Soaps

How To : Make giant soap bubbles

Watch this instructional video to get a bubble solution recipe that will yield impossibly giant soap bubbles. Make sure you use a clean bucket and a paint impeller to stir it.

How To : Make Giant Homemade Soap Bubbles

These dog days of summer are the perfect window of time to make giant homemade soap bubbles outdoors. A giant bubble wand can be easily assembled with some butcher's string and two bamboo poles, both easily available at your local hardware store. Making the magical bubble sol ...more

How To : Make burning soap bubbles

Learn how to make bubbles burn in this science video tutorial. You will see exactly how to make burning bubbles, with aerosol spray deodorant, a bowl of water, and liquid soap. It's a pretty simple experiment -- you just pour some dish soap in the water, stir it, then spray th ...more

How To : Make an erupting volcano with soap

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make an erupting volcano with soap. Begin by adding some vinegar into a flask/baker. Then add some soap into the vinegar and stir it by shaking the flask/baker. Users may choose to add some food coloring to make the mix look more li ...more

How To : Make soap cupcakes with soapy whipped icing

In this video, Anne Marie teaches us how to make soap cupcakes with whipped frosting! This recipe will make 16 soap cupcakes, which is perfect for parties. For the cupcake base you will need: 40 oz white melt & pour soap, 1 1/2 oz vanilla select fragrance, 1 1/2 oz vanilla col ...more

How To : Make your own cucumber and papaya soap

Papaya soap can be great for reducing the appearance of scars, but it can sometimes be difficult to find. This tutorial shows you how to make your own papaya cucumber soap at home. All you need is a juicer or blender and some glycerin melt and pour soap.

How To : Make HUGE Soap Bubbles

Learning to make giant bubbles for this video has been the most fun I've had with a project in a long time. It's addicting to try to get them to grow bigger and bigger than the ones before. Since filming this video, my skill has improved tremendously and the bubbles you're abo ...more

How To : 10 Super-Practical Uses for Dishwashing Soap

Bored of using your bottle of dishwashing soap for just washing dishes? You're in luck. Not surprisingly, the soapy liquid commonly used for removing stubborn food build-up from your eating utensils can also be used as a general cleaner for washing windows, removing clothing ...more

How To : Sculpt & carve fake teeth from soap

Need a use for a model tooth? Learn with this "Tooth Carving 101" tutorial how to carve a fake tooth from a bar of soap. One will need a small carving knife, a bar of soap and about thirty minutes. Your fake tooth with make for one heck of peculiar mantel piece.

How To : Make DIY skin-nourshing papaya and cucumber soaps

Acne sucks - or, more correctly, acne oozes. Which is why it's so important to take care of your skin with oil-reducing, calming products. Most anti-acne medications you can buy are severely drying and irritating, meaning they can cause the adverse effect of making your skin c ...more

How To : Perform the soap and pepper water trick

Okay, you have tons of ground pepper, and tons of water. What can you do with it all? Check out this quick video tutorial on how to perform a neat little water trick with some of that pepper, a toothpick, and some soap. Just pour the dish washing liquid on your toothpick and ...more

How To : Turn soap slivers into a new bar of soap

Recycle your soap odds and ends into a beautiful new bar. Learn how to make recycled soap in this instructional video. You will need: soap slivers a small saucepan water olive or vegetable oil molds a knife oatmeal zest of lemon, lime or orange food coloring

How To : Remove soap scum

If soap is so good for you, why does it leave behind that icky, gooey scum? Get rid of the gunk! Learn how to remove soap scum from your shower or bathtub. You will need: rubber gloves two clean, dry cloths a bucket with 4 quarts of warm water one cup of liquid fabric softene ...more

How To : Make fire starters with lint and soap

Make fire starters that can be used when camping, fishing, or any other outdoor activity involving fire...or just for use in your home fireplace. Requires only dryer lint, a paper egg carton, and some old candles

How To : Make Hard Soap with Guava Leaf Extract & Lavender

In our personal experience, the hardest part about a science investigatory project is simply coming up with a good idea. And we suggest that for your investigatory project you find a topic that's both novel and useful. Check out this science tutorial to learn how to make a ba ...more

How To : Make bubbles with dish soap

Soap suds aren't just for dishwashing! Blow away your family and friends with this cool science experiment. For this experiment, you'll need the following materials: dish soap water corn syrup wire string straws measuring cup large bowl The steps for completing the science ...more

How To : Make soap frosting

What fun! Soap frosting. This instructional video gives the basic instructions for making soap frosting. Use to frost soap cupcakes, decorate the top of loaf soaps, or just do your own creative thing.

How To : Make homemade christmas gift soap from scratch

Learn how to make your own soap from scratch. Making your own soap allows you to combine a little bit of creativity, a little bit of cooking, and a little bit of science into something you can use everyday. Homemade soap also makes a great Christmas Gift!

How To : Install a ceramic soap dish in your shower

If you're the sort of person who regularly engages in DIY projects around your home, one imagines you'll need to take a shower every now and again. In this tutorial, Danny Lipford will guide you through the process installing a ceramic soap dish in a shower stall.

