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Buckscent

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So I was making some Christmas tree embeds in my mold, I used BB shamrock green, only green I have right now. Looked at them today they where brown, mold is just a silicone tree mold. Why?
 

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What FO did you use? Did it contain vanilla? I've never used the BB Shamrock Green mica but so far I've never had a green mica morph on me.
 

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Yeah, many Christmas fo'so have vanilla that discolors.

Nurture's green vibrance morphs on me but only temporarily. In about 2 to 3 days it bounces back.
 

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Perhaps the mica was not formulated to use in cp soap.
 

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You have to double check micas. Some are not cp soap stable.
From brambleberry's website on shamrock green mica:
Not recommended for cold process soap. This color will morph.

Sorry it didn't work out for you!
 

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Lily Pad Green Mica from WSP turned a very nice light tan. It looks like I didn't even use any of it.
 

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If you have any dried parsley, you might try infusing oil with it to use for your embeds. Here is a link with info. on using natural colorants in cp soap.

http://www.mullerslanefarm.com/soapcolors.html
It won't stay green. Most of the suggestions on that website will fade over a month or two some earlier than that. It's a waste of time and money. There are a few lists on this forum of stable natural colourants.
 

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Green Vibrance from Nurture turns an ugly gold and does not morph back for me :-(
Mine is really odd too. It morphs into this gross Army color and then sometimes goes back/sometimes stays. I've gotten morphed and original color on the same bar. :confused:

It's the only mica from Nurture that I don't like. All the others are awesome.
 

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I bought Shamrock Green from Brambleberry once. I was so mad! Then I reread the item description. <facepalm>
 

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This is interesting. I don't suppose they could be mistaken for little cookies ...?
 

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