MP and Salt Bar Question

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    Hi everyone. I am making baby favors that are sea creature theme. I have made some cp soap to resemble ocean water and then I put whales and dolphins that are mp on top. Pics included...
    My question is can I make salt bars with same technique? I would make them with salt in silicone cavities then top them with my whales, dolphins, crabs etc. 3rd pic is salt bar that I would make but use mp whale or dolphin on top. I am asking because I don't want to waste all the material if the mp reacts to the salt/soap batter. I don't feel like taking the chance as my time is running out to make the order. I have decide which is best method. Thanks in advance!


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    I have no answer to your question as I've never done anything like that but I just wanted to say your soaps are adorable! I love the whales and dolphins on top. Great job! :thumbup:
     
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    Really do not know why you could not. Just get them set before the salt bars set up
     
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    I tried adding salt to M & P and it wept like a baby!
     
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    Yea, that's a bad idea.

    But I don't see any reason you couldn't embed MP critters on top of salt soap batter in cavity molds. The only issue that I can think of is that because oh the high coconut oil, salt bars saponify hot and fast - though the reaction would be cooler in cavities than in a loaf. If you do do a loaf, be ready to cut in 4-8 hours.
     
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    Thanks so much for your answers and thoughts! It looks like it worked. I did as you suggested Cmzaha and let it firm up and Seawolfe I used cavity molds. Now I just have to figure out how to get them out.

    I will post pics tomorrow.
     
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    They worked! I appreciate those that responded!

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    Aww looky how cute! Those turned out nice!!
     
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    Thank you Seawolfe!! I hope mother-to-be will be happy. :)
     

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