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  1. Garden Gives Me Joy

    Dish Soap Paste

    I want to attempt dish soap paste that is kept in a bowl at the sink. This is my recipe. PKO, 100% Caustic Soda(s): NaOH @ 80% and; KOH @ 20% Lye concentration @ 35% Caustic soda discount @ 0%. (MIght consider something like -0.5%, if useful) Glycerine @ 5% SG @ 1% Since my location has a...
  2. S

    Making pure glycerin

    Hi everyone! First time posting and I’m not sure if it’s even in the right place! Lol apologies if I am! I am relatively new to soap making but I am looking to extract pure glycerin from soap, like the kind of glycerin you buy to make your own glycerin soap from scratch mixed with alcohol etc...
  3. C

    Homemade glycerine help

    I'm trying to learn how to make edible lace for my parents 50th anniversary cake. I've decided to learn to make it rather then buy and one recipe I found uses glycerine. I then found out I can make my own glycerine and use the soap that it seperates from... win win! However, I tried using the...
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    On the Chemistry of Liquid Soap Making Processes...

    Hello Soap Making Forum! This is my first post on the site (although I have been lurking in the shadows for some time now lol). I should start by saying what an excellent resource this site is for soap makers, with such detailed content and expert opinions. Great work everyone! :) I am a bit...
  5. K

    Glycerine based extracts

    Hi all, I'm in the midst of trying to formulate a HP bar soap or three that will encorporate some plant extracts. The problem is that the extracts are only available as glycetracts/glycerin based ones. I'm thinking of using them at around 1% of the soap weight but I'm not sure on what effect...
  6. T

    A Newbie's LS Gylcerine Experience

    First of all let me just say when i say newbie i really mean im a newbie to soaping in general and this is my first experience in dealing with soap of any kind. so yesterday i tried to make my first LS using the glycerine method The Oils i used was 5% castor oil 30% Coconut Oil 65% Olive Oil...