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  1. artemis

    How quickly did you start

    I'm a bull-in-a-china-shop kind of gal. I grew up with my dad saying, "if at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer." So, when I decided to make soap, I bought the NaOH at the Lowe's, found a recipe online, and just tried it. I know there are a few here who also jumped right in, but more...
  2. vedwards

    First batch of CP soap!

    I've been lurking around here and trying to read as many posts as I can. This is a fabulous place! I made my first batch of CP soap and I LOVED it! Its been sitting out to cure for about two weeks now, but I wonder if I've done something wrong - can anyone take a gander and see? The soap is...
  3. Mistsz1

    Is my first soap usable?

    Hey, Yesterday I've made my first ever soap. I used 400 g ( i think this is ~13 oz) lard, 54 g sodium hydroxide ( ~ 1,7 oz) and 120 g water (4 oz). The temperature of both was about 45 C. I've added a bit of fragrance oil at the end. Now it's hard and bright white and smells lovely...