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« on: June 09, 2012 08:33:41 AM »



I made two 1lb loafs. I tried to make the top look sort of frothy.



The bottom section is scented with a summer berry fragrance oil and smells gorgeous.



I chopped the two loaves into 16 slices.



Here is one up close, I think the soap did Gel a little but I'm pleased with the result for a first try.

i just have to leave them now to make sure all the lye evaporates out. It was made with vegetable, palm and coconut oil so should be pretty moisturising.  I think I'll call it 'Berry moisturising' lol.

What do you think? Any soapers out there got any advice or comments to help?

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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2012 09:06:19 AM »

It looks so good! I wish I could try it out myself. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2012 11:37:55 AM »

Looks great! I love the layers.
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2012 12:36:36 PM »

that purple is such a great color!
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2012 06:24:47 PM »

Wow, my first attempt didn't even look close to this good!  Nice job, I can't wait to see your next batches (ohhh there will be more, it's crazy addicting haha)
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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2012 05:03:28 AM »

oh those look awesome! I love!! the white/lila combination, so pretty. Can't believe it's first try.

I made my first batch last night, it looks like yellow poo   Grin My son is allergic to coconut so I made mine with just oilive oil and a bit of castor oil for more bubbles. Just that, mild and fragrance free. Hence the poo look  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2012 10:49:51 AM »

Very pretty! I love the color! Bet it smells divine!
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« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2012 04:28:27 PM »

WOW. If I ever get brave enough to make soap, I hope my first batch looks this great.
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« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2012 03:02:20 PM »

So I've used a bar of this now and its good! I'd like the smell a bit stronger, but the bubbles are really creamy! And my skins seems to like it. Success Smiley

Going to try another batch soon!

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« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2012 06:13:50 PM »

Awesome! Creamy bubbles rock.
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