Handmilled embedded curly soap OMG!

Yes, embedded swirls in a cold processed soap. That is my intention tonight. Well, really I should clarify and call it HANDMILLED SOAP, for I shall be further processing some leftover soap. You may have seen these in a handcrafted ‘melt and pour’ type of glycerin soap such as this one:

lavender swirly from Coquette Bath dot com

lavender swirly from Coquette Bath dot com

Although be forewarned my soap may not turn out like this one – I’m hoping it will be just as nice:) I’m going to add in a little extra conditioning with Castor Oil. The plan is to have pink and purple curls and scent it with Rose. I think that is going to be one gorgeous soap, don’t you? ūüôā

Well that was the PLAN. Feel free to comment on my first handmilled curly embed:

fresh from the handmilled pot - uncut

fresh from the handmilled pot - uncut


If you think that’s interesting, you should have seen my first experiment (I put it back to cook some more) purple curly. The overpour soap is also in the oven. Just wait until it softens up enough to make a decent overpour.If it doesn’t, I shall have to wait until I make a fresh cold process batch and use that to pour over these embeds.

Here it is – cut:

Cut and ready to embed curly

Cut and ready to embed curly

The white bits are just unmelted soap (happens when you stir). I’ll keep posting as the drama unfolds!


Is it that time again?

mintsoapToday I unwrapped and cut the most delicious soap. It smells just like thin mints made for a certain female non-profit organization that used to knock on your door twice a year. So much so, we named it just that~ Mint Chocolate Bliss. Fragranced with Rich Chocolate and Peppermint essential oil, this soap was made with only 100% vegetable oils of Palm, Coconut, Olive and Castor.

I know I sound like a commercial so let me tell you a little secret: This was my first attempt at swirling in the mold while making a cold processed bar. Normally the soap is cooked to achieve this effect. Being the mad alchemist/soapmaker woman that I am,  this time the decision was made to attempt a slightly different recipe that was supposed to make it easier to marbelize during the first pour. Well a few moments were gained and that was just enough to get a smooth pour.

Now let me once again describe the scent of these massive 5.5 oz (160 g) bars! The scent just cries “Eat Me!”.¬† We know it smells like heavenly chocolate and mint and it’s going to be hard to resist tasting, but please don’t!! It’s SOAP!¬†

Using this Mint Chocolate Bliss soap will leave your skin feeling very soft.  AND there are:

  • NO preservatives
  • NO synthetic detergents
  • NO animal fats
  • NO pre-manufactured soap base

This soap is now available! Buy it HERE .