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biarine

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My 100% coconut soap is thin and I’ve try to thicken it with salt but it didn’t work. 61E55AC6-7777-4BB3-B3CB-1DAB0FA87017.jpeg
 

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While it's true that salt brine works quite well to thicken LS high in Olive Oil or HO oils, it doesn't work for LS that contains over 20% coconut oil. For that, there are other options. To learn more, go here:

Alaiyna B Blogspot

That site has a lot of other useful info for beginning LS'ers as well.

For what it's worth, I make 100% coconut oil LS at 0% SF, 3:1 water to KOH ratio, and dilute the paste at a ratio of 40% soap to 60% water. This results in a consistency similar to commercial washing detergent, which is fine for laundry, foamers, and the Orange Spray Cleaner I make for wiping up my greasy range top and counters.

HTH :goodbye1:
 
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While it's true that salt brine works quite well to thicken LS high in Olive Oil or HO oils, it doesn't work for LS that contains over 20% coconut oil. For that, there are other options. To learn more, go here:

Alaiyna B Blogspot

That site has a lot of other useful info for beginning LS'ers as well.

For what it's worth, I make 100% coconut oil LS at 0% SF, 3:1 water to KOH ratio, and dilute the paste at a ratio of 40% soap to 60% water. This results in a consistency similar to commercial washing detergent, which is fine for laundry, foamers, and the Orange Spray Cleaner I make for wiping up my greasy range top and counters.

HTH :goodbye1:
Yes it’s very thin like water. Someone told me to use Cocamidopropyl betaine.
 

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Watery liquid soap is just the nature of the beast. LOL Once you accept that, and if it cleans well and lathers like a mad dog, then you don't mind so much. 😁 I'm sorry, I can't help you with Cocamidopropyl betaine. I've never used it.
 

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Watery liquid soap is just the nature of the beast. LOL Once you accept that, and if it cleans well and lathers like a mad dog, then you don't mind so much. 😁 I'm sorry, I can't help you with Cocamidopropyl betaine. I've never used it.
Yes it’s very cleaning lol. I think because I’ve been using a store bought for a long time that’s why I feel strange to have a dish soap that thin.
thank you ❤
 

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I Find 100% CO soap sets up super fast and hard. It produces a thin trace, but is hard in 12 hours. I'm adding pumice to make River Rock soap.

30% super fat. I have found I MUST force gel.
 

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