Cut Soap, Soap

Irish Coffee

I didn’t add any color to this loaf of soap, because I wanted to see what the fragrance oil might do to it.  I thought it might darken some, but I wasn’t really expecting it to darken that much! 

I cut the loaf into bars first, then a few days later, trimmed the edges of the bars.  You can see how in just a few days it went from the beige on the inside to completely dark by the time I trimmed the corners. 

Sometimes, no matter what you do, the fragrance oil will darken soap, despite having been colored.  I’ve had that happen too.  Once, I colored with black to try to combat that process, and it still turned brown! 

Kind of amazing how fast, and strong, that process is!

~Vanessa

 

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Cut Soap, Soap, Wet Soap

Coastal

Ever since I started making soap, my husband has refused to use the store-bought stuff.  This makes my soaper’s heart very happy.  He’s very particular, so I consider it a job well done if he’s happy with what I’ve made him.  He likes certain kinds of scents and hates others.  He likes some colors and detests others.   Some oils he’s good with, others he is not.  As I said, particular!  lol

While the fragrance of this one is a duplicate of a name brand, its contents are not.  This is full of skin-loving oils and no harsh, drying detergents. 

~Vanessa

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Cut Soap

DownUnder Dreaming, the cut

It’s a rough cut, to be sure, (meaning no “staging”) but I wanted you to see the inside, “where the land and sea meet the sky.”  The scent is described as, “a fresh mix of eucalyptus, bergamot, citrus, tea tree, mint, geranium, musk, amber, sandalwood, and moss.”  This would be a great refreshing eye-opener in the morning shower.  🙂

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~@~ Vanessa

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Wet Soap

Down Under Dreaming

This soap is inspired by my friend Miriam, who blogs at outandabout.com, and also on IG @outanaboutblog.  She regularly travels around her country (Australia) and takes amazing pictures showing how beautiful it is.  She is a great friend!  She’s always cheerful and has a positive outlook on life that tries to be uplifting to others. 

This soap is scented with Rejuvenating Eucalyptus, and I think I’m going to call it Down Under Dreaming – where the land and sea meet the sky. 

I can’t wait to cut into it tomorrow and see what it looks like on the inside!

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Wet Soap

Jasmine Dreams

Third of three jasmine soaps I made today.  My place smells amazing right now, lol.  I can’t wait to cut into these tomorrow and see how they look.   🙂

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~@~ Vanessa

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Wet Soap

Sultry Jasmine

Second of three of the jasmine soaps I made today. 

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~@~ Vanessa

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