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samirish

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Does anyone know how to get the speckled look like this soap has? I cant seem to figure it out. It is cp soap (as far as I know).

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Saipan

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Not sure, but this technique could be used to make soaps that look like various granite stones.
 

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Maybe colored salt or sugar. Though it would be scratchy in that size granule. Or chopped up shreds perhaps.
 

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It looks like coarse salt to me. You can get pink Himalayan salt, but I don't know if dyed salt would hold the color once it was mixed into soap batter. Maybe it is colored and white soap chopped to look like granite bits.
 

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If it is salt or sugar in that size grain, I would Not want to use it. It would be extremely scratchy. I am wondering if it could be fine chopped m&p, that would give the translucence effect.
 

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My vote goes to shreds.
Arranged length wise and then a base poured in.
I'm with Carolyn on the salt / sugar. Just way too abrasive.
 

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My first thought was finely chopped up shreds, either CP or M&P, but I'm also wondering if they might be colored jojoba beads. I have no idea if they'd survive the lye though.
 

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I too would say its a confetti soap. I made one that looks similar by doing a rough chop through my shreds. That one looks very similar, but with more confetti than I used.

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Shreds, yes. My kid makes them all the time.
 
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