Candle & Soap Making Basics

Learn everything you need to know about candle and soap making, from information on basic ingredients like lye, to the science behind the craft.
Homemade soaps with ingredients
Measurements vs. Percentages in Soap Making Recipes
Shoppers, Soap factory.
Where to Buy Lye for Soapmaking Nowadays
Salt from the sea
How to Make Homemade Bath Salts With Many Types of Salt
Flowers and soap
How to Use Dry Flower Petals When Making Soap
Herbal soaps
Using Teas and Herbs in Your Homemade Soap
Pouring melted soap mixture into square container
How to Clean Your Soap-Making Tools
Soap Labels
How to Label Your Soaps for Sale
how to make homemade candles
How to Make Homemade Candles for Beginners
Whipped body lotion in a jar
How to Keep Body Butter From Melting
Castor berry
Castor Oil Profile
A soapmaker brings oils and lye to light trace.
Speed up or Slow Down Trace in Homemade Soaps
White candlesticks tipped over on wood surface near lighted candle
How to Recycle Candle Wax
Homemade Lye Soap
6 Lye Calculators for Cold Process Soap
Milk and Honey Soap Bar
Benefits of Adding Honey to Soap
Wooden spoon with salt and rosemary and sponges on burlap.
Adding Salt to Homemade Soap
Gift with empty mockup tag
Candle and Soap Label Resources
Illustration depicting different soap making methods
How to Make Homemade Soap
Crayons for candles
Can You Use Crayons to Color Homemade Candles?
Two pieces of handmade soap
How Long Does Soap Take to Cure?
3 soaps made of glycerine, close up
What Is Glycerin Soap?
Lavender soap
Lavender Dream Soap Recipe
Wrapped bars of soap with fresh rosemary
Ideas for Labeling and Packaging Handmade Soap
White soy wax flakes for candle making on a gray marble background
Best Types of Wax for Candles
Pouring olive oil for soap making
Different Types of Olive Oil for Soap Making Recipes
Illustration of hands pouring soap
What is Saponification in Soap-Making?
supplies and ingredients for making soap
Define 'Seize' in Making Soap
Bath bombs
Adding Color to Your Fizzy Bath Bombs
free soap molds
Inexpensive or Free Homemade Soap Molds
Handcrafted, homemade bars of soap
Essential Materials for Soap Making
Pouring the base layer of cold process soap into the mold
Calculating the Amount of Soap Needed to Fill a Soap Mold
Natural exfoliants
26 Natural Exfoliants to Add Into Homemade Soaps
Lit Candles In Mason Jars On Table
Choosing Safe Containers for Container Candles
White room interior decor with burning hand-made candle and bouq
How to Recycle and Reuse Candle Containers
Natural eco home decor with green leaves and burning candle on t
Different Types of Handmade Candles
Eucalyptus essential oil bottles and leaves isolated close up on white background. essential oil falling from glass dropper.
Essential Oil Safety
woman putting ribbon around soaps.
Do I Need to Use Distilled Water In My Soap Recipes?
Pink mica pigment powder
Mica Colorants in Soap Making
Creative occupation of candle making showing the pouring of liquid wax into jars
What Is Cure in Candle Making?
Young woman pouring liquid lavender soap into moulds in handmade soap workshop
Sodium Hydroxide and Potassium Hydroxide Used in Soapmaking
Homemade organic soap
How to Superfat Your Homemade Soap Recipes
Fragrance and Essential Oils in Soap and Candle Making
Five paraffin wax candles lit on a table.
Paraffin Wax for Making Candles
Terracotta Flower Pots Ready for a Busy Spring Garden
How to Use Terracotta Pots to Make Candles and Candle Holders