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  1. bobbychandra

    I failed my soap twice in 2 days

    I'm sorry for my bad english. I'm from indonesia. I speak in indonesia n javanese everyday. 🙂 Yesterday i made 2 batch of soap. Its my first time using sodium lactate on my soap. I'm using the same formula but different addictive (fragrance, mica and natural powder) for the both soap Lye conct...
  2. L

    Understanding crumbly soap

    Hi there, I made a batch yesterday and pour into mold almost without trace at all. However it was well emulsified. My stick blender burned out a few days ago and had to blend with a paint mixer which makes hours for tracing a cold process castille soap. Next day while unmolding, all around the...
  3. glendam

    Crumbly soft soap

    I made some soap using a slow moving recipe (link below). Lye was at 89 F and oils at 95. It cracked on top after 24 hours. It did not gel though, and they weren’t deep cracks. I used 2% sodium lactate instead of 1% like usual from the recipe calculator amount given. I used EDTA too though...
  4. PJ Oleham

    Hello Soapers!

    My name is PJ. I am from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. My passion is urban gardening and homesteading. I am new to soaping. Very new! I just made my second batch of soap and I am sooooo hooked! Sadly though, my second batch crumbled when I starting cutting it. I googled "why does my home made soap...
  5. dkleinert1

    Chalky Soap????

    So I am frustrated....I know this has happened to me in the past, and I don't remember why it happened. I had to take about a 10 year break from making soap to care for my husband who was very ill. I made my first batches of soap (4) in 10 years in December, and they were perfect. However, I...