Here are some of the soapmaking supplies:
Getting all of the supplies together takes more time than it takes to make the soap! Measuring the ingredients properly is very important but the most important part of soap making is saftey. Gloves and goggles are needed and keep vinegar handy to neutralize any caustic splashes. I forgot to take pics of the process--we had such a great time!
Here are pics of the soap poured into the molds:
After pouring the soap into the molds, you need to cover them and put a towel or blanket on to keep the soap from cooling too quickly.
Today I was able to cut the bars and now they need to cure for 3 weeks before they can be used.
Here they are:
So pretty and they smell heavenly!