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« on: January 23, 2009 05:17:35 AM »

Yes this if you hadn't already guessed it is made with lavender buds, and vanilla essential oil. I love the look of this soap, it looks so manly but delicate at the same time. I made them round because Ramsey loves round soap, he says it is easier for him to hold in his hand. I can't wait for him to use them, they are still curing so we will need to wait three more weeks.



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« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2009 06:15:17 AM »

I love the color..it looks so yummy...

another great one..
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« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2009 07:51:04 AM »

I love making soap but I am so lazy when it comes to posting my pics, and writing descriptions. I love hearing comments about my work, this will keep me motivated posting more projects.
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« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2009 11:43:41 AM »

I was going to ask if the Vanilla made the soap any darker, than noticed you said "vanilla essential oil". 

Is this a Vanilla Absolute?  If so, Yikes!  That is one expensive soap!  I like using essential oils and absolutes, but I won't go $50/oz for soap.
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2009 05:36:32 PM »

I was going to ask if the Vanilla made the soap any darker, than noticed you said "vanilla essential oil". 

Is this a Vanilla Absolute?  If so, Yikes!  That is one expensive soap!  I like using essential oils and absolutes, but I won't go $50/oz for soap.

Oh yeah I wonder that too, I never know what people mean when they talk about vanilla EO. Isn't there vanilla basalm or something that is sometimes called  eo?
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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2009 05:50:46 PM »

Actually it is non discoloring Vanilla essential oil from the chemistry store. It is a light yellow color so it doesn't stain or change the color of the soap. I love this stuff.
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« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2009 01:25:47 AM »

Oh ok, I see a lot of EO Blends on that site.
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« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2009 03:45:03 AM »

They have very good quality oils there, I purchase quite a bit from them. They never disappoint me with there scents.
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« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2009 09:49:04 AM »

ChemistryStore has some nice FO/EO.

The Vanilla EO is actually a blend.
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This natural EO is a blend of vanilla absolute, natural vanillin and refractionated coconut oil.

I do wonder how much absolute and how much fractionated coconut oil is in the blend ...  16 oz @ $36.00 is a far cry from vanilla absolute that sells at 1 oz @ $50!!!
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« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2009 10:06:10 AM »

They have very good quality oils there, I purchase quite a bit from them. They never disappoint me with there scents.

That's cool! I just was wondering, because I've always been taught that "there is no such thing as a vanilla EO."  I've been quite happy with Brambleberry's non-discoloring vanilla FO in the past, but may have to check yours out too!
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