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  1. L

    Amazing what you find out...

    Good morning, So I decided to read the labels on the on the Soaps I have at home(store brought) Let me preface this by saying I'm vegan and blind to alot! One of my old favorites, which I 6 bars of is made with Tallow! I never knew that or what that was because it's listed as "Sodium...
  2. Kcryss

    Newbie Lessons Learned!

    7 batches of soap under my belt! Yay! Hoping this will help other new soap makers. I still don't have it all figured out, but I think I'm getting closer! Lessons learned from this forum that you will not learn from anywhere else (ex: youtube :)) 1. Olive oil soaps, whether CP or HP need...
  3. M

    hey everyone

    hey there, im new to the forums but i thought this would be a good place for information and all that fun stuff. im not good at these things so ill leave it at that i guess have a great day!
  4. Lizayle

    Best Oils/Butters to Start With

    I've made 5 different batches so far and I know I used the same main ingredients for the last 3 (the first one I know I did something wrong because it's wildly different. I had beeswax, olive oil (EV - which I now know makes things yellow), shea butter and coconut oil. My breakdown has been...
  5. L

    Hi from Chicago IL !

    :-P hello my name is Lauren, Im from Chicago IL i literally started making soap yesterday. Im slightly scared, highly curious, and super excited. I have been interested in soap making for quite some time. I used to buy a lavender handmade soap from a shop near my, the woman who made it told me...
  6. NaturallyYou

    Quick Question

    I am new to soap making and made my first batch from scratch. It turned out great! The only thing is, I don't like the time you have to wait inbetween making it and using it (so the lye becomes non-toxic.) So now im looking into making soap from straight glycerin instead of lye/oil mixtures...