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  • Posted in thread: Cream soap from soap scraps on 04-22-2017 at 04:24 PM
    Stearic acid plays two roles in cream soap. The stearic going into the soap recipe of course
    makes stearic soap. The stearic added as the supercream doesn't become soap; it functions as a
    thickener an...

  • Posted in thread: pudding query on 04-22-2017 at 03:49 PM
    Oils saponify. They are no longer the oils they started with once they saponify.

  • Posted in thread: Cream soap from soap scraps on 04-22-2017 at 03:02 PM
    I opened the cream soap today to evaluate what it is doing, I now have a thick, creamy, but
    pourable texture. Quite different than the other day. It is much like a body wash. I do not
    have a pouf to t...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe for Laundry and Bathing Soap Using only PKO and Tallow (Beef) on 04-22-2017 at 11:40 AM
    Hey and welcome to the forum!

  • Posted in thread: Soap with no excess alkali? on 04-22-2017 at 09:14 AM
    Why would you want to make LS with an intentional lye excess? You don't have to, and it creates
    extra steps. I make my soap with 3% superfat, and it comes out perfect every time.

  • Posted in thread: pudding query on 04-22-2017 at 08:44 AM
    Pudding in America means something between mousse and custard. Which I would not want in my
    soap. Why, oh why do people want to put food in soap? I do not want to wash with my dinner OR
    my desert, tha...

  • Posted in thread: Soap cracked and a few questions on 04-22-2017 at 08:40 AM
    Even if you are particularly dirty, soap with a cleansing number of 0 will still clean you. The
    "cleansing" number should be renamed the "oil stripping" number, as that is what it indicates.

  • Posted in thread: Hi folks! on 04-21-2017 at 11:56 PM
    Hey and welcome!

  • Posted in thread: Soap went wonky on 04-21-2017 at 10:51 AM
    It is not the temperature that is affecting that soap. The fragrance oil is incompatible with
    soap making. That is the problem.I, and many others, routinely heat up our soaps, either in the
    oven, or o...

  • Posted in thread: Norway says Hello! on 04-21-2017 at 10:44 AM
    Hey and welcome!

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