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Dec
17

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners


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15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners

We at Natures Garden have 15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners. These various soap making classes are perfect for beginning soap makers. These soap classes will help beginners gain knowledge about different types of soap making and learn how to make homemade soap. So, you will be able to learn everything that you need to know about soap making. Of course, these classes vary from important safety tips to specific advice for making both cold process soap and melt and pour soap. This will provide you with all of the information that you will need to create gorgeous homemade soap!

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Making Safety15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Making Safety

Before you begin learning how to create homemade soap, you need to make sure that you know all about important soap safety. Learning about how to be safe during this process is especially important for making cold process soap. While you need to careful with lye when making cold process soap, there are some things that you can do to keep yourself safe when making melt and pour soap. So, any of our beginning soap makers should take a look at the Soap Making Safety class. So, you can use this class to make sure that they know how to stay safe as they learn how to make soap.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Making: Where Do I Start15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Making: Where Do I Start

If you have never made your own soap, then you will benefit from the information in our class called Soap Making: Where Do I Start. This soap making class will break down the four different types of soap making methods. First, our beginning soap makers will learn all about the cold process soap method. This will allow you to combine water, lye, and cosmetic oils to create a perfect soap with the best soap properties.

Also, you can learn about the benefits and process of melt and pour soap. If you enjoy the benefits of cold process soap, then you may be interested in making soap from scratch with a shorter cure time. So, you may enjoy learning about either hot process soap or oven process soap. This way new soap makers can learn how to make these different soap making methods. Whether you find out that you enjoy one type of soap or you want to create all types of soap, you can determine which particular methods that you would like to try to create!

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Melt and Pour Soap Information15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Melt and Pour Soap Information

If you are interested in creating melt and pour soap for the first time, then you may benefit from checking out our Melt and Pour Soap Information. First, the soap making class will share with you various cosmetic ingredients and additives that you can use to make a fantastic batch of melt and pour soap. Also, this class on soap making will explain the process of making a batch of melt and pour soap, which includes picking out the perfect mp soap base. Plus, this soap class shares additives like cosmetic oils and herbs that will improve the bar of soap. Further, this soap making class will share with you various tips and tricks for making sure that your finished soap turns out conditioning for the skin and beautiful!

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Easy Directions for Making Melt and Pour Soap15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Easy Directions for Making Melt and Pour Soap

One of the easiest ways to make homemade soap is to use a melt and pour soap base! This will allow you to create scented soap at home without formulating your own recipe. So, you can do all the fun parts of soaping, like adding scents, wonderful colorants, and using great soap molds. If you are curious about learning how to make fun melt and pour soap, then check out a class on our Easy Directions for Making Melt and Pour Soap! This soap making class will go over all of the advice for making soap with a great mp soap base.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Common Soap Making Questions15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Common Soap Making Questions

Anyone that wants to get into cold process soap making may find that there are some unfamiliar terms. This can be confusing for beginning craft makers. So, we have created a list of important soap terms that you may come across as a beginning soap maker. Whether you want to know what trace or rebatch means, you can find out ll about these terms and much more! If you have any questions about a confusing term, then check out our class on Common Soap Making Questions.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Making Terminology15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Making Terminology

As you begin to get more into soap making, you may find that some instructions and recipes have some unfamiliar terms. If you ever come across a new word that seems specific to soap making, then the class on Soap Making Terminology will be very useful. This soap making class defines all kinds of soap terms and abbreviations that are related to the process of making soap from scratch. So, this is a soap class that will be extremely useful for beginning soap makers.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Cold Process Soap Class 10115 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Cold Process Soap Class 101

There are all kinds of benefits for making soap from scratch. However, there are some things that you should know before you gather all your soap making supplies. Not only do you need to determine which cosmetic oils you want to use, but you will want to determine the proportions as well. Plus, you will want to figure out which fragrance oils would be best for making cp soap. If you are a bit overwhelmed with all of these options, we have a basic soap making recipe that is perfect for beginning soap makers in our Cold Process Soap Class 101. Not only will you find an easy to follow recipe, but this helpful guide will help you with all the other important choices for soaping. So, there are all kinds of great tips you can benefit from in this soap class!

