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  1. Garden Gives Me Joy

    Decyl Glucoside in Brine Soap?

    Loving the cleaning effect of brine in soap, except that some friends say that they can notice that it has less lather (which I know is a sore point for some people). Is it possible to add decyl glucoside to soap making (perhaps in the CP lye water)? .. and would decyl glucoside be able to...
  2. Garden Gives Me Joy

    Sodium Gluconate (SG) &/ Citric Acid in Brine Soap to deeply clean oil & dirt

    My #1 aim is to maintain the apparently deep cleansing and oil fighting properties of magnesium, calcium, and potassium in BRINE soap. However, do these same wonderful minerals promote rancidity and soap scum? Furthermore, do chelators like sodium citrate (derived from adding citric acid) and or...
  3. R

    Table Sugar to Increase Lather and Bubbles?

    Have any of you ever used regular granulated sugar to increase the lather and bubbles in a soap recipe? If so, did it work well? I like old-fashioned, 100% lard soap, but want to add a little extra to the lather and bubbles without adding other oils or expensive additives.
  4. Lissa Loo

    Coco glucoside in CP?

    I am wanting to boost the lather in some of my more conditioning recipes that include butters without drying my skin out. I bought Coco Glucoside to try making bubble bars with and I am wondering if anyone has ever tried it in CP. Fearing it will probably overheat, I have not tried it yet.
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