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    Soy Candles driving us crazy!!

    When you say "wick up" does this mean a longer wick or does it mean I need to order a wick for a larger diameter container (thicker wick) ?? We are still learning the candle language...both my husband and I are a little bit of perfectionists so we really would like to eliminate the bubbles. We...
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    Soy Candles driving us crazy!!

    We are using ecosoya CB pure soy container wax and we are pouring them into 8 14 and 16 oz glass containers. We are using the HTP-073 cotton wicks from WSP and we are finding that some of our candles from the same batch are cracking around the wicks on top of the candle. We are also getting...
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    M&P Soap Embeds

    Thanks for the "simplysoap" link PSW. I have read so many now and they all seem to have a slightly different version of "Natural" but I did read the FDA's version and printed it out today so I have I think I have a pretty good idea of what I can and can not say is "100% natural" now. This has...
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    New Soap Maker on Board

    Thanks Mandy, I'm so pleased we found your forum. Everyone has been so incredibly helpful so far. My husband and I have overcome some huge obsticles this week because of all your suggestions and helpful advice. Thanks again to everyone, Kevin & Sherry :D
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    M&P Soap Embeds

    Hello PSW, Thanks for the info I am new to all of this so I really do appreciate all the advice you guys have to give and by the by didn't think you were catty at all. I am just a little surprised that a well established company such as Wholesale Supplies Plus would advertise there iron oxide...
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    M&P Soap Embeds

    Hello Tabitha, I just wanted to let you know I followed your instructions exactly and oh wow my soap curl "embed" turned out perfectly. Thank you sooooo much :D I have been trying to figure out how to make these for weeks now finally thanks to you I know how to make soap curls. I'm on a roll now...
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    M&P Soap Embeds

    Hello Again Tabitha I am trying to use natural products wherever I can because a lot of my friends and family have sensitive skin. Right now I am getting ready to use the 100% natural iron oxide powder pigments in my soap which I purchased from wholesalesuppliesplus.com. Have you had any...
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    M&P Soap Embeds

    Thanks Tabitha, I will give it a try tomorrow and let you know how it turns out. I really appreciate the tips! How about bleeding is there anything I need to add to make sure the color of the embed doesn't bleed when I pour the loaf? Thanks again, Sherry
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    New Soap Maker on Board

    Thank you, I will definitely try your suggestions. I have been getting a little frustrated with my soy container candles this week. I have never had a problem with my 'pillar' soy candles. I am starting to wonder if it may be my vegetable color dye blocks which I just recently started ordering...
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    M&P Soap Embeds

    Does anyone out there know how to make the soap curl logs for embedding in M&P Soap loaves. I have searched and searched the web and can not find any information on how to make them. I am ordering my soap curl logs from GoPlanetEarth but they are so expensive. I really want to learn how to make...
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    Bubbles in Container Candles

    Hello Becky, I am quite new to making candles myself but I am having the same problem I am heating up my containers with a heat gun and we still seem to be experiencing larger air pockets once the candle cools. I was wandering if it had anyhting to do with my fragrance but I used the recommended...
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    Soap packaging...

    Hello Dawn I'm new to this site but I have ordered from Planet Earth and always had a very good experience with them though I find there products to be a little on the pricey side and there shipping too but the other suppliers I use and like very much are Alabaster Fragrance & Color, SFIC Corp...
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    New Soap Maker on Board

    Hello Everyone I'm from Tampa Florida, 1st time here. I hope to learn a little more about how to perfect my soaps through this forum and hope to help others with any suggestions or tips I may be able to offer. Happy Soap Making :D
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