I’m new at making lotion, still in the research stage. I’ve read that lotions must have preservatives in order to avoid bacteria growth.
1. Is there a natural preservative that I’m not seeing?
2. Would body butter grow bacteria seeing that it has no water?
What type of body lotion can be made...
A friend of mine will be assisting her 13 year old to learn the art of soap making. I want to get her the cutting tool. My options are a knife or a wavy /straight cutter. The knife is scary for me and I’m not sure if the wavy/ straight cutter is a good uption.
Can you share your tips and tricks for 100% coconut oil and milk cup soap. I’ve done it 100% coconut oil and water but I’ve read it tends to over heat because of the sugar content. Any other suggestions would be great.
Obsidian gave me her tips in on this topic. So I just wanted to include...
What gives CP bars that smooth and silky look? I’ve seen some bars that looks soo smooth. They also have the look of a chocolate bar. I’ve tried a few recipes but that “look” not happening for me yet. Is it the higher amount of of liquid oil? Tell me your experiences and tips please.
Good afternoon, For those who live in Missouri or Arkansas , is there any place you can suggest for soaping oils, etc. locally? Im close to WestPlains, Spring Field , Popular Bluff Missouri or Pocahontas, zMountsin View, Arkansas .
Someone asked me if I can join them to sell soap in October. This gives me lots of time to perfect a recipe. But the option are ...1. Come sell my own soap 2. Sell her some of my soap 3. Let her sell my soap and she gets a commission. She is saying about 300 or so soaps.
I would love to go and...
I want to make CP soap with Lemongrass EO, but I want to use a natural light green colorant. What can you suggest? I also read the Litea EO will anchor the lemongrass scent. If so, what’s the ratio? TIA