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  • Homemade Honeysuckle Soap Recipe with exfoliating bits! This seasonally inspired homemade honeysuckle soap recipe is the perfect way to savor the scent of honeysuckle year round! And it makes a great family weekend craft project that's also perfect for DIY gifts for teachers, neighbors and friends.

    Homemade Honeysuckle Soap Recipe for Savoring The Last of Summer

    This seasonally inspired homemade honeysuckle soap recipe is the perfect way to savor the scent of honeysuckle year round! Plus discover 34 more homemade melt and pour soap recipes that you DIY as your next weekend craft project! Honeysuckle, A Childhood Favorite. One of my favorite childhood memories is the smell – and taste! – of fresh honeysuckle. When I was growing up we had huge bushes of honeysuckle and…

  • Craft an all natural pine tar soap recipe with neem oil to soothe insect bites, calm itching & promote healing. Plus help prevent chiggers.

    All Natural Pine Tar Soap Recipe with Neem Oil for Chiggers & Insect Bites

    This all natural pine tar soap recipe tackles tough skin conditions caused by bacteria, fungus and yes – parasites! Keep reading to learn how to prevent bites from parasitic chiggers as well as how to craft your own all natural pine tar soap recipe with neem oil to soothe insect bites, calm itching and promote healing. When I was eight I went on my very first (and only) snipe hunt with…

  • Natural gardeners soap recipe that's not just for gardeners! It doesn't have to be gardening season for you to enjoy this natural gardeners soap recipe. In fact, you don't even need to be a gardener at all! Formulated to quickly and easily wash away tough dirt and grime, you'll find that this natural gardeners soap is also a great option for mechanics, artists and kindergarten teachers. So if you know how to get good and dirty, then this soap is for you.

    Natural Gardeners Soap Recipe That’s Not Just for Gardeners

    It doesn’t have to be gardening season for you to enjoy this natural gardeners soap recipe. In fact, you don’t need to be a gardener at all! Formulated to quickly and easily wash away tough dirt and grime, you’ll find that this natural gardeners soap is also a great option for mechanics, artists and kindergarten teachers. So if you know how to get good and dirty, then this soap is…

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    Summer Citrus Soap Recipe with a Natural Essential Oil Blend

    This homemade summer citrus soap recipe contains a citrus inspired natural essential oil blend of peppermint, orange and lemongrass. Formulated to be both cleansing and conditioning, this natural soap works great at tackling sweat and grime without over drying skin. Discover how to make this cold process soap for your summer skin care routine. Plus get ideas for using the finished soap bars as embeds in an easy melt and…

  • Sea Salt Shampoo Bar Recipe with Milk & Egg! Free of sulfates and surfactants, this sea salt shampoo bar recipe is made with simple ingredients for a healthy, natural hair care solution. Formulated using coconut oil for strong, shiny hair, this natural sea salt shampoo bar recipe also contains milk and egg to moisturize and condition hair. While ginger essential oil and sea kelp are also added for their hair care benefits. #shampoo #shampoobar #saltbar #soap #soapmaking #soaprecipe #haircare #diy #natural #essentialoils #milksoap #eggsoap

    Sea Salt Shampoo Bar Recipe with Milk & Egg

    Free of sulfates and surfactants, this sea salt shampoo bar recipe is made with simple ingredients for a healthy, natural hair care solution. Made with a whole egg or egg yolks, this cold process soap recipe creates a natural egg yolk soap bar that’s perfect for shiny hair. I first discovered and used a salt shampoo from Etsy many many years back. While that particular shop is no longer in…

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    Homemade Apple Donut Soap Recipe for Natural Anti-Aging Skin Care

    Learn how to make homemade apple donut soaps with real apple powder. This cold process donut soap recipe gently exfoliates and rejuvenates skin thanks to apple powder benefits. So it’s perfect for your anti-aging skin care regimen for natural beauty.   Apple Donut Soap Donuts continue to be on trend. And while your waistline may not agree with this particular trend, you can enjoy my homemade apple donut soaps without…

  • Natural Shaving Soap Recipe with Hydrating Lanolin and Neem Oil to Promote Skin Health! Making the switch to a natural shaving soap is a more environmentally friendly choice. This homemade shaving soap recipe with lanolin and neem oil is not only a great green alternative, but it's also budget conscience so you save money in the long run over purchasing a commercial product.

