globules of thick sloppy soap
just about managed a bit of swirlin'
A little pot of absolute delight.
I made this new soap last week. I was after making a vanilla explosion, so set about my soapmaking cupboard and found all the ingredients I had in mind. Vanilla pod, cocoa butter (the smelly stuff), essential oils reminiscent of true vanilla (a secret blend) and an infusion.
The end result is one I am so pleased with. The scent is unbelievable. I'm pretty proud of myself!
I included a boat load of the butter to make this soap extra special for the skin.
I used a smidge of white to stop it looking too plain.
I wanted a very natural look for it and I think it worked. I wanted better droplets inside the natural soap but left the mix to thicken for too long. Hey Ho.
It's name is 'Vanillas In The Mist'!
And now for something very very special indeed....
Myself and Amy Warden from Great Cakes Soapworks done did us a little swapsie!
I had been lusting over Amy's whipped shea for a long while before asking her if she'd ship some to me in the UK. She came back with a proposal too good to miss. She wanted to try some of my soap, so offered a swap. Yay!
I couldn't wait for the postman to turn up with it. When he did I was so excited I left the parcel unopenend for ages! I knew that once I'd opened it I wouldn't be able to stop myself sticking my fingers straight in. I was right!
I went and had a bath and looked longily at the little tub with a smile, knowing I could use it right after.
I took off the seal and poked my fingers in and immediately set to work on my legs.
The pot I received was un-scented, meaning I could wear perfume after and not smell like the cosmetics section of the dept. store.
It sank right into my skin. It didn't feel in the least bit greasy. It felt nourishing, thick, sumptuous and delicious.
The difference to my skin was immense.
Amy, you cracked it! This stuff is incredible. I shall be after more once I'm out for sure.