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Soap Making Recipes Resource List

Updated on May 8, 2011

Welcome to Kudlit's Resource Hub about soap making. Whether you're a novice home soap maker or an expert, I'm sure you'll find useful information from some of the resources listed here. Please take your time as this hub is packed with information that you won't probably be able to digest in just one sitting. So bookmark this hub NOW!


The Basics


If you don't know where to start yet, offers an excellent primer on where to start. They also have videos that show you the processes. If you don't what melt and pour is, or the difference between cold process and hot process this is the best place to start. Here's the URL:


Nancy Miller's website has been online for quite some time now and continues to help beginner soap makers. It has soap recipes that you can try when just starting out. Nancy's Soap FAQ's page is particularly useful. She also has a troubleshooting guide if you get stuck with a problem that you can't seem to solve on your own.


I like the presentation of Small Notebook of their tutorial called A Beginner's Guide to Soapmaking. It's very direct and uses a lot of images so you'll have a good idea about what the articles are talking about. It has four main sections that discuss tools, ingredients, process and finish.


If you are confident enough and you think that you're ready to try making soap now after immersing yourself in the basics, you can go ahead and try these recipes from these useful websites. has several soap making recipes that you can try. It has videos so you can easily follow the procedures. They also provide a list of suppliers of the materials that you will need. You should have intermediate soap making skills. Here is the link:

Fun and Simple Soap Recipes

Here's a list of recipes that's not only fun, they're also to make. Just check out they're names and you'll surely want to make them:

  • Ginger Cinammon-Salt Body Scrub
  • Breakfast for your Skin - (Oatmeal & Brown Sugar Scrub)
  • Brown Sugar and Lemon Scrub
  • Aunt Katie's Body Scrub
  • Honey Bee CP Soap
  • Easy Shea Butter CP Soap
  • Butterfly Soaps (don't worry they're not made of butterflies, just shaped like butterflies =))
  • Cookie Cutter Soaps

and the fun thing is they also include recipes for lip balms, fragrances and hold your breathe: chocolate covered Oreos!

Here's the link:


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      soap making kits  7 years ago

      Thanks. Some extreme info here, keep it up .I cannot really leave a more constructive comments I’m a bit out of my gravity but I will be inspection back here for further updates.

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      soap making recipes  7 years ago

      I was searching for this information. It will definitely help me a lot.

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      Kudlit 7 years ago from Laguna

      My brother in law makes them too and he gave the idea for this hub. Thanks for dropping by K9keystrokes.

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      India Arnold 7 years ago from Northern, California

      My mother in law makes soaps and they are delightful and feel so beautiful on your skin! I won't use store brands anymore! Great hub.

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      Kudlit 7 years ago from Laguna

      Thanks for dropping by Paradise7!

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      Paradise7 7 years ago from Upstate New York

      VEry interesting hub. Thank you!