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Well, they didn’t turn out as bad as I’d feared. I didn’t account for scraping batter out for the mountains and I wound up w barely enough to cover the moons. I was distraught last night. 😆
I kind of love them.
They really are beautiful! I know that compared to what you wanted they aren't as good, but compared to them not existing they're fantastic, and the world is a prettier place with them in it. 😁
 

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I love lotion bars! So quick, so easy, so cheap, -- and gift recipients think it's incredibly complicated work. Really like your molds -- what's the vendor?
This was bought locally Zing.... I've seen them on Amazon and Ali Express though :)

Psst.. I've missed you!
 

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Caught my salt bar just at the right time to cut. Very happy haven't made these is so long

Well, they didn’t turn out as bad as I’d feared. I didn’t account for scraping batter out for the mountains and I wound up w barely enough to cover the moons. I was distraught last night. 😆
I kind of love them.
Love 💜
 

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Thanks!! My next attempt I am going to try to make the feathers more delicate. While i watched the video (over and over) and while i was pouring, i couldnt comprehend how it was going to work lol.
 

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Played with my new pull-through soap tool from Love Your Suds. :)
I'm trying to using up old micas.
Usually prefer plainer soaps, but this technique is so much fun. Every cut feels like a birthday present.

3rd attempt. Getting closer! & I love this color combo.
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First attempt at secret feather hanger swirl. Just cut these now. Im in love. Didnt think i could pull it off.
That is a great first attempt and I know how tricky it is! I too watch the video a hundred times every time before I do one. Keep us posted on your progress -- and if you learned any tips or tricks.
 

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Well, they didn’t turn out as bad as I’d feared. I didn’t account for scraping batter out for the mountains and I wound up w barely enough to cover the moons. I was distraught last night. 😆
I kind of love them.
Gorgeous

I made a beach type soap. Design fail, but I love the scent. Mango, Pina Colada & Georgia Peach combo.
 

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I decided to do a practice run of this months soap challenge technique. I opted to use natural colorants....charcoal, chlorella, cacao and just left a portion natural and I also swapped out coconut water for the water. I used a combo of oils that I wanted to start using up before they get old, and used a mix of patchouli, lemongrass and bergamot. It all started out quite well and I liked the way it was pouring initially. Started to feel excited. Before long though, the charcoal and chlorella batters starting thickening faster than the other two. I started trying to rush to get it in, but it stopped giving me the nice wave. :( So basically a fail for my first practice attempt, but I am sure that I will still like the way it turns out even if it wasn't what I was going for.
Next attempt I will go with a tried and true recipe, skip the coconut water and keep it a little more simple so I have more time to play. Lesson learned!
 

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I decided to do a practice run of this months soap challenge technique. I opted to use natural colorants....charcoal, chlorella, cacao and just left a portion natural and I also swapped out coconut water for the water. I used a combo of oils that I wanted to start using up before they get old, and used a mix of patchouli, lemongrass and bergamot. It all started out quite well and I liked the way it was pouring initially. Started to feel excited. Before long though, the charcoal and chlorella batters starting thickening faster than the other two. I started trying to rush to get it in, but it stopped giving me the nice wave. :( So basically a fail for my first practice attempt, but I am sure that I will still like the way it turns out even if it wasn't what I was going for.
Next attempt I will go with a tried and true recipe, skip the coconut water and keep it a little more simple so I have more time to play. Lesson learned!
Yeah, it’s always best to go with a tried & true recipe when working on a Challenge.
 

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Yeah, it’s always best to go with a tried & true recipe when working on a Challenge.
I agree, but I was looking at this as practice rather than thinking it would be my actual entry so I opted to make up a recipe that incorporated some of the oils I want to start using up. I saw it as a "killing two birds with one stone" kind of thing. What I did determine though is, I love the look of the chlorella as a green, and from what I have been reading, it sounds like it is the natural green colorant that seems to stick the longest. Now I have a sample to do my own longevity test. fingers crossed as it is really pretty imo.
 

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Here is the soap me and my daughter made. I usually photograph during the day and there's no way not to get shadows in this house at night. I wish glitter showed up better in pictures but the tops are halo glitter and there is a halo mica line between each color.
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First attempt at secret feather hanger swirl. Just cut these now. Im in love. Didnt think i could pull it off.

The smell is Lemongrass and Sage by Elements
These bars look great! I bought a swirling tool but I haven't found a good FO and recipe to try it on on yet. I'm a little scared to be honest!
 

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These bars look great! I bought a swirling tool but I haven't found a good FO and recipe to try it on on yet. I'm a little scared to be honest!
I have done a few batches with the hanger swirl. This is the first one that came out as planned. It only took one dip and swoop to get it out.

all of the videos i have watched...they go too fast and i cant tell what they are doing lol. So i end up making a mess out of the inside.
 

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