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Swirled soaps from this week!I’m excited to announce that starting tomorrow, I will be sharing a week long of making swirled soaps! Not just any swirls, but swirls that have been inspired by just a few songs in my music collection. I am very fond of music and if you were to visit me, you would [...]

Music Inspired Swirled Soap Series


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Yesterday we made the chocolate soap that will provide the chunks for our cookie inspired soap. Now we will be making the “dough” part so we can have cookie soaps! I wanted to make a soap that looked like a realistic chocolate chunk cookie, so I decided to use Vanilla Hazelnut Fragrance Oil to give the [...]

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Soap, Day Two



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Good chocolate is a luxury here in Beijing and I’ve found myself missing being able to pick up chocolate chips for baking (and eating with peanut butter on a spoon). I decided to make a soap that would hopefully settle my addiction for chocolate and particularly chocolate chunk cookies. Since this is a two part [...]

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Soap, Day One


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Wow, this has been a very easy and fun process of making decoctions and adding in the fabulous extracts into our cold process soap. I have deciced to do a ginger decoction now, so I have gathered my supplies and I’m ready to start, first I will clean and cut up some ginger root and place into [...]

Ginger Decoction


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After completing the mushroom decoction I have decided to venture on and create a carrot decoction and ginger decoction. I have gathered my supplies and I’m ready to start cooking, first I will clean and cut up some carrots and place into a sauce pan, add water (I need at least 6 oz for the [...]

Carrot Decoction