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Producing handmade soap, body butter, scrub, and balm with less chemicals but beneficial is our goal. We use simple high quality ingredients : Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Rice Bran Oil, Sunflower Oil, Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter, Beeswax, and Herbs. We do use synthetic chemicals as they are necessary such as preservative in cream/lotion, emulsifier, micas and oxides as skin safe colorants, fragrance oil. All of our products are carefully crafted. Mengapa saya membuat sabun? Ada banyak alasan, yang utama kekaguman saya atas reaksi dari bahan2 sederhana yaitu minyak ditambah Sodium Hydroxide menghasilkan sesuatu yang sangat berbeda, yaitu sabun. Kreativitas tanpa batas menjadikan proses membuat sabun sangat menarik. Bahan2 alam mengagumkan di Indonesia membuat saya percaya negeri ini indah.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Chocolate Bars

Let's start new year with something sweet, at least it smells sweet :D

These bars are made with tallow, coconut oil and olive oil.  Scented with chocolate FO from Java Natural Soap.  I always want the real thing so I infuse javanese cocoa powder in olive oil.  Really happy with how they turn out :) .  PS: I made the letter embeds before ofcourse

Friday, December 20, 2013

Castile Soaps

What is Castile Soap? The history of it dated back in the 11th century when European brought Aleppo Soap from Middle East.  Castile Soap is made with 100 % Olive Oil.  It is so gentle even for baby and sensitive skin.  The original of Castile Soap I believe is unscented.

For the fun of it, I put heart embeds in some of the soaps :).  It is scented with Essential Oil blend of Clove, Nutmeg, and Fennel.  The scent is somehow subtle, quite earthy...

Please let me know if you are interested in these...:)

Monday, December 16, 2013

Tallow Soaps :)

I replace palm oil with tallow in all my recipes which contain palm oil.  I think the result is creamier.  This soap is made with coconut oil, tallow and olive oil, scented with lemongrass essential oil

Friday, December 13, 2013

Castile Liquid Soap and Sugar Body Scrub

This Castille Soap is scented with peppermint essential oil, lemongrass essential oil and fennel essential oil, so this is suitable for face and body.  Smells great :).  The same thing for the body scrub. Enjoy this natural luxurious bath and body products at affordable prices ...

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Liquid Castile Soap

 These are in 100 ml bottles.  They are scented with strawberry fragrance oil, green tea fragrance oil and unscented for sensitive skin :)

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Liquid Castile Soaps

I made several batches of liquid soap.  The results are vary, especially in appearance, but I like them all.

I made this with olive oil, coconut oil, rice bran oil and castor oil.  It's a bit cloudy, maybe because of the rice bran oil, I'm not sure. But the lather is fine. I scented it with lemongrass EO

This one is made only with olive oil and coconut oil.  The lather is similar with the first one, but it is clearer.

The is 100 % coconut oil.  It is clear and it produces pretty much  a lot of lather.  I tried it once and it is not drying but I will use it more to find out the mildness.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Sugar Cube Body Scrub

This is my new favorite.

It cleans, moisturizes, detoxifies at the same time.  Also smells great.  I made this from cp soap, add sugar, olive oil and other additives. Some of the additives are :

Madder root powder

Kaolin clay and Rice Powder

Orange peel extract and sweet orange essential oil

It is as practical as store bought body scrub, only much more natural. Why dont you give it a try? I can be reach at 087884706911 :)

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Soaps with Clays

I used french green clay, red morrocan clay and bentonite.  I love this soap because it's not scratchy al all. Scented with Litsea, Fennel and Nutmeg Essential Oil

Friday, October 11, 2013

Cornsilk in soap

It is an interesting experiment using cornsilk for soaps.  I added cornsilk to the lye solution and it turned the water into clear yellow.
There were still some fibers left undissolved, so I strained it before pouring into the oils.

The finished soap still has the very pale yellow color. I find it quite nice.

Monday, September 30, 2013

New Soaps

Honey Soap
My trip to "Madu Pramuka" is always a nice trip.  I bought honey (of course), bee pollen and beeswax there.  This soap made with honey I bought there and lightly scented with coconut lime verbena fragrance oil.

Rice Soap
Since I read an article about the benefits of rice for skin, I want to make a rice soap. Then I have this cute mold, why not using it?  Little girls loooove this soap :)

Facial Bar

For facial bar, special oils were selected :olive, coconut, rice bran and palm. No artificial color and fragranche.  The left one is activated charcoal and rice powder, the middle one is rosehip and rice powder, the right one is actually Sirih soap. Made with homemade sirih leaves powder and Sirih essential oil. Women love this soap for personal hygiene.

