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    A lesson leant

    Ok today could have been interested. I decided to try out pipping with soap and make some roses which turned out great ( well i think they did :) ) anyway while i was out on the school run to get my ds, my teenage dd came back from her school and walk out to the kicthen to find food (as they...
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    Another question *antimicrobial preservative

    I just seen this website and found it very useful. https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/natural-preservatives-for-homemade-lotion-and-cream/ thanks again for all your help :) i will try out *broad spectrum preservatives if i can get it in uk.
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    Another question *antimicrobial preservative

    Would vitamin E Oil be alright. I got a book by karen gilbert and she use vitamin E oil as her preservative and if yes does that mean using sunflower oil count as the same as it got a high % of vitamin E oil in it?
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    soap dough help plz

    Thanks all for your help. :)
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    Another question *antimicrobial preservative

    Do you use antimicrobial preservative in your soap- creams- liquids ect and if yes which ones and can i get natural antimicrobial preservative? My dd has very sensitive skin.
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    soap dough help plz

    Ups i put the wrong amount down, no you didn't read it wrong i was written down the reduced recipe and put down the not reduce lye. It was ment to be C 400g S 400g O 200g. But i reduced it to half.
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    soap dough help plz

    Ok i am going to try it with this oils/fat. Coconut oil oliver oil and vegetables lard (which is palm oil -soybean oil and other oils depends which shorting i get) vegetables shorting and leave out lard and castor oil. I worked it though the soapcalc and it comes out thr same as hers. Ok i...
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    soap dough help plz

    Would you rerecommend her ebook i have bern reading alot sbout her on heg website, my problem is i like to experiment and dhen i see something new i must try it straight away:) all i need to know is my 3 ingredients alright to use? Would hate to get a book and then have to get lots of...
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    soap dough help plz

    Ok i love the idea of soap dough as i have done cake decorates for many years and love to make models in sugar paste. I have seen Sorcery Soap and love her idea about turning soap in to a dough. Right here is where i need your help. I got a great soap recipe that i would like to use 200g...
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    what do you think?

    Ok so i was thinking today, what can i use my mp soap for. I thought about it and thought can i use my cake decorates items for soap making and the answer is YES. I melted a little mp soap and mix some edible food powder ( sugarflair ) with some rubbing spirit and then mix them together to...
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    Question regards caustic soda

    Hi all thanks for your answer. I have been using caustic soda from wilko which has 98% caustic soda in it, i get it from JTF £ 0.79 per 500 g (£ 2.79 at wilko )seems alright and trace fine and no after affect. The other one is also from JTF £ 2.54 for 1 kg *Barrettine knockout caustic soda but...
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    Question regards caustic soda

    Does it have to be 100% ? i notice on soap kitchen theirs is 98% acording to the fact sheet. Also thanks for your links.
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    Question regards caustic soda

    Hi is there anyone who is using Barrettine knockout caustic soda? I am trying to find out the % in it. Or essential power caustic soda, which you can buy from wilko. Also where do you get yours from in England and is % ?
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    cucumber puree question

    I am looking at using cucumber puree in my next hp soap. What i would like to know is have any of you use it in hp soap as your water in your lye instead of water? Does the soap still smell of cucumber when the cure is done? Or would you use it at the end as a fragrance in your soap( like 30g...
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    first hp soap

    Soap was fine for cutting no problems there, with hp soap you can cut it sooner then cp.some people put the soap in the freezer so they can cut it faster but my house is always cold so no need for that :) I have add a photo for you to see.
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