First ever soaps from a total novice!

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  1. Mar 14, 2019 #1

    The Cat Lady

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    Hi everyone! So glad I found this forum! I’m new to soap making and am loving learning all about it and reading all your great tips and advice ! This is the first cold process soap I’ve ever made. I made it on Tuesday and cut some of it today. Some of it’s a little soggy still so put it back in silicone mould for a little longer. But I’m really happy how they’ve turned out so far. One is eucalyptus and the blue one is Cornish sea. I think this is going to be an addictive hobby and can’t wait to get more creative!!!
     

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    Hello and Welcome! Very nice first soaps.
     
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    Welcome to the forum! Your soaps are very pretty! And much more photogenic than my first batch for sure.
     
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    Those look fantastic!
     
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    Your soaps are beautiful -- well done!
     
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    You first cp soap looks a whole lot better than my first attempts. Congrats!
     
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    They look great, good job! Now I’ll tell you what was told to me when I first posted here and didn’t know any better:

    Don’t let the soaps stay on that metal tray too long. Put paper or cloth or something plastic underneath it. Apparently anything other than stainless steel will cause DOS (dreaded orange spots).
     
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    Yeah, right, you're "first" attempt! No, seriously, welcome!
     
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    Your soaps are beautiful, This group is the best
     
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    Welcome catlady, love your first soaps. :thumbs: Now you just have to wait 6 wks to try them out.:eek:
     
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    Nice soaps.You are going to need a larger cart!
     
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    We love first soap pictures! Yours are very pretty - thanks for sharing. And welcome.
     
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    very lovely
     
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    Wow! Very impressive for 1st (or 100th) soaps.
     
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    Welcome to the forum!

    I love blue.. Your soaps are awesome! More so since they're your first. Way better than some of my current ones even lol
     
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    Beautiful!!!!
     
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    Wow hey great job!!
     
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    Wow, they're beautiful. Better than my firsts!
     
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    Thank you so much for your encouraging comments :)
     
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    Very pretty!

    Love it! Your soaps look excellent!
     

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