Tagged with Soap making

New Inspirations for Natural Colors

New Inspirations for Natural Colors

With the new 100% natural soaps it is harder to make colors, but I am determined to continue making color soaps with natural additives. My new post-cancer-scare  soaps will be inspired by living beautiful things. For my new soap the inspiration is this picture: I think these colors will be lovely for a spring soap! … Continue reading

The first new spring soap is now curing—Spring Fling!

The first new spring soap is now curing—Spring Fling!

I love this new soap  and it  looks and smells just like those tri-color sherbet containers with orange, raspberry, and lime. But, this soap has a grown-up twist with the floral scents of of peonies, neroli, violet, and juniper berries acting as finishing notes. The “Dreamsicle” fragrance gave me a few problems by accelerating trace, I had a  … Continue reading

The Origins of Soap I

At the dawn of human history, there was man. Well, perhaps not this man, but you get the picture. Fighting off various woolen wild animals and discovering fire makes man and his clothes dirty. How to correct this smelly problem? Early man—more likely early woman—would have used a nearby stream or river to clean these … Continue reading