|Choosing the right oils for the soap recipe.|
|Charlotte getting ready to weigh the perfect amount of lard.|
Here are a bunch of photos of the process taken by homestead cameraman Kolbe. In these photos Charlotte and I are actually making two separate batches but we combined the photos to give you the basic idea of the process.
|Melting all the oils and fats|
|Adding lye to the frozen goat milk.|
|Carefully stirring the lye into the thawing goat milk.|
|Smiling helps the daunting task of stirring go by faster.|
|Adding essential oils.|
|Adding oil infused and mixed with herbs.|
|Looks so beautiful|
|Blend until you achieve trace (very thick).|
|Pour into mold. Today we used Pringle cans. |
It gives us a lame excuse to eat Pringles but the soaps come out so cute.