I bought a small package of bamboo powder from the store called Peach Pig while I was in Japan (I made sure that it is skin safe and can be used as a soap additive).
The powder is beige and fluffy.
Since I decided to put bamboo powder in to my new creation, I wanted the soap to have a bamboo forest type of look.
And… here it is!
Everything went well for this soap batch. The colour, the swirl, even the cutting went well (I suck at cutting soap)! It’s scented with Teaberry Mint fragrance oil from Saffireblue. I recommend this fragrance oil to other soapers. It’s got a sweet, but very fresh scent, and cause no acceleration or discolouration! This is going to be a very nice spring soap 🙂
I didn’t add any colourant to the base part of the soap, but I’m not sure if the beige colour is from the extra virgin olive oil I used, or from the bamboo powder.
My next project is going to be a Jasmine theme!
I found the dried Jasmine flower at a local Asian supermarket, and the “Satsuma, Mandarin, Jasmine” fragrance oil is from my EO/FO collection!