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    Which OO works best for your soap as per your own personal experience?

    Hi! Basically I want your perspective on which OO you use in your soap and how it works best for you. Ive been using cold pressed olive oil in most of my recipes and the quality of soaps is great, the only problem is it’s a bit too expensive imo. Ive also tried pomace which is cost friendly but...
  2. R

    What % of argan oil to use in shampoo?

    Hi, I hope this is posted in the right section, I couldn't see anything specifically for shampoo. I'm looking to add argan oil to my shampoo but most people just seem to say 'add a few drops' or something vague like that. I was hoping to find a more accurate figure like a percentage to use...
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    melt and pour shampoo bars, which oils to use?

    Hi! I'd like to make melt and pour shampoo bars but I'm having a hard time understanding which oils I can use. I have: coconut oil sweet almond oil avocado oil olive oil grapeseed oil jojoba oil I usually use clear glycerin soap base or aloe vera base. I would love any tips or suggestions for...
  4. K

    Carrier oil for EO AND FO?

    Hello y’all! I’m a newbie here. I’ve been making a few different bath products and I did learn long ago that my essential oils need a carrier oil. I have always just assumed that my fragrance oils need a carrier oil as well. I just realized I have no idea if that’s true. I did Google but I...
  5. DianaMoon

    A Little Essential Oil Levity

    Zany in Co suggested that I use my ridiculously huge stock of jojoba oil, bought years ago for some reason I now can't recall, as a carrier oil for other EOs. Someone else suggested I buy Peru balsam as a sub for vanilla EO. I did. It was thick & resinous, so I diluted it with the jojoba. It...
  6. A

    Dilution Ratio

    I was wondering if anyone knew of a good dilution rate for essential oils in a carrier oil. Say for instance if I have my EOs of lemon, sweet orange, and patchouli, what rate would I dilute it at to make it any easier to handle FO so to speak. I got a lot of inspiration from a woman here...