The Saponification of Madame X

Gina Grey

The Saponification of Madame X

I’ll admit it – I learned about soap making in 1999 while watching fight club. I have been an artist my whole life but always turned away from making practical things. Excellent idea – lets drag out this starving artist thing as LONG as possible…but soap…something intrigued me about this process… Zoom forward 17 years…into my abrupt retirement from academia – I thought it was time to pick up where I left off with soap. I had been making home and skincare products for myself for 8 years but maintained a fear of lye specifically connected to a cinematic kiss…now...