Monday, September 12, 2011
Feeling Really Salty
I have a love/hate relationship with making salt bars. I love them because they're ridiculously easy to make. I hate them because you must time the cutting of them just right or you'll end up with this:
My latest batch is still rough around the edges, but they're sell-able. I handle these with kid gloves while they're curing because they're so fragile after I slice them. This particular formula is very basic: coconut oil, castor oil, avocado oil and salt. Could it be my ratio? I use about 90% coconut oil and my salt is equal in weight to the total in oils. I really need to invest in a decent soap cutter. I really do...