I’ve been making my own shampoo bars for about a year, and I love them. There’s really very little difference between a shampoo bar and a bar of plain ‘ol cold processed soap. Shampoo bars tend to be a bit … Continue reading →
Home made liquid soap (body wash/baby shampoo).......I make this for my youngest who is alergic to many things. I use glycerin soap and at the end before I bottle the soap, I add a little Lavender essential oil (great for sleeping and exzema) along with 1-2 drops tea tree oil (to keep it from spoiling)--(you can also use Lemon, Grapefruit, or other citrus oils to keep it from spoiling). LOVE IT!!!
Base Oils Chart: it's a soapmaking site, but this is a good breakdown of the properties of various oils, butters and fats used in creams & lotions as well as soaps. See the discussion of properties at the bottom of the chart.