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  • Posted in thread: Cold Process Newbie on 07-22-2017 at 05:54 AM
    Welcome, Joey! IrishLass :)

  • Posted in thread: Thread titles and my very strange mind. on 07-22-2017 at 12:21 AM
    Ran out of OO Well, shot! I guess that means we'll have to settle for reading boks from now
    on.... and hanging our coats and hats on hoks..... and pulling ourselves up by our
    botstraps...... and sitti...

  • Posted in thread: Body Butter:Beeswax or No on 07-21-2017 at 11:34 PM
    I've never added any waxes, thickeners or clay or starches to mine. I use 75% butters and 25%
    oil. My recipe is 65% Kokum butter, 10% mango butter, and 25% meadowfoam seed oil. That's it,
    nothing else...

  • Posted in thread: Lard at Restaurant Depot on 07-21-2017 at 10:13 PM
    We have 2 in my neck of the woods, but unfortunately they are not open to the general public.
    They require a valid resellers permit (business license) or a tax exempt code (if you're a
    non-profit orga...

  • Posted in thread: I'm drowning in soap! on 07-21-2017 at 08:26 PM
    IrishLass,I clicked on the website link, it says they do not accept donations from individuals.
    How do you donate your extras? The only option I see is for hotels. Thanks for your help! No
    way- seriou...

  • Posted in thread: Had to use a Knife to get the soap out of the mold on 07-21-2017 at 08:03 PM
    Argh- HDPE. I refuse to soap in HDPE molds or acrylic molds. I know they are touted as not
    needing liners, but the reviews are mixed with a good handful reporting them as being too
    unpredictably probl...

  • Posted in thread: I'm drowning in soap! on 07-21-2017 at 05:45 PM
    Welcome Trey! :wave: One of the outlets I use for off-loading extra or unwanted soap is Clean
    The World. They take in soap donations from hotels, motels, handmade soapmakers, etc... and
    basically grin...

  • Posted in thread: Creams/ lotions Calculator???? on 07-20-2017 at 06:43 PM
    I'm not sure which calculator the YouTube video you watched had referenced, but if you are
    looking for an HLB calculator (which folks that create their own emulsification systems for
    their lotions ins...

  • Posted in thread: Coffee Oil on 07-20-2017 at 05:19 PM
    Look up Dr Diane on You Tube and see how she makes canna butter with olive oil. I use the same
    method for rosemary and any other herb. I works really well for rosemary and I have also used
    eucalyptus ...

  • Posted in thread: Temperature Question on 07-20-2017 at 03:39 PM
    In my formulas that contain a fair amount of butters and/or hydrogenated PKO, I always like to
    keep the temps at least 110F/43C. If I soap cooler with them, I get what is known as
    'pseudo-trace'. Pseu...

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Posted: 
October 15, 2014  •  04:09 AM
well..... my soap never got hard. it sits in my closet a liquid mess. I know you said to heat it all back up. can I do this in the microwave?
how hot? do I add more lye?
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