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    Temperature?

    Understandable! And I’ll go check out some of her videos now. Thanks again for your input. I really appreciate it! 🤗
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    Temperature?

    Thanks AliOop. So what would you say is an appropriate temp to ensure the fragrance doesn’t fade after saponification/curing? And do you use kaolin clay in you soaps?
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    Temperature?

    Thanks! I haven’t had issues with volcanos and/or false trace. I just feel like my fragrances aren’t coming thru strong enough even when using at 6% when allowed. I know some fragrances tend to fade but these are fragrances that were recommended to me (or based on outstanding reviews) to have a...
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    Temperature?

    Thanks lsg. I actually have that article from soap queen bookmarked and I’ve read it countless of times lol. That’s how I knew about the 120-130 range but was just curious to hear from other experienced advanced soap makers as I came across another article where they stated temperature is more...
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    Temperature?

    Hey Guys! It’s me again 👋🏾. I’ve been experimenting with cold process soap making off and on for a little over a year now and I’m slowly getting better at it. But I’m wondering just how important is temperature as it relates to the lye and oils. I’ve read where you should soap around 120-130...
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    Lye - Weigh Up or Down?

    Hey Dibbles! I am superfating at 5% so I guess it wouldn’t matter huh? Thanks for responding! Thanks DeeAnna! Greatly appreciate the response.
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    Lye - Weigh Up or Down?

    Hey guys! I'm fairly new to soapmaking but I've gotten a lot better at it than I was before. YAY ME! However, I recently changed up my recipe using Soap Calc and I've got a question about my lye measurements. My scale (I actually have three different scales) only weighs in .05 increments in...
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    Olive Oil? Lye?

    Awesome! Thanks so much.
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    Olive Oil? Lye?

    Got it. Thanks again!
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    Olive Oil? Lye?

    Thanks Zing! Would this happen to be the brand you purchase from Ace with great success? I’ve read thru the reviews and others have mentioned using it for CPS but I wanted to be sure.
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    Olive Oil? Lye?

    Awesome! There’s actually a Ace Hardware about 20 mins from me. Thank you! ☺️
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    Olive Oil? Lye?

    Hello fellow soap makers! Has anyone ever used the below brand of Olive Oil (see photo) from Sam’s Club? Also, any recommendations and/or suggestions on where to purchase lye from last minute/locally in terms of national chain stores? I typically order my oils and lye from BB or WSP and just...
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    Fragrance amount?

    Not sure if I’m ready for Hot Process soap making just yet lol. But thanks for the tip. :) Thanks for the tip Lynette! Thank you! Will read over this now.
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    Fragrance amount?

    It’s been an exciting and interesting journey for me guys with learning the basics of cold process soap and I’d like to thank all of you that have provided me with advice, feedback and guidance thus far. Dibbles, Serene, KiwiMoose, Jersey Girl, Lenarenee, LSG just to name a few of you. THANK...
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    Recipe Help/Advice

    Thanks! I just went back and changed it from Water as percent to Lye Concentration and set it at 33% as I definitely want to avoid Glycerin rivers. Gonna try the recipe later this evening. Fingers crossed 🤞🏾.
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