Kvas/Kvass Soap

If you are born in one of the former Soviet states, you have certainly at least once drunk some kvas. Sweet, with a taste like a natural cola, kvas represents a major part of Russian culture. It is especially popular in Russia and Ukraine, but also well known in other countries where there is Russian…

Chocolate Soap

“If there’s no chocolate in Heaven, I’m not going.” Jane Seabrook Soap made of: coconut oil, almond oil, olive oil, cacao butter, shea butter, black Belgian chocolate, Peru balsam (Myroxylon balsamum), cinnamon essential oil, mint essential oil, cacao powder, spirulina powder.

Red cabbage juice soap

This ingredient was on my ‘to do ‘list since several months, and finally, I made a soap using it 2 weeks ago. I can say that this was one of the most interesting soap experiences: I was expecting any colour but not this lovely rose. To give you some hints: the ingredient I use is…

Pumpkin Soap

Autumn is the pumpkin’s period. I couldn’t let this season pass by without making a pumpkin soap. Last year, I had a less nice experience using the pumpkin puree , so this year I wanted to make a different version of the pumpkin soap, and I used pumpkin juice instead of water. The colour I…

Walnut Soap

I am fond of nuts. Cashews, almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, Brazilians or pecans, I eat them every day. I am so obsessed by them that I have always some nuts with me. All nuts are healthy but walnut has many unique health benefits. Walnuts are high in protein, vitamins, omega 3 fatty acids, trace minerals, lecithin…

Black Rice Soap

“As Rosemary is to the Spirit, so Lavender is to the Soul” Soap made of: coconut oil, sesame oil, peanut oil, walnut oil, olive oil, lavender essential oi, powdered black rice.

Fermented Wheat Bran Soap/Sapun cu Bors Proaspat

It has been a while since I made simple soaps, but being so impressed by the delicacy of Kalla’s soaps, I decided to keep it also simple this time. The idea of making the borscht soap came when I made the whey soap last year. Both probiotics, borscht and whey are good sources of health and natural care. In…

Goji Berries Soap

We haven’t enjoyed a lot of sun this summer, and to compensate this, I decided to make for the month of June a yellow soap. I could have used calendula or dandelion flowers, curcuma/turmeric powder, carrot juice or sea-buckthorn oil, but goji was something I wanted to test a second time. Coming from China, they…