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    Stinky soap!

    I’ve read somewhere about solid scrub bars which are made with soap base. Would this be suitable?
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    Stinky soap!

    From the website: “Along with functioning as an intriguing candle making scent, this fragrance is skin safe for bath and body products, including melt and pour soap bases, cold process soaps, lotions, creams, air freshener and body splash bases, potpourri, and potpourri refresher oils.”
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    Stinky soap!

    There was no dairy in this soap. Funny about the smell of things. I’m making soap which everybody likes, the scent had great reviews but for me it’s horrible and gives me headaches. But this one I took to work and let other people smell it to see is this just me but not. Everyone says it is not...
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    Stinky soap!

    I made beautiful soap, from my own recipe. And I used this nice smelling Jasmine scent. It’s beautiful in the bottle or in my bath bombs but the soap… stinks 😔 It really does. Can I make something else out of it? Or this is a bin?
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    Preservatives in UK

    Thank you. I’ve bought small bottle of Plantserve E to try. plantaserve e (phenoxyethanol & ethylhexylglycerin) ‘Plantaserve E (previously known as Preservative 12) is a cosmetic preservative offering you broad based protection against bacteria, yeasts and mould fungi. It is a unique...
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    Preservatives in UK

    I’m looking for some recommendations on preservatives in UK. I manage to buy Optiphen plus and Liquid Germall plus but the price is horrendous. What could I use instead? It’s for emulsions and scrubs mainly. Also, is Olivem 1000 good substitute for emulsifing wax nf? Or just any emulsifing wax?
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    Mica or dye?

    Thank you
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    Mica or dye?

    Thank you, I’ll give it a go.
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    Mica or dye?

    Hi! What are you guys using to colour your soaps? What are the differences or pros and cons between mica and dye? And which dye you go for? I’m struggling to get more intense colour when using mica. For example for 1000g oil, divided in half if I’m colouring 2g of mica will not be very...
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    Scrub bar - wax amount

    Hi. My friend asked me to make a scrub bar and I did it. I used a recipe from internet: 128g sugar, 43g coconut oil, 8g shea butter, 32g beeswax, essential oil. I found it melting quick and sugar dissolving fast. Can I double amount of sugar? To make it longer lasting? Now, this scrub leaves...
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    Hello from UK

    Hi! My name is Aga and I’m living in UK. Originally I’m from Poland :) I joined this forum to learn about soap and body products craft - I don’t know anyone ho does this so hope you won’t mind beginners question again! Thank you
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