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Thank you everyone for your informative replies :)
- Isn't it dangerous for tongue if zap test it and the soap is lye heavy ?
I can see there is yellowish colour on it...
Thanks guys for your input.
dibbles - I tried to input this recipe in the soapcalc, unfortunately am not getting proper setting, in what...
I got this recipe from Becky's Homestead
Olive oil coconut oil soap recipe:
• 29 FL OZ Coconut Oil
• 51 FL OZ Olive Oil
• 11.8 oz Lye
Yes, the yellowish is oily.
Whats the cause of being separated ?
Yes your right KiwiMoose, last batch I used 33% lye concentration, and he seemed fine. The only issue, i did zap test and felt abit of lye on the...
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After 48hrs when un-molding as you can see, the soaps came out de-shaped, can see yellowish...
Really i didnt know about such discussion, would love to know more.
Well, my main reason for pH testing is safety of using the soap.
Has anyone heard/tried using TURMERIC for testing PH in their soaps ?
I just saw a youtube, saying it has more reliability compared to the...
1) Is it dangerous if i use a soap after just few days without waiting for weeks ?
Can the lye still be there ?
2) I sometimes do ph...
Haha.. would have been a miracle recipe ;)
1st recipe - each soap weights around 120grms x 8pcs
Seems like a serious scale problem!
Can a 33% lye concentration give so much difference and reduce the soap pcs ?
As the 2nd recipe was with 33% lye concentration.
The 1st recipe...
150grms Palm Oil
120grms Palm Kernal Oil
180grms Olive Oil Pomace
Just curious to know how do you clean your utensils and hand-blender after soaping?
Especially the lye am really scared to clean it in...
I just noticed this.
I made PALM OIL soap of 150grms- it gave me 8pcs of soaps (big size)
Second batch i tried-
Olive oil 60%, and Palm...
Thank you everyone for your very useful advise, much appreciated :)
Have been using kitchen scale to measure my oils and lye.
1) The scale keeps on giving me different figures...
Anyone with a good recipe for a 100% olive oil soap ?
There are so many out there, but which is the best and takes least curing time ?
Thank you for sharing the link... Still finding a good tested recipe for only 3 oils (Olive, Palm and Coconut)
The coconut oil which is...
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