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      ohmygoth reacted to Zany_in_CO's post in the thread CP soap recipe help with Like Like.
      Some more "Homework" 😁 SOY WAX USE IN SOAP That looks more like a "lotion bar" to me! 🤔 For soap, put those %s into SoapCalc to see...
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      ohmygoth replied to the thread CP soap recipe help.
      It has an INS of 145, everything seems to be within the recommended ranges but I wonder if I should nix one of my butters and bump the...
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      ohmygoth reacted to lsg's post in the thread CP soap recipe help with Like Like.
      You have a lot of "soft" oils in your recipe. You might increase the shea butter to 15%. You can also wait longer to unmold your soap...
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      ohmygoth reacted to AliOop's post in the thread CP soap recipe help with Like Like.
      I agree with @lsg. You could add cocoa butter or soy wax (415) if you want vegan ingredients that will add hardness. If you are ok with...
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      ohmygoth reacted to Zany_in_CO's post in the thread CP soap recipe help with Like Like.
      You might be surprised by trying that same combo with Zany's No Slime Castile recipe. If you try it, I think you will like it. I start...
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      ohmygoth reacted to earlene's post in the thread CP soap recipe help with Like Like.
      Yes, you can pre-melt the soy wax and then add it to the soft oils. Or you can put some or all of the soft oils into the bowl with the...
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      ohmygoth replied to the thread CP soap recipe help.
      Okay brilliant! Thank you :) And that would count as a percentage part of the oil mixture? Another question I have is about mixing...
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      ohmygoth replied to the thread CP soap recipe help.
      It's really strange that I never had any issues before using 80% OO, which is why i based my recipe reformulation off of that - I tried...
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      I'm currently working on my own CP soap recipe after using a basic 80/20 olive oil/coconut oil recipe for a long time. I'm noticing...
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      ohmygoth reacted to Zany_in_CO's post in the thread IFRA usage rate for essential oil with Like Like.
      I know nothing about EU requirements, so I'll leave it to others who are more knowledgeable to respond. 😁 Just an FYI - Rather than...
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      ohmygoth reacted to earlene's post in the thread IFRA usage rate for essential oil with Like Like.
      The d-Limonene content is very high according to what I am reading on the documents for the EO your are asking about. IFRA states that...
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      Thank you so much for all your help! I'm still getting to grips with the site, it's been a long time since I've used a forum for...
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      ohmygoth reacted to Zany_in_CO's post in the thread IFRA usage rate for essential oil with Like Like.
      This is just my take on it... it's more "bitter lemon" to my nose. :thumbs: Ah hah. So, in that case, you will experience just what I...
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      I have heard that citrus EOs are notorious for fading faster than other EOs, I just didn't realise quite how bad it was, lol. Hopefully...
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      Does Litsea Cubeba still have that same sweet citrus scent? I'd thought about using some of that but I'd then have to order in more EOs...
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