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  1. Ladka posted a new thread.

    Beef tallow + possibly some bone marrow for CP soap

    I've skimmed fat from cooled down beef soup (or broth?) twice and froze one portion and refrigerated the other. The fat was refrigerated...

    Forum: Lye-Based Soap Forum

    Feb 28, 2020 at 8:35 PM
  2. Ladka liked CatahoulaBubble's post in the thread First Attempt at Soap (hot process, well-used fry oil, sour milk).

    Sounds like you made the kind of soap my great grandmother would make. She used a mixture of cooking fats and trimmings off the pork and...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 7:43 PM
  3. Ladka liked shunt2011's post in the thread Coronavirus.

    I am prone to bronchitis and pneumonia. I get the pneumonia shot and have not had an episode in 2 years. I believe there is a lot of...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 7:40 PM
  4. Ladka liked jcandleattic's post in the thread Coronavirus.

    Our company has banned all business travel throughout the global offices with the exception of the US offices being able to travel to...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 7:38 PM
  5. Ladka liked Quilter99755's post in the thread What soapy thing have you done today?.

    I, too, have done this more than once. Now I put my recipe in a sheet protector on the counter with my bottles of soap, etc. I...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 7:33 PM
  6. Ladka liked Tushar's post in the thread Why unsaturated fatty acids are considered to be conditioning in soap? what is the chemistry behind?.

    I have read many times that unsaturated fatty acids have conditioning effect when used in soap. The reason quoted for this conditioning...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 8:23 AM
  7. Ladka liked Mistrael's post in the thread First Attempt at Soap (hot process, well-used fry oil, sour milk).

    My husband builds semi-truck transmissions for a living, and regularly comes home with grubby hands. Yes, he washes before leaving work,...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 8:20 AM
  8. Ladka liked Nona'sFarm's post in the thread What soapy thing have you done today?.

    I have done that, sadly more than once. :eek: I will have carefully measured out my EOs, set it to the side, finish my soap, then see my...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 7:12 AM
  9. Ladka liked Megan's post in the thread Too much Mica?.

    It looks like stearic mottiling to me. What were your temps and what hard oils do you use? Usually I get it when I soap too cool for my...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 8:24 PM
  10. Ladka liked DeeAnna's post in the thread SoapCalc is under new management.

    "...I don't really care for the new cluttered look of the calc page..." Guspuppy -- I'm in agreement. My pet peeve about many websites...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 7:27 PM
  11. Ladka liked jules92207's post in the thread SoapCalc is under new management.

    I couldn't survive without SoapCalc so I am grateful for the old owner (I'm sorry to hear health problems have been an issue) and I look...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 7:25 PM
  12. Ladka liked IrishLass's post in the thread SoapCalc is under new management.

    Thanks, DeeAnna. I was wondering what was up. as one or 2 things just 'looked' a little different than the norm to me. I use SoapCalc...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 7:25 PM
  13. Ladka liked DeeAnna's post in the thread SoapCalc is under new management.

    I don't use soapcalc personally, but occasionally I refer to it when answering questions from others who do use it. I hope this is a...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 7:24 PM
  14. Ladka liked ShirleyHailstock's post in the thread Soap Display Case.

    My local Pier 1 is going out of business. I went there today and asked about the fixtures. I bought a rack for $75 to put the curing...

    SOAP DRYING RACK_3.jpg Feb 26, 2020 at 1:03 PM
  15. Ladka liked Nona'sFarm's post in the thread What soapy thing have you done today?.

    I started CP soaping a little over a year ago. One of my goals this year is to clean up and organize my soaping area; and take care of a...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 12:02 AM
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