Rainbow Layered Soap

032018_24581wp.jpgI’ve always really enjoyed making a layered soap. It’s one of the first designs I learned as a new soap maker, and I love coming up with different color combinations. This cold snap we’ve had lately had me wanting to make something bright and cheerful that smelled of spring. So I made a rainbow layered soap using various clays, alkanet, and indigo. In the process of creating this soap, I came up with an essential oil blend that I absolutely love.  I also put together a video on my whole process. If you’d like to see that or my new favorite essential oil blend, just keep reading.  :) Continue reading

CP + MP Soap Video

022017_20737wpI created a very simple soap combining cold process and melt and pour. This soap was going to be my entry for the Great Cakes Soap Challenge (CP + MP Soap) last month, but I just ran out of time and was unable to finish. I recorded the whole process, so I decided to make a video anyway. :)  Continue reading