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  1. cmzaha liked msunnerstood's post in the thread What soapy thing have you done today?.

    Meant to post this this morning after the cut but a giant severe thunderstorm knocked out power for 6 hours. Here is the Black Ginger...

    black Ginger and bamboo.jpg Jul 21, 2019 at 6:32 AM
  2. cmzaha attached a file to the thread What soapy thing have you done today?.

    I actually made 2 more batches of soap today. One Patch with DB the other BRV. Both are with my high palm recipe with vinegar, sodium...

    BRV PV.jpg Jul 21, 2019 at 6:31 AM
  3. cmzaha replied to the thread Kind of new to soap, have a couple questions.

    Beer will help lather because of the sugar. Milks will usually deter lather because of the added fat.

    Jul 21, 2019 at 6:25 AM
  4. cmzaha liked Iseleigh's post in the thread Kind of new to soap, have a couple questions.

    I planned on adding sugar of some sort, milk, and beer (different things for different scents) to the bars for increased lather, and I...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 6:16 AM
  5. cmzaha replied to the thread Kind of new to soap, have a couple questions.

    :thumbs::thumbs: I do remember you mentioning about what would be found in the Appalachians in 1800-1900. So reverse the Tallow Lard...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 4:05 AM
  6. cmzaha replied to the thread Kind of new to soap, have a couple questions.

    Sadly lard soap does not lather well, it adds slickness to soap which my hubby hates. Tallow will add some lather properties along with...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 3:24 AM
  7. cmzaha liked Iseleigh's post in the thread Kind of new to soap, have a couple questions.

    Soap cuts smoothly, no trace of gel phase, and smells good enough to EAT! It set up for me very quickly last night, probably from the...

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  8. cmzaha liked Iseleigh's post in the thread Kind of new to soap, have a couple questions.

    Just finished the first official batch of Granny Woman. I had put my chosen scents on q tips in a bag and man did it smell amazing....

    Jul 21, 2019 at 3:16 AM
  9. cmzaha replied to the thread Kind of new to soap, have a couple questions.

    Yes, it is accurate, but I still check the math. Soapmaking Friend is great but at time glitches still show up. It will only up...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 3:10 AM
  10. cmzaha replied to the thread E102 info Needed.

    Use yellow mica or any yellow cosmetic approved colorant. What you list above is FD&C yellow #5 used in food coloring. I assume you are...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 3:09 AM
  11. cmzaha replied to the thread Zany's no slime castile.

    Mine are upwards of 5 months old and still snooty with zip lather. :( So apparently they are still going to have to cure for the rest of...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 3:04 AM
  12. cmzaha liked Ruthiemae's post in the thread Frosting fell off.

    Thanks for the idea.

    Jul 21, 2019 at 3:02 AM
  13. cmzaha replied to the thread Soapwort or Soapnuts.

    Another old thread and several of the posters are not longer around. It is better to start a new thread showing your result. I will...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 2:59 AM
  14. cmzaha replied to the thread Sodium Gluconate.

    I got on this path when my daughter send me a pic of the product she is using on her hair. It is a dry product which a variety of...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 2:54 AM
  15. cmzaha attached a file to the thread New.

    [ATTACH] RioGrande

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