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  1. M

    Goat’s milk M&P base, EO fragrance question(s)

    I’m using a goat milk m&p base (Our Earth’s Secrets) and I want to make a soap with Lavender, Sandalwood, and Lemon Eucalyptus EOs. Do you guys think it would be a good fragrance combination? Its main thing is to help repel mosquitoes. Any advice is welcome and appreciated!
  2. Salsa780

    Benzoyl Peroxide in Soap Bar

    Hello everyone! I’m wanting to make a good, acne-fighting soap bar. I’ve read up on the benefits of benzoyl peroxide in killing acne-causing bacteria, and I know it can be purchased as a powder. I also have super dry skin (especially in winter), so I’m thinking I’d like to use goat’s milk...
  3. BrownRoseEssentials

    Reformulating MP recipe to CP recipe-Beginner Soaper!!

    Hello everyone! This is my first time posting on any type of soap thread, so I just want to say I am happy to have found a community to reach out to for help! I am open to all suggestions, thanks in advance! So, I am reformulating a best selling Turmeric & Vitamin C Beauty Bar (previously a...
  4. A

    Melt and pour soap mixing oils

    Hi, So i am new to soap making melt and pour but i would like to make a soap with different oils such as olive oil, apricot oil. would i be able to do this? and would i need to have a white melt and soap and also a transparent? Thanks
  5. TrueGold

    Does Hot Process Soap Sweat?

    Greetings All And Happy Holidays! Newbie question: Does hot process soap sweat? I'm a melt & pour soap maker and wanting to go into HP (CP is just too long and bothersome for me). My issue with MP soaps are that they are prone to sweating in humid environments like here in Sydney, Australia...
  6. TrueGold

    Help! What are these white bits?!

    Hello Everyone, Newbie here, I'm hoping someone could help me solve what this is (and excuse my naivety!): I've been making MP soap and love the process. I usually do base + fragrance oil + dye and leave them in the mould overnight before taking them out. Then it's packaged in a plastic...
  7. A

    Melt and Pour Colours

    Hello Does anyone use Zenicolor? I’m currently using Zenicolor 5 to colour my soaps and I’m starting to run out of some of the tubes. I’ve been looking at other options in the zenicolor range (zenicolor solo because I don’t use all colours in the zenicolor 5 pack). How does this compare to the...
  8. H

    Melt & Pour Additives

    Can I add cocoa powder and dried mint leaves in my melt and pour soap. I found a recipe that did just that, but I know things aren't always what they seem.
  9. B

    Fragrance for Sea Themed Soap

    I was planning to make some under sea themed soap for my niece on her birthday. But, I dont know what fragrance to use. The only fragrance come to my mind is aqua, but, kids wont like it. I am from India, so, fragrance options are less here. I made a trial soap today, attaching the pic. Can...
  10. 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...
  11. coastmutt

    Hey Beginners! What was your first ever soap attempt?

    Back in the days of pre-covid (ie 2018), my high school self decided to try a good old melt 'n pour peppermint soap! It was an absolute mess to make, overscented, covered in glycerin sweat, and I loved it. After this, I learned how to properly measure my ingredients and started branching out to...
  12. A

    Can you use CP soap as a base for M&P?

    Hi all! I was wondering if you could just make a generic CP soap with very good bubbles and lather, for example 90%Coconut oil, 10% Castor Oil, and some sugar, but NO superfatting, and then just melt it and add 5% of oils purely for conditioning, for example Shea Butter and Olive oil. Would it...
  13. E

    Cp+melt and pour in one batch?

    I've put a layer of melt and pour inside my cp soap twice and both times it made the cp part dry and crumbly. I know melt and pour can pull moisture out of the air so I'm wondering can it pull moisture out if the cp soap too? Do I need to use less lye in my recipe if I plan to do a melt and pour...
  14. C

    Tetra EDTA

    Hi everyone! New member here :) So I’ve been making soaps with melt and pour. Specifically goats milk melt and pour from Stephenson. The base is great to work with and provides a creamy lather but when rinsed off, leaves a stickiness. When my hands are completely dry, that feeling is gone...
  15. WonderfulSoaps

    My first Melt-&-Pour!

    Hey ya`ll! I made my first melt-&-pour soap and im super happy with the result! Im very nervous they will sweat so i've wrapped them in saran wrap and put them in am air tight container, If any one has any tips for packaging more professionally please tell me them all! Anywho, thank you for...
  16. C

    Can i use liquid hand sanitizer for getting the bubbles out of my soap?

    Hi, this might be a silly question but can i use liquid hand sanitizer to pop the bubbles after pouring my soaps? the ingredients are
  17. C

    melt and pour shampoo bars, which oils to use?

    Hi! I'd like to make melt and pour shampoo bars but I'm having a hard time understanding which oils I can use. I have: coconut oil sweet almond oil avocado oil olive oil grapeseed oil jojoba oil I usually use clear glycerin soap base or aloe vera base. I would love any tips or suggestions for...
  18. H

    Epsom salt soap

    Hello, I want to make Epsom salt soap with a melt and pour base. I know you can use seas salt, but wondering if anyone has any experience doing this. Does the salt dissolve? Or do I need a suspension base? What's the ratio, should I just follow the same % as oils? Also does anyone know the...
  19. Stephd31

    Translucent and Opaque soap - how is it done?

    Hi Everyone, I have long been obsessed with opaque and translucent soaps together. So I have been working on making translucent soap without burning down the house, but working with everclear does terrify me. Have any of you done this type of soap? Is it just transparent soap poured on top...
  20. Saponomancer

    Melt and Pour D20s

    I had a lot of fun making these! I thought I'd share. The mold was made with Ecoflex 00-30 Super Soft Platinum Silicone, and Its my very first custom mold. I'm using WSP's detergent free melt & pour base, in clear, with their stained glass violet liquid color, and super sparkle mica, and...