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  1. bat755

    INCI, oils and lye or saponified?

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the forum. I've been examining the labels of various soaps to gain a better grasp of their compositions. I'm curious about why, in some cases, I observe oils, water and sodium hydroxide listed as ingredients, whereas in others, I notice saponified oils without sodium...
  2. S

    How should I list Shea butter in ingredients?

    Hey there; I have a neem soap with hemp and Shea butter. I list my ingredients in the following manner: Saponified coconut oil, olive oil, neem oil, shea butter... Blah blah, etc. I used to list sodium hydroxide as an ingredient but one of my favorite customers asked me whether it was...
  3. B

    Lots of newbie questions!

    Hi everyone! I'm very new to this forum, and quite new in the soap making business. Actually, I have never made soap before and I should be getting my first pounds of MP soap in the mail soon, and I'm quite nervous (still very excited though!) I ordered the mango butter melt and pour base...