Handmade Soap - an Art Form

  • Summer's most annoying pest

    Its here the season of the Mosquito, are you prepared? Have you been making the dash to the department store to pick up this years bug spray? Before making that mad dash to buy your usual brand of toxic chemicals pause and consider is there a better choice? I'm here to tell you there is. Just clean fun soap company makes a very effective and all natural organic blend that we use in our bug spray and also add it to our all natural sunscreen. We use several organic essential oils one of which is Neem oil. Neem oil has...

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  • The benefits of rosemay essential oil

    I love rosemary oil. I prefer to use the organic pure form of this oil . I find this oil invigorating energizing motivating . Organic rosemary oil is safe to use in your favorite massage oil blend to help tired sore muscles to recover. It is also helpful for controlling oily or problem acne prone skin. It is very beneficial in blends to aid in arthritis pain relief. We have even used it in our solid shampoo bars as it can be helpful with controlling dandruff.   At just clean fun soap company we like to combine rosemary oil with peppermint and...

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  • Homade Body Butter verses over the counter lotions

    We have all seen those sexy and persuasive adverts that promise to give you the most silky and glowing skin ever. Each commercial claims there new improved lotion is the only one you will ever need to buy. But do they really hold up to their inflated promises? the answer is simple NO !!!!! . If they did live up to their claim we would only see one lotion on our drug store shelves.     Before falling victim to commercialism take a moment to read the label make sure that the long list of ingredients is right for you or your family. Most of those ingredients...

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  • Making Soap is Relaxing

    Can making soap be relaxing? The answer is yes !!!!!!!!!!. In the very beginning The soap making process was some what overwhelming for me . Before I actually made my first batch I read many books and recipes and even purchased a few soap kits. I was worried about using caustic soda as My children were very small and always under foot. I envisioned all sorts of mishaps . My husband became my assistant which was a most excellent idea ,at least one of us could attend to the little people and their many needs while the other could attend to the soap making...

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  • Homade laundry soap benefits

    Hand made laundry soap does not contain any harsh chemicals that harm our most precious and delicate eco system. We will soon be making a powder laundry soap for sale. I'm currently testing out some recipes and tweeking them . Our laundry soap will not contain any sulphates or phosphates or dyes . it will be made using our own castile soap . I have seen many so called homemade laundry soaps out their that have added such things as the over the counter fabric crystals for scenting your laundry soap. I do not feel that this is a good idea as those...

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  • Benefits of Apple cider vinegar

    Wow for centuries people in the know have used apple cider vinegar for many folk remedies from everything from a sore throat , to weight loss. Now I have recently read of yet one more use . That is for ridding your feet of the plague known as planters warts. That's right planters warts. I thought yeah right but it works .A family member has been making a poultice of apple cider vinegar on the pesky warts and they are dying. It works quickly with in just a few days the wart begin to change shape an slowly turn black and begin...

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  • The Loofah, The Beauty of Nature

      In the dawn of the ages a very wealthy newly wedded bride is explaining to her husband that she requires a new loofah, a rare beauty product imported from the Far East. Puzzled, the gentleman doesn’t pry or even question the extravagant expense for a device he has never heard of and has no knowledge of what it does. He simply digs into his pockets and produces the required funds for the beauty supply even though the explanation given makes absolutely no sense given the expense of the product. The mystery product?  The humble loofah.  Harder than a sponge...

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  • Two minutes of Healthy Living - Washing Your Hands

      It’s easy to take things for granted in a world of plenty; running water, lights that turn on with a flick of a switch. Many of our problems are minor and are referred to as “First World Problems.” We consider unsanitary conditions associated with poorer countries, less developed countries.  However thousands of people still catch colds and suffer from the flu every year. Many of the infections come from our busy hands. We open doors, steer the car, greet people with shaking of hands, hug, scratch our noses and run our hands through our hair. There aren’t many places...

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  • Decorative Soap

     When you decorate your bath room you probably spend hours coordinating color schemes and choosing the right feel you want your space to embrace you with. The space can be an intimate place or can be utilitarian. The attention to detail can make or break your look. Having contrasting colors can cheer up a bathroom counter and can also blend in. But whichever way you go, nothing speaks of quality like choosing a handmade soap that not only can add color but fragrance. Washing your hands with raspberry wafting the air is such a small important detail. Not just washing...

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