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  • Posted in thread: Help! Too much colorant (and oil)! on 07-24-2017 at 12:24 AM
    Looks like you will have around a 8% superfat. Your soap may take a while to de-mold with the
    high water/ low Lye Concentration, but will be fine with patience and a long cure. With 100%
    olive oil eve...

  • Posted in thread: I think I'm done on 07-24-2017 at 12:16 AM
    We've been doing farmers markets and craft fairs for 5 yrs now and make a decent living at it.
    We eliminate the bad ones and move on. We also eliminate the products that don't sell well and
    add new on...

  • Posted in thread: All Natural on 07-23-2017 at 10:09 PM
    I've never seen insects or debris in my raw shea. I get it from Camden Grey. I guess it's
    filtered? Bugs in my food don't bother me too much. I mean, it's not ideal but I don't think
    there's an actual...

  • Posted in thread: Zoikes! Need help- in the middle of making soap and.... on 07-23-2017 at 10:07 PM
    I am sure you are fine. Did you have oil in the container you mixed the lye solution in or use
    any milks? I have one container I use for mixing my lye so there is no residual oil present to
    start sapo...

  • Posted in thread: Dual Lye_with Vinegar Soap on 07-23-2017 at 10:03 PM
    did you add extra lye ? I have no idea how you guys make it, vinegar is neutralizing some of
    the lye....... maybe I should try is there anywhere DeeAnnas calculation? I make every soap
    double lye for ...

  • Posted in thread: Point of interest on 07-23-2017 at 02:37 PM
    I can access it using Chrome just fine.

  • Posted in thread: Dual Lye_with Vinegar Soap on 07-23-2017 at 02:35 PM
    Did you mean 45/25 lard tallow soap, Carolyn? Sounds awesome for the vinegar+ dual lye combo!!!
    I meant tallow/lard. Fixed it in the post.

  • Posted in thread: Dual Lye_with Vinegar Soap on 07-23-2017 at 04:20 AM
    I just tested my dual lye soap made with vinegar as water replacement and it is fantastic. It
    has bubbles plus a thick creamy lather. I am in love... This was a 45/25 tallow/ lard soap made
    on June 16...

  • Posted in thread: First milk soap on 07-23-2017 at 12:58 AM
    Your swirls are beautiful. Please keep us posted on how the scent holds up. Sounds like one I
    would like to try

  • Posted in thread: Ripples = unwanted on 07-22-2017 at 03:24 PM
    This will happen regularly with my own m&p recipe because it has such a low heat melt point.
    Overheating can cause ripples.

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