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  1. WickedKris

    Palm Oil - Did I ruin my soap?

    Ok so I bought a bucket of Palm oil. Never used it before & just wanted to try it out in a few batches. I have memory issues lately and it didn't dawn on me that I'd need to hear up the whole bucket and then measure out what I needed. So I just scooped from the top. Is my soap ruined? I don't...
  2. Saby

    Walmart GV Shortening.

    I was considering using the Walmart GV Shortening, tallow, palm from Walmart, but (Great Value Prepared from Meat Fats & Vegetable Oils Shortening) there is no palm in the ingredients list. Ingredients: BEEF TALLOW, LARD, HYDROGENATED BEEF TALLOW, SOYBEAN OIL, MONO- AND DIGLYCERIDES, BHA AND...
  3. Iluminameluna

    Narrowing Soap Ings

    I'm closing in to a good soap recipe but I'm now having an issue. Here's what I'm wanting to try: OO 50% Palm/soy oil 20% CO76 10% Palm, hydro 20% SF: 5% Water: lye 2:1 Maybe some honey for added suds. Here's my issue: The palm/soy combo is a local veg oil that's 70/30 palm and soy. The...
  4. A

    Substituting Palm Oil for current recipe

    Hi everyone, I'm pretty new to soap making (have only made one batch!). I took a class and the teacher gave us a handout with a bunch of recipes. I'd like to try the following recipe but without palm oil. Is there a straight substitution I could try? like olive oil? It's for a moisture bar...