing and healing.

46. Allyson – Allyson shares 3 homemade dish soap recipes. They are all natural and quick and easy to make. She leaves out essential oils, but you can easily toss some lavender, cinnamon, peppermint or anything your heart desires in and it will work perfectly.

47. Stephanie – Pink grapefruit soap! Love it! Stephanie shares this unique soap recipe idea here. We definitely encourage you to try it.

48. Liz Marie – Liz has been using a DIY laundry soap recipe for over a year. After a year of refining her recipe, she finally has made it perfect and shares her secrets with you.

49. Clare – Another goat milk recipe! This time with orange and calendula. Thanks, Clare, for the great inspiration!

50. Brandy – Brandy shares her homemade poppy seed soap recipe here… I can’t wait to give this a go. Her photos are beautiful and the end result is even more gorgeous.


Soaps and Soy Wax Candle Making

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sundries1.  What’s your name & Your Company Name?  My name Candi Scaiola and my company name is Soaps and Sundries by Candi

2.  Why did you decide to go into business?  What was your motivation?  How long have you been in business?  For years I made some soaps and gave them as gifts, but I have so much fun and find it so relaxing that I wanted to make more so I tried selling them and when I found people liked them I decided to start this business.  I’m fairly new; I’ve only been in business 3 years.

 3.  What products do you make and sell?  Soaps, Lotions, Dry Body Rubs, Bath Salts, Bath Teas, Foaming Hand Wash, Room Sprays, Candles, Melts, and soon I will be adding Bath Bombs.

4.  What are your business goals?  I do this while working a regular job.  I would like to get to the point where this is my job.  I enjoy it so much it really doesn’t feel like work.

5.  What are some products you use from Natures Garden; what are your favorite products from Natures Garden?  The majority of my products come from Natures Garden.  The soap I make is melt & pour and I use their SLS free clear glycerin soap base. And the lotion I make using their Yogurt Multi-base Lotion is a best seller for my customers as it does not leave a greasy feel to your skin.  My candles are made using their Soy Wax and I am about to expand to pillars using another of their waxes. Their product is First Class and I have never been disappointed.

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