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Posted in thread: Organic vs. non-organic oils? on 04-21-2017 at 04:19 PM
My apologies! I only just noticed you're in Australia. That site was quoting USDA regs. Want
some GMO corn? :headbanging: Hi SeaWolfe,I had to go and check our standards for the Wiki list
that you sup...
Posted in thread: Organic vs. non-organic oils? on 04-21-2017 at 03:32 PM
Pesticides used in organic farming have to meet organic input criteria here. So copper sulphate
and slaked lime is accepted for some spraying purposes (as an example). Roundup, and similar,
is not acc...
Posted in thread: A lotion recipe on 04-20-2017 at 09:07 PM
I use Aloe powder, which was recommended on the SwiftyCraftyMonkey site, and I really like it
in lotions.+1 to it being addictive.
Posted in thread: Rustic Old Glory on 04-20-2017 at 09:05 PM
Wow those came out nice!!
Posted in thread: Note to self: seal pvc pipe end better, need a laugh? on 04-19-2017 at 01:09 PM
My 3" PVC mold has a rubber "boot" that seals with a hose clamp. Dig around in the PVC sections
at a big hardware store, you'll find something. And yes, I've forgotten to tighten it as well
Posted in thread: (Yet another) bath bomb questions on 04-18-2017 at 06:15 PM
I like cocoa butter because it adds solidity to the bomb. I also like making half rounds using
a melamine bowl as a mold because its sosoSO much easier (bam bam bam on the cookie sheet
Posted in thread: When NOT to make salt bars... on 04-18-2017 at 06:08 PM
I've always wanted to try ground up salt soap in oil as a scrub....(instead of just sugar and
oil, or an emulsified sugar/salt scrub).
Posted in thread: Bubbly lather in non palm oil soap? on 04-18-2017 at 01:08 PM
I get really good lather with sweet almond oil, coconut & sugar in the mix.
Posted in thread: 100% coconut oil soap with stearic acid on 04-17-2017 at 03:18 PM
Have you ever worked with stearic acid? I find it to be a pain and avoid it when I can. It
needs to be really hot to melt, it coats the container and mixing utensils (use disposable if
you can) and ca...
Posted in thread: Trouble on 04-16-2017 at 01:21 AM
So the basic question is - since it didn't behave the same as the other batches (did not fold
into itself), you are worried it's not ok?I have never had 2 HP batches behave the same that I
don't even ...