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    Melt and pour soap

    After recommendations I went to Home Depot and bought a mitre box that costs about 15$ it cuts various perfect sizes ! I couldn't be happier with it!
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    Painting with mica

    Here they are before they smeared:(
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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    I am not as advanced as the rest of you but still addicted none the less! oops sorry wrong forum! This is melt n pour
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    Painting with mica

    I used mica and rubbing alcohol
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    Question for dog owners

    I dont! You can not trust any of those companies with your baby. I simply bought a dehydrator and now make all my dogs treats. I know exactly what is in them and he loves him! If you read the blogs from truthaboutdogfood.com she keeps you up on all recalls, lawsuits and the general lies these...
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    Painting with mica

    Okay, so I made gingerbread men and xmas houses and painted them with mica. They are absolutely gorgeous. However, when I try to package them or even touch them they smear and it s been two days? I did spray hairspray on them like I saw in a video but that didnt help either. How do I get them to...
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    Red:( help!

    OMG! You guys were soo right!!! Nurture Soap is the best!!!
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    Red:( help!

    Thank You I placed my order from NG!
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    Red:( help!

    Yes I was using clear base. Maybe I will try Nurture Soap supplies...I did use quite a large amount and just could not get a deep rich red...I thought maybe there was a trick that I didnt know:( Yes I am doing Melt n Pour..
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    Red:( help!

    I am not sure what gelling is? But my micas are from WSP and my color blocks also. My liquids colors are from Michaels.. They all look red until I mix them with soap LOL then poof pink to salmon but definitely not red:(
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    Red:( help!

    I spent the day trying to make Xmas soap and have micas, color blocks and liquid colors yet nomatter what, my red looked pink like a grinch xmas! Is there some secret to red that I dont know???
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    Vanilla Stabilizer

    So, could I use double the vanilla stabilizer to ward off the browning effect? And if Im using a brown mica color in my soap do I need vanilla stabilizer since my soap is brown anyway?
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    Vanilla Stabilizer

    That makes me sad to hearI wanted to the soap that is clear with bubblegum balls inside with the bubblegum fragrance. Sounds as if I shouldn't bother! Is there any other way to do it do it won't turn brown?
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    Vanilla Stabilizer

    I ordered vanilla stabilizer for my bubblegum and chocolate. But for the life of me, I can not figure out how much to use? Do I just use 1-1 ratio?
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    Color blocks m&p

    Is there a chart somewhere so I know which colors and how much to mix to make other colors? Thank you in advance!
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