I wanted to make my own soap for such a long time but just could not find the time and energy. Well, I finally gathered all my supplies and gave it a try! I made lavender soap, it's one of my favourite smells.
Look at those lovely bars! I'm so proud... And they smell heavenly!
After mixing all the ingredients and a lot of blending I poured the raw soap in a silicon cake mold and some plastic food containers I collected over the last few weeks.
I covered my molds with plastic wrap and then send the soap "sleeping", covered and well isolated with old towels
Unfortunately I forgot to take pictures of the gel phase. The soap changes colour and becomes very hot during this process. I let my soap cool down in the molds for 24 hours and then cut it.
The soap was still very soft, almost like modeling clay. It was easy to get the soap out of the silicone mold but it refused to come out of the plastic containers. Oh well, seems like I need more silicone molds. :-P
Now the bars needs to dry for 4 weeks and then I can use my yummy lavender soap! Can't wait!