The Dirty Truth Blog — soap making

Lemme Lime Bar Soap

Posted by Brigid McHugh

We've got a restock of a customer favorite for you all today, our Lemme Lime Bar Soap!

My first batch of this soap was created probably around 5 years ago. Since then, I have played with the design a little bit, but the recipe remains the same.

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Coconut Lime Verbena Bar Soap

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Today's featured soap is one that you all have been asking me for: Coconut Lime Verbena!! Those that know me, know that I am not a fan of the smell of coconut. This soap was made just for YOU!!

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Fáilte Bar Soap

Posted by Brigid McHugh

This week's video is for the restock of our ever popular Fáilte Bar Soap. Created with chia seeds for gentle exfoliation and therapeutic grade lemongrass essential oil.

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Making Acai Bowl Bar Soap

Posted by Brigid McHugh

This week's featured soap is our brand new Acai Bowl Bar Soap!!

This soap was completely inspired by the beautiful colors found in a fresh Acai Bowl.

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The Cure For Soap

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Sodium Hydroxide (lye) is a necessary ingredient in the making of soap. The chemical reaction that occurs between the lye and oils is what creates a bar of soap. This chemical reaction is fully complete after about 48 hours, at which point, the lye is neutralized and no longer present in the final product. Handcrafted soaps are technically safe for use after this 48 hour period.

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