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I'm thinking of using ground (fine) pumice for the first time (for a foot soap). how much should i begin with if i wanted to create a medium scrubby soap that's meant for foot?

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I've only made one soap with pumice and used 15g for a 1.5kg batch of gardeners soap. It doesn't sound much but pumice is quite light. Unfortunately the pumice I found was too fine, it would have been better if it was courser! It would be great to here what amount others with more experience than me have used.
 

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mine came from NG. it was the finest one they have. i better use enough, coz i intend to attack that dry/coarse areas on your heels. thanks for the guidance guys.
 

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The fine pumice I have is really, really fine. My last batch I used 1/4 cup for 2 lbs of oil. Its gentle enough you can use it on your whole body.

I can vouch for that. Obsidian's pumice soap might be my favorite whole-body soap of all time. :) For my gardener's scrub, which is good for hands or feet, I use pumice powder with a little shredded loofah. I just eyeball the amounts, though.
 
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