Alegna Soap Soaps Long Island Seaweed/Seawater Soap

Long Island Seaweed/Seawater Soap

By Angela Carillo on Thursday, July, 19th, 2012 in Soaps.
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Seaweed/Seawater soap

I was sitting on the beach and I saw some beautiful green seaweed. I thought it might be fun to try to make soap with it, and while I was at it, use seawater to do it.
Seaweed seawater soap 1
Seawater, filtered twice and boiled. Seaweed, washed twice and dried in the oven.

Seaweed seawater soap 2
Crushing the seaweed into powder,
Seaweed seawater soap 3
The lye mixed with seawater.
Seaweed seawater soap 4
Pouring the lye-seawater into the melted oils.
Seaweed seawater soap 5
Mixing
Seaweed seawater soap 6
Adding the powdered seaweed.
Seaweed seawater soap 7
In the mold
Seaweed seawater soap 8
Cut and on the curing racks.
The soap is still green in color and has a slight scent of seaweed.  What do you think of it?  I’m looking forward to trying it out!Yours in Gratitude,
Angela
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