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Sad its over.....But so happy I got to play!

lotion bar cafe s.o.a.p panel scents soap soap contest Soapy Time

Well I am so sad that this testing is over. But I am thankful that I was chosen to do it.   When I got word I was chosen I was so excited !! I received the box and then realized I was getting sick .I wrote all my first impressions down and then the next morning I could not smell anything . I had to do something so I took them to my work place and did a blind test there writing down their favorites and least favorites . It was so much fun having them all involved. Cooks , managers, host,...

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Keep that light burning,Tea light testing for Bramble Berry S.O.A.P panel

bramble berry lotion bar cafe s.o.a.p panel scents soap Soapy Time

By now I do not need to tell you my favorite scent!!!!!! lol ...but  I will :) I use 100 % soy wax and Cotton wicks in our candles. You can see there was a little discoloration in a few but not much. I burned these in my bathroom (small space ) for an hour then brought to the kitchen area for the rest of the time. Soy wax I like using it because it  does melt at a lower temp and burns "clean" all the way down. But be careful when you sell at an outdoor market in the warm...

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My Fizzy People for S.O.A.P panel For Bramble Berry

bramble berry lotion bar cafe s.o.a.p panel Soapy Time

I love baths ! I take one every night ! I love bath fizzies packed with skin softening butters! I wanted to make sure I tested a batch of these guys! I know they are Gingerbread men ! But in my soapy world they are my Fizzy People . I wrote soapy people but it was really late when I made these , and when I took the picture I fixed it! lol     I made my batch of fizzy mix that is packed with oils and cocoa butter and shea butter. I mixed in a little cup and...

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Lotion+Bramble Berry =LOVE

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Alright just when I think I decided what I like .....I have found another love I made my shea~aloe lotion and had cups all labeled and ready for the scents to be blended together! [caption id="attachment_164" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="cups of lotion waiting for the LOVE"][/caption] I took each one and filled about 1.5 oz-2 oz of lotion and put .5ml of scent in each one blending really well with a spoon! After blending I placed in mini lotion bottles and labeled them ! I am taking all the leftovers that were left in cups to work . I will see how...

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Testing New Scents in Cold Process Soap~

bramble berry lotion bar cafe s.o.a.p panel Soapy Time

Wow what can I say , fresh Cp soap curing = yummo! As I sit here and smell them one by one I have found my favorites ! As you can see number 3 is a light tan and number 5 is a darker tan (brown). Number 8 turned a mustard yellow. I used my goat's milk recipe  with a little TD mixed in with this batch and used a shallow oval bar mold. Now for the scents...... Number 1 Gardenia ~sweet, clean , true flower scent , not over powering ,creamy Number 2 Gardenia~floral (I dont want this to sound...

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