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Bamagirl

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Those are some pretty soaps! I especially love the top one.
 

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Thanks:) I got a bit too much black in the first ones but I do really like the swirls. I was try to make a "strong arm" swirl with the menthol one but it got thick too fast.
 

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I love the black and white ones best, they are perfect! The menthol soap is lovely too, I bet it smells amazing, what is balsam? I've never heard of it.

Oh and what's a strong arm swirl? Must go and look them up now!
 

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Balsam is a type of pine, its less camphorous then regular pine, more sharp. I only used enough to give a different cool, sharp note to the peppermint. The menthol added a addition note too, its one of the best peppermints I've made.

Check brambleberry's facebook page for strong arm swirl, thats where I saw it. I don't know how its made but I hope to figure it out.
 

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Gorgeous soaps. I am such a sucker for black and white soaps.
 

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I just had a look at the strong arm swirls. I'm wondering if they get their name because they are poured really thick so they are difficult to mix? They are really pretty. I found a blog post about them, apparently they are hallowell soapworks signature design.
 

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Very pretty - especially love that black and white
 

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Love the black and white! Peppermint and balsam sounds like a wonderful combination. :)
 

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The peppermint and balsam is wonderful. You can't really smell the balsam until you use the soap, then it comes out just enough to brighten the mint.
 

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The peppermint and balsam is wonderful. You can't really smell the balsam until you use the soap, then it comes out just enough to brighten the mint.
That must be one awesome combo. Ingenious I say!
 
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