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« on: August 15, 2012 05:56:09 AM »

I've had a lot of requests for a pumpkin soap, so I made a big batch last week!  It's the basic olive/palm/coconut oil mix, and I added 8 ounces of pumpkin puree, pumpkin beer, cinnamon leaf EO, and BB's pumpkin spice FO Smiley





Closeup of the top (I sprinkled it with Pumpkin Pie spice):





Right now the Cinnamon leaf is a little overpowering, and it's more spicy that buttery for sure, but I like it.  The great thing is it makes your hands smell like cinnamon for like 2 hours after you use it!  Happy Fall everybody Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2012 08:44:45 PM »

Yum! I bet it will mellow a bit as it cures. Looks great!
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2012 09:30:21 AM »

What a great idea.  I'm starting to/learning how to make my own soaps and this would be a fun one to start!  When I give it a shot I'll try to remember to post my own results here!
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2012 07:49:12 PM »

What an awesome soap! I am going to have to make this for my mother-in-law as she is obsessed wiht all things pumpkin!!
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2012 10:50:50 PM »

That looks wonderful. I can just smell it now. YUM.
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« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2012 04:12:38 AM »

After a week or two, the color has darkened some, but it's still the color of pumpkin pie.  I'm going to make a second batch, this time I think I'll add more pumpkin puree and some kind of a buttery scent to go with the pumpkin spice.  The scents I added on their own are just pure spice.  Which is nice, but I think most people think richness when they think of pumpkin too.

Anyway, thanks for the nice comments everybody Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2012 08:51:53 AM »

Ooh a buttery scent sounds like a good addition!
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« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2012 03:49:55 PM »

Wonderful gift idea and it's great to have the cinnamon scent lingering on the hands
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« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2012 02:19:25 PM »

oooh that soap look awesome. I love this time of year when everything is warm and spicey!
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« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2012 05:06:13 AM »

I just love this!
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