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Veejay Floresca

Eli AdanaComment

My favorite designer period.  She is Veejay Floresca and she is based in San Francisco.  Keep her on your radar, she will rise to the top. This gown is named the Misibis, and is one of my favorites.  For her portfolio click on the image below.

Soap Color

Eli AdanaComment

Have you ever seen those soaps with the big colored chunks in them? You know, the ones everyone thinks look really great and gives you as gifts because they know you like natural soap? Sorry, but they're synthetic. 

There are three ways to add color to soaps.  First, some essential oils have their own colors. Second, we can add herbs or clay directly to the mixed soap. Third, we can steep herbs to extract their colors. Each has its own set of positives and challenges, though. In the following section, we'll explain how to achieve some great soap colors.