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  1. SoaperForLife replied to the thread Shampoo Bar recipe - thoughts?.

    I am only about a week into making syndet shampoo bars. I used to make and use cold-process shampoo bars many, many years ago. I liked...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 8:23 PM
  2. SoaperForLife liked Zing's post in the thread Avocado Oil.

    Thanks to this forum, in my basic recipe, I replaced grapeseed oil with avocado oil at 12% to shorten unmolding time and increase...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 8:25 PM
  3. SoaperForLife liked KiwiMoose's post in the thread Avocado Oil.

    I recently tested one of my batches of soap, in which I had used for the first time, avocado oil. The soap had a luxury - soft, creamy...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 8:25 PM
  4. SoaperForLife liked DeeAnna's post in the thread Shampoo Bar recipe - thoughts?.

    I prefer BTMS in this type of product, rather than e-wax. BTMS is cationic, so it is able to "stick to" and condition the hair. E-wax...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 10:13 AM
  5. SoaperForLife replied to the thread Shampoo Bar recipe - thoughts?.

    Thanks DeeAnna!

    Jan 19, 2019 at 10:12 AM
  6. SoaperForLife replied to the thread Shampoo Bar recipe - thoughts?.

    I have that recipe on my list of ones to try and since you brought it up perhaps someone can tell me... the original recipe calls for...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 11:40 AM
  7. SoaperForLife liked DeeAnna's post in the thread Shampoo Bar recipe - thoughts?.

    I don't think Carolyn and I have the answers about why there's this issue. All I know is Susan's recipes and recipes similar to hers...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 11:34 AM
  8. SoaperForLife liked shunt2011's post in the thread Non-Greasy lotion bars.

    @amd I just last week went back and forth with someone from Sweden. Told her I needed a Cashier's Check and that it had to clear before...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 10:46 AM
  9. SoaperForLife liked amd's post in the thread Non-Greasy lotion bars.

    Indeed. I quite regularly get one from Sweden. I used to take the time to explain that I don't deal in large quantities and that I...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 11:54 AM
  10. SoaperForLife replied to the thread The joy of soap mold lining...NOT!.

    Sorry, I do not...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 11:53 AM
  11. SoaperForLife liked Donee''s post in the thread Marijuana - the legality - the ups and downs and the "soap" of it all.

    I am very proud of my "third world" country to have been as forward thinking to legalise the personal use and growing of marijuana. At...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:07 AM
  12. SoaperForLife replied to the thread Non-Greasy lotion bars.

    If you don't have to use coconut oil, try this: 44.44% Sal (Shorea) Butter 22.22% Beeswax 33.33 High Melt Point Shea Butter This...

    Jan 14, 2019
  13. SoaperForLife liked DeeAnna's post in the thread Non-Greasy lotion bars.

    I'm not saying this caution applies to your situation, @KathrynS, but I thought I'd mention it just in case -- There are scams out there...

    Jan 14, 2019
  14. SoaperForLife replied to the thread The joy of soap mold lining...NOT!.

    If I line up the freezer paper correctly, it covers the ends with the craft foam and no leaks. Even if I do get leaks because I was...

    Jan 14, 2019
  15. SoaperForLife attached a file to the thread The joy of soap mold lining...NOT!.

    Pictures of how I line my log mold - the end is craft foam and then I use one sheet of freezer paper for the rest. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    craftfoamend.jpg craftfoammold2.jpg Jan 14, 2019