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  1. Ladka replied to the thread DeeAnna's Milk in Soap Information.

    It’s not easy to time, though, as the melting point for the stearic is so high. Does the temperature of milk have to be the same as...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 6:08 AM
  2. Ladka replied to the thread DeeAnna's Milk in Soap Information.

    From your initial post I understood you knew milk would get scorched. In your last post you explain you only add milk after cooling the...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 10:01 PM
  3. Ladka liked Alfa_Lazcares's post in the thread DeeAnna's Milk in Soap Information.

    I still dont understand why the scorched milk?

    Mar 23, 2019 at 9:48 PM
  4. Ladka liked Phlier's post in the thread DeeAnna's Milk in Soap Information.

    @SoaperForLife @Ladka This is one of those "you'd have to try it to believe it" situations. The majority of the most popular shaving...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 9:48 PM
  5. Ladka liked DeeAnna's post in the thread Soap Making with NaHCO3.

    Okay, so here's more... The word "saponification" is often used to describe the chemical reaction that makes soap, but soap making is...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:26 AM
  6. Ladka liked Seawolfe's post in the thread Soap Making with NaHCO3.

    This is the thread that I remember discussing such a thing - basically the premise said that you needed to mix calcium carbonate (lime)...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:16 AM
  7. Ladka liked DeeAnna's post in the thread Soap Making with NaHCO3.

    Um, guys, yes, it is possible to use sodium bicarb to make soap. It's just not nearly as efficient. I haven't done it personally nor do...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:14 AM
  8. Ladka liked maria6's post in the thread Soap Making with NaHCO3.

    Hello! This is my first post in the forum, so hello to everyone, very pleased to meet you all! I am new in Soap making, but very eager...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:12 AM
  9. Ladka liked Zany_in_CO's post in the thread Salt and Hardness.

    I would take the soy wax down to 10% (personal preference); for hardness & lather take the coconut oil up 10%. An iodine value of 70 is...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:11 AM
  10. Ladka liked Dean's post in the thread Salt and Hardness.

    I do stick it to another bar...a trick I learned here.

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:10 AM
  11. Ladka liked dibbles's post in the thread Salt and Hardness.

    @Dean if you come up with a recipe that you love, but when the soap bends when it gets too thin why not just stick the little piece to a...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:10 AM
  12. Ladka liked amd's post in the thread Salt and Hardness.

    Sometimes my bars will bend when they get thin, sometimes they don't. The only thing I can pin down is how I'm using them - some bars I...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:10 AM
  13. Ladka liked Dean's post in the thread Salt and Hardness.

    Here the recipie that Im considering. When Ive gone this low on the SW b4 it would bend much sooner/thicker than with higher SW bars....

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:07 AM
  14. Ladka liked Dawni's post in the thread Salt and Hardness.

    We need our more experienced folks to lend their knowledge but I noted down that the one with no ash used less water, and also a little...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:07 AM
  15. Ladka liked Zany_in_CO's post in the thread Salt and Hardness.

    I agree. If you could take a screenshot of SoapCalc (or whatever calc) we could get the full picture to be able to give better feedback....

    Mar 22, 2019 at 7:05 AM