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  1. Kamahido

    Making shampoo & conditioners

    It does not, as soap will always be an alkaline.
  2. Kamahido

    Oil Cavities

    The picture linked was of a 100% Coconut Oil soap, so the heat was most likely quite high. But I still can't figure out why it would separate like that into an oily cavity.
  3. Kamahido

    Oil Cavities

    I'm seeing these oil cavities online more and more lately. Is there a more technical term for them other the Oil Cavities? And what is causing them? Localized separation, internal heat/pressure, or something different entirely...
  4. Kamahido

    Oil beads forming o top of soap

    Could it be your fragrance oil? If so give it a few day to reabsorb.
  5. Kamahido

    "Report" box?

    Interesting. Truthfully, I never really noticed it either.
  6. Kamahido

    What are your best practices for preventing soda ash?

    I eliminated mine by using 2% Beeswax, forcing gel, and by using a tighter water:lye ratio. Haven't had any soda ash is over a hundred batches.
  7. Kamahido

    Is this partial gel?

    That is partial gel, yes. Not to worry though, as it's purely cosmetic.
  8. Kamahido

    how to make specific soap

    Here's a chicken fragrance...
  9. Kamahido

    ISO authentic and natural smelling FOs

    Brambleberry's Applejack Fragrance, English Rose Fragrance, Lilac Fragrance, and Baby Powder Fragrance are all very convincing.
  10. Kamahido

    The word association game

  11. Kamahido

    Small bubble issues in CP soap

    Was the Strawberry Fragrance Oil Cold Process stable?
  12. Kamahido

    Help with liquid soap

    That's not making soap. It's just watering down already made soap. If you want to make liquid soap you'll have to use Potassium Hydroxide.
  13. Kamahido

    How to make a red colorant?

    I like Really Red Mica as well.
  14. Kamahido

    Hey guys! I was always told that you couldn't get pretty swirls in melt and pour..

    I've heard the same, original poster. Not sure why people think you can't swirl with Melt and Pour. A quick google search yields quite a few hits.
  15. Kamahido

    Essential Natural Oils

    Has anyone purchased from this essential oil vendor before? Their prices look pretty good for what I need, but I've never heard of them.
  16. Kamahido

    Best place to buy lye?

    I buy mine from Duda Diesel.
  17. Kamahido

    hi everybody. new here. wanted to say hi

    Greetings and welcome to the addiction. :-D
  18. Kamahido

    another indictment against palm oil

    I personally don't use Palm Oil as there is a cheaper alternative... Tallow. I've had people question my choice to use this animal product, however I always tell them I use it for ethical reasons. Cows are butchered for their meat, not their fat. If no one used it, the fat would most certainly...
  19. Kamahido

    What soapy thing have you done today?

    Someone on another forum suggested trying to make a snow globe soap. I haven't been able to get it out of my head since then. Been looking into possible ways to make it work off and on all day. I've officially been bitten by the research bug.