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  1. Satinfox

    Have you seen anything like it before?

    Hello Everyone! I have a picture of a soap that I just made. It has small brownish orange spots throughout the loaf. I checked each oil in a single oil test to rule out Dreaded Orange Spots or DOS. The only thing I could think of was the additives that I used like sugar and goat's milk...
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    How many soap makers get insurance?

    Hello fellow soap makers, I have been considering soap making insurance and wondered how many others actually get the insurance. I have never used the polling option before so I hope this turns out right. Thank you to those who participate!
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    New Soap Cutter

    Hello Everyone :)! I just purchased a new soap cutter online. I have never used a soap cutter with a wire before but I have seen it on the internet. I see the other soapers sliding their loaves along and cutting to their hearts content; but, when I try to do that I notice that there are...
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    Formulating Soap Recipes

    Hello Fellow S:)oapers, I wondered if anyone has taken The Formulating Soap Recipes course which is part of Kenna’s unique Suds & Success Workshop Series? If so, did you find it helpful? We are looking for a course that explains methods to create a soap that is not drying or does not get...
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    Soybean oil with citric acid

    Hi everyone, We were at Sam's Club and saw soybean oil but the ingredients also had citric acid. I heard that citric acid in soap making requires more lye. Can I use this oil without changing the lye calculations? Will the citric acid impede saponification?
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    Hello All

    Hello All, Started making soap several months ago. It all started with a question "What to do with ashes?". After finding out how to make lye from ashes and actually doing it...soap making took over. Now the kitchen is a soap factory/lab. There is a lot to learn and experiment with. Glad...
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    Separation or glycerin river or something else

    Hello all, I have a few pictures of soap that was poured yesterday, unmolded today and cut. The bars came out with oil oozing out. I used : Castor oil 15% Tallow beef 70% Olive oil 15% 2 tablespoons goat milk powder 2 tablespoons powder sugar 1/4 teaspoon titanium dioxide 1/8 teaspoon of 3...