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    Low water discount in HP soap?

    Have you tried a low-water discount in hot process and liked the result? Was it too difficult to plop into rectangular molds? I use a high-water for a looser consistency for plopping into molds. But, I'm running into glycerin rivers, and am wanting to switch to low-water to reduce rivers...
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    Beeswax soapers...thoughts on candelilla wax..?

    I have a bunch of candelilla wax and recently saw it can add firmness to my soap. Beeswax is a bit more common in soaps than candelilla, and I'm wondering if any beeswax users have tried candelilla? Did you like it in your soaps? I have a few HP crocks coming up I will try candililla at...
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    Where to find high-temp HDPE? For master batching lye water?

    I just read in Kenna Cole's (wonderful) ebook on master batching that HDPE is best for lye water because it holds up excellently. I also just checked an MSDS on lye and it confirms HDPE is best (for airtight storage). Do you know of any high-temp-safe HDPE buckets? For purposes of mixing...