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  • Posted in thread: Cyclomethicone & Productive day on 04-23-2017 at 02:12 AM
    Now my stupid blood pressure went up to 191/101 so now they will not let me leave. This Sucks

  • Posted in thread: Cyclomethicone & Productive day on 04-23-2017 at 01:34 AM
    Little update, this lotion just went me to urgent care. Not sure but the phenonip was the only
    new ingredient. Just recently finished up a bottle of my oil free lotion with a much higher
    percentage of...

  • Posted in thread: Cyclomethicone & Productive day on 04-22-2017 at 10:57 PM
    Sounds good! Cyclomethicone is also for helping the lotions to absorb?Lends to glide. I hate
    draggy lotionIs that your Whipped Body Fluff? If so- excellent stuff! :) IrishLass :)Did I send
    the mini to...

  • Posted in thread: Dark discoloration design on 04-22-2017 at 08:48 PM
    I like to separate out some of the batch and color with neons or just bright colors for swirls
    and keep some uncolored. Then I add in the fo to the balance of the batter. One other I do is
    vary the am...

  • Posted in thread: Cream soap from soap scraps on 04-22-2017 at 03:13 PM
    I think cream soap from scratch is much easier than this.

  • Posted in thread: Cyclomethicone & Productive day on 04-22-2017 at 07:05 AM
    I definitely have found my favorite ingredient in lotion even as low as 0.25%. I just do not
    like lotion without it. I also finally had a day to make lotions. I managed to make 2 gallons
    of one of my ...

  • Posted in thread: pudding query on 04-22-2017 at 06:50 AM
    You can as a partial water replacement, but it is not going to really do anything for the soap.
    Why do you want to add pudding? Just curious

  • Posted in thread: Going to make a beer soap on 04-22-2017 at 03:28 AM
    Like SaltedFig, I soap with a 50/50 lye solution and use beer for my remaining liquid. I HATE
    the smell of beer and lye, so I mix my beer into my oils before adding in my 33% lye solution.
    It also avo...

  • Posted in thread: Soap cracked and a few questions on 04-22-2017 at 02:01 AM
    Your high percentage of water is what encourages heat. Your lye concentration is 26.7%, most of
    us here soap with a 31-33% lye concentration. We do not use the Water as percent of oil weight
    where you...

  • Posted in thread: CP heating up questions on 04-21-2017 at 04:35 PM
    Most of my soaps are soaped at 33% lye concentration and I have to put a heat blanket over them
    to force gel in all but my milk soaps. Those I just put in the storage containers I use and put
    the lid ...

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