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  1. B

    2 year old soap, its gradual water loss during cure & beyond

    I originally replied in this thread here, because someone asked about curing soaps/waterloss. Since I already have a bar of soap I have kept track of over the last 2 years and 4 months I thought it could be nice to make a separate thread. This is just for a bit of fun. I am not a scientist nor...
  2. P

    3% lye discount miscalculation, help!

    So I am practicing for a soap exam. And for the life of me cant understand why the answer to this problem is 149. I keep getting 209. What am I missing. Could anyone enlighten me how to get there? Take the SAP values of coconut, palm, and olive oils to be 256.5, 199.5, and 190 milligrams...
  3. E

    Fragrance oil

    I've spent the last couple of weeks getting used to making soap with no fragrance to get the skills of mixing and piping, now I want to use fragrance oils so do I have to substitute some of my oils for the fragrance or just add it to my existing recipe with no modifications?
  4. F

    KOH accuracy in liquid bases with multiple fats

    Hi everyone! This is my first post to the forum and I'm very happy to share company with many veteran soap makers. I am a complete novice (I've made four batches of mild liquid soap in the last two months) and new to this space, so PLEASE forgive my ignorance as I build a working knowledge of...
  5. Meltiongson

    My Dream Soap Recipe

    Hey everyone. Im just a newbie in soap making world and I really need your help on formulating my very first soap recipe. It includes shea butter, cocoa butter, emu oil, argan oil, rosehip oil, coconut oil, avocado oil, jojoba oil and goats milk. Please guys, can anyone help me? :sad: this is...
  6. L

    Basic PO free soap recipe for beginner?

    Hi everyone, I'm a complete newbie to the site and the world of soap making! This forum is a godsend! I've been reading up all about the CP process and I've just got a lovely new book through and am hoping to make my first soap very soon. However, I'm not sure how to go about formulating...