Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Gilded Chocolate Soap

Finally, a chocolate-scented soap I can truly be proud of! The key? Why adding real cocoa powder of course! I scented this soap in Chocolate Truffle, and it's totally colored with Hershey's cocoa powder (and the natural darkening due to the vanilla content.) This soap smells so much like a real Godiva chocolate (I much prefer Godiva to Hershey's, lol) that I literally want to bite into it. I wanted to really create thick, swirly peaks at the top, but I didn't whiz the soap long enough. I compensated for it by brushing the top with this irridescent mica powder to give it this fabulous golden sheen.


Now that you know what's on it, here's what's in it: Rice bran oil (rich in protein, minerals, and vitamins, especially E, and absorbs easily into the skin ), organic palm oil (a tad costlier, but very eco friendly and a natural anti-oxidant), and avocado oil (uber-moisturizing). This soap will be ready in two weeks-I just couldn't wait to share:)!

13 comments:

Courtney R Beard said...

I'll have mine with a bottle of wine, thanks. har har har.

Naiad Soap Arts said...

Great job! That looks fantastic and way to go with the organic palm! You know - I wonder if you could use actual melted chocolate (godiva) instead of cocoa butter in a soap recipe or like as a superfat?

Kia - Beacon Creations said...

That looks super yummy Patrice!! I wish my computer screen was scratch & sniff :D

Holly said...

Mmm...yummy! I love it Patrice!

Holly said...

Mmm...yummy! I love it Patrice!

Patrice-The Soap Seduction said...

Whoot! Sounds like I have a hit!!

Erin, I'm completely out of cocoa butter, or I would have used it, but I do have shea butter in it:)

Janiss said...

How come every time I look at your soaps, they make me hungry? These look uber-delicious!

Dörte said...

Wundervolle Creation!

liebe Grüße Dörte

Amy Warden said...

Yum! Yum! I'm a chocoholic myself...

Burnt Mill Candles and Soap said...

chocolate!!!! love the shimmer on top nice touch :)

Melissa said...

What a great gift idea for any chocolate lover. They look great.

Valerie said...

Yummy and calorie free too!!

Brett Widmann said...

I dont know weather to use it or eat it...hmmmm? Either way it looks amazing!

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