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  1. DanDan

    white spots....please help

    Hey @Dawni ...Thank you so much for the advice and tips 😊. It's a lesson well learned! I'll definitely be following the method used by @Misschief and yourself on my next attempt.
  2. DanDan

    Hey....newbie soap enthusiast here

    Thank you 😊
  3. DanDan

    white spots....please help

    Yes I have been watching soapers stick blend for some months now and I actually burp my stick and bang my mould. I'm making an error somewhere along the way, plus my stick blender feels very powerful even on the lowest setting....although this batch had far less air bubbles than my first so I'll...
  4. DanDan

    Hey....newbie soap enthusiast here

    Thank you 😊 Thank you 🙂 😊
  5. DanDan

    white spots....please help

    Lol yes I may well just leave the rice on my dinner plate from now on...I did get a few air bubbles in the batter, who knew stick blending was a fine art. At least I now know the soap is safe to use! Thank you so much for a great answer.
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    white spots....please help

    Hey there, thank you 😊 I'm excited to be here...so I mixed the batter with a combination of the stick blender and a silicone spatula to medium trace. I cut the bars with a stainless steel blade (the type that comes with the soap cutter). I soaped at room temperature (no thermometer) my oils were...
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    white spots....please help

    Hi guys, I made my 5th batch of soap today using a basic recipe of: 25% coconut 25% shea 40% olive 10% castor I decided to get a bit adventurous with this batch and swap half of the distilled water with pureed rice for my lye solution. I added 50g cocoa to my liquid oils and at the very last...
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    Hey....newbie soap enthusiast here

    Ok that's amazing thank you
  9. DanDan

    Hey....newbie soap enthusiast here

    Thank you 😄
  10. DanDan

    Hey....newbie soap enthusiast here

    Hi all, I've been following this forum for a while now and thought I'd take the plunge and introduce myself to all of you wonderful soapmakers 😊. I've recently made my 5th batch of soap and have a problem that really needs some expert advice....can I post the issue that I'm having here in the...
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