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Fragrances Tested in CP Soap Results

Another important decision that you will need to make for creating your soaps is the fragrance oil. Not only do you need to pick your favorite scents, but you need to find a scent that works well in soap making. If you want to make sure that the fragrance you want to use is good for soaping, then check out our class on Fragrances Tested in CP Soap Results. This list of fragrances will provide you with details about how the scent will perform in your cp soap.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Making Your Own Soap Recipe15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Making Your Own Soap Recipe

This soap making class will help you calculate the amounts and types of conditioning oils for your own soap recipe. Of course, there is a nice website that you can use that will help you through the process of formulating your own soap recipe. So, you can choose your oils and cosmetic ingredients to create a bar of soap with all the best properties. Further, our soap making class will walk you through the various sections of the soap calculator. So, our class on Making Your Own Soap Recipe would be a great place for beginning soap makers to start learning how to formulate your own cp soap.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Making - Finding the Perfect Recipe15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Making – Finding the Perfect Recipe

All of the cosmetic ingredients that you will need for making homemade soaps will have different properties that you can benefit from. Plus, the different cosmetic oils will each have unique properties and different skin benefits. If you are interested in finding, then you may be interested in checking out our soap class on Soap Making- Finding the Perfect Recipe. With your new knowledge of the properties of each cosmetic oil, you can create a bar with all the soap properties you would want in a bar of soap.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soaping Oil Properties15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soaping Oil Properties

When you are creating your homemade soap recipes, it can be useful to know about the different properties that cosmetic oils can have for your soap recipes. In order to make a great soap recipe, you will want to combine cosmetic oils to create a nice balance between hardness, cleansing, conditioning, bubbly lather, and creamy. If you are interested in learning about the specific properties of soap making oils, then you may want to check out our class on Soaping Oil Properties.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Essential Oils Class15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Essential Oils Class

Not only can you use fragrance oils to scent your soap, but you can use essential oils as well! If you want to learn more about how to scent soap with essential oils, then check out our Essential Oils Class. Not only does this soap making class share which oils are body safe and other advice, but the class goes into the detail of how essential oils are created.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Exfoliant Class15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Exfoliant Class

There are all kinds of great soap making ingredients that you can use to make fantastic herbal soap bars. You can make fantastic soaps using cosmetic herbs. These great soap additives will add beneficial properties to your scented soap recipe. There are all kinds of reasons why you would add herbs to your cosmetic recipes. Some of our cosmetic herbs can be used to exfoliate the dead skin from your body. In our Exfoliant Class, we will share with you all kinds of cosmetic ingredients that can be used to create an exfoliating batch of soap. So, you will have a soap recipe that will exfoliate dead skin cells and grime as you clean your skin.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Coloring Class15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Soap Coloring Class

Another fun soap making ingredient that you can use to make gorgeous soap is cosmetic colorants. First, you can use natural colorants to add some color to your soap bars. In fact, there are some cosmetic herbs that are pigmented and will provide your soap with beautiful hues. Also, you can use soap making colorants to create some bold colored soap. Further, you can use some of our mica dust powder to create a glittery, beautiful bar of soap. If you are curious about what you can use to create colorful soaps, then take a look at your options in our class on Soap Coloring Class.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: The History of Soap Making15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: The History of Soap Making

Homemade soap has been made by human civilizations for thousands of years. Although the purpose of soap is always to clean the body, the ways people make their soap has changed throughout time. There were quite a few methods for soap making and they had to go through quite a bit of trial and error to refine the process over the years. If you are interested in learning more about the ways that soap has been made in the past, then check out our soap making class on The History of Soap Making.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Homemade Gift Ideas

One great reason for you to create homemade soap is to give as gifts to your loved ones. Of course, making homemade soap from scratch is a fantastic idea for creating gifts for the holidays. Not only do we at Natures Garden believe that scented soap is a fantastic gift idea, but the organized mom blog talks about how great a gift soap is in their DIY Gift Ideas: Why homemade soap is the perfect gift article.

15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Reach Out to Us15 Soap Making Classes for Beginners: Reach Out to Us

If you have any more questions about soap making, then you can feel free to reach out to us at Natures Garden! You can reach out to us in the store, on the phone, and online. An easy way to reach out to us online is through social media. You can find us on our Facebook page, Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on Twitter and Instagram. So, we hope to hear from you soon and we wish you the best with your soap making!

