• How to make soap?
    Tutorials and recipes

    Which oils and butters should I use in my homemade soap?

    Making your own soap: A beautifully complex process Soapmaking is an art—we’d even say a science! Shout out to our workshop la Science du Savon (note that all our workshops are offered in French only)! But even when you’re working from a recipe, soapmaking can be a little challenging at first. So, developing your own cold process soap recipe is definitely no small feat!  First, you have to master the , but there’s a lot more to it than that! The oils and butters you choose will also have a direct impact on your final creation. They influence not only the final colour of your soap—as we explain in this…

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    A homemade soap for a Dreamy Winter

    A homemade soap recipe that’s perfect for winter Despite the cold, winter is a beautiful and poetic time of year. Before you raise your eyebrows or exclaim in protest, think of those exquisite crystalline flakes falling delicately from the sky, still-green fir trees wrapped in snow, and landscapes muffled under a coat of sparkling white. We have endeavoured to transpose these beauties into our Dreamy Winter, a cold process soap recipe for the season of snow. Formulated with ingredients selected for their wonderful properties, this soap is gentle on skin and will leave it silky and soft. It’s an excellent choice for those with sensitive skin, and it can also…

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    “I scream cone!”, the homemade two-tone soap

    How to make a funny two-tone soap? Montreal, with its cultural diversity, its squirrels, its parks, its mountain, its stadium, its reminders of Expo 67, its smoked meat, its potholes… and its orange cones! They slow us down, force us to make unwelcome detours, delay our bus when we’re waiting in the rain, BUT they’re a clear sign that summer has arrived! A playful reminder to give our friends who often tell us their trip home took twice as long because of our other friends who work in construction. Montreal: you’re not perfect, but we still love you! Ingredients Oils 925g (33.3%) sunflower oil 300g (10.86%) grapeseed oil 125g (4.53%)…

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    “Pumpkin pie » soap

    Mmmmm, can you smell that? No? Imagine this scene: you’ve just spent a few hours hiking in the woods, dead leaves crunching under your feet. It’s a brisk fall day, and a cool wind has been blowing in your face. You return home with rosy cheeks, ready for a bite to eat. When you push open the door, you’re met by a cozy feeling of warmth, and a few seconds later a sweet, spicy fragrance tantalizes your nostrils: a welcoming aroma is wafting from the kitchen. Your nose guides you to the luscious pumpkin pie that’s waiting just for you, and you cut yourself a slice (or two)… Unfortunately, we’re…