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    Liquid babassu

    I order babassu from a supplier her in OR and it always has been in a liquid state all summer till the temps here at night have been dropping and is now in a solid form now. I personally store mine in a cabinet under my counter.
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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    "What soapy thing have you done toay?" I tried to infuse madder root powder with a cup of olive oil. while I was letting it warm for an hour on the stove I was trying to find any tips to see if I could speed up the process when I found a link on another group saying how it is a waste of time to...
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    I got a ? about FO from BB

    I received 2 free bottles of Cucumber Garden when I made my 1st purchase from BB, they were the grab bags so I didn't know what I was getting. I personally do not like foody scents and due to some food scents making my stomach turn:(. I haven't opened the bottles to smell them and wondering if...
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    Mr. Bubbles FO??

    Thanks MySoapyHeart, for the link I will definitely check it out.
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    Mr. Bubbles FO??

    I was thinking the other day of a FO that I would love to have that no one else has and was wondering if anyone has ever found a FO that was a duplicate of Mr bubbles scent? I think it would be awesome for a bar of soap for my personal use.
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    What did YOU do today?

    Well today is Saturday, so we had to go to the summer annual company picnic with the hubster ate some food had fun and games. Entered my name in a drawing and actually had my name called and got a amazon gift card, whoop whoop more soaping supplies:computerbath:. Had a good time, then went to...
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    What made you pick your avatar/ username?!

    And my avatar is me and my amazon parrot, love this pic cause he looks like he is wrapping his wing around me for a hug.
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    Try this again...

    Hello fellow newbie:) and like I've been told "welcome to our obsession"
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    Is there such thing as too much colorant??

    My very blue soap I made on Saturday night so it's been 3 days of curing
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    Is there such thing as too much colorant??

    I ohh no thats terrible NsMar, yeah I do not want to have a blueish lather and have to worry about wash cloths. I wonder if I can rebatch it with the same recipe and add it too the batch with no color.:shower:
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    Is there such thing as too much colorant??

    Made (my first) 16oz batch of bastile CP soap and spilled a lot of mica (first time using micas) into the batch at least more than I wanted finished it and wrapped it up and am now waiting how the mica is going to effect the soap. ~**So I'm curious if anyone can help me or let me know it will...
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    What soapy thing have you done today?

    Made (my first) 16oz batch of bastile CP soap and spilled a lot of mica (first time using micas) into the batch at least more than I wanted finished it and wrapped it up and am now waiting how the mica is going to effect the soap. ~**So I'm curious if anyone can help me or let me know it will...
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    My first attempt at HP

    I made my first batch of HP soap on Friday night I haven't touched them yet waiting a week but they are unscented and from what few oils I have collected so far, coconut, olive, almond, jojoba and hemp oil. I couldn't believe it actually works!! Can't wait till I get my orders of the other oils...
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    Cheap but Good Soaping Supplies

    I'm a noob to soaping :computerbath:as well and am looking for good online suppliers to buy micas (if needed) and sodium hydroxide (food grade). Most suppliers I hear about online or from YouTubers are from the east coast and I am here on the west coast so I am hoping to find one where my...
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    Hello from this Newbie in OR

    Newbie to the soaping world, been thinking about it and kicking around the idea for a couple of yrs now and finally have been doing research for the last few months in my free time. Currently have bought a few books and watching the how to videos on youtube, which was so confusing at first. But...
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