Milk Soap

When I first made milk soap, I have no idea that it will turn brown (I hoped to see pure white soap :D).

This is 3 milk : cow milk, rice milk, and oatmeal milk, frozen.

I added the lye to this frozen milk.  It made orange-brown lye solution. This is the result.

Ingredients : Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Canola Oil, Water, Sodium hydroxide, Milk powder, Oatmeal powder, Rice, Essential Oil

I used essential oil blend: peppermint, fennel and nutmeg.  No additional color.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Rice Soap

I ordered this silicone mold a while ago and have no idea what to do with it so I made this rice soap.

Here are the soaps

This soap is made with palm oil, castor oil, canola oil, sodium hidroxide, water, rice powder, and sugar. Lightly scented with fruits fragrance oil blend and colored with cosmetic mica.  I'm happy with this one, the leather is nice and not drying.  The shape makes it forgiving for me who can't cut soap straight to save my life :D

Monday, September 2, 2013

How to store your handmade soap

Not every soap dish is suitable for handmade soap.  This picture gives you ideas of a proper dish for handmade soap.
New Soaps

1.  Lotta Love
I feel that I want a soap that is cute but simple so came up with this.  the green one is colored with spinach powder that I made myself, The light brick red is colored with red morrocan clay and the blue one is colored with mica.  All scented with champagne FO.

2.  Sponge Bob
My son used to love Sponge Bob, He prefers other characters now :). This soap is colored with orange peel powder infused oil, cocoa powder, n Titanium Dioxide (for white).  It is made of Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Olive Oil, Castor Oil, Water, NaOH, Orange peel powder, Cocoa powder, titanium dioxide and Orange FO

3. Plain Bars
I get this commet quite often : your soap is too pretty to be used (honestly I feel there are way more prettier soaps than mine), so I made these plain bars. They are colored with milk (although milk is not colorant but in CP soap sometimes it makes your soap a bit tan), orange peel powder, paprika infused oil, and simply Titanium dioxide.

4. Pink Roses
Actually I wanted to make red roses but came up with this color ;(.  So far my attempts for really red color (just like Indonesian flag) hasn't been successful.  I'm quite happy with the result anyway.  This soap is scented with Rose FO

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Newly Found Plant from the garden

I've been wondering what plant this is since the leaves are very similar to Piper Betle leaves but they have different scent.


I finally found out what it was when I planned to buy May Chang Essential Oil and the online store where I usually buy my oils provide the picture. So May Chang =Litsea Cubeba=Kemukus in Bahasa Indonesia. There are a lot of skin benefits of this plant, I'll do more online research about this.  I agree with everyone who likes the scent of May Chang, it's a pleasant scent but not overpowering.  I already infuse it in coconut oil, when infused the color of the oil is bright green.  But in Cold Process Soap, it barely gives any color :(

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Soaps For Kids

These soaps were made from strawberry and cucumber juice. Strawberry doesn't give red color incp soaps, so the orange was from paprika infused oil.  Cucumber, however, gives a very pale green color. These are scented with coconut lime verbena FO and Cucumber Melon FO

The same formula but this time using sandalwood powder. It gives very light pinkish brown color.  Scented with champagne FO

Piper Betle Soap (Sabun Sirih)

1. Daun sirih segar sebagian diextract dengan menggunkan glycerin

Piper Betle infused Glycerin

2.  Sebagian dikeringkan dan dibuat powder

Sirih Powder

3.  Sirih yang telah dikeringkan diinfuse di coconut oil selama 2 hari

4. Selanjutnya dilakukan pembuatan sabun seperti biasa. Sirih infused coconut oil+palm oil+olive oil dicampur dengan Sodium Hidroxide solution.  Proses sabun dengan menggunakan metode cold process oven process. Ini hasilnya

Friday, July 19, 2013

Sabun Wortel (Carrot Soap)

Proses dimulai dengan mengeringkan wortel yg telah diiris2 dan membuatnya jadi powder.


Setelah itu sebagian carrot powder ini diinfuse di coconut oil

Ingredients sabun wortel ini: carrot infused coconut oil, rice bran oil, palm oil, castor oil, Sodium hidroxide, carrot juice, carrot powder, cocoa powder and patchouli EO.

Ini adalah blok sabun sebelum dipotong


Sabun Herbal (Herbal Soap)
Hal yang sama dilakukan untuk pembuatan sabun herbal.  Sabun herbal ini menggunakan bubuk wortel, bubuk laos dan bubuk cendana.

Bubuk laos (Galangal powder)

Bubuk cendana

Semua bubuk-bubuk ini sebagian diinfuse di coconut oil. Sebagian ditabur langsung di adonan sabun. Hasilnya seperti ini :