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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    Prepared everything to make a Honey Walnut soap, only to find that my scales have run out of battery! Oh well, more soaping tomorrow :-)
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    Two soaps down, many to go

    Loving that colour combination Jeana!
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    Question Re/Mica

    That's good to know and gives me another starting point, thanks :-)
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    Question Re/Mica

    Thanks Shunt :-)
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    Question Re/Mica

    Hi all, While looking up mica, I came across this article. I wondered if anyone else had seen it and what the alternatives to mica might be? I remember in a fairly recent thread, Scotsman mentioned lab-created mica but I haven't yet found a source that labels for 'natural' or synthetic.
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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    I ordered more Castor oil and made lip balm. No actual soaping today. :-)
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    The word association game

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    Lemon Myrtle - using dried leaf?

    You could add a little turmeric, to give it a hint of yellow too. I'll have to try Lemon Myrtle, thanks for the idea :-)
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    You're addicted to CP when...

    When you're sitting thinking quietly and one of your family, after watching you for a while asks; "You're thinking about soap, aren't you?" and you have to admit that yes, you were.....again...Then, after laughing about it together, you still try to explain the great idea you were having about a...
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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    Made Mulled Wine soap, Peppermint Salt Soap and Pine Tar Soap and after last week's soaping disasters, I was really happy that all three of these turned out beautifully :-)
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    Faux funnel meets spoon swirl

    That looks delicious! :-)
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    Throwing around some ideas for upcoming show/pics

    I think the picture's a great idea. I'd come to your stall! :-)
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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    Not my day for soap yesterday it apparently. Measured perfectly, kept at an even temperature. It looked beautiful. Then this morning it was hard enough to cut but when I did....this happened. :eh:
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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    Made a 100% Bay-infused Olive Oil soap, which I'll look forward to using in 6 months or so :-) and two batches of tiny soaps- Lime & Ginger and Tea tree & Orange. I made two more sets of tiny soaps yesterday but the batter cooled quickly and what I thought was trace, wasn't, so those are still...
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    My First Castile!

    So beautiful
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    The word association game

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    The word association game

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    Wonderful pine tar soaps!

    My pine tar arrived today, hooray! It smells great, like a campfire that's just been extinguished.
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    You know you're a crazy soap person when...

    When you talk to each new soap and tell them how beautiful they are...
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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    I made Beer Soap for the first time, using orange zest, stout, honey and beeswax......Interesting combo, can't wait to see how it turns out. :-)