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  1. Nicolesica

    Let’s Talk Soap Dough

    Ok, so I’ve searched the forum but haven’t found the answers I’m looking for. 1. Does soap dough stay pliable if wrapped in Saran Wrap, say if you wanted to make a large batch to use later, or do you have to make it batch by batch? 2. Does anyone have videos or websites they can direct me to...
  2. Nicolesica

    Soap cutter

    Hi all! I have been looking at getting a good “push-thru” cutter here in the near future. Unfortunately, I have a $100 budget. Currently I use just single 3.5lb molds, and have the R.E.D cutter from essential depot—which I love. But, I am hoping to branch off into slab molds here soon & I...
  3. Suchisam

    Hi I'm new!

    Hi my name's Sam, I'm from Montreal and I've recently become fascinated with soapmaking. As a kid I had a huge closet and that's where my "lab" was. Now I feel like I'm doing it for real, especially with my safety goggles and gloves I look like a mad scientist. I have a binder filled with notes...
  4. D

    Cocoa butter advice please

    I opened my Shea butter today to discover cocoa butter instead, can’t return it as the Amazon window has closed so I’m going to give it a go. Some advice though please - does it lose its smell in soap? If not what fragrances work well with it? - what kind of bar does it make? I use shea up to...
  5. WonderfulSoaps

    My first Melt-&-Pour!

    Hey ya`ll! I made my first melt-&-pour soap and im super happy with the result! Im very nervous they will sweat so i've wrapped them in saran wrap and put them in am air tight container, If any one has any tips for packaging more professionally please tell me them all! Anywho, thank you for...
  6. WonderfulSoaps

    Temparture for lye and oils?

    Alright so I wanted to ask about the temperature of lye and oils, do they need to be certain degrees of each other? Do they need to be within certain temperatures? I thought the requirements I had were for safety but from my last post it looks like it a matter of opinion? I do not know and would...
  7. WonderfulSoaps

    Hi! Im new And I made my first Bar!

    Hello everyone! My name is Felicity and I just got into the soap making hobby. Like many other people I found Royalty Soaps on YouTube and loved it! I quickly wanted to try my hand at it. To be honest the lye part of cold process soap really scares me but I was able to make my first soap! I used...
  8. Emily4028

    First cocoa butter soap

    Hi all, I’m a beginner looking to make a conditioning soap with a creamy lather that leaves skin feeling super soft. I came up with the following recipe using soapcalc and several forums on this site. It’s my first time using cocoa butter. I just tried it after 1 week of curing (I couldn’t...
  9. Rebel Swan

    Looking for newbie recipes (with specifics)

    I am very interested in making my own soap, both for my own personal use as well as for gifting. I've been very happy with purchased (supposedly) homemade goat's milk soap. I'm not particular as for ingredients; I don't have any concerns or restrictions regarding homeopathic, vegan, etc...
  10. jamal


    Greetings to all. I made soap and I added 30% sulfur powder after trace . in cp . Is this procedure is safe or not? I love making soap in the cp . I ask your advice .
  11. R

    Total Newbie!

    Hi there, Thank you for letting me join the group. I have been talked into making my sons christmas gifts for his school friends and he wants to make soap for the girls! Now I am a crafty person, though my love is fabric, I wont say no to trying this out, even though it fills me with...
  12. M

    Help A Newbie Out?

    Thanks in advance for any and all info anybody can give me! I've been looking around online at soap recipes and I wasn't quite sure what kinds of oils I should be using. SOOOOO I went to my local health food store (I'd kind of prefer to stick to organic, non GMO stuff) and they had coconut...
  13. Kimberly6891

    Soap Molds

    Good Morning I did a little bit of searching and didn't find a thread that was already started about this topic, so I hope I didn't miss it, but I have to find out a little bit of information. I have only been actually MAKING soap for the past 2-3 months. In fact, I read a TON about it...
  14. S

    Advice please......

    I was thinking about making a Castille batch (my first) and was wondering if a pomace/evoo blend would be ok to use cos thats all I've got at the moment?