Jul
31

10 Ways to Use Chamomile


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10 Ways to Use Chamomile10 Ways to Use Chamomile

If you are looking for some great, herbal recipes to try out, then you may want to take a look at our cosmetic blog for ideas. In this blog, we have 10 Ways to Use Chamomile, which vary from bath and body recipes to room scent recipes. In this blog we have ten wonderful cosmetic recipes will include either Chamomile Flowers German Whole or Chamomile Flowers German Powder. This cosmetic herb is perfect for creating some fantastic skin loving bath and body recipes. Your entire body will love the benefits it can gain from these Natures Garden recipes. If you are interested in learning more about these herbal recipes, then you can check out our formulated bath and body recipes below!

10 Ways to Use Chamomile10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Chamomile Clay Soap Recipe

First, you can use the whole Chamomile flowers to create a delightful herb soap recipe. So, you can use this cosmetic herb along with quality wholesale soap making products to create the lovely Chamomile Clay Soap Recipe. If you are looking for an easy way to learn how to make soap at home, then using melt and pour is a great place to start! Plus, this cosmetic recipe includes herbs that will enhance the beneficial properties of this herbal soap recipe. Not only does this recipe include the lovely, calming Chamomile Flowers, but there is Rhassoul clay powder added to boost the skin benefits even more. This cosmetic clay will help cleanse and rejuvenate the skin. Not only does this soap contain herbs that are wonderful for skin care, but this soap is scented with a lovely fragrance oil, too.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Chamomile Clay Soap Recipe Fragrance10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Chamomile Clay Soap Recipe Fragrance

Further, this herbal soap recipe uses the refreshing aroma of our Watercress and Aloe Fragrance Oil. This fragrance has subtle top notes of lemon rind and fresh palm leaves that are followed by fresh watercress and aloe notes. This fantastic aroma finishes with invigorating notes of jasmine and eucalyptus. So, this delightful aroma is a perfect way to finish off this fantastic recipe and you will be sure to love everything about this spa quality soap recipe.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Tranquility Bath Melts Recipe10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Tranquility Bath Melts Recipe

Also, you can use the delightful blooms to create the Tranquility Bath Melts Recipe. This cosmetic recipe incorporates the skin softening properties of both the chamomile flowers and the luscious oils and butters. This blend of herbs and luscious cosmetic ingredients are perfect for pampering your skin while you soak in the tub. Further, the calming effect of this herb is perfect for unwinding after a long day. Plus, this relaxing aroma intertwines perfectly with the delightful aroma of the fragrance oil.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Tranquility Bath Melts Recipe Fragrance10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Tranquility Bath Melts Recipe Fragrance

Plus, this fantastic recipe includes the lovely Tranquil Oasis Fragrance Oil, which has a relaxing and luxurious aroma. This refreshing combination of cool citrus notes of satsuma and verbena with the rich floral aroma of French jasmine petals, oriental bamboo, sea notes, and exotic musk. 

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Fizzy Milk Bath Recipe10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Fizzy Milk Bath Recipe

Another great way to use this cosmetic herb is the Fizzy Milk Bath Recipe. This herbal blend perfectly combines Chamomile, Lavender, and powdered milk to create a lovely bath recipe. The soothing properties of the powdered milk will pamper and rejuvenate your skin as the relaxing floral scents envelop your senses. The combination of these calming flowers is perfect for a relaxing bath soak recipe. Just sit back and let these herbal ingredients care for your body from head to toe.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Fizzy Milk Bath Recipe Fragrance10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Fizzy Milk Bath Recipe Fragrance

Further, this relaxing bath recipe incorporates the scent of NG Baby Bee Buttermilk Type Fragrance Oil, which is similar to Burt’s Baby Bee Buttermilk Lotion. So, your herb bath recipe will have the light aroma of peaches, mandarin oranges, coconut pulp, bergamot, grapefruit, tropical guava, and tangy lemons. So, this bright, fruity blend is a lovely addition that will entice your senses.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Relaxing Massage Oil Recipe10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Relaxing Massage Oil Recipe

Another fantastic recipe that you can create with our chamomile herb is the Relaxing Massage Oil Recipe. Along with this wonderful cosmetic herb, this recipe uses skin loving butters and oils to care for your body. Further, this recipe can be used as a fantastic home massage oil that will both relax you and help to nourish your skin. So, you can lay back and enjoy this cosmetic herb in your bath and body recipes.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Relaxing Massage Oil Recipe Fragrance10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Relaxing Massage Oil Recipe Fragrance

