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    Mica help please

    I can get a hold of Black Diamond pigments Think they will be ok? Thanks again
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    Mica help please

    Thank you everyone for the recommendations. Appreciate the help
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    Mica help please

    The more I read the more confused I am. How can you tell if micas are high ph tolerant? For making CP soap. I did email the company, but so far no response. I would like to order from amazon. Any suggestions as to a brand to purchase would be greatly appreciated. I was thinking of the micas in...
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    First time this happened??????

    TheGecko thank you for your detailed response much appreciated😀
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    First time this happened??????

    Thank for your responses
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    First time this happened??????

    Hope everyone is Covid safe and doing well I am fairly new to soaping. This is the first time that my soap turned rock hard after only 2 Days I have used this recipe before (cp) . Only difference was that I added a bit of titanium dioxide and mixed at a slightly higher temp ( 125 degrees) ...
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    Oily soap

    Thank you. Will take your advice on the butters. No sense in waisting them. I just thought a little might bring something to the soap. Rather expensive in my area.
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    Oily soap

    Yes, shiny side is towards the soap. Soap is no longer oily. I probably unmolded too soon. Thanks
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    Oily soap

    I know- too early in my soap making journey to try, but I couldn’t help myself. It was calling my name. I’ve only made simple recipes so far. Saw a video with a soap maker pouring alternating colours over an inverted glass ( sorry, don’t know what the technique is called) My mixing temp...
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    Micas and Lace

    The mica I ordered online said it was for cosmetics and soap making. I just mixed the mica with a little oil and plopped that onto the batter- didn’t mix it with any batter. My thinking was that it would have a more intense color. Since I used less titanium than required, would that cause...
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    Micas and Lace

    Let me beginning by saying thank you to all of you who generously took the time out of your schedule to answer my first post. As a beginning soaper, your advice, suggestions and comments were of great help. Seeing all the pics of beautifully coloured soap on this forum, I thought that I would...
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    Gentle soap for toddlers?

    Thank you so much to everyone for your suggestions. I will definitely lower the CO or eliminate it. I think I’ll also add lard. My granddaughter has no skin sensitivity but I will tell mom to use the soap sparingly. My granddaughter has been pestering me to make her some soap! One final...
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    Gentle soap for toddlers?

    Thank you for the advise recipe has 5% superfat Guess I’ll throw out my ph strips😀 was wondering why they always turned out at the same level/ colour for all the different batches of soaps that I have made. I think I will try the lard recipe first, thank you simple enough for me to handle
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    Gentle soap for toddlers?

    Good Day everyone, Wondering if I could get some guidance ? I am fairly new at soap making. ( cold pressed) I want to make a gentle , safe soap for my 3 year old granddaughter. My anxiety level goes up when I think that I might make a soap that is too harsh for little ones. I do check with ph...
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