The Experiments: Charcoal Swirl CP Soap

In this post I talk about why and how I made my cold process charcoal swirl soap. I start with a little bit of science and then dive into the recipe (as percentages) and instructions/steps. I have an exact recipe for a 45 oz batch of soap here. On Monday I decided to try my hand at the swirl design technique in some cold process … Continue reading The Experiments: Charcoal Swirl CP Soap

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The experiments: Making cold process turmeric soap

Why Turmeric? If you want to learn about the benefits of Turmeric (otherwise known as Curcuma longa), you need not go very far! The internet is full of articles boasting its health benefits, either from ingesting it or applying it topically to the skin. However, my initial interest in turmeric was not for its health benefits, but rather its effectiveness as a natural colorant for … Continue reading The experiments: Making cold process turmeric soap