The Tale of the Entry that Just Couldn't... A Soapy Tale presented by AMD
Prologue: Life happened, and I ran out of time to get my soap entered, but I thought I would share it.
Chapter 1: There Once was a Rim
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I made my rim with honey, hoping that would keep it more soft and pliable, but yet giving me a firm soap. Foolish hopes, as the batter accelerated so my idea of lovely thin poured lines turned into Plop Shake Swirl. I let my rim set for roughly 24 hours, which may have been too long. As I was pulling the freezer paper off the soap, the soap broke into pieces.
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Chapter Two: The Plot Twist
I decided not to give up hope and shifted my plan from using a PVC pipe to using round cavity molds so that I could work with the longer pieces. Forty Five Minutes Later...
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Chapter Three: A Soap is Born
I made a simple, uncolored soap for the center - made with ground oatmeal, coconut milk, honey, and scented with OMH fragrance. I did CPOP, hoping that it would help with the exterior cracking on my rims, but once they crack they don't go back.
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Epilogue: No Soap Left Behind
I used the scraps from cutting the rims as a confetti in a regular bar of soap (same batch as the center of the rimmed soap). I did not CPOP the loaf mold and it ashed heavily on the top.
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