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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.

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