Field of Flowers (aka Peony)

April 16, 2018

Most people see this soap and love the design.  It is NOT what I was going for. The flowers are just a complete disaster.  They were not what I was going for, but it’s what I had to settle for as it’s all I could actually manage to save the top.  Win some, lose some!

Peony is a romantic, powdery, floral. By far one the finest florals we have ever smelled.

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Gardenia

April 13, 2018

I’d recently seen a number of soaps with colored salt on the top of the bars and I loved (like REALLY loved) the effect. That’s what inspired this soap.  I’ll definitely use the salt top more in future designs. It’s a simple effect but so pretty!

This fragrance is a floral blend of gardenia and jasmine with a strong orange flavor bottom note.


Agave Lime

April 10, 2018

Yum!  I’m a citrus girl.  So, I am naturally pulled toward these scents, but this one is definitely finding a home in my shower!  I love the design of this one.  It too was nothing like what I had planned, but I realized as I was making it I was gonna have to kind of go by the seat of my pants as the fragrance started to thicken my soap.  Thick soap usually makes for decent hanger swirls and so I gave it a shot and it paid off.

The fragrance is a shimmering citrus blend of high concentrations of the following essential oils:  lime, lemon, and orange creates an effervescent top note for this exotic scent, while accents of liquid ozone add a refreshing highlight.  Tropical floral notes and exotic agave greens balance at the heart of the fragrance.  Clear musk and rich sandalwood form a soft background for this highly textured scent.

Top Notes:  lime, lemon, orange, ozone
Mid Notes:  agave greens, hibiscus, plumeria
Base Notes:  musk, sandalwood


Asian Pear & Lily

April 7, 2018

A complex floral scented soap.  This soap’s design totally didn’t go as planned. No one will be able to know it, I know, but every time I look at it I just shake my head and go totally nothing like what I planned! Ha!

This fragrance is a beautiful, complex accord containing top notes of Nashi Pear, Apple, and Leafy Greenery; followed by middle notes of Jasmine, Lily of the Valley, and Rose Petals; all sitting on base notes of Pear Nectar, Musk, and Peony Blossoms.

Top Notes:  Nashi pear, apple, leafy greenery
Mid Notes:  jasmine, lily of the valley, rose petals
Base Notes:  pear nectar, musk, peony blossoms


Anjou Pear Blossom

April 3, 2018

I love this one. It’s pear, but so much more, and just a lovely scent!

The fragrance is a sophisticated blend of bergamot, pear nectar and ripe, orchard apples; enhanced by heady garden florals of jasmine, lily, rose, pear blossoms, and gardenia, intertwined with precious woods and vanilla.

Top Notes:  bergamot, pear, apple
Mid Notes:  jasmine, lily, rose, pear blossoms, gardenia
Base Notes:  woods, vanilla


Tangerine & Lemongrass

March 28, 2018

I was so hesitant to buy this fragrance (a blend of fragrances and essential oils).  I’m really allergic to lemongrass.  One whiff and I get a headache, continued exposure and I can’t see straight!  But this fragrance is definitely more on the “fruit” side.  It’s a lovely scent. Not one I’d use, because I can pick up on the lemongrass, but for all my customers always asking for lemongrass this one is for you!

And a side now: Look at the bright orange!!!  Cheesy Puff Orange is it’s name and I’d have to agree. I love it though!

This aroma begins with tangy top notes of mandarin, fresh tangerine, and lemon rinds; rounded out with fresh green notes of herbal lemongrass and aloe vera. Refreshing and clean!


Honeysuckle

March 26, 2018

While I wasn’t very happy with how the photos turned out (too grainy…messed up somehow with my camera settings and I tried to get away not using my lamps…lessons learned!)  At smaller scale it’s not as noticeable.  Anyway all my spring soaps are now listed on my webpage and are available for order!

First up, honeysuckle!

A fresh ozonic honeysuckle blend with hints of jasmine, rose, and lilac.