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May 8, 2018
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Hi guys,

I'm Josie, new to the website and semi-new to soaping. I've found lots of content on this site super useful and although I don't have much to share when it comes to advising because Lord knows I'm still learning, I will try to to get involved.

A bit about my soaping experience - first ever soap I created, was a MESS!!! I used a coconut oil fragrance I'd bought from a supermarket thinking 'this should do' and boy was that a mistake! My soap accelerated, volcanoed, riced and cracked all at the same time!

I even tried to save it by rebatching it and trying a hot process but it only got worse. That was when it dawned on me that this wouldn't be just any random (or easiest) hobby! but I am obsessed with the idea of making my own soap and the designs and how creative you can get with it so I'll definitely be sticking to it.