It's taken a couple on months to round up all the tools and ingredients, here's most of them -
My best buy was the wooden soap cutter above, I snapped this up on eBay. The only thing wrong with it was the blade had come out of the handle but all it needed was a little wood glue! So that was a steel at £4.70 that's at least £10 cheaper than a new one!
All the soap moulds were also from eBay £11.00 for 12 Milky Way moulds which normally retail at £5 each.
Heres a couple of photos of me making my first ever soap this afternoon. This is the Lye mix cooling -
This is the melted solid fats and the olive oil -
I was hell of a nervous because of the caustic soda (lye) and i didn't want to get burn by it or destroy anything!
Tomorrow I'll show you photos of the finished soaps :-)
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