Soap Making

10 05, 2023

How to avoid Soap Sweating

2023-05-09T12:28:05+01:0010 May 2023|Soap Making, Summer, Troubleshooting|0 Comments

Sweating is a natural occurrence in soap making. The sweating occurs between moisture in the air and a humectant substance in the soap. In melt and pour soaps the humectant is Glycerin.  Glycerin makes the soap easy to work with and naturally draws moisture from the air onto your skin, leaving you with smooth and hydrated skin. However, when the soap is left, it can form a dewy finish particularly in humid conditions. This can [...]

25 04, 2023

Solid Shampoo Recipe

2023-10-16T12:24:50+01:0025 April 2023|Essential Oils, Hair Care, Soap Making|0 Comments

Want to learn how to make solid shampoo? Everything you need is all in one kit available here. Bergamot is a beautifully citrus essential oil, extracted from the rinds of an orange from a bergamot tree. This recipe will take you through all the steps you need for making four gorgeously scented bergamot solid shampoo bars, with our kit which includes all ingredients you need included. This essential oil is known to help tame hair, [...]

19 01, 2023

How To Make Rose Bud & Patchouli Soap

2023-10-16T12:25:39+01:0019 January 2023|Essential Oils, Soap Making, Valentine's Day|1 Comment

Inspired by our wonderful essential oil properties, this hanging soap recipe is a match made in heaven with patchouli, dried rose bud decorations. With gorgeous patchouli essential oil benefits, this soap assists with relaxation, uplifting the mood and properties that enhance the mind. Combined with rose buds for a touch of elegance, these hanging soaps are easy to create for all skill levels. Let's take you through the steps to making your very [...]

21 12, 2022

Soap & Diffuser Kits Unboxing With Makes Scents Candles | Instagram Live Playback

2022-12-21T12:22:24+00:0021 December 2022|Reed Diffusers, Soap Making|0 Comments

Have you ever wanted to make your own soap or reed diffuser, but not sure where to start? We have the kits for you! Join Abbey from Make Scents Candles and Hayley from Cosy Owl, for an unboxing of our soap and diffuser beginners kits. See each product included in the kits close up. Hear our tips for crafting, including how to wrap your soap and get the most out of your reed diffusers. [...]

2 12, 2022

Soap Making Kit Unboxing, Tutorial And Live Chat

2022-12-02T14:42:34+00:002 December 2022|Soap Making|0 Comments

Discover our Cosy Owl soap making beginners kits and find out more about soap making! Our Soap Making kits are the perfect purchase for anyone looking to get creative and start crafting their own Homemade Soaps. We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality ingredients available on the market for making the perfect homemade Soaps. Our kits are perfect for those just starting out and those who have mastered the skill already, so grab your [...]

1 11, 2022

Christmas Craft Ideas with Makes Scents Candles | Candle, Wax Melt & soap | Instagram Live Playback

2023-10-04T11:02:50+01:001 November 2022|Candle Making, Christmas, Soap Making, Wax Melts|0 Comments

Join us for our Instagram live playback with Abbey from Makes Scents Candles and Hayley from Cosy Owl. Check out our latest Christmas craft ideas from candle making to soap making. Hear tips, tricks and trending ideas to inspire your next project! These ideas are perfect for a homemade gift or to bring a new product into your business collection. How could you embed wax melt shapes into your candles? Or combine colours together to [...]

24 10, 2022

How To Make Galaxy Soap | Handmade Soap Tutorial

2023-09-18T16:38:19+01:0024 October 2022|Autumn, Halloween, Soap Making|0 Comments

It's time to share a spooky space recipe using melt and pour soap.   Join Cosy Owl and Ascent Bath & Body for our handmade soap making tutorial that's out of this world. Learn how to make galaxy soap bars at home with this easy tutorial that’s chock-full information, tips & tricks. These soaps create an amazing swirl effect which can be achieved using a double pouring method as shown in our video. You will [...]

8 08, 2022

DIY Toy Fish Embedded Soap

2022-10-14T17:00:00+01:008 August 2022|Soap Making|0 Comments

Looking for a fun craft project to get stuck into with children over the Summer holidays? Washing your hands has never been so fun with these simple fish embedded soaps. Follow our simple step by step tutorial on how to make your very own. You will need: Stephenson Melt & Pour WST White Soap Base - 1kg Stephenson Melt & Pour ST Clear Soap Base - 1kg Flash Blue Mica Powder Ocean Fragrance Oil Small [...]

22 03, 2022

How to: Spring Honey Bee inspired Soap

2022-10-17T12:10:46+01:0022 March 2022|Soap Making, Spring|0 Comments

Are you ready for Spring inspired projects? We have a great project for all the bee lovers out there. This gorgeously, fresh soap recipe is perfect for making 6 soap bars with a Spring honey bee inspired design. Add a personalised touch by your choosing your mica powder colour and fragrance. We have chosen Honey fragrance oil to match perfectly with the design. Ingredients 400g Melt & Pour Clear Soap Base Bee soap mould Thermometer [...]

