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    Salt

    Thanks I'll give them a call and see how I go :)
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    Australian Essential Oil Supplier

    Please let me know what you think of them. I'll want to place an order for EO after the new year
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    First Salt Bars Today

    Thanks I don't think I'll need an excuse anymore hahah I'm going to start to order a few more things in the new year. Some EO and natural colour. That looks nice. I added a litle oil to the tumeric and gave it a quick mix with a little milk frother then added it straight to the batter...
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    Salt

    Do you mind sharing the supplier? Is it sea salt they are supplying?
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    Australian Essential Oil Supplier

    Did you end up trying the EO escentialsofaustralia?
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    First Salt Bars Today

    Yeah it's been really hot here to 34+ and very hunmid. I'm prepared for a long cure. I think I will make these in autum next time cooler and then they're ready for xmas. Yeah I found the recipe in one of the threads here I think it was TEG recipe. I think they faded ok I was hoping for just...
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    First Salt Bars Today

    Sure Coconut Oil 80% Avacado Oil 15% Castor Oil 5% :)
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    First Salt Bars Today

    I just checked on them and they seem ok. They actually don't feel as hot as the cp soap i made the other day. They're not that hard yet either. I'm going to leave them in them ovenight before unmolding
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    First Salt Bars Today

    I've never made salt bar before these are my first so I just covered and hope for gel. I don't know if thats what they do on there own. i made some cp the other day that didn't gel to the edges so thats why I covered thois time
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    First Salt Bars Today

    Today I got bored and it's very hot outside so I decided to make some salt bars today. CO 80% AO 15% CO 5% 20% Superfat 38% water lye ratio no fragrance 85% salt I decided to use some natural colour this time. I added 3tsp of turmeric powder to my 750gm of oil. I know it's going to fade a...
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    Made my first soap ever today!

    Ok put the parchment paper down also did a zap test today on both batches. No zap awesome! Time for salt bars ***rubs hands together****
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    Made my first soap ever today!

    Aww thanks jewles :) So I unmolded today and in hindsight maybe should have left it another day in the mold. You can see in one of the pics there are spots where the soap gathered while cutting. I'm using a two tier shoe rack for curing here are some pics. So now the long wait I...
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    Made my first soap ever today!

    Thanks for the vote of confidence I really appreciate it. It's encouranging when seasoned soapers chime in with posotive remarks :) They feel cooled down now so I'm wondering if I just let these batch's go as is without covering and make the next batches coverd and wraped in towles
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    Made my first soap ever today!

    So I made my first ever soap toady and I decided to do a cp soap. I made 2 batches left the soap unscented and stuck with a fairly basic recipe. I wanted to see one how they turn out and two how they perform before I start using EO/FO. I left both of them uncovered and sprayed some IP alcohol...
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    Hi from downunder

    Thank you all for the warm welcome, you're making me feel all warm and fuzzy :) Yep IrishLass's LS is exactly where I'm starting. The exact recipe no alterations. I've read the whole thread once and I'm going to start reading the thread again so everything sinks in take notes etc... That...
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