One of the hardest things about soapmaking is gettting the colors right. Just like science, you have to learn to work with the alkalenity of the soap. The ph of the soap can and does effect the outcome of the finished soap colors.
|Micas swirling in Oils|
the colors swirl about like a kalidascope, changing, moving, mesmerizing and mingling.
Once the lye is added.. the textures and colors change.
I was already planning a rebatch, trying to figure out how I could repurpose this shocking orange mess!
|Grapefruit Soap Swirls|
This soap is now happily curing on the drying rack.