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  1. A

    Pine tar Soap question

    Hi all I am trying to make my own pine tar Soap because I absolutely love the smell of it! I have found this recipe but I'm Vegan so don't want to use the Lard, would anyone be able to help me workout what I replace it with (no palm either) I am thinking the coconut oil and Shea could be...
  2. Essential7

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  3. L

    Amazing what you find out...

    Good morning, So I decided to read the labels on the on the Soaps I have at home(store brought) Let me preface this by saying I'm vegan and blind to alot! One of my old favorites, which I 6 bars of is made with Tallow! I never knew that or what that was because it's listed as "Sodium...
  4. D

    Veggie or vegan friendly soap ideas

    I’d like to try making a veggie/vegan friendly soap without using palm oil as the hard fat, any help appreciated with suggestions thank you 🙏🏻
  5. David Christopher


    im not sure how this thread gonna turn out but ... here it goes Ok using Crisco in my soap. I know it’s awful to take internal heath wise ( but it does make good fried chicken) 1) Is it vegan friendly (using the vegetable oil version) 2)It has palm oil in it .. anyone know if it’s the...
  6. KiwiSoap

    Starting My Soaping Journey

    Hallo All, I've been lurking and scanning through the forums for a while and have picked out a few recipes I thought I'd like to try. Where to start, where to start? I'm certainly overthinking things but seeing the helpful guidance given to others (before and after the soap flows) I thought I'd...
  7. Dean

    Vegan Palm Free Soap

    Post your favorite vegan and palm-free recipe. Mine is here.
  8. KimT2au

    Will something I saw in th hp forum work for liquid soap?

    Hi all I was reading through a thread for hp soap and they were talking about adding sugar for increased bubbles and yoghurt for it's other qualities. Given that liquid soap uses KOH rather than lye do you think the addition of sugar would have the same outcome. I was also considering adding...
  9. Richard Perrine

    Transparent Soap Adventures

    NO Stearic Acid. NO Ethanol (alcohol). NO Sodium Lactate. VEGAN/ORGANIC Transparent Soap Test! Okay. I feel, after a few days of tweaking and researching, that I have a transparent soap that is alcohol, stearic-acid, SL, etc. FREE! :) I have posted pics of my most recent failures (translucent...
  10. C

    Hello it’s Courtney

    Hi everyone! Just wanted to introduce myself. I’m a model in Nyc and started making soap and beauty products with a biochemist friend. I decided I wanted to make skincare and beauty products that were healthier. My job on a day to day basis is having chemical after chemical smeared onto my face...
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    Recipe review

    Can you lovely soap makers review this recipe before I begin please. Vegan and palm free here! Olive oil 57% (9.12 oz) Coconut Oil- 25% (4.00 oz) Cocoa Butter 12% (1.92oz) Castor Oil 6% (.96oz) 1-3% Sodium Lactate 8% superfat also included the lye calculation image, does everything...
  12. D

    Vegan pomade recipe questions

    Hi all, First time posting (and I'm not sure this is the right forum). I've been making my own soap and hair product for over a year now. The pomade I use is made of soy wax, Shea Butter, and Castor oil. I find that if I use enough soy wax to get the hold I want for coarse hair, the end...
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    First Post HP Soap Problem

    Ok, to start I'm a newbie on this forum. I make HP soaps because I don't have the space to have 100's of bars of soap curing. My recipies are all based on CP soaps and have always worked out well. I always used a lard based recipies. My niece is a vegan so she wanted me to go all plant based...
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    sustainable palm oil

    It's very difficult to find palm oil suppliers that are certified by the RSPO. Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil. Dies anyone know what suppliers out there are certified? Preferrably companies that sell in smaller quantities.
  15. S

    question about labeling melt and pour soap

    I have been making melt and pour soaps for about a year. I needed to quit my job to focus on my college studies full time. The soap making started out as a hobby but soon became a little money on the side. I already sold some soaps to family and friends but would like to start selling online...