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  1. TelAvivSoapCompany

    help. why is this happening?

    can you tell me what in the blend? or the manufacture keeps it as a secret?
  2. TelAvivSoapCompany

    help. why is this happening?

    well , everything here is chines made... so I am trying to go on that notion to have more natural candles, though paraffin here is fairly cheap. around 1 usd per 1 pound. ( 1/2 a kg) and soy is 4 times as much , I should ask the manufacture for an analysis sheet and check it out.
  3. TelAvivSoapCompany

    help. why is this happening?

    hi hi......wow. thank you for the effort putting in it! sorry wasn't here for afew days. been sitting around caffes now that the lockdown has been removed. any way. thank you for the time taking to experiment on this. so now I figure my soy wax is fully hydroginated. ok...well was super...
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    help. why is this happening?

    the problem is that it is a Lavender EO....so I guess raising the pouring temp would hurt the smell . I actually never checked completely the evaporating temperature of the oil itself...but knowing a bit perfumery.. lavender that is not synthetic would have more than 100 molecules that some for...
  5. TelAvivSoapCompany

    help. why is this happening?

    used 100% soy wax. I never new there could be a difference between different soy waxes.was poured at around 150f (70c) so making whole soy candles is just a no go?
  6. TelAvivSoapCompany

    help. why is this happening?

    it keeps comming back up... even after blowing it with a hear gun wierd. first time this happens to me . but I never worked with soy wax before.
  7. TelAvivSoapCompany

    help. why is this happening?

    would appreciate some advice on this. so I used only soy wax . fragrance at 10% (pure lavender essential oil -not 40/42) color is pink and white. blended fragrance at 165F . what do you think the problems is? why would the white stuff float around the edges? what actually is it and why is it...
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    Palm stearin

    thanks for the reply
  9. TelAvivSoapCompany

    Palm stearin

    Hi DeeAnna. yes I did check , though..I do not know the source of the stearin... so a bit of a problem. can I estimate an avarge? or it would be a big difference between all stearin?
  10. TelAvivSoapCompany

    Palm stearin

    hi guys. bringing this post back up. can anyone tell what's the sponification value of any stearing? let say I dont know the source. how would I calculate the amount of lye?
  11. TelAvivSoapCompany

    Peppermint essential oil

    except tingling. does anyone know if a blend of peppermint /spearmint can have a positive effect on the skin?
  12. TelAvivSoapCompany

    Making your own essential oil?

    I do sometimes either distill , or cold press my own EO. though it is a bit of work for just small yeild. I do even make my own absulote sometimes. but any way , I never get to the level of the big manufacture qulities...maybe because the still , or maybe just because I am impatiant. I did...
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