Homemade Seasonings

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Strawberry Pretzel Salad –The delicious combination of the saltiness from its pretzel crust, sweetness from the creamy and smooth cream cheese, with the fresh flavor from the strawberry and jello top layer! So irresistible! #StrawberryPretzelSalad

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Strawberry Pretzel Salad –The delicious combination of the saltiness from its pretzel crust, sweetness from the creamy and smooth cream cheese, with the fresh flavor from the strawberry and jello top layer! So irresistible! #StrawberryPretzelSalad

These coconut oil lotion bars are amazing and easy to make. I've been looking for a recipe like this!

Lotion Bar Recipe with Healing Coconut Oil - Only 3 Ingredients!

This lotion bar recipe is great for everyone, especially those with dry cracked skin! You only need 3 ingredients to make these bars!

homemade peppermint extract - something I've been meaning to do for a long time. I've got a bunch of vanilla extract almost done - this is next!

How to Make Mint Extract

Learn how to make a mint extract with fresh peppermint and your favorite clear liquor. Homemade extracts are perfect for holiday gifts and cost less than store-bought extracts! It's also a good way to use up the summer harvest of mint leaves.

Homemade Sloppy Joe Mix Recipe

Recipe for making a great homemade sloppy joe seasoning mix. Make a large quantity and store for later.

Agate Spin Swirl Tutorial

Agate Spin Swirl Soap Tutorial - Soap Queen

3 reviews
2 hours

This Spin Swirl Soap is inspired by the colors and textures of agates.


Rose Quartz Cold Process Soap Tutorial - Soap Queen

9 reviews
2 hours

This Rose Quartz Cold Process Soap features a soft pink swirl and a fresh and floral fragrance!


DIY Turmeric Clay Face Mask - Soap Queen

6 reviews
30 minutes

This Turmeric Clay Mask harnesses the skin-loving properties of turmeric and is great for normal skin types.


Painted Berry Bath Bomb Tutorial - Soap Queen

8 reviews

These Painted Berry Bath Bombs use mica dispersed in alcohol to create a colorful splatter effect!


DIY Sea Clay Face Mask - Soap Queen

12 reviews
30 minutes

This Sea Clay Mask is formulated for oil skin, with hazelnut oil and tea tree essential oil.


5 Tips to Take Soaping from Hobby to Business - Soap Queen

Soap making is a hobby that brings joy to those who make it, and those who buy or receive the luxurious product. It’s no wonder that many soapers are able to turn their hobby into a business! But, making the transition from hobbyist into small business owner can be a little intimidating. Here are 5 …


Sunday Night Spotlight: Melt and Pour Bases - Soap Queen

Learn what melt & pour or glycerin soap is as well as differences between brands. Plus, lots of inspiring ideas to make!

How to Use Instagram for Business Final

How to Use Instagram for Business + Tips on Building Your Community - Soap Queen

I jumped on the Instagram bandwagon early in 2011 (Instagram was created in 2010), and I have been posting consistently ever since. It’s one of my favorite social media outlets. It’s easy to use, and who doesn’t love perusing beautiful images? In the beginning I used Instagram sparingly, and a large majority of my posts were …


Single Oil Cold Process Soap Lather Tests - Soap Queen

The most fundamental way that cold process soap can be customized is by using various combinations of soapmaking oils and butters. Each oil contributes something different to the final bar. For example, coconut oil is known for giving soap cleansing properties with a large fluffy lather. Olive oil, on the other hand, is not very cleansing, …


How to Make Whipped Body Butter on Soap Queen TV - Soap Queen

Learn how to make fluffy and luxurious whipped body butter! This whipped body butter recipe uses avocado butter, meadowfoam oil and green tea extract.

Titanium Dioxide Spotlight

Sunday Night Spotlight: Titanium Dioxide - Soap Queen

Pigments and oxides are one of the most popular colorant options for cold process soap. They are non-bleeding and don’t morph in the high pH environment of freshly poured soap. Oxides come in a wide variety of hues, and are easy to mix to create unique colors. One of the most popular colorants is titanium dioxide, …


20,000 Bars of Soap in 8 Weeks - Chatting with Revive Bath & Body - Soap Queen

Caitlin of Revive Bath & Body started making soap in high school, and now Revive Bath & Body is being sold in Hobby Lobby locations across the US!