Loofah Soap

I wanted to make a soap that had Loofah in it for those that love using loofah sponges in the shower! This is made with all natural loofah.

Ingredients: Olive oil, Coconut oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Water, loofah

First Photo is scent free with olive leaf powder

Second photo has lemongrass essential oil

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Biodegradable Packaging and Soap!

One day I woke up and decided since I shower everyday I would like to shower with products that do not harm the environment. At that moment I decided to make my own soap from all natural biodegradable ingredients. I then decided to sell my soap and what better way to sell it than using biodegradable tree free paper and Biodegradable homemade glue.

Glue Recipe: http://ecochildsplay.com/2009/02/26/homemade-glue-for-kids-crafts/

Paper: http://www.ecopaper.com

Having a product that does not harm the environment should have packaging that aims to not do so as well.  I bought my paper from a business called Eco Paper where they make tree free biodegradable paper from post consumer paper and agro industrial waste. Here are some bullet points that I gathered from http://www.ecopaper.com to best describe what their paper is made of:

Tree Free Products: Products made from agricultural residue or agricultural fibers, not from Trees.

Agricultural waste: it is not an intentional crop, it is the waste from an existing land use, it is an excellent alternative since it is reducing the impact on the environment.

Pre-consumer waste: commonly used in manufacturing industries, and is often not considered recycling in the traditional sense.


Post-Consumer Material (PCW) Waste paper that has served its intended purpose and has been separated from solid waste to be recycled into new paper. This is what you and I take to the recycling center.

Recycled Paper: EPA does not defined this term. According to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Guides for Environmental Marketing Claims, a paper can be called “recycled” only if it contains 100 percent postconsumer recovered fiber. If the post consumer content is less than 100 percent, the paper should be called “recycled-content” paper.

Virgin Fiber/Paper: Refers to cellulose fiber derived directly from trees that have just been cut down.

Process(ed) Chlorine Free (PCF) Applies to post-consumer recycled content only as it means that no chorine (or compounds) were used “this time around” but there may be traces of chlorine present because of earlier processes which where not in our own process to make sustainable papers.

Totally chlorine free (TCF): No chlorine or chlorine derivatives used to make the paper.

 

Anise Holiday Cold Process Soap

Anise Holiday Cold Process Soap

Ingredients: Olive oil, Coconut oil, Sodium Hydroxide, water, Anise essential oil, Cinnamon, Cardamom

Anise star soap with layers of cinnamon and cardamom spices!

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Peppermint Swirl Holiday Soap

Peppermint Swirl Holiday Soap

Ingredients: Olive oil, Coconut oil, Sodium Hydroxide, water, Peppermint essential oil, Red Brazilian clay

This is a sweet minty soap with a fun swirl design just in time for the holidays!

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Espresso Bean Cold Process Soap

Espresso Bean Cold Process Soap

Ingredients: Olive oil, Coconut oil, Sodium Hydroxide, water, espresso fragrance, Espresso beans (ground and whole)

This espresso bean soap is my first time experimenting with a fragrance oil versus an all natural essential oil. It smells delicious and is so pretty! The dark brown layer in the soap is ground espresso beans which act as an exfoliant.

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Sweet Bundt Cake Soap!!!

Almond Cardamom Cold Process Soap

Ingredients: Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Water, Cardamom essential oil, Almond essential oil, ground cardamom

This soap is perfect for the holidays! The sweet smell mixed with the spice of cardamom smells like the holidays and looks like it too!

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