This cosmetic recipe adds the aroma of Tranquil Sleep Fragrance Oil to help you unwind and relax. This fragrance is a blend of jasmine, rose and lily floral scents with juicy fruits and base notes of cedar, amber, and musk. So, this wonderful floral aroma will blend perfectly with the calming effects of the chamomile herb.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Herbal Soap Recipe10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Herbal Soap Recipe

Further, you can include the gorgeous Chamomile flowers herb with your other quality soap-making supplies. These wholesale cosmetic ingredients are perfect for creating herb soap. For example, the Herbal Soap Recipe contains a delightful aroma along with skin loving oils and butters. Further, this lovely soap loaf uses the Smile Faces Embed Mold and chamomile flowers whole to create a super cute soap recipe that is bright and fun.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Herbal Soap Recipe Fragrance10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Herbal Soap Recipe Fragrance

This wonderful bath and body recipe uses the scrumptious aroma of our Dandelion Pear Fragrance Oil.  This refreshing aroma of wildflowers bends beautifully with the soft scent of this wholesale herb. Plus, the fragrance is perfectly mellowed out with tart fresh pear, green tea leaves, and cool aloe vera. Together, these notes create a fresh, clean aroma that is absolutely perfect for creating homemade soaps.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Relaxing Eye Pillows Recipe10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Relaxing Eye Pillows Recipe

Additionally, you can include this lovely herb in the Relaxing Eye Pillows Recipe. Not only does this product contain the relaxing aroma of Chamomile, but this pillow uses true lavender flowers, too. Plus, this spa quality recipe includes a fragrance oil that is the perfect aromatherapy for relaxation. So, this mask contains aromas that are sure to help you unwind and find inner peace.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Relaxing Eye Pillows Recipe Fragrance10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Relaxing Eye Pillows Recipe Fragrance

Of course, the aroma of this relaxing eye pillow incorporates the calming scent of our Aromatherapy Relaxation Fragrance Oil. This wonderful fragrance includes both fragrance oil notes and essential oils with a soothing blend of freshly picked lavender with juicy citrus notes and a balanced woodsy base.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Sunburn Relief Bath Tea Recipe10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Sunburn Relief Bath Tea Recipe

Furthermore, you can use include chamomile flowers in a recipe for the ultimate sunburn relief home remedy that is formulated to reduce pain and support your skin’s natural healing process. Our Sunburn Relief Bath Tea Recipe is a great idea for anyone looking for some sweet sunburn relief. The chamomile flowers have anti-inflammatory properties that can be used to reduce the pain and redness. In fact, each of the herbs in this recipe are known to have qualities that would be helpful for reducing the pain of a sunburn. So, just sit back and relax while these magnificent herbs reduce the burning sensation and help your skin heal sooner!

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Natural Baby Powder Recipe 10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Natural Baby Powder Recipe

If you are looking for an alternative for commercial baby powder, then you may want to try out our Natural Baby Powder Recipe! This powder uses a skin loving blend of chamomile and lavender powder with arrowroot powder, too. Plus, you can even add a touch of a fragrance that smells like baby powder to retain that refreshing clean baby scent!

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Natural Baby Powder Recipe Fragrance10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Natural Baby Powder Recipe Fragrance

If you are interested in having a fresh, clean baby powder scent, then you may want to add a touch of our Baby Powder Fragrance Oil. This wonderful bath and body scent uses a light sensitive aroma that is very similar to the scent of Johnson’s Baby powder aroma. So, your baby will have both the gentle touch of the herbal powder and the soft, clean scent of this scented oil.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Envelope Sachet Recipe10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Envelope Sachet Recipe

Lastly, we have the lovely scent of our Envelope Sachet Recipe. This fantastic room scent recipe uses herbs like chamomile, rose, and thyme that add a true herbal aroma to the recipe. This wonderful, herbal aroma of flowers and thyme blends perfectly with the delightful Butterfly Meadows Fragrance Oil. So, you can create a simple scented recipe for the home or on the go that will provide a fantastic fragrance.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Envelope Sachet Recipe Fragrance10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Envelope Sachet Recipe Fragrance

