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Jan Berry is the soapmaker and herbalist behind the website, The Nerdy Farm Wife. She’s also the author of "The Big Book of Homemade Products", "Simple & Natural Soapmaking", and "Easy Homemade Melt & Pour Soaps". Jan lives on a small farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains with her husband and two kids, where she enjoys gardening, crafting pretty herbal concoctions, and caring for a menagerie of animals.
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Bath Bomb Recipe with Lavender

To many, the thought of making bath bombs is intimidating. It’s true that the process takes a little more finesse than some DIY skin care recipes, but I’ve found that understanding the role that each ingredient plays helps me to consistently make the best bath bombs.

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How to Make Your Own Soap with Herbs

Besides being a practical skill to know, making your own soap from scratch is a fun way to express yourself creatively while producing something that's useful and great for your skin. By following this simple recipe, you can make basic unscented bars of soap, or customize them by adding organic herbs, flowers, essential oils, and other skin-loving ingredients.

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