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    “Emulsified” body scrub formulation STABILITY FAIL - Help!

    Hi guys! I am new to this site and I found the threads very useful to me for gaining more knowledge. I am from Indonesia and I am planning to start my small business of body scrubs. I have been formulating for about three months now but I cannot seem to get the right formulation that is FIT for...
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    Aloe Vera liquid vs juice

    Hi! I’m wondering the difference between aloe liquid is and aloe juice? I want to make sugar scrub cubes with Shea butter and aloe but Idk which product to purchase. I’d like to try and make a dupe of the Harper + Ari because I love their consistency and texture. If anyone has any tips in that...
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    My Favorite Salt Scrub

    This has become my absolute favorite for using anytime I take a shower or a soak in the tub. It's hydrating, a great exfoliant, and leaves you silky smooth as well as making your skin somewhat hydrophobic. It makes a fairly large jar of the stuff too. 4 cups salt (I like to mix sea salt and...
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    Emulsified Sugar Scrub, emulsifier (& Olivem) questions

    Hi there, everyone! My name is Stacie, and I've been a lurker for quite a while now. My daughter and I love crafting together, so we make bath and body products for ourselves and friends (mainly bath bombs, shower fizzies, and sugar scrubs). We've tried the regular "oily" scrubs as well as the...
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    Suggestions for scrub bars

    I've tried twice to make a bar with a sugar scrub component, but it seems the sugar melts. I've tried melt and pour with olive oil base and with goat milk base. Last time I added a lot of sugar and waited til soap was already thickening and same result: no sugar granules.Any suggestions?
  6. Soapandso

    Bath Bomb Cupcake

    Hi there, I ahve been trying to make a melt and pour soap that I can have as a scrub soap (with sugar) and pipe onto the top of bath bomb bases. I think I use foaming bath butter with melt and pour for a piped soap that hardens but do you know how much sugar I add and will it remain in a state...
  7. Preyanka

    Emulsified Soap Scrub/Palm-free emulsifier

    Does anyone have a recipe for a scrubby cleanser that cleans, exfoliates, and leaves the skin slightly oily, like a sugar scrub? Also, the only TRULY palm oil-free e-wax I've found is Glyceryl Stearate Citrate. Has anyone tried this? Thanks in advance for your advice and expertise:)