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    which hand blender do you recommand?

    Bought a $20 one, went dead after couple months of use. Should I get a pricey one? will they work better and last longer?
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    lye pockets???

    Thank you all.
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    lye pockets???

    It came freshly out of the mold, do i really have to taste it??:???:
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    lye pockets???

    Are they lye pockets?? Found them in 2 slices out of 14. I made this batch with honey which was not completely liquefied when i added it after trace. Just hope that those are honey. Do i have to throw the whole batch away?
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    coconut oil allergy??

    Penelopejane, i actually posted on my other thread asking for recipes without CO, animal fats and palm. I know its lots of restriction. Will see what come up, i definitely will try
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    oil spots on top of soap

    before unmolding, i found oily spots on top of my soap. i still cut it after 30hrs in the mold. no oily places in the centre or sides, just those few on top. What could be the problem?
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    coconut oil allergy??

    I just made two new batches with 15% of CO. will see if he can tolerate. Arimara, I actually did put CO directly on his hand the other day. nothing seems to happen on that applied area, but the itchiness seems to spread from his back to his chest and tummy after that day.
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    coconut oil allergy??

    Thank you all. my recipes: 71% OO 29% CO OR 71%OO 26%CO 3% Castor His itchiness goes even worse after stopping to use my soap for two or three days, it's spreading to his chest and tummy. He scratches so hard that bleeds. :cry:
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    looking for recipes......

    Thank you all for the responses. I just don't feel good about having animals fat. but still Thank you lionprincess00 for giving me the thought. and The Efficacious Gentleman, you are right. I suspect my son is allergic to CO. The itchiness goes worse these couple of days. he scratched...
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    looking for recipes......

    Are there any recipes that have no animal fats, no palm and no coconut oil?? And also inexpensive. TIA
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    coconut oil allergy??

    He tried 2 of my soaps, both recipes are similar withalmost 70% olive oil. SF@6%, cured for 5wks. My younger son and all other family members have no problem at all.
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    coconut oil allergy??

    Can someone without any problems consuming coconut food be allergic to coconut oil? After a Week of use of my soap (around 30% of CO), my son started to feel itchy at his back, but no rash. Is that CO allergy?
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    lye and water mixture

    What are those floating on top? Can i still use the mixture?
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    Moisturizing??

    Thank you all. I just made another batch with only 15% of CO, will see how it is different. I love this forum. Learn a lot.
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    Moisturizing??

    Two of my recipes: 22 ounces olive oil (71%) 8 ounces coconut oil (26%) 1 ounce castor oil (3%) Used milk instead of distilled water SF@6% AND Olive Oil 20oz Coconut Oil 12oz Castor Oil 1oz SF@10% I cured them for 5weeks before use
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    Moisturizing??

    I've made a few batches of soap so far. Even with a 10% SF, I still don't feel my skin moisturized. I always see people claim their soaps will make the skin silky smooth and soft. Mine won't. Maybe I am so used to the petroleum layer that left behind on my skin by those commercial body...
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