Along with the herbs, this homemade sachet recipe uses the lovely aroma of our Butterfly Meadows Fragrance Oil. This fragrance enhances the true herb notes and gives off a wonderful aroma in this sachet recipe. This fragrance has top notes of lovely summer dandelion, refreshing verbena, and soft heliotrope. These notes are followed by middle notes of spring meadows, lily of the valley, and weeping willow. These notes are all resting on base notes of sweet pea blossoms and Kentucky bluegrass.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Soothing Facial Mask Recipe10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Soothing Facial Mask Recipe

Lastly, you can use the lovely chamomile flowers power to create our Soothing Facial Mask Recipe. This cosmetic facial uses herbs and Vitamin E oil to completely pamper your face. The French green clay will help nourish and cleanse your skin. Further, the Dandelion Root Powder, Comfrey Root Powder, Burdock Root Powder, and Chamomile Flower Powder are perfect for nourishing and softening your skin. Of course, the vitamins and minerals in these herbs will leave your skin feeling absolutely rejuvenated. So, this herbal facial is a perfect recipe for some much needed rest and relaxation.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Growing Chamomile for Tea

Although our cosmetic herbs are sold for cosmetic use only, chamomile tea has many benefits that you may enjoy. There are many that find that drinking this tea can have some benefits. It is thought to help with better sleep, reduce intestinal distress, help with cramps, and so much more! If you are interested, then you may want to try growing your own chamomile for tea right at home. So, check out Growing Chamomile for Tea by Grow a Good Life to learn more about growing this fantastic flower that will be perfect for creating a calming, herbal tea.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Reach Out to Us10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Reach Out to Us

If you have any more questions about this delightful cosmetic herb, then feel free to reach out to us. We are happy to help you create your very own natural herbal cosmetics recipes! So, you can reach out to us in the store, on the phone, or online to get your questions answered. An easy way for you to find us online is to reach out on social media. We have a Natures Garden Facebook page. Plus, you can use our @ngscents handle to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Additionally, you can use these platforms to share your ideas! You can share your products or recipes or even display your finished products on our social media.

10 Ways to Use Chamomile: Note About Our Herbs

Note: Natures Garden sells herbs, like our Chamomile Flowers, for external use only. Although some people enjoy chamomile tea, we do not sell our herbs as food items. So, the information that we provide about our herbs is only for educational purposes. We do not intend for you to use this information to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease. The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated any of this information. Make sure that you keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets. Also, pregnant and/or lactating women should take special care and attention when handling any of our herbs. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility (written or implied) for any products you make with our herbs. Also, all of the product testing is the responsibility of the customer.

Sep
27

How to Make Soap White


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How to Make Soap WhiteHow to Make Soap White

Homemade soap making is the perfect way to show off your creativity. While appearance isn’t everything in a bar of soap, it certainly is important. Sometimes the discoloration of your soap bar just doesn’t match the aroma and there may seem like there is nothing you can do to stop it. Or, you may just be trying to get your soap to be pure white, as no discoloration doesn’t mean that you will get a pure white bar of soap. In fact, uncolored and unscented cold process soap is naturally an off white hue. But, there are a few additives that you could use in certain situations to attempt to achieve the perfect white color for your soap bars. All you need to do is learn how to make soap white and we at Natures Garden would like to help you at as much as we possibly can!

How to Make Soap White Soap Making Options

We have three simple options for our lovely soap-makers that desire a whiter bar of soap. While there is no way to prevent discoloration in all cases, there are some options that you have for your soapmaking. First, we have the Vanilla White Color Stabilizer. This is a product that will actually prevent discoloration from fragrance. However, this ingredient is really only good for preventing fragrances with a vanillin content from discoloring. So, this additive will not always work to completely banish discoloration and may not work at all on some fragrances. Next, we have two types of titanium dioxide. While these ingredients are designed to change the appearance of the natural color of soaps. However, these additives will not prevent any fragrance discoloration. This ingredient is simply for turning the off white bars into a pure white hue.

