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  1. Garden Gives Me Joy

    Rice Milk in Bastile Soap @ 10 months

    Here is the image of a 10-month old test soap I made for experimentation purposes using my Bastile recipe along with what I call my 'condensed' rice milk. No smell of rancidity, not even faint. While no mold growing on the soap, the place where one corner touched the container has a dark outline...
  2. sapphire74

    The bottom of my soap turned yellow with yellowish spots. What happened?

  3. Sophiemophie

    What are these yellow blobs?

    Hi. I recently made a batch of soap using olive oil, coconut oil, Shea butter, castor oil and sunflower oil. I coloured it using green mica powder which I mixed with almond oil and added to the oils before I added the lye. The oils and lye were around 120 degrees and I reduced the water in my...
  4. Mobjack Bay

    Yellow African Shea Butter Soap

    I made soap last night using yellow African Shea butter purchased on a whim at Walmart (link to product). At only 10% of the recipe, it produced a lovely pale yellow soap. Has anyone else used yellow Shea? I haven’t been able to turn up much about it on SMF. The container lists the...
  5. sanjosedave

    HP Hex shaped almond peach

    This is the 2nd batch of HP soap I've made. I built a hex shaped mold out of wood and hinges and covered with heat resistant mylar (10 mil thick). The soap really stuck to the mylar though and I had to use quite a bit of force to separate the column of soap from the mold causing me to...