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SmileyPotato

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Hi I have a question about soapcalc.net, which soap quality(hardness, cleansing, conditioning, bubbly, creamy, iodine, INS) determines dissolvability ? I want to make a soap that dissolves very fast. If anyone has any suggestions on which oils to use, that would also be very helpful. Thanks so much!


 

Dawni

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Coconut oil makes the most soluble soap. It makes very hard soap, but dissolves very fast.

I don't use that calc... I use this one, which shows you longevity. The lower the longevity, the faster your soap will finish
 

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Subtract your cleansing number from the hardness number. The lower the number you end up with the higher the solubility. I like my number to be around 32-35, which gives me a decent lasting soap. So you would want lower. Can I ask why you want a highly soluble soap? A 100% CO will give that to you.
 

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I also agree about coconut oil going fast.

100% coconut oil with 20% SF and 50-100% salt last about a week for me. Would probably only last a few days if I used a poof or wash cloth.
 

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