On Saturday I posted a teaser for a couple of soaps that I made that day. Today I unmolded and cut them. As promised, I am posting the “after” pictures.
I am a newbie lotion formulator on a quest to replace all the expensive and unhealthy lotions in my home. There are several brands that I use regularly that I would really love to replace.
One of the brands I use is Cetaphil (the kind that comes in a jar, not the pump bottle). It’s a very thick, white, unscented cream that I spread all over my hands, arms, and back every night before I go to bed. Unfortunately, I like to slather it on, and it costs about $15 a jar, even at Costco. (Costco does give you a 20 oz. jar and an 8.8 oz. jar for this price). Continue reading “First try at a thick emulsified cream – Free recipe & tutorial”
For the longest time I have wanted to make some clay soaps, but I just never found the time. I have had some various clays sitting around for months, just begging to be used. Well, this past weekend, I did it! I tried a new thing or two!
My goal was to make a couple of facial soaps. One for dry, sensitive skin and one for oily, blemish prone skin. Good thing I had a couple of perfect clays for that. And they turned out beautiful!