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 that of the...
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 batter.
Yes, why include scorched milk in soap?
Amy, your preferences are also mine so let's hope some experienced soapers on the forum help us both.
Love the tiny bees on your soap bars!
The first time it occurred to me that what you put into soap is changed and does not have the original "healing" properties was years ago when...
I'm playing with different recipes and find the calculator very useful, thank you!
You're a talented writer, I enjoyed your report! Only I don't know how you managed it to the end with only one wheel left :)
And I also think you...
I'd been thinking about making my own soap for more than a decade but was somehow frightened by the dangers of lye. Then our Sheep breeding...
Love the colours!
I have only tried it just now and find it very useful. Thank you!
Thanks a lot, DeeAnna. I was taught exactly the way that entails most trouble - and I do meet a lot of them, now that I use recipes differing from...
I haven't bought or used commercial soap since I learned to make my own a couple of years ago. occasionally I'm given a bar by another soapmaker,...
Thank you everybody for your ideas.
I'll consider beeswax, honey and cocoa butter and see what I get.
I was wonderig - what plant-derived fat could I use next time to make the trace faster and the soap harder?
And also: would natural beeswax help?
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