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Old 03-16-2017, 01:24 AM   #231
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Carolyn, my DB arrived! It was waiting for me when I got home. I'm not sure when it was actually delivered, either yesterday or today? I know it wasn't there Monday, because I checked the box. It smells great OOB and the sample is absolutely amazing! I haven't soaped in over a month. This fragrance oil is definitely giving me some inspiration and incentive. Thanks so much for all of your hard work. Keep me in mind the next go round.


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The other DB I used discolored to a rich brown. Here is a pic of the same batch I took a pic of when it was 5 days old.

So, I am wondering if you added TD or a mica to lighten up the discoloration in yours. I am just wondering at the color, so I will know what to expect. I am sick, again, so no soaping this week.


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Susie, I am sorry to hear you are sick, hope you get better soon. No, I did not add any TD. I used AC, Red Mica and Oatmeal, sugar EDta, kaolin and silk. Maybe the Kaolin lightened it up. Approx 1.5 oz kaolin to 60 oz oils. Sorry I forgot about the Kaolin, it was a small note on the bottom of my printout.

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I got mine and the sample, I can't wait to use it! It's so awesome.
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Thanks for the clarification, Carolyn. I have often been tempted to go above the recommendations when I make soap. I love to smell it on my skin long after the shower, and I figure that is the probably the most benign thing I do to my body!
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Default Safe Usage Rates

I hope that I did not overlook this information in the thread. I know that somewhere in the last 24 pages, it was discussed that any sample soaps sent out were scented at 6%. Did we ever cover the safe usage maximums for soap, lotion, and candles?

ETA: I re-read the whole thread and found a reference to maximum usage in soap on page 22:
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Hate to admit it, but I do go above with some fo's in soaps only. Not leave on products. My DB is considered safe up to 9%. Keep in mind having fo tested by the IFRA is not mandatory so not all fo's even carry an IFRA rating. It is a self regulating organization in the FO industry.
I would still love a recommendation on appropriate usage rates in leave-on products and candles. I might be going a bit overboard on the Dragon's Blood.

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The only error was not ordering more!
YUP!!!
Jan smelled the sample and said ooh! I like this!

I shoulda ordered at least two pounds.


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YUP!!!
Jan smelled the sample and said ooh! I like this!

I shoulda ordered at least two pounds.


I have more, just let me know
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