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Topic: Bring it, apocalypse. With my survivor soap, I'm ready!  (Read 1947 times)
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« on: March 10, 2013 05:40:21 PM »

Hey guys!
I think this is my first time posting on this board!  Grin
I've been having entirely too much fun making hot-process soap lately. My previously despised crock pot has become my best friend!

I call this batch survivor soap- I made up the essential oil 'recipe' for a batch of melt and pour I made for my partner during the Post-Apocalyptic Survival Swap. This is the first time I've incorporated the essential oil blend into lye soap. Because of the properties of the essential oils I used, this soap is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, pretty much anti-everything. It has a very light, clean scent with notes of citrus. I also made tiny guys in a mini-brownie pan- the idea is that I can stash 'em in my glove compartment, tackle box, rifle case, bug-out bag, whathaveyou so that I can disinfect on the go.

First, the biguns....



Then the smalluns...




C&C always welcome!
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« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2013 06:35:36 PM »

It looks great! Welcome to the soapy addition! Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2013 10:01:10 AM »

I always think this too!  Like when the apocalypse happens, I can be all "I can make soooooapppp!" and the overlords will give me a hovel to live in Cheesy

Awesome job, welcome to soap making!
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2013 10:02:55 AM »

Wow - I might be able to persuade my teenage son to wash behind his ears if I had some Post-Apocalyptic soap! Cool idea.
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2013 03:02:40 PM »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLXuuKj03AI

I fear in case of apocalypse, this is how we'll be making soap.
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« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2014 08:13:15 PM »

I have to admit that I, too, often think about what skills of mine will be useful during the apocalypse.  It's cause my 12-year old talks about it a lot...  kid thinks he's Mad Max.  Anyway I'm glad you can make soap, try not to get dead!  I know about fermentation and my husband is an Eagle Scout... So we are ready. 
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