20 01, 2022

How to: Valentine’s Envelope Essential Oil Soaps

2023-10-16T12:28:37+01:0020 January 2022|Essential Oils, Soap Making, Valentine's Day|0 Comments

  Are you wanting a project to get stuck into a creative project for Valentine's Day? Not only does this recipe smell amazing but they also have a fun, love letter theme to decorate your home. This month at Cosy Owl we have been thinking all about 'love' essential oils and Patchouli is our top scent for January and February, here's why. Patchouli is an aromatic, flowering plant and it is often seen labelled in [...]

22 09, 2021

A Beginners Guide to Soap Making

2022-03-30T13:55:50+01:0022 September 2021|Soap Making|1 Comment

Preparation Prepare the area you will be using to make your soaps to ensure that any spills can be easily removed. Be careful to avoid contact with skin and especially your eyes. In the unlikely event you were to get soap in your eyes, do not try to remove it yourself – seek medical assistance. Although it can be uncomfortable or even slightly painful getting soap on your skin, it will generally peel away or [...]

17 09, 2021

A Guide to Creating Your Own Soap Products

2022-10-17T15:37:14+01:0017 September 2021|Soap Making|0 Comments

Self-care. We all need it right? But where do we start?More than ever before, we are all looking for ways to consciously make more time for self-care moments in everyday life, especially at home! Finding out what makes us feel centered is the first step towards understanding what makes us feel calm and good. We know from putting our hands to work and creating exciting self-care products that you get a direct wellbeing boost from [...]

16 09, 2021

How to Make Your Own Halloween Hand Shaped Soap

2022-10-14T15:42:28+01:0016 September 2021|Halloween, Soap Making|0 Comments

As part of our Halloween candle and soap making series, it's now time to create a soap worth screaming about! We have created the handiest hand soap just in time for Halloween. Using just a washing-up glove, pegs and a few other ingredients you can make your very own, ready to spook everyone in your household. Cosy Owl on TikTok TikTok- Behind the scenes making this Halloween hand soap: Ingredients: 380g of Clear Melt [...]

10 09, 2021

How to Make Melt & Pour Soap with Mica Powder

2022-03-30T13:33:00+01:0010 September 2021|Soap Making|0 Comments

We are back with Ascent Bath & Body for an exciting new soap making video where you will learn how to make melt & pour soap with mica powder.  This is our second soap video tutorial as part of our ongoing series with Ascent Bath & Body and this time, you will be able to experiment with colours (Mica) and a new ingredient...!    Ingredients 1kg Melt & Pour WST White Soap Base Unrefined Shea [...]

7 09, 2021

How to Make Miniature Embedded Golden Leaf Soaps

2022-10-14T16:21:48+01:007 September 2021|Autumn, Soap Making|0 Comments

We all love soap right? It keeps us clean and smelling fresh but alongside the obvious, it's also a great way to freshen up your wardrobe or car! Here at Cosy Owl, we are on a mission to provide the crafts making community with as much creative content as possible from candle and soap making to cosmetics you can make at home. The ideas and possibilities are endless and we are always excited to hear [...]

6 08, 2021

How To Make Melt & Pour Soap At Home

2023-10-16T12:33:02+01:006 August 2021|Soap Making|0 Comments

As the world-wide demand for homemade cosmetics and soap is booming, more and more crafts lovers are seeking guidance, tips and tricks to jump-start their very own business. In terms of processes, making your own soap and/or other cosmetics can range from relatively easy to quite difficult depending on the product. Therefore, as a beginner, it’s important for you to start with the right foot by choosing a relatively basic yet entertaining formula. That is [...]

1 06, 2021

How To Make Seascape Melt and Pour Soaps

2022-09-05T17:19:06+01:001 June 2021|Soap Making, Summer|0 Comments

Looking to learn how to make your very own Seascrape Melt and Pour Soaps? We are thrilled to be able to share with you this exciting step-by-step guide. Please note, for this particular soap, we did not use fragrance as we were focusing on the design element. If you feel confident enough with creating an impressive design like the one in the guide below, you can add a fragrance of your choice. Always refer to [...]

22 04, 2021

Top Craft Activities Post-lockdown

2022-07-29T17:58:35+01:0022 April 2021|Candle Making, Soap Making|0 Comments

Craft activity in the UK and around the world has really taken off in the past year as many people sought new and different activities to while away the time spent in lockdown. Crafts such as candle making, soap making, diamond painting, tie dye, and ceramics are some of the most popular activities to have experienced an exciting boom since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Cosy Owl accessed 12 months of data via Google Trends to [...]

7 04, 2021

How to Make Hand-Made, Hand Soap!

2022-03-24T10:41:29+00:007 April 2021|Soap Making|0 Comments

Did you know that the earliest soap formulas can be traced to ancient Babylon. It was a far from rudimentary alkaline solution mixed with water and cassia oils. Although we’ll have to wait a couple of a thousand years before stumbling upon the iconic soap-bar, and precisely in late 15th century Marseille, the secrets to creating soap without resorting to industrial mass production, have been available for millennia. Although soap bars can be used for [...]


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