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  1. Garden Gives Me Joy

    Silicone mold size cavity effecting hardening process

    I believe I am seeing a patter across 3 slightly different brine soap batches so far with these molds. I pour a single batter into both (that smaller for samples). However, I notice that the small sample bars take considerably longer than the large ones to harden enough before I can unmold. Is...
  2. S

    New to the Forum! Hello, questions on Clear M&P bases

    -Hey to anyone reading this and thanks. I recently started a journey to create a cosmetic product with my fiance. The product is a “soap brow”. -Im looking to make a hard soap that has a stickiness and sets dry when combined with a small amount of water. -the soap bases i have tried are...
  3. D

    Beginner Soap Maker

    Hi! First I want to say thank you to all of you who graciously answer questions because forums on this site have me the confidence and knowledge to start making soap. As with all things science, many factors play a part in the finished product and changing even one factor may result in a...
  4. Garden Gives Me Joy

    Can rebatching firm / harden soap?

    Can rebatching with the following ingredients (alone or in combination) harden soft soap, with little or no additional liquid or oil? Although already 1 year old, some of my old soap is still soft to the extent that a little force can be used to eventually mash it up at room temperature with a...
  5. Madelyn Cole

    How hard is hard?

    Hello! Most store bought bar soaps are hard to the touch, meaning there is no give. I personally like this quality, but I'm unsure how to achieve this in CP soap. I've read a lot about the various soap properties - hardness, cleansing, bubbly etc. and have learned that solid oils greatly...
  6. KimT2au

    Soap had hard centre

    Hi all A couple of years ago my family and I went on an big overseas holiday and took 3 cruises (yes, I guess that is greedy but it was our first holiday in about 14 ears and we had saved like demons to be able to afford it.). We noticed that on all the boats all of the soaps were gorgeous to...