    Natural Shaving Soap Recipe with Lanolin for a Smooth, Skin Hydrating Eco-friendly Shave

    Learn how to make a skin hydrating natural shaving soap for a smooth, eco-friendly shave — even if you have sensitive skin! A wonderful addition to your natural skin care routine, this homemade shaving soap recipe is made with skin conditioning shea butter and lanolin, a humectant, to help lock in moisture and aid in glide. Keep reading to learn how to craft your own lanolin shaving soap recipe, plus…

  • This raspberry lemonade melt and pour soap recipe takes just 10 minutes to make, making it quick, easy, and inexpensive craft. Plus learn about melt and pour soapmaking additives you can use to create your own custom melt and pour soap recipes! #soap #soapmaking #soaprecipe #meltandpoursoap #diy #crafts #soapcrafting

    Raspberry Lemonade Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

    This raspberry lemonade melt and pour soap recipe takes just 10 minutes to make, making it quick, easy, and inexpensive craft. Rebecca’s soap recipes always amaze me. I love how she adds so many unique ingredients to her bars to make new recipes. She definitely has a talent. Over a decade ago, I wanted to make handmade soap. My kids were babies, and I didn’t have a lot of room…

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    Aloe Vera Soap Recipe with Neem Oil

    This homemade aloe vera soap recipe with neem oil is a cold process soap that uses aloe vera gel for its natural skin care benefits. It makes a great natural soap bar for daily skin care. Discover the benefits of aloe vera for skin, and learn how to incorporate aloe vera gel into cold process soap recipes to make soap with aloe vera. Homemade Aloe Vera Soap If you commonly…

  • This natural calendula soap recipe is handcrafted with skin nourishing ingredients that promote skin health like calendula hydrosol, calendula powder and chia seed oil. Natural shredded loofah is then added for gentle exfoliation to brighten and smooth skin. #soap #soapmaking #soaprecipe #calendula #handmade #diy #crafts #skincare #beauty #natural #naturalskincare #giftideas #coldprocessoap #palmfreesoap

    Natural Calendula Soap Recipe for Healthy Looking Skin After 40

    This natural calendula soap recipe is handcrafted with skin nourishing ingredients that promote skin health. Calendula hydrosol, calendula powder and chia seed oil are key ingredients for healthy looking skin. Natural shredded loofah is also included for its gentle exfoliation that leads to brighter, smoother skin. I had the unfortunate realization today, while reading an article on another blog, that I am a mid-lifer. I mean, mid-lifers are my parents…

  • Plantain Soap Recipe with Date Sugar & Frankincense! This natural soap recipe is handmade using the cold process soapmaking method. Perfect for dry or problem skin, this homemade plantain soap recipe produces low cleansing, super nourishing soap bars with an exceptional lather. Discover the recipe for this palm free plantain soap recipe now at Soap Deli News blog. #soap #plantainsoap #soaprecipe #soapmaking #diy #crafts

    Plantain Soap Recipe with Date Sugar & Frankincense

    Nourish dry skin and promote skin health with this natural plantain soap recipe with date sugar and frankincense. This natural plantain soap recipe is handmade using the cold process soapmaking method and is perfect for dry or problem skin. Formulated to produce a low cleansing, super nourishing soap with an exceptional lather, this homemade plantain soap is also palm free. Last summer I made a wonderful plantain herbal oil infusion…

  • Ginger Mint Soap Recipe! This homemade ginger mint soap recipe is a wonderful skin care option for caring for and nourishing dry skin! Made with gentle ingredients that include cocoa butter, olive oil and black cumin seed oil, this ginger mint soap is a year round delight for anyone in need of a gentle cleanser to soothe irritated or dry skin. #soap #soapmaking #skincare #soaprecipe #blackcuminseedoil #oliveoil #beauty #dryskin #dryskinremedy #gentlecleanser #cleanser #diy #crafts

