Coffee Soap & More

Last year around this time, I bought the domain “chichi.ca” and decided to do a project about starting my own online soap store from scratch. It has not been going as quickly¬†as I had hoped, but I haven’t given up on it. I am just¬†very very busy right now. But I’m still making soap when…

Bath Salt

Chichi project: Day 103 I made another bath product for my mom. After two kinds of bath bombs, I didn’t think she would need any more, so this time I made bath salt! I mixed Himalayan pink salt (coarse and finely ground) and Epsom salt. And then, I added an essential oil blend (orange and…

Bath Bomb #2 (Eucalyptus)

Chichi.ca project: Day 100!! Since the first attempt at making bath bombs went really well, I moved on to a more advanced recipe, with corn starch and epsom salt to see the difference. I was underestimating bath bomb making… Apparently, the lavender bath bombs went smoothly because of beginner’s luck. This time, I had a…

Lavender Bath Bombs

Chichi.ca project: Day 99 I had been planning to make bath bombs for a long time, but I didn’t do it until today because I didn’t have bath bomb molds. I didn’t want to buy molds online because I don’t like shipping & handling fees (I guess no one does). Also, since bath bomb molds…

Bubble Bath Dough

Chichi.ca project: Day 87 A new bath product for Chichi.ca in progress. I’m testing my formula for solid bubble bath. Test batch #1 came out too soft/semi-solid. The dough should harden over the next few days, but I have a feeling that it’s not going to be hard enough to hold its shape by itself….