December 2017 News | New Soaps!

We have some new soaps for our handmade soap bar line, and we are so excited about them! 1. Saucy Santa | Just in time for the holidays, our saucy Santa soap bar is spicy and balsam fir-y. Think of it as the holidays with a little kick. 2. Eucalyptus | Our spearmint & eucalyptus soap bar was so popular, …

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Soap Butters Are Wonderful

Oh, butter. You are so creamy and decadent! Knowing this, we use different kinds of soap butters in nearly all our soaps at Lake Superior Soap Co. to give your skin some extra love. Here are a couple of our favorite butters! Cocoa Butter Cocoa butter comes from, not surprisingly, the cocoa bean. We loooove that our cocoa butter retains …

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What Is Soap?

I teach a lot of classes on how to make soap. People are fascinated by the process. One question I am often asked is, “Can you make soap without using lye?” The simple answer is no, but that doesn’t tell the whole story. The word soap, short for saponification, means a mixture of oils with lye and water. You can …

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