    Ginger Mint Soap Recipe for Nourishing Dry Skin

    This homemade ginger mint soap recipe is a wonderful skin care option to care for, nourish and hydrate dry skin! Made with gentle ingredients that include cocoa butter, olive oil and black cumin seed oil, this ginger mint soap is a year round delight for anyone in need of a gentle cleanser to soothe irritated or dry skin. Winter is most definitely here. With the recent arctic outbreak, dangerously cold…

  • how to make orange spice tea soap

    Orange Spice Tea Soap for Winter Skin Care or Seasonal Gifts

    Learn how to make orange spice tea soap with this cold process soap recipe. Formulated for winter skin care, this hydrating homemade soap is an easy way to nourish and care for dry, skin. Make it for the holidays or for everyday winter skin care. DIY Orange Spice Tea Soap If hot orange spice tea is one of your favorite winter luxuries, then I have the perfect soap recipe to add to your…

  • Shark Attack Soap Recipe! Celebrate sharks with this super fun shark attack soap DIY! Whether you're celebrating shark week or want a bloody fabulous Halloween gift, these melt and pour soaps are sure to add some excitement to anyone's bath. Not only are they easy to make, but they also make great gifts as well as party favors for say, a shark themed birthday or pool party. (Sense of humor required, of course.)

    Shark Week Soap DIY for Fish Fans & Ocean Lovers

    Celebrate sharks with this super fun shark week soap DIY! Whether you’re celebrating shark week or want a bloody fabulous Halloween gift, these melt and pour soaps are sure to add some excitement to anyone’s bath. Not only are they easy to make, but they also make great gifts as well as party favors for say, a shark themed birthday or pool party. (Sense of humor required, of course.) Shark…

  • Learn how to create beautiful DIY agate slice soap quickly and easily with this fun soapmaking tutorial without having to create a soap geode first!

    DIY Agate Slice Soaps That Anyone Can Make!

    Learn how to craft your own stunning DIY agate slice soaps! Agate slice coasters are HUGE right now. However I don’t really have a practical need for them. And I can only imagine my stemless wine glasses sliding right off of them halfway through the night. So I thought I’d recreate those coasters as soaps! Not only will my gold rimmed DIY agate slice soaps look lovely in your bathroom,…

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    DIY Pumpkin Spice Soap: Moldable Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

    Learn how to make pumpkin shaped soaps for fall! These DIY pumpkin spice soaps are made using a moldable melt and pour soap recipe. This allows you to not only scent these autumnal soaps with a pumpkin spice fragrance, but it also allows you to form them into 3-dimensional pumpkin shapes! Adults, teens and families will all enjoy this exciting fall craft. Follow my easy soap recipe to create your…

  • Unicorns, mermaids and fairies, oh my! Ten magical skin care recipes that will bring out your inner child! Fun soap tutorials, glitter lip balm and more!

    Magical Skin Care Recipes for Your Inner Child

    Unicorns, mermaids and fairies, oh my! Here are ten magical skin care recipes that will bring out your inner child! Magical Skin Care Recipes Mermaid Soap Tutorial Make waves with this awesome mermaid soap tutorial that lets you explore your creative side! Crafted using a combination of melt and pour soap bases, this soapmaking project makes a fun filled weekend project you can enjoy with friends or family! Find this…

  • Learn how to make your own colorful DIY cactus soap using melt and pour soap! This glittery, colorful cactus soap recipe is easier to make than you might think! And it makes a great DIY back to school teacher gift! Crafted using a combination of detergent free melt and pour soap bases and eco-friendly, biodegradable glitter, my DIY cactus soap is not only fun to use, but it's also safe for the environment and your skin.

    DIY Cactus Soap with Eco-Friendly Biodegradable Glitter

    Learn how to make your own colorful DIY cactus soap using melt and pour soap! This glittery, colorful cactus soap recipe is easier to make than you might think! And it makes a great DIY back to school teacher gift, cactus favors or fun, homemade soap gifts for anyone year round! Crafted using a combination of detergent free melt and pour soap bases and eco-friendly, biodegradable glitter, my DIY cactus…

  • Triple Butter Silk & Agave Soap Recipe! This sumptuous soap recipe is brimming with ingredients that your skin will adore. A trio of creamy conditioning butters ensures that your skin is well nourished, while silk adds an unparalleled touch of luxury.

