Homemade soap recipes & tips

You might want to make your own soap because you want to avoid some of the common chemical ingredients in store-bought soap, or because it saves money, or just for the fun of mixing your own scents and molding them into decorative shapes. Making soap from scratch isn’t a simple process, and you will...
Teresa Sweezey
Teresa Sweezey • 3 years ago

14 homemade soap recipes

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