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    Looking for bamboo charcoal powder

    Thanks Anita, I ll get in touch with them. Isy
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    Looking for bamboo charcoal powder

    Hi, Living in France I am desesperaly looking for some bamboo charcoal powder supplier abroad (it is impossible to get some here) that would be delivering here. So I would be grateful if you could share with me your adresses. Many thanks in advance Isy
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    Struggling to find Palm Kernel Oil

    Hi Honor435, I don't have any trouble finding palm oil in supermarket here. It's under the brand of Leader Price (discount brand), very cheap. It is the PKO that I struggle to locate. Thanks Isy
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    Struggling to find Palm Kernel Oil

    Hiya MichelleB, As homemade cosmetics forum, I forgot to tell you that the only one I found so far is the one from Making cosmetics http://makingcosmetics.activeboard.com/ Isy
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    Struggling to find Palm Kernel Oil

    Hi MichelleB, Thanks for your input. I am thinking about forgetting about the PKO and give a go to the Kpangnan butter. Sounds like a compromise. The recipes that I have seen are only from this forum. I did not look for another purpose. But you intrigued me with your whipped cream (yummy). I...
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    Struggling to find Palm Kernel Oil

    Thanks MichelleB. I was not sure about the substitution with coconut. So, now thanks to you I am. I see I am not the only to wonder about ingredients . Should I get this new ingredients ? Do I need it badly ? I ve seen recipes with Kpangnan butter. I allready place an order with a...
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    A Couple of Soap Pictures

    Hi Kitn, I loved your oatmeal double milk and honey one (cm : does it stand for coco milk ?) Anychance I can have the recipe plse ? I ve allready made a while ago a soap with oatmeal gm (never tried to add honey). Here s the recipe : Olive 15% coco 20 % Palm 20 % almond oil 10 %...
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    Struggling to find Palm Kernel Oil

    Hi, I saw a lot of recipes here combining coconut oil and palm kernel oil. I d love to try a few of them but I struggle to find PKO here in France. I know that I will have to order abroad some but not for now (postage fees are :shock: for just one product). So, I m just wondering : Can...
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    What's a salt bar?

    Sorry Kitn, I was to gobsmacked by your picture that I forgot to scroll down the screen and look at the text below where you gave the recipe. Silly me ! That ll teach me !!!!! Isy
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    What's a salt bar?

    Hi Booboo, nice to meet you. So, after all, that's true what they say "wherever you go you bound to bump into a Paddy". :D As for me, I solve the problem by marrying one after spending a few year in Ireland. At the moment, our home is in France, where I come from but I have a feeling that...
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    looking for salt soap recipe

    Thanks again Surf girl. I guess I d rather trust soapcalc than my brain then :D Isy
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    What's a salt bar?

    Hiya Booboo, Did I read it right. You're an irish person living in Slovenia ? In relation to the himalayan salt, I ll give it a go with a small batch and come back to let you know all about it. Wish me luck. Isy
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    looking for salt soap recipe

    Thanks a mil Surf girl for this. I am gonna order the Kpangnan Butter and PKO that I don't have here and try this recipe. One more question for you though, do you know how to superfat on The Sage calculator. It goes up to 10 % only. So, what about if I need to superfat to 20 % for a 92%...
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    looking for salt soap recipe

    Hi Surfgirl, Usually I use the following calculator to figure the amount of lye and liquid http://www.thesage.com/calcs/lyecalc2.php I only check the qualities of my soaps with Soapcalc (that s explain why I am a bit slow ....) Anyway, I did what you say but I need you to double check my...
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    Hi, please to meet you

    Hiya, I was looking for tips to help my soapmaking addiction when I came across your forum by accident. I love it : it is full of goods ideas. Thanks for sharing your knowledge Isy
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    goats milk soap

    Hi, Here s my humble contribution for cp: I add the lye to the frozen milk and leave it for an hour (I never bother with the temp). I also use an other way, quicker since you don't need to freeze the gm. Let s say I figure I need 300 ml of liquid. I mix with the butter+oil melt mix 100 ml...
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    looking for salt soap recipe

    Hello Paul, I am dying to try out your recipe but I need a bit of help : PKO : could it be replace by Palm oil Kpangnan Butter : I don't have any. Do you think I can raise the sheabutter to 20 % to compensate ? What s best ? Next is the toughest part lye and water. I have been making soaps...
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    What's a salt bar?

    Thanks guys for your answer, I think I ll take the plunge and try with the Himalayan salt (supposed to be good for skin conditons). I ordered some a while again in here : http://www.la-boutique-bio.com/product_ ... 42b586f995 Here s a few links that I found ...
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    What's a salt bar?

    Hello everybody, I just joined this forum and I m wondering if somebody tried already to add himalayan salt in the bar ? I m dying to try but prefer to wait for your advice. Thanks in advance for your comments Isy
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