Almond Milk and Chestnut Honey Soap

My objective with this soap was to use 2 natural skin loving ingredients – almond milk and honey – to create a beautiful and creamy, moisturizing soap for the winter. Both almond milk and honey are well known for their cosmetic benefits, but here’s a little of what I learned about the properties of almond milk …… Cosmetic benefits of almond milk: I’m a little … Continue reading

Rooibos feather / ghost swirl

Here’s my entry for the October Soap Challenge: This soap is made with rooibos tea, vegetable oils and butters (olive, coconut, rice bran and sunflower oils plus shea butter) and lye – that’s it!  No colourants, additives or essential oils, just plain rooibos soap. Making of rooibos soap …. When I read about Clara Lindberg’s “ghost swirl” in her blog a … Continue reading