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    Question on using alternative liquids in cold process soapmaking

    Hi all! I have a question regarding using alternative liquids in soapmaking as im new to the field. Usually, I’ll add the lye water into the oils around 45-50 deg celcius. For alternative liquids, online instructions usually recommend this step to be around 30 deg celcius. I understand that some...
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    Herbal Colorant Natural Colorant Tea

    Today's experiment was to see how different herbal colorants work when you make a tea from them and then use the tea for your water for the lye solution. Today, I used Madder Root. It's suggested that you can add this herb (also Indigo) to lye solution and then filter it out, so I figured if...