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coffee soap

Created in this Craftsy Workshop

Sensuous Self-Made Soap taught by Alia Eienstein

Creating hand made soap satisfies our senses in so many ways. First, we can pick the color we want. We can swirl the color or blend several colors, and we can add beautiful flowers for added ...

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Category Other
Style Traditional
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What materials did you use? oils, lye, coffee, coffee grounds, fragrance

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What are you most proud of? All my soaps feel wonderful and are so moisturizing. A couple days after cutting and this is smelling good! Yay!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Alia assures me the funky coffee lye smell goes away. I have faith! Be prepared if you make this for an amazingly nasty stench when you combine the coffee and lye, and it gets worse when you add the lye solution to the oils. But the smell seems to dissapate. Can't wait to see how this works for fishy or grimy hands.

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