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Posted in thread: Layered Soap with annatto for yellow on 01-17-2017 at 05:59 PM
The nails have held up perfectly, and even after dozen's of stints in the oven doing CPOP, and
banging them upside-down on concrete when I had a soap leak under the freezer paper making it
get stuck! ...
Posted in thread: doing the soap dishes on 01-17-2017 at 05:40 PM
I just throw everything into the dishwasher and press the "pots and pans" mode button. They
come out squeaky clean, plus I'm very lazy. Haha!
Posted in thread: Layered Soap with annatto for yellow on 01-17-2017 at 05:06 PM
Ah, smart! I didn't think of heating each layer to harden it up. I was thinking of trying a
two-tone soap with a mica pencil line and I'll definitely give this technique a go. Thanks!I
should add that...
Posted in thread: Layered Soap with annatto for yellow on 01-17-2017 at 04:23 PM
Beautiful lines. How the heck do you get them so straight?Just gravity. A couple days ago I
thought of something that I wrote about in the "What soapy thing have you done today?" thread.
I soaped at j...
Posted in thread: Browsing soap pics on 01-17-2017 at 03:39 PM
I wish I knew this guy's method but these soaps are beautiful.Looks to be a texture mat. Antie
Claras even has a web page on making one.
Posted in thread: Layered Soap with annatto for yellow on 01-17-2017 at 03:29 PM
Hacksaw re-purposed is genius! ... Off the the shed for a treasure hunt! :)Haha, you can tell
I'm the type of person who has difficulty throwing broken stuff away. The little piece that
holds the far ...
Posted in thread: Scale question on 01-17-2017 at 02:40 PM
How do you know your scale is inaccurate or inconsistent? Did you test it with something of a
known weight? A way to test for higher ranges is to put something weighing heavier on the scale
Posted in thread: Layered Soap with annatto for yellow on 01-17-2017 at 02:23 PM
There was some talk here about botanical colorants, and it reminded me to use up some of my
annatto infused olive oil yesterday. So I did, but to make it interesting than plain yellow
soap I decided t...
Posted in thread: Any Micropeeling Organic/Natural Soap Recipe? on 01-17-2017 at 01:45 PM
In my opinion no, because the lightening/peeling ingredient in these fruits are the acids which
lye will turn into salts. It's not only ineffective - too much of these extracts or additives
with the h...
Posted in thread: Castile CP vs CpOp on 01-17-2017 at 01:29 PM
I'm with CTAnton on this one. There's only so much you can do to speed up saponification using
temperature with OO's high oleic acid content. These soaps will produce less heat on their own,
but over ...