Chickweed and violet leaves combine to create a soft natural green color in this skin soothing melt and pour soap.
This soap is a fun and useful way to use two abundant springtime weeds!
Chickweed (Stellaria media) is a nourishing plant that’s used to promote lymph flow, and as a skin-soothing agent for itchy skin.
Violets (Viola odorata, V. sororia) are known for their cooling, moistening, and soothing properties. They’re often used in skin care products for eczema, like this Violet Leaf Balm Recipe.
Both of these plants also contribute a beautiful soft green color when infused into soap base!Continue reading
Learn how to infuse skin-loving dandelion flowers into soap base to create these super easy dandelion and honey melt and pour soap bars.
This soap is naturally colored with dandelion flowers, while honey adds nourishment and a slight boost to lather.
It’s a melt and pour version of my popular cold process Honey & Dandelion Soap.Continue reading
Melt & pour soap dough is similar to playdough, only you can use it for bath time fun once you’re done playing!
After creating shapes with cookie cutters or playdough tools, you can use one or more soap pieces right away, or leave them to air dry for several days, then use the resulting shapes.
Alternatively, you can roll the dough back into a ball and store it in an airtight container. Soften it for five to ten seconds in a microwave on defrost mode, as needed.Continue reading