March 31, 2013
By now I thought I would be lathering up with my own homemade soap, but it hasn’t happened. In fact my soap hasn’t turned out as planned. Here are some pictures of the soap:
So what went wrong?….well, I think I know. You can read about it here: My Soap Didn’t Turn Out
March 18, 2013 – 5 steps to making soap at home
I finally got all the ingredients together that I needed and actually made some soap. Well at least I think I did. It will take about 2 to 3 weeks for the soap to fully cure and be ready to use.
I wrote a post about how I did it here:
I show the recipe I used, and give step by step instruction on what I did.
I discovered first hand that lye can be kinda scary…and can melt plastic. I’ll be better prepared next time. Learn from my mistakes…please. 🙂
Making bar soap has made me curious. How do I make liquid hand soap? How about laundry detergent?
Here is what the bar soaps look like today.