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Rosemary soap


This is rosemary soap 


I had a request from a friend for a very simple soap, with no colourants of any kind and scented with only rosemary essential oil (EO).

I didn't know what to expect from rosemary EO... but I have to admit that after 2 weeks of curing, I'm amazed by the balsamic and warm scent that this soap has! <3

Recipe:
Olive oil (pomace) 25%
Coconut oil 30%
Palm oil (organic) 20%
Canola oil 20%
Castor oil 5%

Note that the palm oil I buy from The Soap Kitchen 
'carries Organic Certification and comes from Columbia. It is not produced on land that has been taken from the Rain Forests, nor are there any Orangutangs made homeless. Our suppliers do use 'ethical' methods in their production (we have actually visited the site). Our Columbian suppliers are members of the RSPO (Round Table for Sustainable Production of PalmOil).'


Scent: rosemary essential oil from the Soap Kitchen

1 day in the mould + 1 day as whole bar outside the mould before cutting!

First impressions after cutting:

- Hard soap slices (as I wanted)
- Perfect when touched (it's neither sticky nor oily)
- Incredibly white for not having used titanium dioxide
- Smells very good

Ok, I'll need to re-order rosemary essential oil because I want to make a bar for me too!



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