Our Beginner recipes were created in Soapcalc using full water. Soaping with full water is ideal for those just learning to make soap. It will make your soap fluid longer and give plenty of time for the delicate swirls we all love!

For soaps made with a water discount, see our More Advanced Recipes.

Beginner's Recipes:

Advanced Recipe:


Follow this link to see a recipe that has been made with the Soapee soap calculator. This recipe has a 33% water discount. This will make it easier to unmold your soap more quickly, but will also speed up trace of the soap. You can change the amount of oils, water discount, and many other factors in the soap calculator. If you are not comfortable with working with recipes in a soap calculator, use our recipes for beginners.