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  1. jeanemarie

    Managing fragrance oils with vanilla/vanillin

    I'm relatively new to soapmaking & this forum but have come up with a question that might be of interest to other newbies. I am making a 76oz batch of coffee themed/scented soap. It will be divided into thirds - dark brown, light brown and white. My FO smells fantastic but discolors to dark...
  2. sarahsartaj

    Vanilla Stabilizer affecting scent?

    Hi peeps, I made some MP soap yesterday with some vanilla stabilizer and a peaches n cream fragrance oil. However, I noticed that it didn’t smell like the soaps I had previously made without VS... do you think the VS takes away certain notes of the fragrance?
  3. Todd Ziegler

    Homemade Vanilla color stabilizer (VCS) summary

    Here is the recipe for the homemade VCS which we are affectionately calling "Zigali's color stabilizer or ZCS for short" the acrynim will help distinguish between the homemade and those you buy through a retailer. The recipe of 3 oz metabisulfate and 3 oz thiosulfate in 10 oz water translates...