lauredhel: soap with a goddess figure on it (soaplily)
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I made soap! Borrowed a few drawers of spoons, had some assistance, and got it done. I seem to have streamlined/ME-friendlied my method somehow, because it worked so much better this time. Maybe I just didn't stuff anything up this time!

Anyhow, here it is raw and untrimmed and just out of the mould:

box of soap

box of soap

From the top:

Pink and purple neon swirl: Brambleberry "Love Spell" fragrance oil - I'm going to change this name, but I'm still working out what to call it.

Fragrance description: "It has fruity sweet notes of Italian Bergamot, White Lady Peach and Strawberry mixed with middle notes of Apple Blossom, African Tamarind and a touch of Damask Rose. The base is Tonka Bean, Coconut Milk and White Musk."


White and blueish swirl (swirl will discolour to bluish-brownish over time): Black Amber & Lavender, again by BB.

Fragrance description: "Deep and sophisticated this fragrance blends rustic Amber with bold Parisian Lavender. Combined with these main scents is a mysterious Black Myrrh, dulcet vanilla Tonka bean, and a splash of Egyptian Musk. We've rounded out the fragrance with a surprising addition of raw Clary Sage resulting in an earthy concoction with hints of sweetness and pleasing floral notes."


I love this fragrance, which is mostly a lavender-vanilla to my nose, soooo much.

Brown with white swirl: Sweetcakes Sandalwood fragrance. A pretty straight sandalwood, to me.

Fragrance description: "An excellent imitation of the very expensive real thing. A touch of real Indonesian sandalwood is accented by essential oils of cedarwood, patchouli, and amyris, supported by synthetic sandalwood aroma materials."


Uncoloured soap: Brambleberry Stargazer Lily. Straight up lily.

Am now planning a big batch of uncoloured castile (some with goat's milk, some not), an oatmeal-stout soap, a rose & rose geranium, and to try out new fragrance oils Honey Ale, Ancient Sedonia, and Amber.

Have you been soaping lately? Planning any batches? Found any good soapsmut photos to share?

Date: 2011-08-03 11:30 am (UTC)
majoline: picture of Majoline, mother of Bon Mucho in Loco Roco 2 (Default)
From: [personal profile] majoline
OOOH. so pretty! *covets*

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