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  1. J

    Special Goat milks soap for my GF!

    Also I would wait on using milk till you have basics down .
  2. J

    Special Goat milks soap for my GF!

    Honestly Jeff this is awful complicated recipe for beginner. I would rec make couple simpler batches before trying this. Such as 85 olive oil 10 coconut and 5 castor oil . Numbers are precents of oils. I dont use beeswax at all fyi.
  3. J

    Rebatch turning orange

    Anne Marie has had a baby and while she was out this seems to have happened few people.
  4. J

    Literature on soap making?

    I also have the everything soapmaking I like it due to easy to understand.
  5. J

    Soaping at home with a Septic Tank?

    I have never had any issues with my septic system.
  6. J

    SoapMakingForum Decal Contest!

  7. J

    Molds for sample sized soaps?

    I like yougert containers also can be reused don't need lining and you can control weight by how thick you slice them.
  8. J

    Curious about adding food to soap

    I am for the most part also of the food is food not for in my soap. My exceptions to that rule are milk ground oatmeal and honey once in a while. I want try beer soap but haven't yet. I just have no interest in putting something in that will by its nature rot.
  9. J

    when do you add superfat?

    I like the lye discount way of looking at it. I HP but just so I dont forget anything I still factor in 5 % discount and all oil goes in together. Good luck .
  10. J

    Debating how to proceed...

    Plus i find less 6 months my bar melts much faster in shower. I find this speifically with o.o soap .
  11. J

    Castile soaps

    Not sure about smell I never noticed. Basille is the way go about the bubbles I do 85 oo 10 coconut and 5 castor works for me get better bubbles still very mild . I do mean precent on numbers given .
  12. J

    Thanks all for answering questions.

    Hi all so just wanted say thanks for answering my question couple weeks ago. I made batch successful liq soap. its scented lemongrass and lavender and split between kitchen and bathroom happy dance. Happy soaping all.
  13. J

    Would customers like bars this large?

    If you are shipping I highly rec the priority flat rate envelope. You can get serious bang for your buck with them and weight doesnt matter. Just a thought .
  14. J

    New, have some basic questions.

    I often use yogurt containiers. I also have used silicone ice trays from dollar store.for things like that I cheat and fill with water weight it and that tells me how much soap it will hold for cardboard box well gotta do the math poster above gave you link to sticky. welcome to soaping it's...
  15. J

    Question before first liq soap agttempt.

    Thanks all . I'm not new to soaping and hp soaping just to liq soap .
  16. J

    Question before first liq soap agttempt.

    Hi all so the recipe I have is for crockpot . I have seen several videos where they added borax is this something I should do? I have The everything soapmaking book and nothing about borax in it, I am not really crazy about adding it if I don't have to. TIA
  17. J

    So where do you get best price lye online

    Thanks all yeah think I'm gonna order from them They are not close to me would be all day round trip. LOl I don't want 50 lb bag I don't soap enough make it cost effective my children would be inheriting it. LOL It took me about two years get thru the 2 lb bottle I have. Again thanks for...
  18. J

    So where do you get best price lye online

    Hi all so I am running low on Lye and need get more so I can soap more. I purchased current lye from aaa but looking for other options. Thinking about essential depo due to s&h would be low in same state as me. Thoughts?
  19. J

    Yellow Soap (Gold)

    Citrus eo s unless they are very strong like your example above tend to have trouble sticking on thier own in my experince . So if using grapefruit I would look for 10x grapefruit eo. Good luck hope it turns out well.
  20. J

    brown patches after curing

    D.O.S stands for dreaded orange spots. When it happens means oil has gone rancid in the soap olive oil sometimes tends to have issue . The Veg oil depending on whats in it could have issue also. Is there a funky smell ?