I looking for some good behaving fragrances to make some heart shaped soap. What are dome options?
Also if there is a fragrance that yellows and clays are use to color that soap, what would happen to the color?
I’ve being commissioned to make 80 heart shaped soaps for a wedding in may. Seeing that they will not be a full size bar, I want to know if 2.00 or 2.50 is a good price for each soap. I want to also put them in little bags.
In addition, I want to make a rice soap, I just want something nice and...
I bought 50 lbs of lye for 72.00 , which included shipping. It come from California. But why did they need a semi fedex truck to bring it on a pallet. I think that was a little over the top. Anyway, I’m going to bag it into 4 lbs bags and place into a bucket.
I wanted to know the reason for soaping with a 30 to 33 lye concentration? I just need to know why and when it should/could it be used. I know it depends on the recipe and designs etc. I just want to be a better informed soaper.
I think it would be fun to make a kaleidoscope soap together. But the catch is ... everyone has to make their own kaleidoscope tool from scratch and then make the soap using the tool they crafted. What do you think? Does anyone wanna play?
I’m new at making lotion, still in the research stage. I’ve read that lotions must have preservatives in order to avoid bacteria growth.
1. Is there a natural preservative that I’m not seeing?
2. Would body butter grow bacteria seeing that it has no water?
What type of body lotion can be made...
A friend of mine will be assisting her 13 year old to learn the art of soap making. I want to get her the cutting tool. My options are a knife or a wavy /straight cutter. The knife is scary for me and I’m not sure if the wavy/ straight cutter is a good uption.
Can you share your tips and tricks for 100% coconut oil and milk cup soap. I’ve done it 100% coconut oil and water but I’ve read it tends to over heat because of the sugar content. Any other suggestions would be great.
Obsidian gave me her tips in on this topic. So I just wanted to include...
What gives CP bars that smooth and silky look? I’ve seen some bars that looks soo smooth. They also have the look of a chocolate bar. I’ve tried a few recipes but that “look” not happening for me yet. Is it the higher amount of of liquid oil? Tell me your experiences and tips please.
Good afternoon, For those who live in Missouri or Arkansas , is there any place you can suggest for soaping oils, etc. locally? Im close to WestPlains, Spring Field , Popular Bluff Missouri or Pocahontas, zMountsin View, Arkansas .