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First batches of soaps

Discussion in 'The Photo Gallery' started by Hendejm, Nov 23, 2018.

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  1. Nov 23, 2018 #1

    Hendejm

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    I’ve completed my first few batches of soaps and thought I would share. I’m pretty happy with the results. I’d appreciate any feedback.

    I’m just playing around with labels so pay not attention to the content/wording.

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    Very pretty!
     
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    Wow they look great.
     
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    Oh wow! I'm impressed that these are your first batches! Bravo!! Nice, nice , nice! :)
     
  5. Nov 23, 2018 #5

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    Thanks! I’ve watch ALOT of videos and read TONS on this website. I want to keep getting better so I keep reading and watching!

    Thank you!!
     
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    Very nice :)
     
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    Love them. You're talented!
     
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    Lol...thanks! Not so much talented as lucky right now. Talent would indicate my ability to repeat and get same/similar results. I do not possess that skill yet!
     
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    Beautiful!!!
     
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    Great first soaps :).
     
  11. Nov 25, 2018 #11

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    It's a shame that the White Birch name is taken, because your labelling (I know you aren't posting for input) is also beautiful!

    How long are you going to wait before you try out your new soaps? :cool:
     
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    Very nicely done!
     
  13. Nov 26, 2018 #13

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    Thanks for the input! I wasn’t aware that the name was already taken. I’ve seen “White Birch Hill” soaps and another White birch that is unavailable on Amazon and I did find a company call White Birch Soap Shop but their website is inactive.

    I’ve tried my soaps and they feel great!! But since posting I’ve had one batch seize on me in a big way! Haha!! I knew it was only a matter of time. It was inferior Vanilla fragrance. I knew better but thought I could work quickly.....rookie mistake. It was a disaster. But it taught me a lesson....reputable fragrance sources, soap at cooler temps when dealing with fussy ingredients, and have a backup plan. The finished product brings new meaning to the word “rustic”. It look more like molded throw-up!
     
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    Ooooh! I saw their facebook page, but didn't pay a great deal of attention to dates (just saw they were a few states up from you).
    Nice!

    (Rustic! :D)
     
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    I saw that FB page too but it looked pretty much deserted. I’m using the name as a nod to my home state of NH whose state tree is the White Birch. I may need to rethink the name though as I don’t want to step on any toes of others that may have claim to the name

    Thanks!
     
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