often ask what got me started making handmade soaps.
It is a labor intensive and difficult process.
ago, I read an article in a magazine about never ‘washing
your child's mouth’ out with soap, it’s
an old expression that could prove to be dangerous
for your child. Today's commercial soaps are not real
soap, they are most commonly made with detergents.
Unlike when the expression began (grandma's homemade
soap), swallowing commercial soap, especially those
made with detergents, could harm your child.
started me looking into more natural alternatives
to commercial soaps. Skin is porous, everything you
put on it sinks right into your body. It's your largest
I began making my own soap. It took months of perfecting
each recipe, and I am proud of the results. My soap
is natural, made with the finest oils, many of which
are the basic ingredients of the most expensive creams
on the market, and contain no chemicals. The only
thing not 100% natural is the fragrance oil in our
Fresh line, because they endure longer and smell more
real than ‘real’ scents. The scent is
a tiny part of my soaps. I use the same fragrance
oils used to make perfumes and colognes,which are
applied concentrated to the body. ZenSoaps are not
making my own soap for my family, perfecting my formulas,
and getting requests from family and friends for more
and more soap, I decided to make a business of it.
And here is the result. I am proud of my soaps, and
I believe you will enjoy using them also, knowing
that when you are spending that portion of your day
bathing, you are taking care of your skin. I believe
you will find our soaps worthy of your family in every
have put together an illustrated guide for those interested
in making their own soaps, or to see the exact process
I use to make my soap. Feel free to email me any questions
about it. Double
Boiler Hot Processed Soap Instructions
ZenSoaps. All Rights Reserved. 2002-2007