How To : Do the water pepper and soap trick

Be like Moses and part the Pepper Sea! Learn a nice trick using pepper, water and dish-washing detergent that is sure to freak out believers and non-believers alike. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

How To : Make French milled or rebatch soap at home

This process, called variously French milled, triple milled or rebatch, is a happy medium between the cold process and melt and pour soap making methods. It's easy, and you can do it at home to make clever and creative gifts this holiday season.

How To : Steam milk for latte art using soap and water

Latte art is a fun, creative way to spice up your average cup of joe. Watch this video to practice your latte art with steamed soapy water. First, pour a drop of dish soap into a latte making cup. then using the espresso machine fill it with hot water. Use the espresso machine ...more

How To : Make a soap mouse for wireless tracking

Tires of those wire two button mouses, or even the wireless clickers? Well, come no further, the soapmouse is here. What in the hell is a soapmouse? Well, just watch and learn, and make one yourself.

How To : Make homemade soap with Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell makes homemade soap in her craft corner. Learn to make festive homemade soaps with store bought soap, molds, coloring and your favorite scent. Make homemade soap with Rosie O'Donnell. Click through to watch this video on blip.tv

How To : Make soap from soap flakes

Many craft projects for children center around kids making soap. Recipes often call for Soap Flakes and people wonder how that would work. Especially note how only a little water is needed to bind the Soap Flakes together into a dough-like ball.

How To : Make decoupage soap in Rosie O'Donnell's Crafty U show

Rosie O'Donnell web show demonstrates an easy and quick way to make decoupage soap. Use dried flower or paper cutouts and glue to add a flare to ordinary soap. Make decoupage soap in Rosie O'Donnell's Crafty U show. Click through to watch this video on blip.tv

How To : Make bacon fat soap

Soap can be made from just about any kind of fat. Even though fat from bacon, called lard, isn't the finest of fats to use for making soap, it somehow seemed to be the most exciting. Why? Because bacon is amazing. It has an almost mystical power to it and is a food that can be ...more

How To : Make soap curl embeds

This video shows you how to make soap curls for use in molded soap cavities. Create colorful, fun boutique style soaps for gift giving.

How To : Melt & mold soap

Tired of boring old soap that you get from the store? Learn how to melt and mold soap from our soap expert in this free video clip series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Melt & mold soap. Melt & mold soap - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Melt & mol ...more

How To : Create whipped ice cream cone soaps for summer

Need a summertime craft to do with your kids to keep their sundazed, lackadaisical minds occupied for a few moments? Then these ice cream cone soaps are just the thing! Using whipped cream soap and a regular ice cream soap, you can whip up a few scoops of your favorite flavor ...more

How To : Make whipped/float soap

Here is the procedure to prepare a whipped / Float soap. You will need to have spatulas, bowls, pitcher, measuring cup, mould, mixture and scale. The ingredients required for the preparation are coconut oil, vegetable oil, rice bran oil, cocoa butter, distilled water and sodi ...more

HowTo : Make Soap With Bacon

"Fruity hand soaps, moisturizers, emulsifying lotions, pumice stones, and Loofahs don't cut it. We want to cleanse ourselves with the fat of the sweet, dead pig." Um... okay. If you're not concerned with producing gift basket quality soaps, check out Black Table's instruction ...more

How To : Make homemade lye soap

Sheryl is going to show you how to make homemade lye soap in this video series. Soap making is a chemical process. It is a lot of fun. However, it does require specific equipment and instructions and a reliable recipe. See what you'll need to do to get ready to start this proj ...more

How To : Make felt covered soap

Making felt-covered soap is an interesting and creative way to decorate soap. Learn to create felt-covered soap with tips from an expert in this free video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make felt covered soap. Make felt covered soap - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this ...more

How To : Perform a prank using dish soap & pepper

In this clip, learn how to trick your friends by betting them that you can control water with your mind. You Will Need: *a bowl of water *ground black pepper *dishwashing soap/washing up liquid Check it out!

How To : Use a bar of soap to Insert screws in hardwood

Watch this how to video to get tips and tricks on how to insert screws into hardwood. This simple soap method makes driving screws into hardwood far easier. Start my marking spot where the screw is to be inserted, draw pilot holes, run the screw across a bar of soap and finall ...more

How To : Make melt and pour Valentine's Day cupcake soaps

Despite appearances, these Valentine's Day cupcake soaps take almost no time to make and are easy to assemble. Craft an entire batch for friends as a Valentine's Day present or gift them to a conversation heart-addicted niece. Either way, these cupcake soaps are irresistably ...more

How To : Make heart-shaped soaps for Valentine's Day

Take a luxurious, lingering bath with your boy toy while smoothing and cleaning his skin with this heart-shaped melt and pour soap. Composed of pastel pinks and purples, the soap is hyper feminine and probably shouldn't be a gift to your y-chromosomed loved one, but it can be ...more

How To : Make your own, eco-friendly liquid dish soap

You may or may not know, but much of the cleaning products that are used today can be harmful to you, kids, or even pets. They contain a great assortment of chemicals that can cause serious illness or death. So why risk buying thse products when you can make them yourself? In ...more

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