I had a similar thing happen a few months ago when it was Winter (and it gets very cold down here in Tassie) - and our wood heater was broken so we were relying on the heat pump. My soaps became crumbly on the bottom and sides like they weren't gelling properly or something. As soon as the wood...
I can't find where on the internet I originally found this recipe for hairspray, but I love it! Lasts for weeks in the fridge.
2 teaspoons refined sugar
1/2 cup hot purified water
2 tablespoons vodka
3-5 drops essential oil for scent (optional)
Heat water to just under the boiling...
The two times I've rebatched using all different kinds of soap with various scents and colours, they ended up smelling awful even though I tried to mask the scent with something similar. I'd never do it again. Both soaps looked really pretty though.
I vote confetti also.
Is my first candle alright?
Relax ... I realise you're new to this but, yes, he's perfectly fine ... melting normally, skin nice and waxy ... now let's wrap him up and put him to bed.
You'll be a pro by the time you have your next candle.
Well, there you go, I'm 50 years old and I never knew you shouldn't wash "down there" with soap. I missed something in my education somewhere ... :razz:
I must say, though, that peppermint oil can give quite the zing ... not unpleasant though ... :o
My daughter and I both got cherry blossom too - You are Cherry Blossom Fragrance Oil! You are known for your sweet and kind nature. Your friends would describe you as generous, sensitive and imaginative. You tend to be more introverted and are a loyal and supportive friend to those close to you...
Oh dear, so sorry I didn't get an entry in - last weekend we were needed at my parents' massive garage sale, and this weekend we were needed to help them move house. No soaping possible.
Awesome entries ... just about to vote ... but it's very hard, they all have different great qualitites!
No, I'm not very good with colours ... yet?? ... I'm still experimenting with kinds of colourants and am usually not sure what to use to get what effect ... pigment dispersion, mica, oxide, clay, something out of the pantry ... ?
Which is why I'm so impressed with your entry, you got the...
I did have a soap go rancid which has made me very wary. I am suspicious that it was the brown oxide colouring though, rather than an oil, because the soap started weeping only where the brown colour was and smelt yucky - ruined the whole soap.