• how to keep the scent of your homemade soap
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    How to prevent scent from fading in homemade soaps

    Has this ever happened to you? A month ago, you made a divine, summer-scented soap. But now that your soap has cured, your wonderful coconut-orange-pineapple creation smells like… nothing at all! It’s not always easy to keep your homemade soaps smelling strong. A number of influencing factors may cause scent to fade, if not disappear, over time. Luckily, there are solutions! That’s why we decided to put our many years of soapmaking to good use and share all our secrets for making scented soap and preventing that scent from fading! Trick #1: Use the right scents in your homemade soap. There are three kinds of notes in perfumery: Top notes,…

  • homemade gemstone soap
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    My Precious homemade soap

    A real “gem” of a homemade soap recipe Why do you have stones next to your sink?! With this recipe for a gemstone soap, you’re sure to surprise more than one guest. And to amaze your visitors even further, all you have to do is smilingly reply, “To wash up, of course!” Inspired by gorgeous gems, My Precious is a colourful homemade soap that’s very unique—all the more so, because no two soaps will look alike! They are a truly extraordinary creation. What colours will you use to create your precious DIY soap? Will you be wooed by the bluish hues of azurite, the pretty pinks of rose quartz, mesmerizing…