Sunday, 29 January 2012

Whole Lemon

My first experiment using a whole lemon... blended up into the liquid portion of the soap... peel and all!


I wonder what it will do to the ph?


Fresh lemony EO blend of Lemon, Lemongrass and May Chang

Favourite quote of the day:
Do what you love - Love what you do!

Happy Soaping Everyone!!
xoxo
Jen

18 comments:

bluetina said...

That sounds very refreshing, Jen! Shame you can't eat it. I must say, your blog is looking really good these days. And your photography is top notch!

Are you down on Mojacar Playa for the street market 4th Feb?

Tina

Jennifer Young said...

Yes I am!! Will I see you there? Thanks for your wonderful comment!!! xoxoxo Jen

Jan said...

I love the smell of lemon soaps, they are so refreshing! hope you had a fantastic Christmas Jen xxx

Jennifer Young said...

Jan, I did have a good Christams, hope you did too!! I also love the smell of lemons... xo Jen

bluetina said...

Yep, I'll be there! Joan is coming too. Weather looks good for it so far! Fingers crossed!

MIKA said...

Hi Jennifer, it's funny, I just made whole fresh orange soap today! so I am very interested in your lemon soap.

bisous
Mika

Jennifer Young said...

Bluetina, Looking forward to it!!

Mika, seems like we are thinking similarly? experimenting with similar things? In english we say - Great Minds Think Alike! I will definitely let you know how it goes!! xo Jen

Nitya said...

I feel like biting into your soap...it looks delicious!! Does the lemon pulp add to the lemony fragrance? I would really like to know where the pH value will be. Have a nice week ahead!!

Shieh Design Studio said...

Jennifer, you beat me to it, I was thinking about what to do with all that lemon I got from my lemon tree! Maybe I should take both you and Mika's idea and make lemon orange soap!

Jennifer Young said...

Nitya, I am not sure if the pulp helps with the EOs but I have a good lemony blend now anyway. Took me a while to find it. I am most curious to see how the ph turns out. Will let you know. Hope you are well in Austria and soaping again!! xo Jen

Jennifer Young said...

Shieh, Oh let us know how your orangy lemony blend comes out!!! Sounds wonderful! xo Jen

Donna OShaughnessy said...

Love it Jen but tell me about the bumpy bottom. I love the texture but do you think it was from lemon debri settling? And the scents sound fantastic!

Jennifer Young said...

Hi Donna! I think the bumpy bottom is a little from the crinkly mold liner and also some lemon bits settling. There are lemon bits throughout really. Yes, I do like this scent. Thanks for your comment!!! xo Jen

Sierra Snow Soaps said...

I love lemon and your soap looks wonderful. I'm going to be experimenting soon with more EO blends and lemon is on the top of my list.
Michelle in NV

Michelle said...

Your soap looks great! I bet it smells divine! Lemon is one of my favorites :)

Jennifer Young said...

Michelle (Sierra Snow Soaps), thank you very much. I think the key in any Lemon EO blend is May Chang (Litsea Cubeba). Good luck and let us know how it goes!! xoxo Jen

Michelle, thank you. I love lemon too but lemon EO on it's own just doesn't stick, so I found a blend that works well!! xoxoxo Jen

Mabel said...

I think it looks gorgeous and your soaps are always so inspiring! Do keep us posted about it.

Jennifer Young said...

Thank you Mabel. I just found your blog. Niiiice Soaps!!!! xoxox Jen