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I go by length X height X width, then multiply all by 0.37 That seems to give me the most accurate measure.
You can use melted MP to drizzle over the top of another soap. It's quite easy and it looks pretty.
You need other oils besides castor to make a good soap.
I got to the home page just fine now. http://soaphutch.com/
Rich has a notice on the front page.
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What is your recipe?
I love your choice of colors!
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I have not heard anything either. I hope they are just overwhelmed with orders. I'm going to give it some time.
I hope you were able to stir it really, really well, otherwise you might end up with bits of lye heavy soap here and there and that's no good.
I hope not! I know he had some medical problems and surgery. I hope it's only temporary.
Maybe they just needed a shorter label. It would seem redundant to add "saponified" after each ingredient.
You have to use at least minimum water required in a soap calc for the lye to dissolve. Otherwise you will end up with undissolved lye crystals in...
Most of it does get saponified. Lye does not discriminate. I would not add any oil after the cook. It might not incorporate and the LS will end up...
I would get a thermometer. I've been making soap for a long time and no longer use it, but I know if I touch the side of the pot and it's warm but...
There is no need to add Vit. E to soap as it will get eaten by the lye. You could add it to a batch of soap after it has been cooked though if you...
Sounds like stearic to me as well. At what temp did you combine oils and lye?
Water evaporates as the soap cures. Unless you added way more then necessary, the water will cure out and the soap should harden. I won't use...
If you know exactly how much oil or butter you have missed, go ahead and add it while the soap is still hot and mix very, very well. If it's just...
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