Combing Techniques Tutorial


If you have never pulled a combing tool through soap before, it is a highly satisfying experience that everyone should try!  Check out this tutorial for all the best tips, tricks and inspiration to create beautiful, repeating swirl patterns in your soap.

You will be expected to have experience with cold-process soapmaking as well as complete understanding of the correct handling and usage of lye/sodium hydroxide before proceeding.

Included in downloadable tutorial: 2-part video tutorial showing how the soaps in the photo were made, plus two bonus videos with additional techniques.  Also written instructions, helpful tips and tricks, and inspiration for your own project.

Skills You Will Practice: Controlling trace, visualizing swirls

Special Tools Needed: Combing tool(s) can be made from corrugated cardboard and bamboo skewers