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  1. KiwiMoose liked deb8907's post in the thread Soy Wax Users.

    I also find that rice bran oil gives a nice sheen to the finished soap.

    Mar 24, 2019 at 7:03 PM
  2. KiwiMoose liked your post in the thread Soy Wax Users.

    In summary does soy wax add any benefits to the soap over tallow, lard or palm? Or is it mostly used because of environmental issues...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 7:03 PM
  3. KiwiMoose liked Chris_S's post in the thread Soy Wax Users.

    Tallow, lard and palm are not considered vegan friendly. I know palm isnt an animal product but alot of vegans dont use or eat products...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 7:03 PM
  4. KiwiMoose replied to the thread Soy Wax Users.

    Sorry i didn't realise this was here about the beer. I don't think it would be the soy wax, I made a successful beer soap using 20%...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  5. KiwiMoose replied to the thread Salt and Hardness.

    I'm all good on that front thanks @Dawni - I just really wanted to know if my usual 5% superfat would suffice with the higher...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 6:26 AM
  6. KiwiMoose liked SaltedFig's post in the thread Salt and Hardness.

    @KiwiMoose Not at all! :) I went back to some of my early experiments, and brought out an aged coconut soleseife ... I would not call it...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 6:06 AM
  7. KiwiMoose replied to the thread Salt and Hardness.

    @SaltedFig - thank you. I wanted higher coconut so that it still laters with the introduction of brine. Do you think it's too high?...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 4:55 AM
  8. KiwiMoose posted a new thread.

    Love it!

    Hey - I've just used the SMF calculator for the first time and I like it very much! Thank you to all who have contributed towards...

    Forum: SoapmakingFriend.com Support Forum

    Mar 24, 2019 at 4:44 AM
  9. KiwiMoose liked Clarice's post in the thread Help with accelerated trace.

    Holy Moly @lsg - that chart is wicked useful! THANK YOU!!!!!

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:54 AM
  10. KiwiMoose replied to the thread Beginner Soaper trying to figure out soapcalc.

    Hi Riany, I found this article helpful in figuring out which oils I wanted to add:...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 1:37 AM
  11. KiwiMoose attached a file to the thread The Great Soaping Disaster of March 2019.

    We have two dogs - Maggie on the profile photo is 'his' dog. So if he trains her to do that, then I will train Molly - 'my' dog to do...

    fullsizeoutput_308f.jpeg Mar 23, 2019 at 11:34 PM
  12. KiwiMoose replied to the thread The Great Soaping Disaster of March 2019.

    TBH I was more worried about Roger finding out :-)

    Mar 23, 2019 at 11:25 PM
  13. KiwiMoose liked Chris_S's post in the thread The Great Soaping Disaster of March 2019.

    I have nothing more to say but I HATE YOU how can you turn a spillage into a success. I spilt nearly an entire batch and it took about 2...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 11:24 PM
  14. KiwiMoose replied to the thread Salt and Hardness.

    So here's a thought I had this morning in the shower - I seem to do a lot of thinking in the shower. If I were to use coconut MILK in a...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 11:24 PM
  15. KiwiMoose liked SaltedFig's post in the thread Salt and Hardness.

    Not dawni ;) but the soft oil soleseife's I've made have been quite hard and brittle (although I do use olive, so those soaps get very...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 11:13 PM