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  1. dixiedragon replied to the thread discoloration.

    The light yellow discoloration is pretty easy to fight. A bit of TD will whiten it up, and most colors will cover it. I wouldn't try a...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 9:17 PM
  2. dixiedragon replied to the thread Voodoo Bath Bomb Design.

    Definitely dark. I tend to lean towards purple, green and gold because of the New Orleans / Mardi Gras / Voodoo connection.

    Feb 15, 2019 at 9:16 PM
  3. dixiedragon liked jcandleattic's post in the thread Today's effort.

    I have a 4 day weekend, so decided to finally make the soap I've been thinking about for more than 2 weeks now. Can't wait until...

    Spring soao.jpg Feb 15, 2019 at 8:09 PM
  4. dixiedragon replied to the thread Using Nut Milks in Soap.

    It's definitely not new here! :) Veggie milks work well in soap. You might want to make sure you are getting the unflavored variety.

    Feb 15, 2019 at 6:33 PM
  5. dixiedragon replied to the thread Long time to trace/using heat.

    You're very new at this so I wouldn't recommend including ingredients like fruit juice at this point.

    Feb 15, 2019 at 5:17 PM
  6. dixiedragon replied to the thread Long time to trace/using heat.

    Where did you read about putting fruit juice in soap? Generally, not a good idea. Your slow trace is b/c you were hand stirring. Heat...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 4:59 PM
  7. dixiedragon replied to the thread To Gel Or Not To Gel? That is the question....

    Gelling is all personal preference. In some situations, you may want to to discourage gel. For example, if you are making a dairy milk...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 4:54 PM
  8. dixiedragon replied to the thread Yeasty Cat Ears.

    DO NOT USE ESSENTIAL OILS ON YOUR CAT. They are very sensitive. What does your vet think of your food? I have heard that it's much...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 2:36 PM
  9. dixiedragon replied to the thread Conditioning Help (please and thank you).

    I haven't actually made it, but IIRC, it does take a longer curer, 8+ weeks.

    Feb 15, 2019 at 1:56 PM
  10. dixiedragon liked midnightsoaper's post in the thread a slice of watermelon....

    [IMG] I'm really happy with these! I'd be happier if I had dispersed the Really Red in oil first, I treated it like a mica (later...

    Feb 14, 2019 at 7:30 PM
  11. dixiedragon liked Clarice's post in the thread mind blowing: SMFSoapChallenges - YouTube.

    I just discovered these, and there is so much education embedded in these clips! Thank you to all who have made them. To beginners -...

    Feb 14, 2019 at 6:52 PM
  12. dixiedragon liked SaltedFig's post in the thread mind blowing: SMFSoapChallenges - YouTube.

    Last year I put together a handy list of past SMF challenges, so they are easy to find :) (We newer hostesses have a lot to live up to -...

    Feb 14, 2019 at 6:52 PM
  13. dixiedragon replied to the thread Rebatch with oil.

    You're welcome!

    Feb 14, 2019 at 6:51 PM
  14. dixiedragon replied to the thread Hand Writing on Labels?.

    depending on how many bags you plan to use, you might want to order online. Nashville Wraps is good, so is Papermart. I think...

    Feb 14, 2019 at 5:31 PM
  15. dixiedragon attached a file to the thread Rebatch with oil.

    I'm not mathematically inclined, so what I do is plug the numbers I used into the calculator, print that recipe or write it down, then...

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