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I never thought I'd like a soap so much that is free of scent & color! as life go's it teaches us to never say "never" cause that can change. I tried my soap I created couple months back I named "naked" being a basic soap w/ no additives, just skin lovin oat milk & colloidal oatmeal, with basic fats & oils' & I absolutely love it. basic & simplicity is what makes it wonderful.
 

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I never thought I'd like a soap so much that is free of scent & color! as life go's it teaches us to never say "never" cause that can change. I tried my soap I created couple months back I named "naked" being a basic soap w/ no additives, just skin lovin oat milk & colloidal oatmeal, with basic fats & oils' & I absolutely love it. basic & simplicity is what makes it wonderful.
Thanks for the link!
 
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Thanks for the info. I'm familiar with beer and sugar, but still have the original question that hasn't been answered, which is whether colloidal oatmeal has any effect on lather.
I would say yes’ simple because Colloidal oatmeal is a form of starch which turns to sugar. If you want to get an extra boost of bubbles adding sugar or a form of starch which turns to sugar, will increase Bubbles. Hope this helps.
 
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I never thought I'd like a soap so much that is free of scent & color! as life go's it teaches us to never say "never" cause that can change. I tried my soap I created couple months back I named "naked" being a basic soap w/ no additives, just skin lovin oat milk & colloidal oatmeal, with basic fats & oils' & I absolutely love it. basic & simplicity is what makes it wonderful.
I'm getting ready to make some soap with oatmeal. About how much colloidal oatmeal or oat flour would you suggest per pound of oils
 

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I always do 1 tablespoon per pound of oils.
Me too. I use Bob's Old Red Mill Oat Flour. I prefer the smooth creaminess of flour to the abrasive action of regular oats and the expense of colloidal oats in soap. ;)
 
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Me too. I use Bob's Old Red Mill Oat Flour. I prefer the smooth creaminess to the abrasive action of regular oats and the expense of colloidal oats in soap. ;)

Huh I hadn't thought of that. I've ground my own in the past, but lately I've just used WSP's colloidal oatmeal. I wonder which would be cheaper??
 

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I call my uncolored/unscented soap "Bare Naked". My only 'additives' are Sodium Lactate and Kaolin Clay which is standard for all my soaps. It's a very light cream colored which comes natural from Olive, Palm, Coconut and Castor Oils, and Cocoa and Shea Butters. And it just has a natural 'clean/fresh' scent.
 
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