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  1. Sweet Potato Soapl

    I made Onion Aloe Vera Soap

    And I'm GLAD I did. I make most of my soap from tallow rendered during cooking for the "To Live Crew", and foods I eat. Any way I over processed my hair and it broke clean off at the scalp😳 I learned onion juice due to its high sulfur content would help my hair grow back stronger and faster, and...
  2. 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...
  3. Handmade embeds for my gentlemans soap

    Handmade embeds for my gentlemans soap

    Hand moulded hats and 'stashes
  4. Iluminameluna

    Huge soleseif error I don't know how I can fix.

    Earlier this week, I created a modified version of a recipe I've already made before. A lard/OO/CO76/Castor (%: 50/30/15/5). I include a photo of my printed recipe with notes, because it illustrates the glaring mistake I made that I didn't see until just now. My oil percentages (amounts) are ALL...
  5. A

    Why is my soap green and no color was added?

    Hey guys!! I recently tried a new recipe for a neem oil baby soap and when I went to cut the soap and noticed the inside was GREEN. Again no colorant was used at all. Please help!!!!
  6. Wooden Wick

    Meet The Wooden Wick Co. - a marketplace for all your SUPER SOAP SUPPLIES!

    Looking for elevated, eco-friendly soap making supplies? Check out our Makers Marketplace where you’ll find everything you need to make one-of-a-kind, all-natural, nourishing hand and body soaps. Our luxury Melt + Pour Soap Bases are filled with sustainably sourced, natural ingredients, and...
  7. S

    How to make soap dough?!

    I have been searching it seems forever and I cannot figure out how to make soap dough! The information I found said to use your usual recipe, and I want to use my usual recipe but I don’t know what I am supposed to do different to turn it into soap dough. Also.. does it harden? I want to make...
  8. veron

    Trace point in soap structure

    Hi, I'm new around here, and I'm just starting my recipes. I want to ask if the degree of trace has any impact on the structure of the crystal to be formed over time and is related to the final quality of the soap. Thanks.
  9. D

    Seamoss: Will it survive?

    I am preparing to make a seamoss soap for the first time. I've prepared a seamoss gel to incorporate into the soap as part of my water weight. I am aware that many people have successfully made seamoss soap but I'm wondering if it's a good use of expensive seamoss. My concern is that the sodium...
  10. Olive Oil Based Soap

    Olive Oil Based Soap

    This is a cold process soap with an olive oil base, I've added Orange and Lemon essential oils, as well as a Cherry Fragrance oil.
  11. Olive Oil Based Soap

    Olive Oil Based Soap

    This is a cold process soap with an olive oil base, I've added Orange and Lemon essential oils, as well as a Cherry Fragrance oil.
  12. K

    ISO Cigar Band Label Template

    Hello all! I have been scouring the internet (including this forum) but can not find a cigar band label template that will work for my soap. My soap is about 10 cm wide, 5 cm high and 2.5 cm thick Cigar band labels seem to be pretty common - how did you guys design your label? What...
  13. MommaBsoap

    New Soap Maker.

    Good morning from Pennsylvania! I am 100% new to soap making. I am here to learn a the ins the outs and the nitty-gritty of soap making! I am especially interested in making breastmilk soap. I have a stash that my daughter will no longer drink. Any guidance or help is GREATLY appreciated. Thank you!
  14. TurtleK

    Allergies—Learning to Make Soap

    Hello everyone, This is my first time posting on this website. I’m pretty new here; I have been lurking for a few weeks and I’m still learning how to get around the site. I’m wanting to learn to make my own soap. I’m really creative and love making things and I think I could have fun with it...
  15. D

    Help! Ginger too strong

    I made a fun Ginger, Carrot and Turmeric Soap for your face. I used homemade ginger tea as part of my lye water solution. I did a lather test and the antiseptic properties of Ginger is very strong right now on my skin. Should I expect it to become more gentle with curing since the water will...
  16. D

    Beginner Soap Maker

    Hi! First I want to say thank you to all of you who graciously answer questions because forums on this site have me the confidence and knowledge to start making soap. As with all things science, many factors play a part in the finished product and changing even one factor may result in a...
  17. M

    Making shampoo & conditioners

    Hey, everyone!! I was wondering if anyone make shampoo and conditioner? This is something that I'm hitting a wall with like everytime. I've made liquid soap but how do I go about making shampoo?? Conditioner?? What do I add to make it gentle on your scalp? My hair is very brittle right because...
  18. R

    Help! White streaks/spots in soap

    Hello everyone! I’ve been making soap for a few months now, and I keep getting batches with white spots on them. I think it’s either titanium dioxide or kaolin clay. Any ideas? How can I prevent it in the future? Thanks In advance!
  19. B

    EO in dog soap

    Hi, I have recently started making soap and made a recipe for a dog shampoo. When it is slightly more cured, I am going to test the pH to make sure it is right for dogs but until then, I was wondering about the dosage of essential oils. I've made a lavender scented loaf, where I steeped dried...
  20. Z

    Extremely thick trace in a basic, lard soap after 2 seconds.

    Hi guys, as I said in the title I was making simple, basic lard soap following this video: - 140g water - 67g sodium hydroxide - 500g lard After adding a lye solution into an oil, and starting a stick blender, it became incredibly thick and dark(ish) colored in literally two seconds. The...