Making soap from scratch is much easier than you might think. A good tutorial is all you need to get started, especially if this is your first time making soap.
These tutorials will teach you how to make soaps with amazing results. Some also make use of natural ingredients. Others provide detailed instructions for beginners.
Cold-process soap-making tutorialThis tutorial will walk you through each step of cold soap-making, beginning with the preparation of a lye solution (sodium hydroxide). The video is aimed at beginners and explains each step.
This tutorial makes soap with olive oil and coconut oils. Cold processing is preferred by soap-makers as it gives the soap a longer life span. This video tutorial will teach you how to make cold-process soaps.
Watch the video tutorial to learn how you can make cold-process soap.
Complete beginners guide to soapmaking
This video tutorial on cold-process soap making is for absolute beginners. This video tutorial will give you safety tips and safety equipment as well as all the supplies and tools that you’ll need.
This video gives an overview of the science so that you can understand the process before you dive in. Understanding the chemical reaction that makes cold-process soap will allow you to make better soap.
Once you are clear on all the details, you can watch the video to see each step as you make your soap.
Four ways to make soap
This video will show you how to make soap pops, exfoliating soaps, and mini soaps. The first three soaps are simple melt and pour soaps. The last soap is made by mixing a few ingredients together with a liquid castile soap base to make a liquid body wash.
The video does not show each step in detail. It is more suitable for soap makers who have experience and are looking for new ideas and project ideas than for soap makers who are just starting out.
All four soap recipes can be found in the video.
Making soap at home
This article will show you how to make DIY soap in two different ways. This article covers both melt-and-pour soap making and cold-process soap making. It also discusses the pros and cons of each.
This article is more of an introduction to soap-making, and a brief overview of the processes. The site also contains a more in-depth tutorial about the cold process, complete with photos and detailed instructions.
You can learn all you need about soap making by reading this article, or the written step-by-step tutorial for cold-process soap here.
Cold process soap making
This video tutorial will give you an in-depth overview of cold-process soap making. Although cold process soap making is easy once you are comfortable with it, it can be difficult at first. There are also serious safety issues to consider.
This tutorial will explain how to make cold-process soap safely. It also covers protective equipment and how to use caustic lye.
The entire process is shown using organic coconut and olive oil. To make the soap smell delicious and sweet, they also used sandalwood and vanilla essential oils.
Natural soap made with 100% natural oils
This video tutorial is unique because it only uses natural ingredients. There will be no artificial or synthetic ingredients in this video. Furthermore, the recipe is free of palm oil, and Chelsea Cubeba, as well as lemon, eucalyptus, and lavender essential oils.
This video explains each step and shows how to use the ingredients to make cold-process soap.
This video will show you how to make 100% natural soap.
Natural melt-and-pour soaps
Another tutorial will show you how to make all-natural soap using melt and pour. This method is easier than cold-process soaps but it’s less durable and lasts longer. It also limits the types of oils and kinds of butter that you can use for a base.
Cold process soap making is more appropriate for natural ingredients. This video shows how to make melt and pour soap with shea butter and rose essential oils. It will also show you each step of the process. The rosehip soap is finished off with dried rose buds and petals.
We like the idea of using ordinary kitchen items such as novelty ice trays to mold your soaps.
This soap will add sparkle to your life! This soap is alleged “the most glittery soap” and it has glitter all over the soap.
This recipe uses mica powder to add shine and shimmer that will withstand cold soap-making. Better yet, this is biodegradable, environmentally-friendly glitter so you won’t have to worry about microplastics getting into the waterways when you use this soap.
This video tutorial will show you how to make this soap. It also includes special processes like adding titanium dioxide to the lye solution in order to create a strong base for glitter.
These soaps look exactly like sushi and are super cute!
This tutorial uses LCP (like the cold process), which is an adaptation of melt-and-pour soap making. LCP soap is more straightforward than cold-process soap. However, it has less glycerin than a regular melt-and-pour base. This makes it better to use the column embeds for creating the sushi-filling effect.
You can also use this method if cold-process soap-making is your preferred option.
This is a simple project that is easy to do, but it takes a lot of time. You will need to make multiple batches of soap, and it will take several days to complete the entire thing.
Tutorial Milk soap bars
This soap is made with goat’s milk and several oils including coconut, avocado, and olive oil. Because goat’s milk is creamy and nourishing for the skin, it makes a soap that lathers well.
This tutorial will show you how to make this soap. It also includes photos and detailed instructions.
Do you want to make soap using goat milk? The tutorial is available.
DIY organic soap made from aloe vera
This soap recipe contains aloe vera, tulsi leaves, and holy basil. This soap is suitable for all skin types, including dark spots, stretch marks, and acne.
This soap is also free of chemicals and organic ingredients. Knowing that your soap is made from only natural ingredients will ensure you don’t have skin irritations or allergies.
This video will show you how to make this soap.