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Old 08-13-2017, 02:05 PM   #11
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My advice would be to forget about the numbers and read up on the properties of different oils in soap and do your own experiments!

http://www.lovinsoap.com/oils-chart/


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Just FYI what would it take to get bubbly numbers up to say 20
Easy. More fats such as coconut oil, babassu, or palm kernel that provide more of the "bubbly" fatty acids, lauric and myristic acid.

But it's a trade off -- other "numbers" will drop in response to increasing these fatty acids. If you don't want any change except in the "bubbly number" you'll have to do something else besides changing the fats in the recipe. Like using sugar as the others are suggesting.

Why are you so fixed on this? You haven't explained the reasoning behind this idea and I'm puzzled.


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As everyone says forget the soap calc numbers. They are meaningless. Put in pure OO soap and it say it's a soft soap. Pure OO soap after 6 months is a very hard bar.
Put in pure CO and the calc says it's a hard bar. Pure CO dissolves quickly so is that a hard bar?

The bet advice is to forget those calc numbers and concentrate on oil properties or look up DeeAnnas oil property numbers that really have meaning.


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