    New Soapmaking Book + A Triple Butter Silk & Agave Soap Recipe

    I’m super excited to be able to share not only a new soapmaking book with you but a new soap recipe as well! This triple butter silk & agave soap recipe is from Jan Berry’s new soapmaking book, Simple & Natural Soapmaking! As the author behind both The Nerdy Farm Wife blog and her previous book, 101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home, Jan Berry brings her…

  • diy orange soap

    How to Make Orange Soap with Blood Orange Essential Oil

    This orange soap recipe is made with real orange powder and blood orange essential oil. Similar to other citrus essential oils, blood orange essential oil has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antibacterial properties. This makes this DIY citrus soap especially suitable for acne prone and combination skin. Keep reading to discover how to create this orange cold process soap for your natural skin care routine this summer. DIY Orange Soap These DIY orange…

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    How to Make Apple Soap with Apple Fruit Powder (Cold Process Recipe)

    Discover how to make apple soap using real fruit powder. My green apple soap recipe is created using the cold process soapmaking method. Formulated using real apple fruit powder for its skin care benefits, this homemade soap makes a wonderful addition to your summer beauty routine. Learn how to get gorgeous glowing skin today when you make this natural summer soap for your face and body. DIY Apple Soap If…

  • This homemade chia & charcoal soap recipe is palm free and is made with chia seed oil, activated charcoal and Australian midnight black clay.

    Homemade Chia & Charcoal Soap Recipe to Naturally Hydrate Maturing Skin (Even If It’s Acne Prone!)

    This homemade chia & charcoal soap recipe is made with soothing and hydrating chia seed oil and naturally detoxifying activated charcoal. It’s an easy, natural way to hydrate maturing skin without any extra steps as part of your daily beauty regimen. Even if your skin is acne prone! Formulating A Natural Charcoal Soap for Maturing & Acne Prone Skin As I’ve aged – 42 this coming June! – my skin…

  • This yogurt & banana soap recipe with organic flax seed oil is formulated especially for dry skin. It's made using real banana powder, yogurt powder and organic flax seed oil. Crafted using the cold process soapmaking method, my yogurt & banana soap recipe yields a high conditioning / low cleansing soap bar.

    Yogurt & Banana Soap Recipe with Organic Flax Seed Oil

    This yogurt & banana soap recipe with organic flax seed oil is formulated especially for dry skin. It’s made using real banana powder, yogurt powder and organic flax seed oil. Crafted using the cold process soapmaking method, my yogurt & banana soap recipe yields a high conditioning / low cleansing soap bar. Banana powder, made from 100% banana, is rich in both potassium and vitamin A. It’s great for those suffering from dry skin…

  • Learn how to make donut soap from scratch using the cold process soap making method. If you love doughnuts but they don't love you, try making this DIY donut soap instead! Crafted using the cold process soapmaking method, these DIY donut soaps are formulated to be high conditioning/low cleansing bars.

    How to Make Donut Soap Using the Cold Process Soapmaking Method

    Learn how to make DIY donut soap bars with watermelon powder. These small batch, artisan soaps are made using the cold process soap making method, and are a great way to nourish and care for skin.  DIY Donut Soap If you love doughnuts but they don’t love you, try making this DIY donut soap instead! Crafted using the cold process soapmaking method, these DIY donut soaps are formulated to be…

  • Soap wedding favors. Whether you buy them or DIY them, they are always a great choice because everyone can use them! So if you're planning a wedding for this summer, fall, winter or even spring of next year, consider telling your guests thank you with soap wedding favors!

    Soap Wedding Favors – Buy Them or DIY Them!

