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    HowieRoll reacted to Quanta's post in the thread Soco Botanicals with Like Like.
    I need to clear something up here. When something is said to be a "natural sunscreen", that doesn't mean it has a high enough SPF to...
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    HowieRoll replied to the thread EOCalc.com Blend Reviews.
    I haven't tried it, Mobjack Bay, although it sounds really intriguing. Black pepper EO is one I've never smelled, although have been...
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    HowieRoll replied to the thread Orange (Peel) Wax.
    OMG, Mobjack, I saw this months ago and must have dreamed I replied! But when the thread popped up again recently I saw I hadn't - SO...
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    HowieRoll reacted to Obsidian's post in the thread Multipurpose wooden loaf mold with Like Like.
    Thought I'd share how my lazy and cheap self uses one wooden mold for different sized batches. I made this mold, filled up, it will...
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    Update on the soaps (made on January 4, 2021): After multiple rounds of sniffing, I am possibly/wishfully detecting a very faint orange...
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    HowieRoll reacted to Primrose's post in the thread I've bought a house! with Love Love.
    The last 4-6 weeks has been a crazy blurr. In October I packed up my whole life, left the job that I'd been in for ten years and loved...
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    HowieRoll reacted to szaza's post in the thread EOCalc.com Blend Reviews with Like Like.
    Recently, I've been using some soaps with eocalc blends, so I wanted to come back to share my experience. I used a soap that I made...
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    HowieRoll reacted to szaza's post in the thread Cocoa vs Shea butter with Like Like.
    Inspired by a thread started by @Orla here, I've recently been comparing 2 soaps that have very similar recipes and fatty acid profiles...
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    HowieRoll reacted to Todd Ziegler's post in the thread Can you see the fish? with Like Like.
    Can you see the fish swimming around in the blue water? They were supposed to look like koi fish but the gold in the confetti that I...
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    HowieRoll reacted to szaza's post in the thread Single EO scent (fading) test with Like Like.
    Since the last update, I've started using these soaps at the bathroom sink. Amyris smelled quite nicely and distinctly when washing...
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    HowieRoll reacted to Mobjack Bay's post in the thread Longest lasting EOs with Love Love.
    I‘m planning to do another round of eo testing soon and thought I should summarize the good information in this thread first, so here...
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    HowieRoll reacted to Zing's post in the thread Cocorange with Love Love.
    I'm pleased with this so far! I used a cocoa butter and supposedly the scent survives saponification. Also scented with benzoin...
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    HowieRoll replied to the thread Cocorange.
    Your soaps are beautiful, Zing! And my fingers are crossed the cocoa scent lasts satisfactorily for you. I recently realized it has...
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    HowieRoll reacted to Obsidian's post in the thread Snakes with Love Love.
    Some new pictures of my baby cornsnakes. I'll update here periodically. Rose is the pink one, she is younger and smaller. Fern is...
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    HowieRoll reacted to Zing's post in the thread What soapy thing have you done today? with Like Like.
    I made soap so today was a good day! A friend of a relative liked my "cocorange" lotion bars and wants a similar soap. So armed with...
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