Monday, July 30, 2012

More Curing Homemade Soap

 The other day I showed you some soaps that are curing.
Today I'll show you some more.
The first soap is made with Almond Milk in place of the water.
It's my first try at this,
so I can't say yet how well I like it.
I did love the way the almond milk performed in the making of the soap.
The Honey Beeswax soap was also made with Almond Milk.
I made both batches mainly for friends and myself.
I'm a little nervous about someone with nut allergies
having a reaction to the Almond Milk.
So I probably won't sell these locally.
I may put a bar or two up on Etsy, though.
Or I may put them in boxes and offer them in local retail shops.

Almond Milk with Dragon’s Blood Fragrance
Think Middle Eastern Spicy

Honey Fig
This one contains locally produced honey
It also has a Fig fragrance.
I am trying to come close to a Honey Black Fig fragrance
that was part of the Bramble Berry S.O.A.P. Panel Testing,
but alas was not chosen to be carried by Bramble Berry.
Unfortunately, I fell in love with that fragrance.
Is it possible to miss a fragrance? 

Coastal Rain In Mold
Coastal Rain is a fresh, clean
water-type fragrance.

Coastal Rain Cut

Black Soap Cubes

Thanks for reading!


  1. These look divine! I am so glad I found your blog! I am a newbie cp soap maker over by La Porte City. This is becoming a very addictive hobby. You are a great source of inspiration. Thanks so much!

    I have one question tho, where have you found the best place to buy bulk lye?

    1. Hi, Danielle!
      I'm glad you found my blog, too. It's fun to connect with other soap makers, especially ones that are nearby :-)

      Addictive is an accurate description for soap making. I was hooked from day one.

      I buy lots of lye at once through AAAchemicals online. I used to buy from a home improvement store (I forget which one) but always felt funny purchasing a bunch of lye. I felt like I should take in soap samples to assure them that's why I needed all that lye :-) AAAchemicals runs sales once or twice a year. It's the best price I've found.

      Thanks for stopping by and for commenting. Maybe we can meet some time :-)

      Happy soaping!