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    is it possible to make M&P base without SLES, Propylene Glycol free...

    ThankYou for sharing! JW: how is the bubble action? Are there alot of soap bubbles with this?
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    Sides and bottom of soap turned orange! Why?

    Hello! I just read your last post bf I wrote about my orange soap problem. I’m glad you solved your problem but idt this is the answer to mine problem. Thnx!
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    Sides and bottom of soap turned orange! Why?

    I am experiencing the same “orange” problem. I am now wondering if the room temp could have something to do w this. I used the same molds, same M&P fo’s, additives, etc, for a few years, and now (in Jan) this happening to me as well. My molds were wonderful and expensive. Strange thing - the...
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    Does anybody like unscented soap?

    I have experienced the same thing and don’t understand why, but I guess differences make the world go around! I find the Cranberry Spice scent to be a strong scent and would make a wonderfully scented candle that would, most likely, have a nice throw to it.
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    Does anybody like unscented soap?

    i had to add my 2 cents!! My daughter uses unscented soaps that I make, as she is too sensitive for the scented ones. She claims my soap has helped her skin which makes me very happy. Personally, I love strong scented soaps. I have not sold an unscented bar of soap in 1 1/2 years and I’m sure...
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    Dark Brown Soap- Mix&Pour Base

    Actually, its very good soap! I like it!! I had to get used to to the color. Thank You.
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    Dark Brown Soap- Mix&Pour Base

    Thank You for your reply. Yes, I stayed within the IFRA guidelines. With the Birthday Cake fo, I’m sure there was a higher end level of vanillin in it compared to other fo’s that use vanillin. I’m just going to use the soap since it smells so good and bubbles wonderfully. 🥰
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    Dark Brown Soap- Mix&Pour Base

    Can a FO turn a mix and pour soap base dark brown? Should a vanilla stabilizer be used? Would TD keep the soap from turning brown? I used a new fo, Birthday Cake and another, Sugar Cookie from Fragrance Buddy. Both soaps turned dark brown after a week. I wrapped them like I do for other soaps...
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    M and P Lather

    Thank You for your replies. I don’t use extra butters or clays in my soap. Mine are supposed to be detergent free and I don’t get them from WSP, but from other various web sites. I found this to be very curious for M&P and wondered if others have had the same experience. I am also curious if...
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    M and P Lather

    Has anyone else noticed that their m&p soap gets better lather after 1 or 2 weeks? As a rule, I know m&p soap can be used immediately after it has hardened and removed from the mold and doesn’t need a curing time. I find that no matter the base used (and I haven’t tried many), I have to work to...
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    Is this Normal for Mix n Pour

    Thank You for your thoughts, IrishLass! I do have a small whisk but was afraid my soap would float if I whisked it too much, so I used a spoon. I didn’t really think it a good idea to microwave the base w the fo but I am new to mix and pour, so it was just something I considered afterwards. I...
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    Is this Normal for Mix n Pour

    Hello all and thank you for your expertise! I recently bought a white M&P base, melted the base in a microwave, added my fragrance oil and used a white M&P silicone mold (that was never used). Where the soap base touched the mold, there is a thin, yellowing fine line along the edges of the...
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    What soapy mistake have you made today?

    I’ve made a few batches of successful soap and decided to do a candy peppermint swirl. 1st of all I have to say that after reading this thread (& chuckling), I felt so much better! HOWEVER, I made a big booboo. Without thinking (which happens quite frequently to me), I started soaping by mixing...
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    Sweet (Tasting) Soap

    Thank you for your response! Im a little dense but are you saying that the more alkaline the sweeter the bar? Hmmm....very interesting and food for thought!
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    Sweet (Tasting) Soap

    Hello Everyone! I have a strange question. Is anyone aware of anything that would make the finished bar of soap on the sweet side? I bought a bar of soap some time back that had great lather & hardness, and was rather sweet tasting! Out of curiosity, I did a zap test before using it and I...
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