Author Archives: Alchemical Zen

#29 Amber & Myrrh (BBW type)

#29 Sensuous Amber & Myrrh (BBW Type). Or How I had to Save a Batch of Soap. This is a long read with lots of pictures. What used to be $10 lotion at Bath & Body Works is now nearly $60 … Continue reading

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#23 Roses and Champagne

Roses and Champagne, take 2. The first batch, granted it was only 4 roses, went really quick. The second batch has not. Unfortunately with this batch, they aren’t as pretty as I would I have liked. It’s a hanger swirl, … Continue reading

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#18 Satyr’s Emerald Dreaming

For those on my personal Facebook page know, this soap got a lot of action back in March because I needed a name and couldn’t think of one. The winner with the most votes received a free bar. It came … Continue reading

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#24a Marrakesh Delight

Marrakesh Delight is a sandalwood and vanilla soap that I made for my friend, Jason, upon request. With his psoriasis I added almond milk to this batch for the added moisturizing. I make no statement that it will cure psoriasis, but he … Continue reading

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#26 – Replenish Shampoo Bar

Replenish Shampoo Bar. This was made on June 9th, 2013. This is another brain child of my friend, Jennett, who asked for a ginger and carrot bar for her hair. Organic Carrot & Ginger smoothie bar for hydrated smooth locks! … Continue reading

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Tattoo Lotion and Balm

My friend’s daughter decided to get a tattoo. She had decided on it when she was fourteen, but was only allowed at seventeen to get it with her mother’s blessing. And the state. I think. Age limit and all. Anyway, … Continue reading

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SLS, Acne, and Psoriasis

I came across a couple articles that I thought I would share. The first is regarding Sodium Lauryl Sulfate: What is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) And Why We Must Avoid It? It’s a degreaser that is in many soaps and shampoos, as … Continue reading

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