Author Archives: Alchemical Zen

#25 – Ocean Breeze

This batch was the brain child of my friend, Jennett, when she messaged me a couple of her ideas, this was one of them. “Ocean Breeze”~Strengthen hair with ocean minerals supplied by fresh kelp water and crisp cucumbers scented with … Continue reading

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One year later

I made my very first batch of soap a year ago on April 28th. It’s a citrus blend that I copied from a Soap Making Resource recipe, nearly ingredient for ingredient, with a couple additions which you can read all … Continue reading

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My first Fair! – KETCH Artisan Fair

I was approached on Etsy on April 18th to be a vendor for the KETCH Artisan Fair. Overall, I think it was a great experience, and was wonderful meeting everyone. I handed out a number of business cards, so I … Continue reading

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#22 – Sugar Scrubs

I had no idea sugar scrubs could be so FUN to make. I bought a sugar scrub some years ago at my friends prompting, and when I had the extra cash bought a vanilla coconut sugar scrub that was just … Continue reading

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#21 – First attempt at Lotion bars

I was asked to show my soap at the KETCH Artisan Fair on May 5th. I received the email on April 18. I had about 40-ish bars of soap and didn’t think it would be enough for a fair. I figured … Continue reading

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#20 Peppermint Coffee (2nd batch)

I got requests for peppermint coffee soap, so I remade it, although, I readjusted the oil recipe. I keep making changes. I really need to find a basic recipe to stick with, and make it in a huge batch, so … Continue reading

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#19 – Cucumbers!

I’ve been busy so my poor blog has been neglected. A friend asked for cucumber scented soap. What I had on hand was Aloe Vera & Cucumber and Cucumber & Melon fragrance oils from Nature’s Garden. Since all I had … Continue reading

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