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What is Boerseep?

What is Boerseep?

Lets have a little chat about BOERSEEP. TRADITIONAL, AUTHENTIC BOERSEEP is made out of rendered fat (usually beef ) for soapmaking, and many soapers still use tallow in their recipes. Did you know TRADITIONAL AUTHENTIC, BOERSEEP IS MADE WITH 100% Tallow? Tallow is a...

THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD QUALITY SUNBLOCK

THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD QUALITY SUNBLOCK

I've been asked many times to formulate a Roodt sunscreen balm/ lotion. The following article will explain why I won't be formulating any kind of sunscreen/sun barrier lotion or balm. Bear with me its a long but awesome read   "HOW DO SUNSCREENS WORK? Sunscreens...

Why you should be cooking with tallow fat?

Why you should be cooking with tallow fat?

Most vegetable oils are high in polyunsaturated fats, which are unstable. As a result, they produce a lot of free radicals when heated. Those free radicals can harm your body at the cellular level – causing all sorts of problems such as inflammation and an increased...

Castile Soap & its Benefits

Castile Soap & its Benefits

Regular use of castile soap can help protect against skin cell degeneration and can therefore delay the appearance of wrinkles and accelerated aging. Since castile soap gets its cleansing power from plant-based oils, you do not only get a deep clean, but you also get...

Dilutions Cheat Sheet for Roodt Pure Castile Soap

Dilutions Cheat Sheet for Roodt Pure Castile Soap

Keep in mind that if you predilute, you are also diluting the preservative (-vitamin E), so the shelf life drops. Here is a quick dilution reference. None of this is a hard and fast rule. If your stuff is really dirty or your water is really hard, then you may want to...

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