    Soap wedding favors. Whether you buy them or DIY them, they are always a great choice because everyone can use them! So if you’re planning a wedding for this summer, fall, winter or even spring of next year, consider telling your guests thank you with soap wedding favors. If you’re brave enough to embark on making your own custom soap wedding favors for your wedding (or for someone else’s) then my…

  • Unicorn Macaron Soap Tutorial! Learn how to make your own DIY unicorn macaron soaps with this soapmaking tutorial from Soap Deli News blog!

    Unicorn Macaron Soap Tutorial

    Learn how to make these sweet unicorn soaps with my unicorn macaron soap tutorial! Unicorn Macaron Soap Tutorial Made using melt and pour soap bases, my unicorn macaron soap tutorial will guide you through the steps of making your own unicorn macaron soaps! Just melt, pour then paint your soaps for a sweet homemade gift! Supplies Needed: You will need at least one unicorn macaron mold to create your unicorn…

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    Mermaid Soap Tutorial

    Make waves with this awesome mermaid soap tutorial that lets you explore your creative side! Crafted using a combination of melt and pour soap bases, this soapmaking project makes a fun filled weekend project you can enjoy with friends or family! There are three parts to my mermaid soap tutorial. You’ll start by making your mermaid tail soaps and other soap embeds like sea creatures or shells as desired. Then you make…

  • Try your hand at this geode soap tutorial and learn how to make homemade soaps that look like geode crystal rocks!

    Geode Soap Tutorial for Valentine’s Day Gifts or Just Because

    Learn how to make beautiful DIY geode soaps with this geode soap tutorial. These unique gemstone soaps are made using a variety of melt and pour soap bases to create unique, handcrafted geode soaps with optional, heart shaped centers. These creative soaps are perfect for DIY valentine’s day gifts or just because! Geode Soaps: A Unique DIY Gift Idea Geode soap is a lot easier to make than you might think.…

  • Learn how to make beautiful DIY Bath and Body Valentine's gifts with custom labels from StickerYou!

    DIY Bath and Body Valentine’s Gifts with StickerYou!

    Disclosure: This post is sponsored by StickerYou. All opinions are my own. Learn how to make beautiful DIY bath and body Valentine’s gifts with custom labels from StickerYou! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. And, if you’re like me, you can always use a little help with your homemade gifts. While I make and gift a lot of bath and body gifts, labeling those gifts can sometimes be a challenge. After…

  • This palm free olive and babassu soap recipe is easy enough for beginners and requires only three soapmaking oils! Formulated to be low cleansing and extra conditioning, this olive and babassu soap recipe is perfect for winter or year round for anyone who suffers from dry skin!

    Palm Free Olive and Babassu Soap Recipe

    This palm free olive and babassu soap recipe is easy enough for beginners and requires only three soapmaking oils! Formulated to be low cleansing and extra conditioning, this olive and babassu soap recipe is perfect for winter or year round for anyone who suffers from dry skin. Plus, it’s simple enough that even beginning soapmakers can give this homemade soap recipe a whirl! My boyfriend, James, recently wanted me to…

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    Coffee and Cocoa Soap Recipe (Chocolate Soap with Coffee and Egg)

    Learn how to make this coffee and cocoa soap recipe. This natural soap is made with fresh brewed coffee, cocoa powder and egg yolk to cleanse, nourish and condition skin. An easy chocolate soap recipe for natural skin care, this homemade soap recipe boasts rich, thick lather — and it’s palm free! Learn how to make this cold process soap recipe to use as part of your skin care routine…

  • This holiday foaming hand soap DIY lends a festive touch to your existing soap pumps. Or make your own peppermint scented foaming hand soap with just three simple ingredients! These make great homemade teacher gifts too!

