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    HP Embed Separated

    Thanks Carolyn, I figured. It's no coincidence I don't see too many HP Soaps w/ embeds around. I can't even seem to find any web pages that discuss this topic. I've seen ppl embed cubes in HP Soap w/ no problem. I guess the size of the embed has something to do w it...
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    HP Embed Separated

    Thank you Rowan. I usually subtract 2oz of water from lye and dissolve 1tbs of white sugar at room temperature so that it doesn't caramelize. I add this to my 2lb base oils at the same time as my Lye Solution. It smooths out the end product w/o making it watery. Maybe the sugar was the...
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    HP Embed Separated

    I've been doing hot process for some time now. I decided it was time to branch out and experiment with some embeds. The recipe for both the embed and base were the same except for the additives. One had Spirulina and Rosemary EO and was made 3 days in advanced. The main part of the soap had...
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    Hot Process

    What effect will that have on the fragrance? I've cooked it so much I'm way past flash. Do I need to add another ounce? or should I just leave it as is? Out of curiosity... what soapcal are you using? how can I see what percentage of Lye I'm in now? This is the one I use-...
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    Hot Process

    You just saved my life! It was in the crock pot. I added more water, got it to a gooey consistency and placed in the mold. So this soap wont be usable? even if I cooked it for almost an hour and 1/2? Probably more counting the time I added the water. I got the recipe from here...
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    Hot Process

    Thank you! I'm just in desperate need of help not sure where to post
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    Hot Process

    HELP!! HP NEWBIE! SOAP Saponified instantly This is my first time making a batch I was intending to use as baby shower favors. I waited until both Lye and oils in crock pot had cooled down to same temperature. Since I had melted my oils in the crock pot, I had to remove it from the base so it...
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