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  1. Lucidcat2

    Dental soap

  2. Lucidcat2

    Dental soap

    I used stevia powder in a lip balm I made one time & it tasted awesome except the colour made it look mouldy.
  3. Lucidcat2

    Dental soap

    Okay, I made a 4 oz batch using peppermint extract instead of eo. I used honey also instead of xylitol because it is more natural & I don't want to find out the hard way that I have an intolerance to xylitol (I have a lot of allergies). However, I did CP it, so, I'll hold off trying it for as...
  4. Lucidcat2

    Dental soap

    What about if you used extracts that you'd use in cooking or baking? Like peppermint extract or what-have-you?
  5. Lucidcat2

    Shampoo Bar - Thanks Lindy!!

    Wow, this is an incredibly informative post on shampoo bars! I tried the no poo method with acv rinse almost 2 years ago & it was okay, but, I just couldn't get used to not lathering my hair. So, I hopped back & forth between commercial shampoo & no poo for a while until I started making my own...
  6. Lucidcat2

    I survived making my 1st beer soap

    That's a great looking soap!
  7. Lucidcat2

    Salt Bar with Avocado Oil

    I think they look gorgeous!
  8. Lucidcat2

    Dental soap

    That was the old way of thinking. I saw my dentist a few years ago & mentioned a mark on one of my teeth. She said it was sort of like a scar from a tooth that had started to form a cavity & then healed itself. I asked her to clarify. I'd always been told that you couldn't "heal" a cavity. But...
  9. Lucidcat2

    Red wine facial soap w/ oat flour - Recipe advice

    Interesting! It looks lovely.
  10. Lucidcat2

    "newbie" trying to figure out recipes

    Wow Carolyn, that's impressive! (And thanks!)
  11. Lucidcat2

    "newbie" trying to figure out recipes

    Sorry Skatergirl, I should have been more specific. Chicklett's posted the link to it anyways.:)
  12. Lucidcat2

    Instead of standing for hours steaming bars...

    That sounds more like body issues than locale issues. I grew up in a burb of Vancouver & don't have any such issues, neither do any of my friends. Def some body or cleanliness issue.
  13. Lucidcat2

    castile soap

    Yes, I will be looking for an alternative. I might just melt down some of the bits of my own soap, stick blend them & try that.
  14. Lucidcat2

    castile soap

    I was using dish detergent for a short time, & before that a thicker liquid soap & had not had the problem of the soap going off. So far it has been only with the Bronner's. As I mentioned, the problem I've had with the other liquid soaps has been the pump getting a bit sticky which is why I...
  15. Lucidcat2

    Just "Plain Lye Soap"

    My understanding of "plain old lye soap" is that it's simply lard, lye & water. I have a couple of friends with minor skin problems who will only use "plain lye soap". I like the looks of your recipe though!
  16. Lucidcat2

    Instead of standing for hours steaming bars...

    Oh wow. I think I'd keep moving if I saw somebody using a sock to clean a product that I was considering buying. Hopefully they only use the sock for soap! Thanks!
  17. Lucidcat2

    castile soap

    Yes, I find the pump can get a bit sticky with thicker liquids, or even too much of the thin liquid. For virtually any other purpose, I definitely prefer a thicker liquid though.
  18. Lucidcat2

    castile soap

    I bought a small bottle of Dr Bronner's to use in my soap pump, I am very unimpressed with it. At the time, I DID think I was purchasing a Castile soap (I have been the wiser for a while!) but, the next issue I have with it, is it does seem to go off in the pump. I'm using the lavender scented...
  19. Lucidcat2

    Instead of standing for hours steaming bars...

    What do you polish the bars with? A nylon?
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