Mica line first attempt soap

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christost7

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Hi everyone.
This is my first mica line soap, i did it just for trying the technique.
The soap is full of activated charcoal and scented with BB's Black amber & lavender FO.
Feedback is most welcome :)

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Very nice! Congrats! It can be difficult to get the mica line just right without separating.
 

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Looks great- and you successfully did 2 of them in the same batch! Color me impressed! :)

amd said:
Very nice! I remember my first mica line...
Yep- me, too- and it did not turn out so well. I used just a tad bit too much mica and my bars separated at the mica line. :twisted: Thankfully, all my subsequent batches with mica lines have stayed intact, but I always get a wee bit nervous every time I attempt a new one.


IrishLass :)
 

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I get nervous too! I try for the barest coating of powder that I can. I also do my best to resist the temptation to do just a little more -- that always gets me in trouble. Another thing is I want the powder to look wet shortly after it's laying on the soap batter. If it doesn't get wet quickly, I use a toothpick or something similar to lightly scratch the powder into the soap batter to break up the powder slightly. I would rather have a less than perfect line than a soap that breaks apart easily.

Nice work on those pencil lines -- they look good!
 

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It looks great! I love the dramatic color contrast.
 

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That looks awesome! For some reason it totallly reminds me of Tron. I don't know why. But I like it! (could just be cause I'm weird!)
 

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Oh wow they look awesome. I love how the mica stands out so well against the charcoal - great colour choices!
 

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