How to Make Soap White Vanilla White Color StabilizerHow to Make Soap White Vanilla White Color Stabilizer

One easy method that you can use to whiten your cold process soaps is to add in our Vanilla White Color Stabilizer! While this ingredient can’t completely whiten all kinds of discoloration, this product can strongly reduce certain types of discoloration. So, it is important to know exactly when to add this product. This ingredient will reduce the discoloration that is caused by vanillin. Also, this product will slow down this ingredient’s ability to oxidize, which would cause browning in the soap. If the fragrance oil contains vanillin or components that will oxidize, then adding this ingredient will absolutely be helpful!

How to Make Soap White Why Use Vanilla White Color Stabilizer

As a soap maker, it is important to know how to deal with discoloration. While many great aromas that don’t cause any discoloration, there are some fragrance oils with wonderful scents that just don’t perform exactly how you want. It can be heartbreaking to discover a gorgeous scent that just discolors too much. What is worse is when the discoloration doesn’t pair well with the aroma. This always happens with scents that have heavy vanilla notes. These fragrance oils often end up extremely dark, but smelling like a pure white vanilla dream! However, you can prevent it with Vanilla White Color Stabilizer. So, don’t give up on your favorite vanilla soap scents just yet.

How to Make Soap White Vanilla Fragrance OilsHow to Make Soap White Vanilla Fragrance Oils

While there are definitely some types of discoloration that Vanilla White Color Stabilizer can’t help with, this product is perfect for reducing discoloration from vanillin. This ingredient is what creates the vanilla aroma that we all know and love! This means that this color stabilizing agent is perfect for vanilla fragrances, and any fragrance that has a vanillin content. So, darker shades of soaps that are caused by vanilla fragrance oils can be tackled by this product. Although it is possible for a fragrance oil to have other discoloring agents, the Vanilla White Color Stabilizer is great for whitening discoloration due to vanillin. So, you should add this ingredient when the vanillin content is above 1% to prevent discoloration.

How to Make Soap White Oxidation Impact on ColorHow to Make Soap White Oxidation Impact on Color

Over time, certain ingredients in the fragrance oil may begin to oxidize. While this is just a natural reaction some ingredients, like vanillin, have with the air, this could lead to a change in the color of your homemade soaps. Oxidation has the potential to cause a darker color for your soap, so you could potentially have discoloration after the soap has been created. Although Vanilla White Color Stabilizer can’t completely prevent this reaction from occurring, it is perfect if you would like to slow down this natural process. Thus, you can delay this discoloration and, if you use your bars quick enough, may never even have to see it!

How to Make Soap White Impact on ScentHow to Make Soap White Impact on Scent

Since you are attempting to save this fragrance oil for your soap making, you don’t want anything impacting the scent. Luckily, vanilla white color stabilizer can reduce discoloration without negatively impacting the fragrance oil that you enjoy. Although the aroma of this product is strong out of the bottle, the scent is completely unnoticeable in the finished soaps. So, you won’t smell a thing in your soaps! This means you can have the appearance in your soap that you want without sacrificing the integrity of this fragrance oil’s scent.

How to Make Soap White Using the Whitener How to Make Soap White Using the Whitener

Now, you know exactly how Vanilla White Color Stabilizer will work in your soap! All you have left to do is to learn how you can incorporate the color stabilizer into your soap making. While it is not super difficult, you need to know what you are doing to make sure that the ingredient is actually incorporated. So, make sure to add this ingredient to aqueous bases as it is designed to stabilize water based formulas. This is because the vanilla white stabilizer can’t be added to the oils until the saponification process.

How to Make Soap White How We Use Vanilla White Color StabilizerHow to Make Soap White How We Use Vanilla White Color Stabilizer

If you’d like to see exactly how this whitener product works, then check out our amazing Peppermint Fluff Soap Recipe! This is a quality soap recipe that required the base of the soap bar to be pure white hue. Otherwise, the design on our soap wouldn’t look like a peppermint! So, the soap had to be red and pure white. However, this soap uses a fragrance with a vanillin content. In fact, the Peppermint Fluff Fragrance Oil includes a 6% vanillin content. So, we needed something to help with the inevitable discoloration. Otherwise, we would have ended up with a brown and red bar of soap that really wouldn’t look like a peppermint at all. Instead, we used this ingredient and created the soap you see to the left!