    Holiday Foaming Hand Soap DIY

    This holiday foaming hand soap DIY lends a festive touch to your foaming hand soap pumps! Learn how to create festive holiday images for your foaming hand soap containers as well as how to make your own peppermint scented foaming hand soap. All you need are three simple, natural ingredients. Not only will these festive holiday soap pumps look great in your bathroom, but they also make great homemade teacher gifts too!…

  • 50 Unique DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

    DIY Christmas Gifts: 50 Unique DIY Christmas Gifts You Can Make for Friends and Family

    If you’re looking for unique DIY Christmas gifts to make for friends and family this holiday season, then you’ll definitely want to pin this post! Following are 50 of my favorite DIY Christmas gifts that are perfect for everyone on your shopping list. DIY Christmas Gifts for Friends & Family 1. Chocolate Orange Body Butter Recipe / 2. Easy Melt & Pour Polar Bear Soap Recipe / 3. Cranberry Chutney Solid Lotion…

  • Discover two fantastic fall bath and beauty recipes for making your own DIY fall lip tint and DIY caramel coffee scented dry oil body spray!

    Two Fabulous Fall Bath and Beauty Recipes and A Review of For Soap’s Sake Subscription Box

    Learn how to make your own DIY fall lip tint and a fall inspired caramel coffee scented dry body spray! Plus find lots of other ideas for ingredients found in this month’s For Soap’s Sake – a monthly soap supply subscription box! Don’t subscribe? Not to worry. You can visit For Soap’s Sake online to discover their list of suppliers and to find out where to buy your future soapmaking, bath…

  • Learn how to create a collection of simple, yet elegant winter snowflake soap favors! These snowflake soaps make wonderful gifts for teachers or co-workers and are also stunning as DIY snowflake soap wedding favors. Plus you won't believe how simple they are to make!

    DIY Snowflake Soap Favors for Weddings, Teacher Gifts and Co-Workers

    Explore soap crafting with this easy melt and pour soap recipe for DIY snowflake soap. These easy snowflake soaps look exquisite and make beautiful homemade guest soaps or easy soap favors. DIY Snowflake Soap Make DIY snowflake soap for winter to use as guest soaps or soap favors at winter wedding! They make wonderful teacher gifts or homemade holiday gifts for friends, family and neighbors. My DIY winter snowflake soap favors are…

  • This sculptural rainbow soap tutorial will teach you how to make your own unique and fun homemade rainbow soaps! No two are alike, but instead are like little works of art! Plus learn how to make soap resembling rocks in a stream.

    Sculptural Rainbow Soap Tutorial

    This sculptural rainbow soap tutorial will teach you how to make your own unique and fun homemade rainbow soaps! No two are alike, but instead are like little works of art! And that, of course, is what makes these so much fun! There’s no right or wrong way to make them! At the same time you’re creating these fun rainbow soaps, you can also create homemade soaps that resemble pebbles in a…

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    DIY Rainbow Soap Favors: A Creative Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

    Learn how to make fun DIY rainbow soap favors with this easy melt and pour soap tutorial and recipe. A fun addition to birthday parties or weddings, these rainbow soaps are a creative way to up your soap making game once you’ve mastered the basics of melt and pour soap making. These DIY rainbow soap favors are easier to make than you might think and they make super cute favors…

  • Pine tar soap recipe and its natural skin care benefits. Learn how to make pine tar soap recipe for its benefits for problem skin. A traditional remedy for relief of a variety of skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema, dandruff and skin inflammation, this cold process pine tar soap recipe also helps with common seasonal issues such as itchy bug bites and poison ivy. Learn how to craft your own natural pine tar soap recipe for your natural skin care routine. Cold process soap recipe. #soap

    Pine Tar Soap Recipe for Psoriasis, Eczema & Other Problem Skin Issues

    Learn how to make a pine tar soap recipe for its natural benefits for problem skin. A traditional remedy for relief of a variety of skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema, dandruff and skin inflammation, this cold process pine tar soap recipe also helps with common seasonal issues such as itchy bug bites and poison ivy. Keep reading to learn how to craft your own natural pine tar soap recipe for…

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    How to Make Pumpkin Pie Soap: Easy Fall Melt and Pour Recipe

    Learn how to make this pumpkin pie soap for fall! Scented with a blend of pumpkin pie spice and a cardamom mocha fragrance oil, this homemade soap recipe is a warm and cozy way to bring autumn inside your home. Try this layered DIY pumpkin soap with your favorite pumpkin spice essential oil blend. Or use a pumpkin pie fragrance oil to enjoy your favorite scent of the season! DIY…

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