I’ve read that a lot of soapers like to mix their F/O and essential oils with kaolin clay. Like they’re “steeping” or “anchoring” with the clay. I’ve been wanting to try this as well. I’m a bit of a “fragrance girl” myself. I always use Kaolin clay in every batch of soap I make to anchor scent...
Am I the only one who has a hard time with lard? It always seems to make my soap really soft and I get extreme soda ash. I guess I have to try it again but that’s been my experience. I have a vegetarian family so I get flack for using animal products. What am I missing? I don’t do plain soap, I...
I’ve never “glued” enbeds into a bar of soap before, but sometimes things don’t go according to plan🤣 We’ll see if this works. This is Raw Honeycomb from brambleberry with beeswax, honey and buttermilk and let me tell you it moved quickly!
Happy Valentine’s Soap💜💜💜
Aromatherapy Passion from NG. Love this smell. I only put it in the bottom of the soap cause it turns dark but next time I will put a little fragrance oil in my enbeds. That way you can smell it more from the top. Little things we learn.
By longevity, do you mean hardness? Because I think some people want to make a conditioning/creamy soap. I personally make soaps that are way more soft than Katie’s recipe but I’m creating those for a particular group of people. I like harder bars for men. Also, if you’re selling it’s not a...
My favorite BB fragrances are
Black Amber and Lavender
Birch wood Oud
Oatmeal Milk and Honey
I think all of her FO’s need a higher rate in CP soap, they’re very subtle