How to Make Soap White Titanium Dioxide Water SolubleHow to Make Soap White Titanium Dioxide Water Soluble

Also, you have another perfect option for making homemade white soaps. You can use Titanium Dioxide to create a whiter bar of cp soap. While this ingredient won’t reduce discoloration that is caused by some fragrance oils, it is perfect for whitening. If you have a bar with light or no discoloration, then you can add this powdered colorant to create a whiter bar. Instead of the typical off white soap color, the Titanium Dioxide will create a more pure white color in your bars. Thus, you can have decorative soaps with a pure white hue. Also, you will be able to still use your personal cold process soaping recipe.

How to Make Soap White Amount to AddHow to Make Soap White Amount to Add

First, it is very important for you to know how much titanium dioxide that you can add to your homemade soaps. While this whitening powder is perfect for soap making, you don’t want to add too much of this product to your soap. However, not adding enough of this product could leave you with a bar that isn’t as white as you would like your soaps to be. So, we would suggest for you to include no more than a single teaspoon per pound of soap colored. All you need to do is add the right amount of this whitening product to your soaps!

How to Make Soap White Using the Water Soluble Titanium DioxideHow to Make Soap White Using the Water Soluble Titanium Dioxide

Next, you need to learn how this ingredient needs to be used. Since this ingredient is water based, it needs to be added to the lye water solution. This means that you will have to add this white pigment to your whole soap bar. So, the water soluble version of Titanium Dioxide is perfect for coloring an entire bar of cold process soap. Then, you can combine your water and oils perfectly to create a whiter bar of soap. Although you can separate some of this white soap to color with soap dyes, the titanium dioxide won’t impact the color.

How to Make Soap White Titanium Dioxide Oil DispersibleHow to Make Soap White Titanium Dioxide Oil Dispersible

Alternatively, you can use a different type of Titanium Dioxide to create your soaps. This ingredient is perfect for whitening smaller portions of your cold process soap. This version of Titanium Dioxide will perform similarly to the water soluble version. Thus, both act as a whitening pigment for the uncolored portions of the soap. Again, this ingredient won’t fix any discoloration caused by fragrance oils. This is because this additive is designed to alter the color of natural soaps to a more pure white. The only difference between the Oil Dispersible Titanium Dioxide and the Water Soluble Titanium Dioxide is how it is incorporated into the soap.

How to Make Soap White Using the Oil Dispersible Titanium DioxideHow to Make Soap White Using the Oil Dispersible Titanium Dioxide

Now, all you need is to learn how to use this product in your soap making process! Since this ingredient is oil based, you need to add titanium dioxide to the oil portion of your soaps. So, you’ll need to take a bit of your cosmetic oils and mix your powdered pigment together. Then, you will need to mix up your soap batch. Afterwards, separate out the portion of soap that you’d like to be whitened. Then, mix together the separated portion and the titanium dioxide to create the perfect white color for your soap design.

How to Make Soap White How We Use Titanium Dioxide Oil DispersibleHow to Make Soap White How We Use Titanium Dioxide Oil Dispersible

Finally, take a peek at how we like to use titanium dioxide in our very own soap making recipes. The Sweet Orange Chili Pepper Cold Process Soap Recipe is one example where adding this ingredient is perfect for creating perfect designs. This soap recipe incorporates a perfect in-the-pot swirl with vibrant red, pure white, and gorgeous orange colors. Note that the white portion of this swirl is even whiter than the normal hue of cold process soap. Luckily, this fragrance oil causes no discoloration in homemade soap! This means that adding titanium dioxide is a perfect option for creating a pure white section in your soap.

 

How to Make Soap White Colorant OptionsHow to Make Soap White Colorant Options

Now that you have whiter bars of soap, let’s talk about soap making colorants! You could add some fun colorants to your soaps that include some Vanilla White Color Stabilizer. Now that you prevented the discoloration, you are able to add any colors that you would like! Also, you are going to need some fun colors to go along with your newly whitened bars of soap. If you would like to explore your soap coloring options, then check out our various Soap Colorants. These would be perfect to add to your newly whitened bars.

natures gardenHow to Make Soap White Share Your Creations

Hopefully, you learned a bit about how to control the color of your handmade soaps. Whether you have discoloration issues or want a whiter bar of soap, using additives can be helpful for some of your soaping issues. Now, you are prepared to create all kinds of fun soap designs. If you would like to share any of your soaping successes, then share pictures or your story on either our Facebook or Instagram pages! We would love to see your homemade creations!